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HTC Prime and HTC Ignite listed as “coming soon” on a retailer's online store

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HTC Prime and HTC Ignite listed as “coming soon” on a retailer's online store
The first and last time when we heard anything about the rumored HTC Prime and HTC Ignite was when rendered images of the smartphones surfaced on the web back in March. Nothing had been mentioned about the devices ever since, up until today, that is, as the Prime and Ignite were spotted among the listings of the Dutch electronics retailer The Phone House.

Unfortunately, no detailed information about the HTC Prime and Ignite is given with their release date, price, and official hardware specs remaining a mystery. The smartphones are only listed as “coming soon”, and those who wish to do so can leave their emails in order to get notified upon the devices' arrival to the retailer's shelves.

HTC Prime and HTC Ignite listed as “coming soon” on a retailer's online store
What is said about the HTC Prime and HTC Ignite so far is that they will both run Windows Phone 7, presumably with some Mango flavor added to it. The HTC Prime is rumored to have a 3.7-inch display, 1GHz silicon ticking inside it backed up by 512MB of RAM, 5-megapixel camera and a 5-row full QWERTY keyboard, while the HTC Ignite will allegedly pack a relatively modest 800MHz processor, 3.7-inch QVGA display and a 5-megapixel shooter on its back.

source: The Phone House via Engadget

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posted on 28 Jul 2011, 08:58 1

1. snowgator (Posts: 3187; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


800 MHz processor on the Ignite?? Why would a Windows phone have a smaller Processor on a Mango release than has been on any other device??

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 09:02 1

2. Ian (unregistered)


WVGA not QVGA. Well for the 1º response: the 800 MHz is a second-gen Qualcomm so by the way it is more powerful than the actual WP with 1 GHz first-gen Qualcomm

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 09:40

3. android_hitman (Posts: 591; Member since: 07 Jul 2010)


how could you possibly know that?

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 16:19

7. remixfa (Posts: 13902; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


Because the G2 on Tmobile was the first to use the second Gen snapdragon chipset and it runs at 800mhz. It runs the same quadrants as the first gen snapdragon found in the nexus and droidX. It has a smaller die size so it also is better on battery than a gen1.

If they are still shoving gen1 chips into phones id be suprised.

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 10:03

4. agamhonda (unregistered)


You can put me on the pre order list for HTC Ignite. I have HTC HD7S and miss my keyboard!!!

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 10:06

5. agamhonda (unregistered)


Where is the front facing camera? It isn't a very important feature, but I assume this would become standard with all WP7 Mango phones.

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 15:52

6. readingthissh1t (Posts: 303; Member since: 20 Jul 2011)


low end htc windowsphone7 phones are low end

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 16:42 1

8. luis_lopez_351 (Posts: 951; Member since: 18 Nov 2010)


:O WTF Windows??? Skip the cheap or you will become infested with problems like android and symbian. Do what apple did and sell only high end.

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 16:59

9. snowgator (Posts: 3187; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Wise advice. Hope they listen.

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 17:07

10. StreetNerd (Posts: 699; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


hey Phonearena.... Phonehouse is allways putting "coming soon" on their site even when the phone is gonna release half year later.... so just remove this article -_-"

posted on 28 Jul 2011, 17:07

11. StreetNerd (Posts: 699; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


its all fake...

posted on 29 Jul 2011, 06:13

12. StreetNerd (Posts: 699; Member since: 08 Dec 2010)


guess i was right... they allready moved it from their site.

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