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Best Buy to take HTC Flyer pre-orders April 25

updated 09:20 pm EDT, Fri April 22, 2011

HTC Flyer up for Best Buy orders April 25

Best Buy wrapped up Friday by detailing more of its launch plans for the HTC Flyer with Wi-Fi. Pre-orders will start on April 25 and will see the 16GB tablet cost $499. The release date was kept vague and only promised a release in the spring.

The Flyer is one of the few single-core tablets shipping this spring and has a 1.5GHz Snapdragon at its heart, but HTC has promised a unique angle through strong support for an included pen. Owners get apps to hand-draw notes and artwork without having to abandon more intuitive finger touch. The customized version of Sense UI can detect the difference between intentional finger presses and a palm resting on the screen while drawing.

Although it uses Android 2.3, Sense is heavily optimized for the seven-inch, 1024x600 display. HTC has also given it both a rear five-megapixel camera and a 1.3-megapixel front camera. Movie viewing is a side feature with HTC's own Watch movie store providing downloads.



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