Sunday, April 24, 2011

Best Buy Announces Wi-Fi HTC Flyer Tablet | Pre-sale Begins April 25th, 2011

The Flyer has a 7-inch (1024 x 600) display, aluminum body, 1.5GHz Qualcomm chip, and a version of the company's Sense UI that was tweaked with tablets in mind. Shipping with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), HTC is promising an eventual upgrade to the tablet optimizing 3.0 (Honeycomb).  The Flyer supports Adobe Flash and HTML5 for online video streaming as well as most popular audio and video formats. Out the box, there's 32Gb of internal memory along with a microSD card slot.

Expect this tab to hit your pockets @ $499.99

Hit The Jump For The Official Press Release

Best Buy today announced the Wi-Fi HTC Flyer™ will be available for pre-sale beginning April 25 in all Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile standalone stores. Best Buy is exclusively launching the highly-anticipated Wi-Fi only version of the HTC Flyer tablet later this spring. It will retail for $499.

“We are excited to be the only national store where you can pre-order and purchase the Wi-Fi version of the HTC Flyer,” said Scott Anderson, head of merchandising for Best Buy Mobile. “There is a tremendous amount of excitement and curiosity about tablets in our stores and adding the HTC Flyer to the mix will drive even more interest.”

The HTC Flyer is a fast, portable, light-weight tablet that integrates the immersive and highly intuitive HTC Sense™ experience and enables content including videos, music, games and more to be easily accessed and enjoyed.

For more information or to find a Best Buy or Best Buy Mobile standalone store in your area, visit www.bestbuy.com/mobile or www.BestBuyMobile.com.

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