HTC Legend to feature unique battery compartment

HTC Legend to feature unique battery compartment
The HTC Legend is made of aluminum and the casing is supposed to make the handset virtually indestructible. It also allows the handset to stand out from the crowd of other phones with their sturdy plastic bodies and chrome highlights. Another thing that makes the Legend a, well, legend, is a different battery compartment that houses the power cell, SIM card and microSD card. HTC wanted to design the housing so that one of the three can be removed without disturbing the other two. The bottom of the back cover is made from plastic and can be removed to reveal plastic covers protecting the SIM card and microSD card. The battery then slides out vertically above the plastic covers. It is a different and very functional way to allow for changing any one of the three items without having to deal with the other two. Kudos to HTC for coming up with such a clever idea.

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source: NewMobile via htcpedia




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6 Comments

1. Rico Dinero

Posts: 21; Member since: Oct 28, 2009

Good idea, too bad it's an HTC product.

2. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

The Motorola Devour has a similar compartment but its on the side.

3. noob

Posts: 1; Member since: Feb 23, 2010

That is very similar to Sony Ericsson K850i design.. isn't it???

4. spoonb1

Posts: 77; Member since: Jan 02, 2010

dead copy for the k850...

5. omac

Posts: 26; Member since: Jan 08, 2010

late,late,late k850 was the first 2 hav that design.

6. TBONEJF

Posts: 17; Member since: Feb 16, 2010

This phone is pretty sweet how they design their battery compartment. No more taking the back part of the phone out and no more loose clips while closing the batter door. Glad they thought of something like that.

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