• HTC First
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The HTC First is the only phone to ship with Facebook Home preloaded. It is powered by a dual-core Adreno 305 1.4GHz GPU, 1GB of RAM and Android 4.1.2. The First packs a 4.3-inch display, Wi-Fi over 2.4GHz and HotSpot funcionality.

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By TopTenREVIEWS on

The HTC First is a social media guru's dream. This HTC mobile phone lives and breathes status updates, posts, comments and shared pictures. The included app launcher and Facebook Home feature make your phone's home screen a customizable window into your...

By ConsumerSearch on

Bottom lineDespite a step down in camera and display specs compared to current smartphone titans, the HTC First still serves up an excellent Android experience on a mid-range device. As the first smartphone preloaded with the Facebook Home interface,...

By PhoneDog on

Unlike Samsung's Galaxy S 4, which relies on software features; or HTC's One, which banks so much onto its hardware; or even Apple's iPhone 5, which hopes you'll like a combination of the two, the HTC First is just about as mediocre a phone as you can...

By Chip Chick on

In a world crowded with way too many Android smartphone choices, it's nice that HTC has come out with a phone that has an emphasis less on specs and more on how it integrates with your lifestyle. Overall, we think the HTC First is a good choice for...

By TechRadar AU on 70

The HTC First, the so-called Facebook phone, isn't really the ultimate device for sharing on the world's premier social network. Instead, it's a not at all bad mid-range device, blessed with a stock version ofAndroid 4.1: Jelly Bean and LTE service from...

By Recombu on 80

Social butterflies in the UK still have a little wait before they can pluck this handset from the store shelves, but thankfully we've been able to nab a US version of the HTC First aka ‘the Facebook phone' to examine just how well the biggest move into...

By Android Police on

When the First was announced, we all made jokes and laughed at it. The "Facebook phone" has been somewhat of a joke in the Android community since rumors first hit the 'net many months ago, and the Status/ChaCha didn't help at all. I'm not sure if...

By androidheadlines.com on

The Facebook Phone HTC First. It's the first device to come out of the box running Facebook Home. It's also HTC's first device to be running stock Android since the Nexus One. The HTC First is a great looking and feeling device. While it may feel like it...

By MobileBurn on

Sponsored links, if any, appear in green. HTC First A Facebook phone has supposedly been in development for years, but the whispers were always deemed false until Facebook announced Home earlier this month. Replacing a few standard Android apps and...

By Android Central on

Is it just reference hardware for Facebook Home, or a true candidate for your next smartphone purchase?There are few things in the mobile industry that have been constant over the last few years, but one that has is the rumor of a mythical "Facebook...

By Know Your Mobile on

It's not aimed at the top of the market and that's apparent from the moment we unpackaged it.The box contains:The device wrapped in a plasticky sleeveAll pretty regular stuff, really.The HTC First's rear cover is soft-touch and our device came in a...

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By PC Advisor on 60

The HTC First has launched in the US, and is set to come to the UK on EE this summer. Here we've reviewed the HTC First and Facebook Home on an AT&T handset in the US. The HTC First is one of the more intriguing Android phones we've had the chance to...

By Pocketnow on 80

Is the HTC First the most impressive and amazing phone to ever pass through our hands? Not by a long shot. Is it the most memorable? Hardly. But neither of those two things make it a bad device. In fact, we're keen on many aspects of the First. It's...

By androidauthority.com on

Basically, if you're the type of person who thinks that Facebook is the most important part of the internet or, well, anything, the HTC First might be worth a look. For the rest of us, it's more difficult. The fact that the First runs stock Jelly Bean...

By HotHardware on

The main attraction of the HTC First is the fact that it’s the first phone to ship with Facebook Home preinstalled. The phone also comes pre-loaded with Instagram. For heavy social network users, these features may be important. Facebook Home provides...

By GSMArena on

There's a lot more to the HTC First than Facebook Home. With solid build quality, minimalist looks, pocket-friendly size, and capable hardware, the handset is arguably the most appealing mid-range Android smartphone at the moment. We were most...

By PC World on 60

Facebook Home and a low-price make the HTC First the ideal phone for Facebook fans on a...

By PhoneDog on

Facebook is back in the mobile hardware game - in a way. The popular social network has combined with HTC and AT&T on the HTC First , the first (no pun intended) smartphone to launch with the new Facebook Home software out of the box. Specs include:One...

By Phone Scoop on 60

The HTC First is an interesting beast. Though it is a mid-range piece of hardware, it clearly has high-end aspirations. HTC designed a simple, but effective smartphone that it comfortable to hold and easy to use. The screen easily surpasses most others...