HTC Lancaster & Motorola Heron To Add A Bit Of Reach To Android

By 09:45 Fri, 09 Jul 2021 Comments

Great news for Android fans as two spanking recent Android devices sporting sliding QWERTYs and shiny touchscreens seem to be in the works - the HTC Lancaster and the Motorola Heron are both included in the massive AT&T leak, we're reporting on today.

The HTC Lancaster is in a way reminiscent of the original HTC Dream thanks to the QWERTY keyboard, but with a more "Magical" face.

The Lancaster's specs contains almost everything you may expect from a smartphone - a 528MHz. elegant Qualcomm MSM7225 processor, 2.8-inch QVideo Graphics Array (VGA) touch display, a hardware QWERTY keyboard, 3 megapixel fixed-focus capturing camera and the full connectivity package - HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS support, Bluetooth, microUniversal Serial Bus (USB) plug and a microSD card slot.

HTC Lancaster

There are no particular details about the Android Operating System (OS) running on the Lancaster, but AT&T will obviously have it branded their way. The HTC Lancaster is expected on 3 August.

Surprisingly Motorola will also release an Android powered device for AT&T. It's called Heron and its specs are almost the same as HTC Lancaster.

The Motorola Heron sports the same 528Mega Hertz (MHz) CPU, 2.8-inch touchscreen, a vertical sliding full QWERTY keyboard, a 3 megapixel fixed-focus snapper with Light Emitting Diode (LED) flash and video recording in QVGA@24fps. The connectivity as usual for a smartphone is complete - HSDPA, Wi-Fi, GPS with A-GPS, Bluetooth, microUniversal Serial Bus (USB) port and a microSD expansion slot.

Motorola Heron

What's curious about the Motorola Heron is has obviously been conceived as a Windows Mobile device - visible from those images on the slide, but AT&T clearly enough claims "Subject to change due to go to Android".

The Motorola Heron is expected to hit the AT&T network on 2 November this year.




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