HTC sprouts smartphone for shoppers on a shoe-string

Budget buzzer

HTC Explorer Android smartphone

HTC has confirmed the launch of its latest budget smartphone, the HTC Explorer, set to hit the UK in the coming months.

HTC Explorer

The Explorer runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC's Sense UI on a 600MHz processor. There's a 3.2in touchscreen and 3Mp camera too.

All pretty basic stuff, but the Explorer should be easy on the wallet and a popular choice for those trying to save up for Christmas presents. Perhaps it could even be one.

Three has already confirmed the Explorer will be heading its way, expected around the £100 mark. Vodafone has also confirmed its arrival. HTC says the handsets will be available in Q4. ®

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