HTC Hero to be available unlocked too. Specs confirmed.

HTC Hero to be available unlocked too. Specs confirmed. Devicewire have stepped up to offer the HTC Hero unlocked. For those who don’t want the usual contract tie-in, you’ll soon be able to grab the handset from them for £378.25 exluding VAT or £434.99 with VAT. Stock will be arriving July 3rd.

If you’re still wondering what all the HTC Hero stuff is all about and you’ve missed our coverage today, check out the official HTC webpage about it. We’ve already got pictures of the event online, plus you can get the graphics too. The full specs are…

CPU – Qualcomm® MSM7200A™ 528 MHz

Operating System – Android™

Memory – ROM: 512 MB / RAM: 288 MB

Dimensions (LxWxT) – 112 x 56.2 x 14.35 mm (4.41 x 2.21 x 0.57 inches)

Weight – 135 grams ( 4.76 ounces) with battery
Display – 3.2-inch TFT-LCD touch-sensitive screen with 320×480 HVGA resolution

Network – HSPA/WCDMA 900/2100 MHz (Up to 2 Mbps up-link and 7.2 Mbps down-link speeds)

Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
Device Control – Trackball with Enter button

GPS – Internal GPS antenna

Connectivity – Bluetooth 2.0 with EDR and A2DP, Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g), 3.5mm audio jack, HTC MiniUSB port

Camera – 5.0 megapixel color camera with auto focus

Battery Capacity – 1350 mAh

Talk time – Up to 420 minutes for WCDMA / Up to 470 minutes for GSM

Expansion – microSD™ memory card (SD 2.0 compatible)

Special Features – G-sensor and Digital Compass

Link – HTC Hero Page