HTC announces the Gratia, European variant of the AT&T Aria

HTC Gratia

HTC Gratia

HTC announced the Gratia, an entry-level Android handset that is slated to land in Europe starting this fall. The Gratia is the European variant of the AT&T HTC Aria and offers support for Europe’s flavor of 3G. The Gratia includes the following specs:

  • 600 MHz processor
  • 3.2-inch touchscreen display with 320 X 480 resolution
  • Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: (850/900/1800/1900 MHz)
  • Dual-band HSPA/WCDMA (900/2100 MHz)
  • 512 MB ROM and 382MB RAM
  • 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and VGA (640 x 480) resolution
  • Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
  • microSD expansion
  • G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, and Ambient light sensor
  • Optical trackball
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Standard micro-USB port
  • Dimensions of 103.8 x 57.7 x 11.7 mm (4.09 x 2.27 x 0.46 inches)
  • Android 2.2 with HTC Sense

Target carriers were not announced but HTC did confirm the Gratia would begin rolling out across Europe starting in November. While you wait for this diminutive handset to arrive on the shelves of your favorite European carriers, you can check out our review of the HTC Aria here. While the radio is slightly different, the hardware is basically the same. Full press release is on the next page.

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