Dual-boot HTC Babel tablet concept brings Android and Windows together

Dual-boot HTC Babel tablet concept brings Android and Windows together
Even though they may never become real, smartphone and tablet concepts are nice to look at. And that’s why we’re presenting you the HTC Babel, a tablet concept made by @PhoneDesigner.

The HTC Babel is supposed to be a dual-boot tablet, letting you choose between Windows 8 64-bit and Android. Its design has an unmistakable HTC feel, with large speakers on the front, and an aluminum-made case. 

The tablet’s display should be a 10-inch one with a 3:2 aspect ratio and 1920 x 1440, or 2560 x 1920 pixels. A "native digitizer", a rear camera and a front-facing camera are completing the picture.

Of course, we all know that HTC hasn’t been successful at selling tablets in the past. But rumors have it that the company may manufacture a high-end Nexus tablet for Google, which could be released in the second half of the year. Take a look at the Babel concept below, and let us know if you'd want the new, rumored Nexus 10 to resemble it. 

source: @PhoneDesigner



1. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Full Windows ROKS

11. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013


2. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

Make this into a smartphone and I'll throw my money at you.

3. darkvadervip

Posts: 366; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

They need a come back tablet

5. PapaSmurf

Posts: 10457; Member since: May 14, 2012

The Flyer and Jetstream were such a huge letdown.

4. aayupanday

Posts: 582; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

This will be HTC's year!!!

9. ihavenoname

Posts: 1693; Member since: Aug 18, 2013

Hopely. Great company, but they need to focus on marketing, camera and many minor things. I'm really waiting for M8.

21. techaman unregistered

so i am seeing rumors that the new one will have sd card that makes it good for me thats a huge deal since most phones take a huge amount of space on internal now

26. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

yes man htc

6. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

don't if this one will reach the market. last i heard the dual boot asus was also stopped on its tracks. must be some problem the OS owners have not yet resolved. the samsung ativ dual boot was also prevented from reaching the market even though it already made it to public demo.

7. buccob

Posts: 2980; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Asus Transformer Book Trio... (but better concept)

8. lalalaman

Posts: 638; Member since: Aug 19, 2013

Gimme, gimme, gimme:D:D

10. Logic717

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 26, 2013

Ticks all the boxes... wow... that thing looks sleek... I'm with Smurf... make this a phone with microsd and that's a game changer.

12. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

Hoping HTC and Google release the Nexus 10 soon. Im ready to buy my first tablet.

13. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Take my money!!!!

14. Totse2k15

Posts: 479; Member since: Feb 11, 2014

HTC #1 best design in my book. Looking forward to seeing the Nexus 10 2014 by Google & HTC.

15. GeekMovement unregistered

Wow that is striking, so beautiful. Best tablet design yet. I really hope it will be 2560 x 1920 pixels. I will take this into serious consideration for my next tablet purchase if it comes to be true.

16. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Just one question : Will htc ever launch such a device? If yes then i will be the first in line to get it.

17. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

10/10 would buy

18. RandomUsername

Posts: 808; Member since: Oct 29, 2013

Do want!

19. Zenzui

Posts: 114; Member since: Feb 13, 2012

Damn that is a good looking tablet. If this will be the new Nex10, Im ready to burn money! Just make sure the resolution is either better or at least same as the current generation. And please for crying out loud, make the battery bigger and in li-poly!

20. techaman unregistered

i want now

22. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

is it for real?

23. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

That would be awesome

24. garyII

Posts: 160; Member since: Feb 26, 2014

the blue one showing the android setting page is very nice...like the blue was specially designed for that, while the white one showing the window menu page is very very elegant...in conclusion, well done !

25. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

finally i can buy a tablet htc make one

27. mojtaba_mn

Posts: 268; Member since: Feb 22, 2013

htc have best and great devices

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