HTC Legend A6363 runs on the quite old version of Android, that is, Android v.2.1 Eclair which allows access to thousands of applications but the UI by HTC, that is, HTC Sense helps in adding more fun and usability to the smartphone which works incredibly well. This UI provides the best graphics, useful and beautiful widgets, and handy extras, to the handset, like the ringer will get silenced when the phone is placed face down or the ringer volume will decrease automatically when one physically picks up the phone. HTC Sense allows to personalize the phone with a different wallpaper, ringtone, and notification sound for events such as incoming text, email, and calendar reminders and there are seven homescreens available at the users' end. This highly customizable AMOLED 3.2 inches capacitive touchscreen extends beyond the screen width, giving a plenty of space to add the information that matters the most in daily life and to the phone features that make communication quicker and easier. The scratch resistant display, made up of Corning Gorilla Glass, provides a screen with a resolution of 320 x 480 pixels at a pixel density of 180 ppi along with color schemes of 16M colors and the Adreno 200 GPU works pretty well to improve the graphics performance of the screen. This smartphone is powered by 600 MHz ARM 11 processor and is embedded with Qualcomm MSM7227 chipset which lightens up every pixel on the screen.[ + ] Read HTC Legend A6363 Review
HTC Legend A6363 is a low end smartphone which supports 3G GSM network and is fully loaded with jaw dropping features that will make one happy with its performance. It seems that the Hero has come to become legend, as it is the successor of HTC Hero with some more added features and technology and hardware that include AMOLED display, aluminum body, faster CPU at 600 MHz and increased amount of RAM. HTC Legend feels awesome in hand, appears completely solid, comes with great build quality and happens to be quite light-weighted, that is, only 126 grams with a compactable size of 112 mm x 56.3 mm x 11.5 mm. The craftsmanship of HTC Legend attracted quite a lot of media attention, giving credit to the body of the handset which is made from a solid chunk of metal that provides it a sturdy look and is certainly among the best Android handsets today in terms of design which has proved that HTC is a market leader in terms of design and has been so far able to create handsets with smooth, simple forms that are irresistibly attractive. This is the first handset by the company which features HTC's own proprietary HTC Sense interface which runs on top of Android platform and makes the experience with the handset unforgettable as all the minor defects that are there in the obsolete OS, are very well rectified by this UI which works as a healer for this device and is the top attracting feature of this device. It is a full touchscreen smartphone with some Android physical keys below the screen and an optical trackpad which is quite sensitive and really usable. With a separate cover for the battery, placed right at the bottom of the back, the user can easily replace the battery and this cover does not spoil the overall outlook of the device. The 3.5 mm headphone jack is located on the top, next to the power on/off button that is easy to feel with the finger, the microUSB port is on the opposite side along with the microphone, a lanyard loop and the opening for the hand-strap, the left side is the home for volume rockers but the right side does not hold any dedicated key or button and at the back resides a camera with LED flash along with loudspeaker which sits on the left side of the camera module, a battery and a microSD card slot that resides beneath the back cover. The hardware keys that are placed below the wide screen includes Home for self explanatory, Menu for assessing the menu, backspace to return to previous screen and a magnifying glass for bringing up the quick search box. With this smartphone, one can enjoy the Friend Stream application which helps in streamlining the social networks where one can view the status updates, have a look at the newly uploaded pictures, and can even update their own status on more than one site simultaneously with the help of this application. HTC Sense UI makes the phone vibrate when the call is answered, which is a very useful feature where one do not have to hold the phone to the ear in order to know if the call is connected and this quick UI will make the user to personalize the widgets and icons according to their choice and preference. The users can also enjoy, with this UI, the latest Hollywood blockbusters, great documentaries and best TV shows on the go with HTC Watch and the HTC Sync Manager makes it easy to sync all of the media, contacts, calendar events, bookmarks and documents as well to and from one's computer with this smartphone.
The music support in HTC Legend A6363 is awesome, as it comes with a powerful and impressive HTC sound enhancer which makes the sound better and helps in improving the quality of the sound which is coming out of it. Features such as built-in Beats Audio and surround sound as well as accessories like Beats headsets, makes this smartphone one of the best handsets with superior sound quality. The audio player offers decent audio filtering by artist, album etc. and one can listen to FM radio with the 3.5 mm headsets, which works as an antennae to catch radio signals and also enables the user to attach the device with other sound output devices such as speakers or woofers, which is equipped with functional RDS that detects radio channel names instantaneously. The audio files that are supportable over HTC Legend are AAC, AMR, OGG, M4A, MIDI, MP3, WAV, and WMA files and these allows the user to play and record music in such formats. One can also play and record videos with this smartphone which supports formats such as .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, H.263, H.264, .wmv, DivX and XviD video players.
