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HTC Rezound leaks in a press photo with an HTC case

0. phoneArena 20 Oct 2011, 10:06 posted on

Even though we haven’t seen the official press photos for the upcoming HTC Rezound, a different type of press photo has leaked of the powerful Android handset that shows it off wearing an HTC branded case…

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posted on 20 Oct 2011, 11:05 1

9. android1234 (Posts: 138; Member since: 09 Feb 2010)


The Galaxy Nexus is gonna out sell the most out of the 3. Even though people who would prefer the RAZR or Rezound would ultimately go for the Nexus because of ICS. I like the RAZR design out of all of them but wouldn't get it because of ICS. But they said the RAZR is supposed to get ICS early next year, but how is that possible when they mentioned that the native screen resolution for ICS is 1280x720?

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 12:38 1

25. iblackdroid (Posts: 67; Member since: 19 Jul 2011)


Well they also say its optimized for quad core phones does the galaxy nexus have quad core? no but it still look and performs amazingly... i would get out of the razr and rezound the one with better battery life.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 11:07 1

11. Snapdude (Posts: 128; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


i know this is off topic: but i would just like say that i wish HTC would use OMAP chips as well as snapdragons.. S3 is nice and the evo 3d proved that, i just think an OMAP would really harness the power of this device to its full potential

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 11:14 1

13. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


I can only imagine HTC has some sort of long-term contract with Qualcomm. They've been using Qualcomm chips almost exclusively forever. Maybe it shortens their development time when they only have to design around one architecture.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 11:19

14. Snapdude (Posts: 128; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


still deeply dissappoints me because even though snapdragons are usually first to the market with ultra high end offerings... competitors tend to out perform once they release their offerings as well. dont get me wrong the s3 is plenty powerful and still hasnt reached full potential, i just think the OMAP would be a wiser choice for certain devices

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 14:10 1

37. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


it's probably because they have Sense optimized in every nook and corner for use with Qualcomm SoCs.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 14:25

39. Snapdude (Posts: 128; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


still, they could do more with an omap chipset... not to mention the wonders omap would do for htc battery life issues

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 14:40 2

40. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


it would make HTC a much better phone company in my eyes but it would take them a long time to get as comfortable with OMAPs as they are with Snapdragons but no time like the present eh?

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:05

41. Snapdude (Posts: 128; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


snapdragons and omaps are fairly similar in the core aspects

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:45

46. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


not similar enough.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:13 2

42. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


I'll always view OMAP as Motorola's SOC. Even though they're in other devices, with the exception of the X2 (which I maintain was just to burn off the Tegras they had ordered for the Etna Bionic), all the Moto Droids have been OMAP.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:24 1

44. Snapdude (Posts: 128; Member since: 27 Aug 2009)


im just excited for the 4470's

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:47 1

48. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


i have a Droid 3 so i'll be looking ahead to the OMAP5 that'll probably be in the Droid 4. (:

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:46

47. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


the X2 was such a mistake and if they wanted to burn off Tegras they still had Photons to produce

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 19:46 1

55. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


They must have been under pressure to release a new phone for Verizon. I'd bet the Etna Bionic was planned for May, and when that fell through they had to do something. Or maybe they ordered more Tegras than they knew what to do with, including the Photon.

Either way, I don't believe the X2 was planned. Motorola isn't Apple, they wouldn't use the exact same body and call it a new phone.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 20:07 1

56. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


yeah. i agree. they knew the Tegra II wouldn't play nice with LTE so instead of putting out yet another single-core LTE device they decided to put the first dual-core device in the line up therefore separating the high-end line up between LTE handsets and dual-core handsets. it was probably planned as a fall back solution when they started realizing how major the problems were with the Etna however with that said they could've just as easily made up for that with the Droid 3. it sold like hot cakes when it came out, it would've sold even more if there weren't people that already upgraded to the Droid X2. now that i think about it the Droid X2 was kind of like the Droid Bionic and the Droid 3 was kind of like the Droid RAZR. Motorola really needs to get their marketing plans straightened out...

