HTC Rezound leaks in a press photo with an HTC case

HTC Rezound leaks in a press photo with an HTC case
Even though we haven’t seen the official press photos for the upcoming HTC Rezound, a different type of press photo has leaked of the powerful Android handset that shows it off wearing an HTC branded case.

For the past couple of months we have come to know the device formerly known as the HTC Vigor quite well. We have seen it in unofficial photos, videos, renders and more. Although the smartphone is expected to be launched on November 10 on Verizon Wireless along with the Motorola DROID RAZR and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus it still hasn’t been officially introduced.

The HTC Rezound is going to be quite the beast of a smartphone. Although it will not have Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich when it launches it will still boast some pretty enticing specs. It is an Android 2.3.4 device that is blessed with the latest version of HTC’s Sense user interface. It will be one of the latest devices to run on the ultra fast 4G LTE network. The Rezound has a 4.3-inch display that is expected to have a 720p resolution. Fueling the handset is a dual-core 1.5GHz processor and 1GB of RAM. Of course it has a pair of cameras; an 8 megapixel shooter on the back that can record video in full 1080p HD and a front-facing 2 megapixel shooter.

The two press shots that are meant to show off the HTC case at least reassure us that the HTC Rezound is what we thought it was. The colors of the case itself may not be for everybody but odds are there will be a bunch of options if this is to be HTC’s flagship device on Verizon for a while. The DROID RAZR and the Galaxy Nexus have already been announced so it should only be a matter of time until the HTC Rezound becomes official. All signs are pointing to a November 10 launch so keep your eyes peeled for when the news becomes official.

source: Electronista 

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  • Display 4.3 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    2 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 16GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1620 mAh
  • OS Android 4.0



60. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

I think I saw what it looks like. not to sure. Its got plenty of red and black. Very thin also. Looks like HTC Amaze. Still waiting for that rumored 4'5 inch slider with a qwerty keyboard, with LTE dubbed as the biggest qwerty phone. Probably wont see until Jan 2012

51. sumdude

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

I see alot of talk about battery life being a factor. What you should be worried about is that the GPU in the Galaxy Nexus is the same outdated graphics chi

54. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

you need to do your homework before you sound sillier than you already do.


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I don't care what anybody says, that back cover and camera looks freaking beast.

50. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

that's a case but the actual phone itself looks pretty beast in it's spy shots. o:

45. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

That was me saying that the buttons would be red. But I think that press photo is a fake. From what I hear, the phone might have a Red Trim surrounding the phone, all black, and A bigger Beats logo on the back. Thats probably the phone case, I just get rumors from other sites. Plus I know some people that work at Best Buy Head quarters.

38. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

dude, i remember seeing somebody call that this thing would have red capacitive buttons in another discussion. whoever that was good call man. o:

43. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

At one point I thought the Rezound was going to be a slightly reshaped Sensation XE... which also has the red buttons. The Rezound is a much more impressive device though, adding 720p and more RAM. For Size It comparison though, I've been using the Sensation XE as a stand-in for the Rezound. :)

33. snowgator

Posts: 3630; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

If this is HTC with Beats, than it gives a selling point that niether the RAZR or the Nexus (still hope they call it the Droid Prime, that is just way more fun) will jump on: selling a high end device to those who use their smartphones for a music player. I think this gives the Rezound a great niche to work from. I also would like to see it priced a tad under those two. Kinda hard to imagine paying the same price for this once they see the difference In screen qualities.

29. Tiasalibra1

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

I've had an upgrade for awhile was going back and forth between Bionic and Thunderbolt .... boy am i glad i waited!! I have been stalking this site and knew these 3 were coming soon ... All 3 phones have so much to offer so i have no idea which one to pick! I would say HTC but after the TBolt fiasco i don't know if I trust them.... might have to base my decision on battery life and go with the RAZR

28. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

AT&T NEEDS MORE PHONES. Cause I'm going to upgrade my phone when available. Their lacking on getting phones some reason. and it's ticking me off

26. rockstarlive

Posts: 307; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

That was quick, I mentioned that the bottom kyes would be lit red. LOL Its supposed to be Beats Audio also.

