HTC First: The Facebook Phone, Review

The Facebook Phone

HTC First is the smart phone with a new experience. It is released by HTC officials on April 12 2013. It is the Android phone with Facebook Home. With the launch of this smart phone HTC has strike the competitors. The good news is for Facebook lovers that this smart phone has all fresh feed related to Facebook on the homepage known as ‘’Facebook home’’. The news feed, photos, and other updates are on the homepage of HTC First. Now you are thinking that the Facebook app is available on every phone, so why I go for it? You can buy this smart phone because there is a difference in it from the ordinary app of Facebook. The news feed is continuously updated as your friends are updating statuses and uploading photos. This is in the box or in the bar on your homepage screen. So you will stay connected to your friends every moment. The Facebook messages will appear on your screen with the photo of your friend, whatever you are doing and you can respond on the moment or drag it out of the screen to continue your work.


When we talk about the hardware then it is unexciting. The 4.3 inch screen high resolution attracts but the rectangular shape with round edges look traditional. It has a dual-core, 1.4 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with support for LTE, a 2000 mAh battery. The front camera is 1.6 megapixel and rare camera is 5.0 mega pixel. This is the thing which buyers will notice. It is cheap but there are some things which make buyers to think.

Colors and Price

It is available in four colors: black, red, light blue, and white color. It is priced at $100.


Well every smart phone has pros and cones. HTC First is a kind of balanced smart phone. The price is cheap and the functions are amazing. But what if you are not a Facebook lover? Your homepage will always be updating by the Facebook stuff. So this can be a hurdle. The users spend more time on gaming and on other things than on Facebook. The look is traditional slab like but the software is Android Jelly Bean 4.1 which is appreciated. The thing is that if you really like Facebook, go for it now. If not than think twice, check out the market and do brainstorming for buying your smart phone.