Complete specs leak for the HTC O2: 6-inch QHD screen, SD-820, 4GB RAM and IP certification?

Complete specs leak for the HTC O2: 6-inch QHD screen, SD-820, 4GB RAM and IP certification?
On Tuesday, we passed along some information that leaked about HTC's new flagship device. No, it is not called the M10. The phone will allegedly be known as the HTC O2. Since the following info is not official, we suggest that you take it with a grain of salt. According to a report out of China, this year the HTC O2 will be available with a 6-inch 1440 x 2560 QHD resolution screen. That works out to a 490ppi pixel density.

The HTC O2 will employ the Snapdragon 820 chipset, which will feature a quad-core CPU (carrying four custom Hydra cores) with the Adreno 530 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside, along with 64GB/128GB of internal storage. A 20.7MP rear-facing camera adorns the back, and a 5MP snapper up front handles selfies and video chats. The very un-HTC like 3500mAh battery will keep the lights on for a long time, and the front panel will be narrow with thin side bezels. Speaking of the front, it sounds like the BoomSound front-facing stereo speakers will return. There is also talk that the device will have an IP certification with protection against dust and water.

The report goes on to say that a 5-inch version of the HTC O2 will be launched next year, sporting a 2K or 4K (!) resolution. A more powerful Snapdragon 82X chipset will power the handset, with an octa-core 3.X GHz CPU. The remaining specs should match what is alleged to be on this year's 6-inch version of the phone.

In terms of design, the report says that the O2 and the HTC One series do not deviate from each other by that much. We are looking forward to seeing some more details about the handset soon.

Thanks for the tip!

source: Mobile-Dad (translated) via GSMDome

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46 Comments

1. Wiencon

Posts: 2278; Member since: Aug 06, 2014

This is really surprising that HTC is still floating around, how many times already have we said "this is the last chance for them"? It was M7, than M8 and M9. Now this will be really their last chance, because M7 and 8 were doing good on market, M9 is a total disaster and I doubt HTC will survive more disastrous models next year.

2. Android_Lollipop

Posts: 155; Member since: May 05, 2015

Well said.

13. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

As far as i know, SD 820 is not octacore. It's a quadcore processor clocked at around 3 ghz.

29. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

But that doesn't leave behind the fact that Qualcomm will again go crazy and release Octa Core Variants of the SD82x series in the future...

12. legiloca

Posts: 1676; Member since: Nov 11, 2014

Optimistic at best, I'd grab this phone if it would have a big camera with OIS, fingerprint scanner, and fast wireless charging, and I hope HTC will surprise us with new neat and intuitive features that would make people grab them like hotcakes, oh and don't forget great marketing strategy.

3. TheGunnyPT

Posts: 252; Member since: Feb 12, 2015

Wow, good specs. Nice to see leaks regarding phones using SD 820. When is this supposed to be released? Arent SD 820 only ready to be released On mass produce On Q1 2016?

4. carlemillward unregistered

Is it still going to be part of the One Series?

5. tabVision

Posts: 26; Member since: Jul 16, 2015

If the rumors will be correct it will be a beast!

6. MiAnyemi

Posts: 34; Member since: Apr 02, 2014

Whatever handset HTC brings to the market, I just hope that they get it right with the camera this time. The Toshiba sensor on the M9 didn't cut it for them so opting for either a Sony or a Samsung sensor would be a step in the right direction.

7. Shocky unregistered

Yay, another phablet, just what the market needs.

43. getbretweir

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

the article says it'll be available in a 5" version also

8. letosaw

Posts: 135; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Htc make 5.2 inch device with fhd display and the same specs . It will be a true beast!

27. Shocky unregistered

Agreed, 1440p with a 6" display is the wrong move. 5.2" with 1080p would be perfect.

44. getbretweir

Posts: 4; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

the article says it'll be available in a 5" version ... 5.2"-5.7" is so competitive, I think going smaller and bigger than that range is a smart decision. they need to make a premium phone at a reasonable price. they'll get slaughtered by Apple/Samsung if they try competing with them and their $20 billion (with a b) marketing budget.

9. hwalyeohan

Posts: 5; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

i just hope that HTC will make it this time, I do love their phones aside from other manufacturer..build quality is excellent for me, I don't have any problem not having a removable battery besides u can always carry around a power bank if battery is the concern., I don't think it will explode if u use it while charging I think thats a rare case. user interface is great really smooth., there is no need to add gimmicky specs that will just bloat up the system,i think they just need to reduce the price a little bit to survive.

10. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

And will you HTC flop camera again? Wouldn't be surprised.

11. hafini_27

Posts: 951; Member since: Oct 31, 2013

Last chance to save yourself HTC.

14. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

Design is overplayed! Camera is crap! Battery life sucks! UX is plain simple with no features!

15. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Nothing surprising here. Standard specs for a 2016 high-end flagship device. QHD screen, SD820, 4GB RAM and Sony 20 MP camera. The main difference between 2016 flagships will be design, camera quality and battery life.

16. promise7

Posts: 894; Member since: Jul 03, 2013

Will it come with ads also?

22. carlemillward unregistered

Good question! :)

17. Sealblaighter

Posts: 429; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

This is not OK! The 5 inch display is small, and the 6 inch display is way too big! HTC should make a small device, with 5.2 or 5.5 inch display!

18. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

6 inch display with boom sound speakers and HTC's pedigree of being the worse company at miniaturizing? Bwahahahaha this thing is going to be epic! It's going to be comically large. The Xperia Z ultra all over again.

19. me.tmk2010

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

I think budget section is the key. and they have ignored it time and time again. i still think a budget phone with decent specs may still work for them. But i am afraid they wont.

33. j2001m

Posts: 3061; Member since: Apr 28, 2014

Samsung as taken that away from them also with the J5 getting good reviews with no lag and good screen and speed of phone at a cheap price

20. GreekGeek

Posts: 1276; Member since: Mar 22, 2014

HTC .... if you want to survive, don't overprice that thing Your ridiculous pricing is what's pulling you down in the mud

21. Switch00

Posts: 536; Member since: Sep 04, 2013

We're currently working on this 6.5 inch QHD screen 0.4 inch thick smartphone, which will include SD 830 (like) chipset, 512 GB storage, SD card option, removable 6,000 mAh battery, 0.2 inch protruded 41MP camera - with physical camera button of course and various attachable lenses (not included in the box), attachable slide-out physical QWERTY keyboard and a pair of extra durable audiophile earphones to go with (included in the box). Main goal is superb all aluminum no crapglassback pre-2000' silver+black design with no resemblence to Iphone, but some resemblance to: 1) vintage Sony Walkmanhttps://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/e/e2/Sony_Walkman_-_FM-AM,_Auto_Reverse_with_Megabass_-01.JPG , 2) silver Nokia N8 and E7 and their WH-701 earphones, 3) Sony Vaio VGN CR19xn/bhttp://www.speci.hu/images/animation-cr.gif , ... Supposed to be used as portable computer, too... We've had enough of waiting for such device, reading news of these non-inovative upgrades from various smartphone brands, therefore we've decided to make it ourselves and finish it by the end of next year.

23. Sealblaighter

Posts: 429; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

What are you trying to say??

24. Af1rPA

Posts: 712; Member since: Jun 12, 2014

Once again good on paper, but will probably suck bc of the camera. I'd be more suprised if they got rid of the black bar around the screen.

25. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

The camera will still suck so no sale.

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