The quality of the picture which is taken by the 5 MP auto focus camera of HTC Legend A6363 is amazing and comes with crystal clear vision with each angle distinguishable. This camera is backed by a single LED flash that helps in taking a picture with good brightness even when the light in the ambiance is dull. Geo-tagging feature is supported with this astounding camera which helps in getting the geographical location of the place where a picture has been taken. The 5 MP camera provides an image in a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels and is capable of recording a full HD 640 x 480 videos with 30 frames per second. The dedicated HTC ImageChip allows the user to take fast snapshots non-stops so that no moment is left untouched or uncovered.
HTC Legend A6363 comes with an incredible memory which can be extended up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot and there is an internal memory of 384 MB for RAM and 512 MB for ROM. So, altogether, this smartphone provides enough space to the user to store data and run applications.
The standard battery of HTC Legend A6363 is a Li-Ion battery with a power of 1,300 mAh, which can keep the device alive for a talktime up to 6 hours 10 minutes on 3G and up to 7 hours on 2G along with a standby time up to 440 hours on 3G and 560 hours on 2G. The user can also play music for long hours without the fear of any battery drainage.
HTC Legend A6363 provides connectivity to Internet through EDGE, GPRS via 2G and 3G and Wi-Fi via WLAN network. It comes pre-loaded with Adobe Flash browser which brings Internet browsing to life and the user can browse multiple windows and other excellent features with the help of this browser, which makes this smartphone to stand in the queue of modern mobiles which are capable of catering the growing needs of the users.
With HTC Legend A6363 one can stay connected with family, friends and other social groups with messaging facilities such as SMS (in threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail and IM and one can also share messages and views on the social networking sites such as Google Talk, Twitter, FaceBook, Orkut, and lots more.
HTC Legend A6363 supports GSM networks only for connectivity through 2G and 3G at a bandwidth of 850/900/1800/1900 MHz and 900/2100 MHz, respectively, and the user can download or upload files at an HSDPA speed of 7.2 Mbps and HSUPA speed of 2 Mbps accordingly.
HTC Legend A6363 brings a new experience to the gaming experience as it is a Java enabled device which adds more fun and entertainment and features to the game world and the user can download many games of various kind from the Internet at a very good speed.
HTC Legend A6363 has an outstanding UI with nice battery input mechanism which ultimately helps in reducing the labor, has a speedy browser which works amazingly well with 3G and Wi-Fi connectivity, responsive and ultra sensitive QWERTY on-screen keyboard which makes the typing experience wonderful and easy and the design of this smartphone is something for which it deserves an applause. Overall, it is an amazing handset at such an affordable price and it also provides strong social networking, group communication, and personal customization abilities.
HTC Legend A6363 has some negative sides too, which includes the absence of secondary camera for video calling, average battery life that cannot support the functions of this smartphone fully and will die at the end of the day, and other applications such as Friend Stream and Peep does not update at a fast speed and took little more time to have the full and final update. At such a low price, this smartphone provides a neck to neck competition to Samsung Galaxy Y Pro, Samsung Galaxy Y Duos, Motorola Fire XT530 and to its own sibling, HTC Chacha.[ - ] collapse
HTC Legend A6363 General
HTC Legend A6363 Standard Battery Features
|Talk Time||Up to 6 hours 10 mins (3G)/ Up to 7 hours (2G)|
|StandBy Time||Up to 440 hours (2G)Up to 560 hours (3G)/|
HTC Legend A6363 Camera Features
|Mega Pixel||5 MP|
|Camera Resolution||2592x1944 pixels|
|Digital Zoom||N/A zoom|
HTC Legend A6363 Sound Settings
|Ringtones||Vibration, WAV, MP3|
HTC Legend A6363 Connectivity Options
|2GNetworkBands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / HSDPA 900 / 2100 Mhz|
|3GNetworkBands||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|3G Network||HSDPA, 7.2 Mbps; HSUPA, 2 Mbps|
HTC Legend A6363 Additional Features
|JAVA Type||via Java MIDP emulator|