We’ve stumbled upon the HTC Explorer so many times before (that is more commonly known as the Pico), with both unclear and press images. At the present though, it’s for the first time that we are meeting the HTC Explorer officially. Since today was the day when HTC announced the HTC Explorer as their latest Android smartphone targeted towards budgeted users.

It has a dimension of 102.8mm x 57.2mm x 12.9mm and equips a 3.2 inch HVGA display screen. It has the same Brew-based HTC Smart out to territory even as it’s at it! Though entering the territory of smartphones is a bit hard but the Explorer contains an upright mass of hardware to keep it on the edge.

It runs on Android OS with the latest Sense 3.5 UI topping on it. It consists complete web browsing with Flash support, social network integration and a lot of other well-liked features that HTC constantly surpasses.

Such as the integrated data monitor that is based on the users they anticipate to go for this device, lets you track and organize your data stipend and consumption on your package, totally beating the need of a 3rd party management system.

Besides, the back covers of this handset are exchangeable. This is for the first time for HT, though nothing to surprise. The exchangeable back cover colors contain; Active Black, Active Navy, Metallic Black and Metallic Navy when bought, with India-residing buyers having the extra options of Active Royal and Metallic Royal. Additional covers can be bought individually in a more 4 colors as a minimum; Active Blue, Active Orange, Active White and Active Purple.

As for the availability, it should be officially made available in the 4th quarter of this year in major markets of Europe, Middle East, Africa and Asia. Chances are that the HTC explorer might make it appearance at an upcoming event held in London.