Printed from http://www.electronista.com

HTC Flyer up for UK preorder at steep 600 price

updated 08:15 am EDT, Mon April 11, 2011

HTC Flyer hits UK preorder at high price

British mobile retailer Carphone Warehouse on Monday started pre-orders for the HTC Flyer. Its version of the Android 2.3 tablet carries unlocked 3G and 32GB of built-in storage, but also carries a steep price. The seven-inch slate is listed as costing 600 with tax included, or the equivalent of $982.

The Flyer is incorrectly listed as in stock but is only shipping in May.

Its pricing might hurt chances against the iPad and other Android tablets, but it's not clear this will hold in the US. Sprint's Evo View 4G may cost less even contract-free and will likely have a carrier-discounted contract option. At the least, a Wi-Fi only Flyer will reach Best Buy and should cost significantly less.

The Flyer is a rare single-core tablet in the field and is focusing mostly on its unique combination of finger touch with pen support for notes. A back five-megapixel camera and a front low-resolution camera give it support for video chats. [via SlashGear]



By Electronista Staff
toggle

Comments

Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.

toggle

Network Headlines

toggle

Most Popular

Sponsor

Recent Reviews

Logitech Hyperion Fury mouse

Selecting the correct gaming mouse comes down to finding a device that balances the needs of a user with a price they can afford. Ofte ...

Life n Soul BM211 Bluetooth speaker

Bluetooth speakers aren't only for listening to some music at the park or on a long bus ride, but can also be built with tablets in mi ...

Epson PowerLite Home Cinema 2030 projector

With high-definition televisions now the standard, 4K televisions becoming the next big thing, and plasma TVs going the way of the din ...

Sponsor

toggle

Most Commented

 
toggle

Popular News