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 20:57

57. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


I think the Droid 3 was always planned for release when it was, and it was always planned to use the OMAP 4. They had more time to work on the D3 since the D2 came out late summer 2010 and then refreshed with the Global. People were clamoring for a dual core phone, but the OMAP 4430 wasn't ready yet.

Has the X2 sold well enough to cannibalize D3 sales? Weren't people who wanted a keyboard going to wait for the D3 anyway?

As for marketing, the Bionic is the common factor here. If it hadn't been delayed, there would probably have been no X2, and the Razr would've been released a good 5-6 months afterward. It would have had a reasonable shelf life.

posted on 21 Oct 2011, 00:38 1

59. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


oh yeah, it totally was.

oh no. i'm sure the Droid 3 has sold way more than the X2. it's sold out online a few times. i got mine with a BOGO and got it and an X2 and the reason i did that was since i was taking advantage of a BOGO they let me use an early upgrade so i just returned the X2 and used that upgrade for the Bionic.

yeah. damn that 2011 CES.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 11:58

23. droidcandy13475 (Posts: 5; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


who was that idiot who bowled the 49th over

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 12:45

26. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


That was quick, I mentioned that the bottom kyes would be lit red. LOL Its supposed to be Beats Audio also.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 12:53

28. InspectorGadget80 (unregistered)


AT&T NEEDS MORE PHONES. Cause I'm going to upgrade my phone when available. Their lacking on getting phones some reason. and it's ticking me off

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 13:09

29. Tiasalibra1 (Posts: 1; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


I've had an upgrade for awhile was going back and forth between Bionic and Thunderbolt .... boy am i glad i waited!! I have been stalking this site and knew these 3 were coming soon ... All 3 phones have so much to offer so i have no idea which one to pick! I would say HTC but after the TBolt fiasco i don't know if I trust them.... might have to base my decision on battery life and go with the RAZR

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 14:02

33. snowgator (Posts: 3599; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


If this is HTC with Beats, than it gives a selling point that niether the RAZR or the Nexus (still hope they call it the Droid Prime, that is just way more fun) will jump on: selling a high end device to those who use their smartphones for a music player. I think this gives the Rezound a great niche to work from. I also would like to see it priced a tad under those two. Kinda hard to imagine paying the same price for this once they see the difference In screen qualities.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 14:12 1

38. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


dude, i remember seeing somebody call that this thing would have red capacitive buttons in another discussion. whoever that was good call man. o:

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:18

43. roldefol (Posts: 4327; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


At one point I thought the Rezound was going to be a slightly reshaped Sensation XE... which also has the red buttons. The Rezound is a much more impressive device though, adding 720p and more RAM.

For Size It comparison though, I've been using the Sensation XE as a stand-in for the Rezound. :)

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 15:31

45. rockstarlive (Posts: 307; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


That was me saying that the buttons would be red. But I think that press photo is a fake.

From what I hear, the phone might have a Red Trim surrounding the phone, all black, and A bigger Beats logo on the back.

Thats probably the phone case,

I just get rumors from other sites. Plus I know some people that work at Best Buy Head quarters.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 17:40

49. RORYREVOLUTION (Posts: 3109; Member since: 12 Jan 2010)


I don't care what anybody says, that back cover and camera looks freaking beast.

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 18:25

50. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


that's a case but the actual phone itself looks pretty beast in it's spy shots. o:

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 18:26

51. sumdude (Posts: 50; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


I see alot of talk about battery life being a factor. What you should be worried about is that the GPU in the Galaxy Nexus is the same outdated graphics chi

posted on 20 Oct 2011, 18:52 2

54. Thump3rDX17 (Posts: 2160; Member since: 10 May 2010)


you need to do your homework before you sound sillier than you already do.

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