Today at Mobile World Congress 2011 in Barcelona, HTC has unveiled their first Tablet with Scribe, Skype Video Chat and OnLive Gaming. This tablet combines HTC’s unique design with the familiar HTC Sense interface, which we all know from various HTC Android and Windows Mobile devices.
The Flyer has a 7 inch display, features a 1.5 GHz. processor and high speed wireless HSPA+. The revolutionary interface of HTC Sense placed the user in the center of the whole experience and now the the Sense interface is extended to the HTC Flyer and gives you a 3D Home screen.
Notes are also synchronized to the calender. Video calling with Skype Mobile. A 1.3 Megapixel front camera makes the HTC Flyer the first tablet which integrates Skype mobile and video calling. Mobile gaming steps up to a new level on the HTC Flyer with the integration of OnLive, a cloud based gaming service. The HTC Flyer is coming to a store near you from May 2011.
HTC has introduced a new version of its HTC Sense user interface for smartphones and tablets with high resolution displays. New full screen widgets including music, books, people and picture widgets. SlashGear also snagged a photo of an HTC phone running a new HTC video chat app for Android.
HTC unveiled the Flyer, its first tablet, on Tuesday in Barcelona, Spain, during the Mobile World Congress event. Android Honeycomb will not be pre-installed on the Flyer, but users will be able to upgrade to the tablet-optimized version of Android from Android Gingerbread, a build of Google's operating system designed for smart phones.
The tablet will also be the first device offered with the company's HTC Watch video download service. HTC didn't mention how games that have previously required the use of a video game controller on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 would be played on the tablet, but promised titles such as Assassin's Creed Brotherhood, NBA 2K11 and Lego Harry Potter.