HTC Primo specs leaked; includes Android 4.0 and Beats Audio

HTC Primo specs leaked; includes Android 4.0 and Beats Audio
The new fad in Android models seems to be smaller form factors with mid-to high end specs. Just the other day, we told you about the Sony Ericsson Kumquat, which fits into this mold. Now, thanks to a tipster for Stuff, we see low to mid range specs allegedly heading for the HTC Primo. With a 3.7 inch Super AMOLED display strengthened by Gorilla Glass and a dual-core 1GHz Qualcomm processor under the hood, the HTC Primo would have the muscles to get the job done. On board is 512MB of RAM and a 5MP camera on back that captures 720p video. The dual-shutter on the camera allows you to snap photos while taking video at the same time and the f/2.0 aperture should help you take decent pictures in less than optimal lighting conditions. As for size, the Primo will be just 9mm thick.

The HTC Primo is coming to market with Ice Cream Sandwich installed out of the box and with HTC Sense 4.0 on top. That is right, you don't have to wait for an update to get Android 4.0. Additionally, this should be a Beats Audio model with all of that great audio functionality integrated into the OS. There is no word yet on whether or not those iconic red earphones will be included. The picture of the phone on the right is just a mock-up, so don't get too attached to that rendering. While pricing was not disclosed, Stuff figures it will run about 250GBP (approximately $389USD). As far as when or where we will see this phone offered, nothing has been determined at this time.

source: Stuff via DroidLife

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22 Comments

1. random1204

Posts: 28; Member since: May 26, 2010

The beats audio symbol is horribly misplaced. It should be down more. Too bad it looks fake. I still think that's probably the phone though...minus the Beats symbol. Hahaha

13. theindianguy

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

completely agree with you, although i think this might be the successor to the desire s.

20. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

the official pics r out looks like previous LEGEND

2. lboogy82788

Posts: 22; Member since: Jan 09, 2012

Boring

3. b4ckr3ad1ngth1ssh1t

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

i read the specs and my smile turned upside down, low-to-mid tier ics phone? cools, keep it fun, hopefully nfc so i can beam my classmates from my galaxy nexus

4. BioTek

Posts: 53; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

"Now, thanks to a tipster for Stuff, we see low to mid range specs allegedly heading for the HTC Primo." Now I'm disappointed. It seems like a waste for both ICS and Beats Audio.

5. VncentAaron116

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

LOL....the mockup is merely a HTC Mozart with a Galaxy Nexus screen Photoshopped in...

6. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Ugly design, HTC can do better than this.

7. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I thihk the picture is fake. Anyways dont mind seeing ICS on lower end models.

8. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the picture is fake? really?? :P this should've been spec'd like a Sensation to be in the mid-range market. 768MB of RAM should now become the minimum.

9. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

If this is low to mid range device...with dual-core, Super Amoled, Beats audio, f/2.0 lens...just wait for the flagman...HTC FTW!!!

10. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

512mb really? 2009 ish

11. winsaki234

Posts: 63; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

512mb RAM? Why? This phone is slowwww

12. thinking

Posts: 130; Member since: Jan 19, 2012

What will the internal memory (storage, not RAM) be like?

14. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Ok whatever, still getting the Sony Xperia U because I know HTC are crappy when it comes to support.

21. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

xperia u === 390$ one v =====320$

15. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Wow people in PA don't read at all. Ya the picture is a mock up so it is fake. This is not a flagship phone it an entire level phone.

17. sadaivadai

Posts: 156; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I think you are new to this site .. Many people here are plain stupids ..

16. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

i dont think im ever buying an htc phone again thanks to sense

22. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

u must be one of those amazed by the crappy galaxy

18. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

This looks like a nice mid-range option. Again, I'm really annoyed by some comments. Like, why can't HTC make mid range phones with ICS? Is ICS solely for high-end models? I don't think so. And these specs aren't even half bad. My almost year old Inspire is fast enough with its outdated specs. Some people are just never satisfied... Can't wait to see Sense 4.0 though. Really hope it's an actual improvement and not just more of the same.

19. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

Come too Butt Head!

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