HTC Magic passes through the FCC wearing the T-Mobile USA brand

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HTC Magic passes through the FCC wearing the T-Mobile USA brand
When the HTC Magic made its first trip through the halls of the FCC, there was no indication which U.S. carrier was going to pull the handset out of its' hat. Over a month passes, and now we find the device back at the FCC but this time it is wearing the branding of T-Mobile USA. The phone becomes the first T-Mobile model to pass through the Feds with both the carrier's 3G and UMA. Other specs include a 5MP camera, although the European version has 3.2MP one, and Wi-Fi. While availability date and pricing have not been mentioned, it looks like this unit has three choices for a name. There is the chronologically correct but sparse G2, the quaint Sapphire, or the mystical name being used in Europe - the HTC Magic. Does any of the names do it for you, or you have a better idea for this smartphone's title?

HTC Magic Specifications | Hands-on

source: FCC via Cellphone Signal



1. rehnhart

Posts: 103; Member since: Mar 27, 2009

Finally, I have a good reason to leave Verizon. I hate the Iphone and ATT. Might be worth breaking my contract when this thing hits.

2. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

why do you want to leave verizon

3. Fanboys Suck

Posts: 609; Member since: Dec 12, 2008

Why the Hell not? :)

4. artz1986

Posts: 453; Member since: Mar 11, 2009

..more specifically, why would they leave Verizon for T-Mobile, that's like going down a couple steps. If they're leaving because of this phone, then cost can't be the reason for ditching VW, seeing how they want a 'high end' phone, but w/e

6. htsee

Posts: 86; Member since: Mar 15, 2009

im guessing because vzw is not part of the open handset alliance, thus they wont have any android os phones... just a guess...

5. Charlie unregistered

Why does the Euro version only have a 3.2mp camera?

7. Galen20K

Posts: 575; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Because us Americans are obsessed with MegaPixels and not Necessarily Photo Quality in itself.

8. vzw fanman

Posts: 1977; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

dont megapixels matter? when i took a pic with my voyager then took it with my storm...put both on my laptop and then zoomed in. the voyagers distorted quick but the storms still was nice and clear...doesnt that mean anything?

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