Vodafone Hutchison Australia announced that the new HTC Legend, a phone made from a single block of aluminium, will be available from 3 June exclusively on Vodafone and 3 mobile.
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The HTC Legend is created from a single block of aluminium and transformed into a seamless compact frame. It runs on Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, has a 3.2-inch AMOLED HVGA display, a 600MHz processor, and a 5-megapixel camera, and has an optical joystick.
At a press conference held by the two companies last night, HTC’s Sales and Marketing Director for ANZ, Anthony Petts said, “HTC Legend is the newest addition to our fast-growing Android family of devices that brings a fresh, innovative and unmatched level of personalisation for our users.”
“The Legend allows users to create and define their own unique mobile experience through HTC’s user interface, HTC Sense. The HTC Legend also includes social media integration with Facebook, HTC Peep for twittering and Friend Stream.”
Vodafone Hutchison Australia’s General Manager Devices and Pricing, Ross Parker said, “Exclusively on Vodafone and 3 we will be bringing customers the HTC Legend at a great price point, with all the benefits of our leading caps plans including unlimited free talk Vodafone to Vodafone or 3 to 3 within Australia. It’s a highly anticipated mobile, combining great aesthetics with the evolutionary Android OS. It’s a mobile we think our customers will love.”
The HTC Legend will be available for $0 upfront on the $49 cap plan, or can be purchased outright for $599. It will be available from Vodafone stores and dealers from 3rd June and launch dates to follow soon on 3 Mobile.