First HTC Droid DNA promo video surfaces, touts "The Ultimate Smartphone"

First HTC Droid DNA promo video surfaces, touts
HTC put everything it is capable of, and it is not little, into the latest surprise for the year, its Droid DNA behemoth just announced as a Verizon exclusive. The phone's main selling point is its large 5" edge-to-edge screen with Full HD resolution, the first of its kind with 440ppi pixel density, which should be a sight to behold.

Every major hardware and software improvement the company has come up with lately are also thrown in there, like Beats Audio and dedicated speaker amplifiers, wide-angle front camera, the ImageChip ISP and latest Sense 4+, plus HTC has wrapped it all up in a very thrilling promo video.

Being one of Verizon's DROID line, the DNA video strikes on the high-tech nature of the phone, but it is far from a clunky giant, since the chassis is very slim and elegant for this screen size. Have a gander at the promo video below, with the music eerily reminding of the Resident Evil franchise.

Related phones

  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2020 mAh(12.8h talk time)



1. pokharkarsaga

Posts: 547; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Galaxy S3 killer but not Galaxy note 2.Galaxy S4 will definitely kill this one in next year.

5. thelegend6657 unregistered

No the GS4 wont

13. someones4

Posts: 627; Member since: Sep 16, 2012

That's where you are wrong, my dear. In fact, that promo should say 'the ultimate smartphone, for now'

16. Peter98

Posts: 119; Member since: Aug 01, 2012

In software, I will say "Yes" because Samsung will just get this point toward. About the display, "No" because Super AMOLED display can't get 1080p resolution yet, although there's rumor about it.

6. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

okay i love samsung and the Galaxy line both S and notes ! but come on ! this phone is amazing ! although its not a phablet... so shouldnt be compared to GNote 2, specs wise it beats both GS3 and GNote 2, but for sure GS IV will be better, same thing GS2 vs htc sensation, and GS3 vs One X ! now droid DNA vs GS IV samsung will win once again, but still this is the BEAST !!!

12. lsutigers

Posts: 832; Member since: Mar 08, 2009

This phone is a BEAST!!! I may have to keep my Verizon plan a little longer and get this...

15. thelegend6657 unregistered

The one x is better than the GS3

17. XiphiasGladius

Posts: 813; Member since: Aug 21, 2011

hahahahaha your comment make me laugh really damn hard.

18. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

this isnt a joke one x is better with 4.1

2. Omarc07

Posts: 574; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

Niice phone too bad I can't have it haha.

3. MorePhonesThanNeeded

Posts: 645; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

Battery size killed this phone, unless they are planning a Maxx version using Motorola's battery tech. All Droids will come in two flavors, regular and super sized battery. That would interesting if VZW actually started doing something like that, because such a beastly phone with such a small battery and low entry price makes you think there is another phone incoming with much larger battery size. 2020mAh battery with a 1080p screen I don't see how this thing can last 5 hours of mixed usage especially with such a large screen. When will PA get their hands on this thing to put it through it's paces?

4. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

not a bad strategy really.. I would just like to see Verizon/companies TELL the public that the Maxx phone is coming.. so they can make a choice between $199 for the smaller battery now, or wait a little and get the bigger battery for presumably a bit more. Having said that.. I HOPE HOPE HOPE in the near future HTC comes up with some kind of new design.. this phone to me looks just like my wife's 3yr old Incredible.. and Rezound.. and... They all look the same!

7. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i'm digging this promo video, it's the way Droid Marketing should be. it gives me tingles. c:

8. lallolu

Posts: 732; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

The only fault is the internalstorage and lack of microsd

9. skymitch89

Posts: 1452; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

What good is a "promo video" if it tells nothing about a device except the name of the device, what carrier it's on, and the manufacturer? I say this was a waste of money, in a way, and time.

10. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

this is the teaser promo. Verizon and HTC also released a promo video that talks specs.

11. jwl3429

Posts: 36; Member since: Sep 28, 2009

batter life and htc sense will kill this, such a shame how can they expect a 2000 mah battery to work with a 5inch 1080p phone

14. MC1123

Posts: 1256; Member since: Nov 12, 2012

really aweosme device!! i want one too!

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