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HTC Lead

May 17, 2011
Market status
Not officially announced
Release date




The HTC Lead is a new Android handset that appears to be loaded with Android 2.3.4, and equipped with a 4.3 inch WVGA display. Based on the information gleaned from the leaked ROM, under the hood you will find a Qualcomm MSM8660 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor with 768MB of RAM aboard. A 5MP camera is on the back of the phone and there is no front-facing shooter.

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This phone has not been officially announced. This page is created based on leaked or rumored information. However, it seems it will never be officialy announced.



  • Device type:
    • Smart phone
  • OS:
    • Android (2.3.4)
  • Form factor:
    • Candybar
  • Keys:
    • Right: Volume control
  • Colors:
    • Black


  • Physical size:
    • 4.3 inches
  • Resolution:
    • 480 x 800 pixels
  • Pixel density:

    Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

    • 217 ppi
  • Touchscreen:
      • Capacitive, Multi-touch
  • Features:
    • Light sensor, Proximity sensor


  • Camera:
      • 5 megapixels
    • Features:
      • Digital zoom
  • Camcorder:
      • Yes


  • System chip:

    System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

    • Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8660
  • Processor:

    Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

    • Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • System memory:

    System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

    • 768 MB RAM


  • Music player:
    • Filter by:
      • Album, Artist, Playlists
    • Features:
      • Album art cover, Preset equalizer, Background playback
    • Supported formats:
      • MP3
  • YouTube player:
    • Yes

Internet browsing

  • Browser:
    • supports:
      • HTML, XHTML, WAP 2.0
  • Built-in online services support:
    • Facebook, Twitter


  • GSM:
    • 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz
  • UMTS:
    • 850, 1900, 2100 MHz
  • Data:
    • EDGE, UMTS, HSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 2 Mbit/s
  • Global Roaming:
    • Yes
  • Positioning:

    Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

    • GPS
  • Navigation:
    • Yes

Phone features

  • Phonebook:
    • Unlimited entries, Caller groups, Multiple numbers per contact, Search by both first and last name, Picture ID, Ring ID
  • Organizer:
    • Calculator, Alarm, Calendar
  • Messaging:
    • SMS, Threaded view, Predictive text input, MMS
  • E-mail:
      • Yes
  • Instant Messaging:
      • Hangouts / Google Talk
  • Games:
      • Yes
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  • Bluetooth:
      • 3.0
  • Wi-Fi:
      • 802.11 b, g, n
  • USB:
      • USB 2.0
    • Connector:
      • microUSB
    • Features:
      • Mass storage device, USB charging
  • Headphones connector:
    • 3.5mm
  • Charging connector:
    • microUSB
  • Other:
    • Computer sync, OTA sync

Other features

  • Notifications:
    • Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone
  • Sensors:
      • Accelerometer
    • Voice dialing, Voice recording
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