During an HTC event not too long ago, the company showed off their upcoming Android-based smartphones. The pair of devices, the Desire HD and the Desire Z, have their set of features that make them differ from one another, such as their physical attributes, but they’ve got one big feature that ties them together: the new Sense UI. So, if you’ve been waiting to see how the Desire Z looks out of the box, check out the full unboxing and hands-on preview of the device that SlashGear put together.

The Desire Z features a 3.7-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen display. Under the hood, you’ll find an 800MHz processor, as well as integrated WiFi b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. There’s a 3.5mm headphone jack, and a microSD card slot for expandable memory. One of the major bullet points, though, is the physical landscape QWERTY keyboard that’s revealed by sliding the display upwards. The hinge is certainly an interesting one, but the construction of the device is solid.

For the full run down of the unboxing and preview hands-on, you can check out the full article through the source link below. You can also watch the unboxing video below, which we’ve embedded for your viewing pleasure. Is the Desire Z the next device for you?

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[via SlashGear]