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A look at the HTC First, aka the 'Facebook phone' (pictures)

HTC's First is, in fact, the first handset that's fully integrated with Facebook's new Android interface app, Facebook Home.

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A 'First' for Facebook

Want to get your hands on Facebook's fresh mobile device? AT&T's HTC First smartphone goes on sale April 12 for $99.99.

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Photos are your start screen

Facebook messages become your start screen. If you don't like Facebook Home, you can disable it completely and use the First as a stock Android phone.

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Sealed off

With the exception of openings for the headset jack, Micro-USB charging port, and SIM card slot, the First is all sealed up. That means there's no microSD card slot or removable battery.

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A soft touch

Luckily, it's coated with a soft-touch finish that makes the First comfortable to hold.

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Camera business

The First's 5-megapixel camera takes some pretty good shots for its resolution, and also captures 1080p HD video. Nice!

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Top view

You'll find the phone's power button and 3.5mm headset jack up top.

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Color spectrum

Besides black, you can buy the HTC First in white, red, or light blue.

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