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_ Keyboard: Touch screen only

_ Memory capacity: 16 or 32 gigabytes. Can be expanded by up to 64 gigabytes with a memory card.

_ Price: As low as $99 for basic model, though carriers typically charge $199 with two-year contract.

_ Size: height: 5.4 inches; width: 2.8 inches; depth: 0.34 inch (137 x 71 x 8.6mm)

_ Weight: 4.7 ounces. (133 grams)

_ Cameras: 8-megapixel camera on back, 1.9-megapixel on front.

_ Video recording: high-definition (1080p _ comparable to the resolution of a 40-inch flat panel TV) up to 30 frames per second with audio.

_ Battery life: Up to 9 hours of talk time (depends on network). Battery replaceable by user.

_ U.S. wireless carriers: Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile and others.

_ Operating system: Ice Cream Sandwich version of Google’s Android (at release).

_ Near-field communications: A chip lets the phone act as a credit card at some payment terminals and share data wirelessly when tapped against some other phones.

_ Availability: Worldwide, including U.S. in June 2012 and Europe in May 2012.