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.

Top Rated Comments

ajvizzgamer101 Avatar
103 months ago
HTC FacePalm. Facebook in the Palm of your hands.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)
bushido Avatar
103 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
Score: 21 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Baklava Avatar
103 months ago
But will it blend?
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
rmwebs Avatar
103 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.
Score: 12 Votes (Like | Disagree)
subsonix Avatar
103 months ago
Ah, a black square rectangle with rounded edges. :)
Score: 11 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Menge Avatar
103 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.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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