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Verizon support pages confirms HTC DROID DNA name before it's announced

0. phoneArena 31 Oct 2012, 17:52 posted on

Verizon just outed the name of HTC's upcoming DROID phablet on their own customer support pages, confirming that it will be called the DROID DNA...

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posted on 01 Nov 2012, 11:11 1

37. alouden (unregistered)


Yeah, I have owned several HTC phones. Reception has never been a problem. In fact, the Rezound is the best cell phone I have ever owned.

I have never owned a Samsung, so I cannot comment on them.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 11:13

38. alouden (unregistered)


Thanks for explaining things to me. Another reason why I like HTC.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 16:17

42. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


i got the MAXX HD and kept my unlimited data, no problem. i'm not a big fan of Sense and i'm not real interested in having a Phablet. at this point i want a phone with enduring battery life. i can get a Nexus 10 to satisfy my power needs.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 16:26 1

43. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


I almost went the MAXX HD route, but I can't stop thinking about the quad core and 1080p goodness. That, and I've had good experiences with my HTC phones so I'll stick with them. Can't go wrong with the MAXX HD though. Very solid phone.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 21:44

44. psycholist (Posts: 2; Member since: 01 Nov 2012)


I agree with the weak GS3 reception! I live in the Sierras and although the Moto X and Moto Bionic that I used for a few year had NOOO issues with dropped calls on my drive home from the Valley, the GS3 drops calls in about 3 different locations once in the hills. Verizon, who I love, tried an OTA settings update and a new SIM Card to try to fix the issue. No luck. As an experiment, I bought the Razr Maxx HD, for a day, and the phone was rock solid all the way home. No surprise. Unfortunately, the Razr's camera sucks and their idea of a 4.7 screen SHOULDN'T include the menu/back/recent apps buttons on the bottom that never go away. Back to the GS3 for now and very happy to hear about the HTC Radio! Just hoping for a SD Card slot. 16 gig internal.....? Really??

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 23:12 1

45. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


yeah, you're making the right choice for yourself for sure then. it's got to be announced early this month. Verizon & HTC will not miss the Holiday window for this thing and people start buying around this time. we could be hearing about an HTC & Verizon event any day now.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 23:18

46. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


Samsung devices typically have worse radios than any of the other heavy hitters in the Smartphone Market here in the States. the SIII was an improvement for them there and it's radios aren't even bad but current high-end Motorola, HTC & LG devices are typically better in this department. Motorola definitely has the best radios of them all.

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 10:29

47. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Yeah I expect an announcement very very soon. No way they miss Black Friday on this one if they are smart. The timing has been off for some of HTC's recent phones such as the Droid Incredible 4G, and they simply cannot afford to mess up and release this one too late.

Can't wait!

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 11:10

48. alouden (unregistered)


They better hurry up...my fingers are starting to itch.

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 11:20 1

49. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5712; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


the Droid Incredible 4G's delays were mostly due to Apple's preliminary injunctions that they had on HTC's new devices of the time. my sister was going to get it but in order to preserve her unlimited data she had to get the SIII.

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 12:36 1

50. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Yeah I know, Apple screwed HTC bad on that one. What else is new lol.

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 21:41

23. kpfirefighter (Posts: 160; Member since: 20 Sep 2011)


Thank you guys for the input it was awesome! I always turn to the knowledge on here it's seems to be more accurate than some of the store employees!

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 09:20

33. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Believe it or not, some of us are actually store employees lol. I manage a large agent location myself, and have been in the business for over 2 years now. I just like to stay informed on the items I sell since they change so quickly. It's awesome watching the tech advance so fast these days.

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 22:26 1

24. roldefol (Posts: 4362; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


I just don't "get" the name. Is DNA supposed to be an acronym, or are they just playing on, well, DNA? I'm lost on how a giant One X+ represents the DROID DNA. I've always thought of Motorola as carrying the DROID heritage while HTC just got pulled into the brand by Verizon.

Sounds like a great phone and a unique offering sizewise by VZW, but HTC needs to demand more input into naming their phones. I love my Rezound, but it was so clearly a Verizon brand.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 00:53

29. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Could be worse bro. Could be named the Butterfly like in Japan lol. Not sure I could own a phone with that name, no matter how awesome it is.

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 11:18 2

39. roldefol (Posts: 4362; Member since: 28 Jan 2011)


Also beats the rumored Droid DIx.

Pun intended. :D

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 13:00

40. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


I lol'd

posted on 31 Oct 2012, 23:46

27. hawaiian (Posts: 3; Member since: 29 Oct 2012)


im getting the note 2 i love the biger screen and games sweet cant wait for the 32gb note 2

posted on 01 Nov 2012, 10:53 1

36. D3VR04 (Posts: 34; Member since: 10 Jan 2010)


Shut up and take my money, you SEXY BEAST!

posted on 02 Nov 2012, 15:26

51. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Just saw the leaked photo of this device. Aside from the hard buttons on the bottom, it is one sexy phone! Based on another web site I was looking on, this device WILL have a microSD card slot, so I'm sold. I'll deal with whatever battery they put in it, but will be sad if it's not at least 2500mah......

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