Now here’s a pocket-friendly mobile that you can still flaunt among friends, the HTC Explorer. If you’ve been looking for an Android smartphone this one will match a lot of your expectations, besides the price tag, of course. And it’s expected to hit the Indian markets in October, in time for Diwali shoppers.

Features : What’s inside (A closer look at HTC Explorer)

When it comes to speed this one is no ‘new-kid-on-the-block’. Powered by a 600 MHz single-core processor (Qualcomm MSM 7227), and the Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread OS it can impress the user with superfast performance that translates into a seamless and time-saving experience. These two features together enable you to enjoy every other feature of the phone and are enough to make it worth buying, but wait. There’s still a lot more. Also check out HTC Flyer Tablet, HTC sensation and HTC ChaCha.

Storage capacity

The HTC Explorer doesn’t lag here too – it gives you 512 MB ROM and expandable storage with support for up to 32 GB. So you can store probably all the playlists – yours, your pals’ and gals’ too.

HTC Explorer the Android  Smartphone
HTC Explorer the Android Smartphone

HTC Explorer Touchscreen – a visual delight

The 3.2 inch full touchscreen display will give you images that are crystal clear because of its 320 x 480 pixel resolution. It makes watching videos and photos a real delight. Talking about photos,…

The 3mp camera

If you are one of those ever ready to click at every photo-op, especially of pals and passing celebs and hotties, the HTC Explorer with its 3 megapixel camera will be a boon for you.


The HTC Explorer’s multi-format audio-video player will play any file that you throw at it or download. So, all you do is simply choose the file and click the play button. It comes with an earphone among the standard accessories, but really you’ll love to play it on the speakers. And if you want to share a particular file – songs, snaps or videos with friends, there’s you’re ever-reliable Bluetooth to do the needful.


What can life be without Facebook, Twitter, Google +1, etc. The HTC Explorer was designed keeping this fact of life in mind. It offers 3G HSDPA (High-Speed Downlink Packet Access), Wi-Fi and GPRS/Edge connectivity. Well, this handset certainly has a place in life. It also has GPS navigation so you never can get lost.

Cool additional features

You will agree the set of features on the HTC Explorer are “not bad at all”. Especially with add-ons like the Android Market and a whole host of Google services. Battery life will be somewhat above standard with its 1230 mAh battery. All features added together make it a really cool handset and now comes the best part – the price.

HTC Explorer Price in India
HTC Explorer Price in India

HTC Explorer Indian price for Indian pockets

The HTC Explorer is also known in another avatar – the HTC Pico. The HTC Explorer is priced at Rs. 10,200. Value for money, what say!

By Rajeev Rana

Founder and Chief Editor -