23. droidcandy13475

Posts: 5; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

who was that idiot who bowled the 49th over

11. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

i know this is off topic: but i would just like say that i wish HTC would use OMAP chips as well as snapdragons.. S3 is nice and the evo 3d proved that, i just think an OMAP would really harness the power of this device to its full potential

13. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I can only imagine HTC has some sort of long-term contract with Qualcomm. They've been using Qualcomm chips almost exclusively forever. Maybe it shortens their development time when they only have to design around one architecture.

14. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

still deeply dissappoints me because even though snapdragons are usually first to the market with ultra high end offerings... competitors tend to out perform once they release their offerings as well. dont get me wrong the s3 is plenty powerful and still hasnt reached full potential, i just think the OMAP would be a wiser choice for certain devices

37. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

it's probably because they have Sense optimized in every nook and corner for use with Qualcomm SoCs.

39. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

still, they could do more with an omap chipset... not to mention the wonders omap would do for htc battery life issues

40. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

it would make HTC a much better phone company in my eyes but it would take them a long time to get as comfortable with OMAPs as they are with Snapdragons but no time like the present eh?

41. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

snapdragons and omaps are fairly similar in the core aspects

46. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

not similar enough.

42. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I'll always view OMAP as Motorola's SOC. Even though they're in other devices, with the exception of the X2 (which I maintain was just to burn off the Tegras they had ordered for the Etna Bionic), all the Moto Droids have been OMAP.

44. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

im just excited for the 4470's

48. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i have a Droid 3 so i'll be looking ahead to the OMAP5 that'll probably be in the Droid 4. (:

47. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

the X2 was such a mistake and if they wanted to burn off Tegras they still had Photons to produce

55. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

They must have been under pressure to release a new phone for Verizon. I'd bet the Etna Bionic was planned for May, and when that fell through they had to do something. Or maybe they ordered more Tegras than they knew what to do with, including the Photon. Either way, I don't believe the X2 was planned. Motorola isn't Apple, they wouldn't use the exact same body and call it a new phone.

56. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

yeah. i agree. they knew the Tegra II wouldn't play nice with LTE so instead of putting out yet another single-core LTE device they decided to put the first dual-core device in the line up therefore separating the high-end line up between LTE handsets and dual-core handsets. it was probably planned as a fall back solution when they started realizing how major the problems were with the Etna however with that said they could've just as easily made up for that with the Droid 3. it sold like hot cakes when it came out, it would've sold even more if there weren't people that already upgraded to the Droid X2. now that i think about it the Droid X2 was kind of like the Droid Bionic and the Droid 3 was kind of like the Droid RAZR. Motorola really needs to get their marketing plans straightened out...

57. roldefol

Posts: 4745; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I think the Droid 3 was always planned for release when it was, and it was always planned to use the OMAP 4. They had more time to work on the D3 since the D2 came out late summer 2010 and then refreshed with the Global. People were clamoring for a dual core phone, but the OMAP 4430 wasn't ready yet. Has the X2 sold well enough to cannibalize D3 sales? Weren't people who wanted a keyboard going to wait for the D3 anyway? As for marketing, the Bionic is the common factor here. If it hadn't been delayed, there would probably have been no X2, and the Razr would've been released a good 5-6 months afterward. It would have had a reasonable shelf life.

59. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

oh yeah, it totally was. oh no. i'm sure the Droid 3 has sold way more than the X2. it's sold out online a few times. i got mine with a BOGO and got it and an X2 and the reason i did that was since i was taking advantage of a BOGO they let me use an early upgrade so i just returned the X2 and used that upgrade for the Bionic. yeah. damn that 2011 CES.

9. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

The Galaxy Nexus is gonna out sell the most out of the 3. Even though people who would prefer the RAZR or Rezound would ultimately go for the Nexus because of ICS. I like the RAZR design out of all of them but wouldn't get it because of ICS. But they said the RAZR is supposed to get ICS early next year, but how is that possible when they mentioned that the native screen resolution for ICS is 1280x720?

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