We know we’ve kept you waiting for our official HTC Hero hands-on demo video, but we hope you’ll find its been worthwhile.  Android Community dragged one of HTC’s demo team away and made him spend fifteen minutes running through the Hero, covering all the new features in their Sense UI.

While it’s still early days, our takeaway-impression of the Hero – and the Sense UI – is a huge usability step forward for Android.  Tasks which previously required third-party apps or trawling through the menus and browser are now brought right up to the homepage, and the various ways in which HTC have made them easy to organize and use are particularly slick.

If you’re looking for the full specifications of the Hero, HTC have put up their official product page.  There’s also our full gallery of hands-on Hero images, which you can see here.

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