As most of the 1 billion Facebook users are accessing it through the smartphones, Facebook- the social media giant wants to make use of this and has released a new application in Android called Facebook Home that changes the android home screen with ultimate Facebook experience displaying the status updates, notifications and the facebook photos right there in the center of the operating system. Facebook has also released a new phone with HTC called HTC First- the only device with the Facebook Home and Instagram already loaded.
Other features include.
Android Jelly Bean 4.1 with Facebook home and Instagram preloaded.
4.3 inch glass display.
LTE connectivity with AT&T (USA).
Qualcomm Dual Core Processor.
5 Mp rear and 1.6 M front Camera.
2000 mAh Battery.
Available colors: Black, Red, Light Blue and White.
The medium ranged Smartphone HTC First will be available on the shelf on April 12, and the Facebook Home android app will also be available in Google Play store on the same day.
It seems interesting that the Facebook take on the giants Goggle, having tweaks on their operating system Android. Lets see how will Facebook gets more business with this Home android app, to be available on selective smartphones from HTC and Samsung.