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Facebook's iPhone Competitor Rumored to Be HTC First, Here's What It Looks Like

Facebook is hosting an event on Thursday said to be centered around the debut of its long rumored Facebook phone. A photo of the device that might be the star of the show was today leaked by @evleaks, a frequent provider of accurate pre-release Android info.

htcfirstThe HTC First is rumored to feature Facebook Home, a custom launcher and home screen that focuses on deep Facebook integration.

There are no confirmed details available, but according to Android Police, the HTC First (originally codenamed Myst) is a midrange phone with a 4.3-inch display that has 720p HD resolution, a dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, a 5MP rear camera, and a 1.6MP front-facing camera

Facebook's event is set to take place on Thursday, April 4 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time at the company's Menlo Park campus.

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17 months ago
HTC FacePalm. Facebook in the Palm of your hands.
Rating: 28 Votes
17 months ago
why is every Smartphone a "iPhone Competitor" in the Media nowdays? it justs asks for a fanboys war to happen

i dont see A&F and Diesel fighting over who has the bluest jeans
Rating: 21 Votes
17 months ago
But will it blend?
Rating: 14 Votes
17 months ago
The worst part is that this will actually be popular with the 12-16 year olds who still think Facebook is 'cool'.

I predict a flop.
Rating: 12 Votes
17 months ago
Ah, a black square rectangle with rounded edges. :)
Rating: 11 Votes
17 months ago

Ah, a black square rectangle with rounded edges. :)


Sleep button top right, volume rock on the left, round home button on bottom.
Rating: 8 Votes
17 months ago

I love that this 4.3" screen is "midrange", yet Apple is so damn stubborn with their small screen size.


I believe midrange here refers to the hardware specs, not screen size. 1GB of RAM and Snapdragon S4 is no longer high-end for an Android device.
Rating: 8 Votes
17 months ago
This phone isn't going to compete with the iPhone at all. However, apple better watch out for the Galaxy S4, because that phone is better than any leaked info about the iPhone 5S, and much more than the iPhone 5
Rating: 8 Votes
17 months ago
I guess Facebook is joining the legal battles.
Rating: 8 Votes
17 months ago
I love that this 4.3" screen is "midrange", yet Apple is so damn stubborn with their small screen size.

I love the iPhone but give me a bigger screen for the love of GOD! The S4 will look like the best phone again.

No way the iphone is getting any bigger for at least another year! So bad for APPLE! They need to get their head out of their...
Rating: 7 Votes

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