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HTC Aria - A Compact Android Phone Available on AT&T

HTC Aria is one of the best Android phones available on USA's largest GSM operator AT&T.
The handset design is quite similar to HTC's another popular model - HD Mini.
The Aria measures 103.
8 in height, 57.
7 mm in width and 11.
7 mm thick and weighs 115 grams.
It is not as big as some of the other high-end smartphones in the market but it is quite compact and easy to hold and carry.
HTC Aria offers a 3.
2 inches TFT capacitive touchscreen which supports a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels.
The display is quite sharp, bright and crisp and supports upto 256K colors.
Another interesting feature is the Pinch to Zoom which allows the user to easily magnify the screen incase the text is too difficult to read.
Like all the other HTC handset, this one also features the HTC Sense user interface.
There are seven homescreens which can be customized by the user by adding widgets and shortcuts to apps and websites.
HTC Aria runs on Google's Android operating system so it is not surprising that it is preloaded with Gmail, Google Talk, Google Maps, YouTube and Quickoffice.
Other applications offered include Twitter, Peep, AT&T Radio, Yellow Pages, AT&T Navigator, AT&T Family Map, MobiTV.
Some of these apps are offered as trial versions.
Users can also install apps available at the Android Market.
Like most Android phones, this handset also offers WebKit HTML browser which does a great job at accessing websites in high definition.
As mentioned earlier, the phone comes with a preloaded YouTube app which allows you to access videos directly on the phone.
The inbuilt music player supports most file formats like MP3/AAC+/WAV and a video player supports MP4 and 3GP files.
Users can also listen to FM Radio.
A 3.
5 mm audio jack allows users to plug in their favorite headsets.
HTC Aria has a 5 megapixel camera which does a very good job at shooting photos and videos.
Images up to a maximum resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels can be shot.
Some nice features like autofocus, geo-tagging, face detection, brightness, contrast, effects, etc.
are also included.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm MSM 7227 600 MHz processor which makes the phone experience minimal lag.
The device comes with a standard Li-Ion 1200 mAh battery which offers talk time of up to 6 hours and stand-by time of up to 372 hours.

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