First phones with Facebook's "Home" will be exclusive to AT&T

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 4 Thu Apr 4, 2013 2:06pm EDT

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 4 (Reuters) - AT&T Inc will exclusively sell the first smartphones pre-loaded with Facebook Inc's new family of "Home" applications starting April 12, the wireless carrier said on Thursday.

Taiwan's HTC Corp will manufacture the phones, to be called "HTC First," the company said.