GCF (Global Certification Forum) has approved the Australia’s first 4G smartphone, called as HTC Velocity 4G. The powerful and stylish Velocity 4G smartphone designed for support Telstra 4G network which offer faster speeds than 3G network, between 2MB per second and 40MB per second. The device is expected will be release by Telstra at the end of this month ( January 24th ) for cost at $0 upfront on Telstra’s $79 cap.
Telstra HTC Velocity 4G also known as HTC Vivid that designed for AT&T will be comes with a a 1.5GHz dual-core processor paired with 1GB of DDR2 RAM, 16 GB on board memory with support micro SD slot to expand storage capacity up to 32 GB and running on Android 2.3.7 Gingerbread as operating system with support the latest HTC Sense 3.5 user friendly interface to costumized your phone. As the Android device, the smartphone also support Google Mobile Service, such as GMail, GTalk, Picassa, YouTube, GMaps and much more plus access in Android Market to costumized your smartphone with more than 400.000 apps, widget or games.
There is an 8-megapixel HD auto focus camera on the back with dual-LED flash, geotagging, face detection for capture photos or 1080p video recording at 60fps, a 1.3 megapixel front facing camera for video calling and an 4.5 inch QHD super LCD screen with Multi-touch support, Proximity sensor for auto turn-off, Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate and offer resolutions at 960 x 540. With this big screen plus HTML support, it perfect for games, browsing or streaming video on YouTube.
The rest of specification are 3.5 headphone jack, bluetooth 3.0 with A2DP, GPS with A-GPS support, microUSB v2.0 slot, Digital compass, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n to connect internet in HOTSPOT are plus Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities. According to the GCF, Telstra HTC Velocity Android smartphone will be works on quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE for voice, dualband UMTS/HSDPA/HSUPA at 900/2100 MHz and dualband LTE at 800/2600 MHz for data. If you want to replace your smartphone with the new one, I suggest you wait until this smartphone launch.