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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Rezound
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1620 mAh(6.73h talk time)

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61 Comments

1. Bethistopheles

Posts: 25; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

Still more interested in the Nexus because of the screen real estate.... but this is definitely a contender. Looking forward to official announcement! Battery life will probably be the deciding factor.

17. vmoizinho

Posts: 10; Member since: Sep 08, 2011

Battery life will probably be the deciding factor (²)

30. SuperMECD

Posts: 11; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

with a 4,3 inch screen resolution at a 16:9 aspect ration, this phone should be quite handy, as the HTC Sensation is

32. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Plus the nexus is 720p pentile samoled 4.65 This phone is 720p probably S-lcd on 4.3. While samoled is awesome, this phone's screen should like the iPhones but only man-sized.

52. sumdude

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

They used the same outdated GPU in the Galaxy Nexus (Prime), that was in the original Galaxy S & Nexus S. That's just a ridiculous error in the specs. for a device w/ that screen size & resolution, even if it is a SuperDuperSuperSpecial AMOLED Plus++-+÷π+Plus HD screen. Vigor is the better device, especially once, it gets the ICS update in 2012. I'll take a stunning engine over a so-so engine. Take away ICS & this newest Nexus is nothing special, IMO.

53. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

dude that GPU is still one of the best in the game plus since we're talking about an OMAP4460 here it's much higher clocked than that of even the 4430 in the Droid 3 and Droid Bionic. it's fine.

2. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

Verizon needs to slow down....the razr isnt gonna sale much because of the nexus please slowwwwwww down cant keep doing this...maybe one top of the line droid every 2 months

4. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Nah, I prefer this setup. Release all the goods at once and we all get three great phones to choose from, each with its own selling points. Release them a month apart and we just end up with buyer's remorse. This season will finally give Verizon the best selection of smartphones in America. It's a good time to be a customer with an upgrade.

10. oldbto

Posts: 18; Member since: May 19, 2010

I'm with you on this one. Bought the Charge just months ago and now will have to pay full price for Nexus

12. nastynaps

Posts: 93; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Yea I've been holding out since July for a phone worthy of my upgrade(thought it was SGS2) and I'm currently rocking an Eris. Big things are on the way in November after having only mediocre choices all this time, it's good to see all the power phones coming out, finally.

15. hotcakes33

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

I hear ya! I am in the same boat. Can't decide at this point - and after the Eric fiasco I have been dealing with since about 6 months after I got it, I am a little gun-shy about another HTC product.

58. readingthissh1t

Posts: 303; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

i feel your pain #eris users unite

22. jkapster

Posts: 50; Member since: Dec 15, 2010

im glad im one of those whose upgrade is in nov ;)

31. GoodFella

Posts: 112; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Agreed! However, I am curious what AT&T will come out with for the holidays... Mr. De La Vega promised 20 new smartphones this year- Atrix, Inspire, Veer, some Huawai phone, a couple Pantech phones, LG Phoenix, Torch 2 Atrix 2, Infuse, HTC Status, Samsung Galaxy S II, iPhone 4S, and that is all I can think of. That is about 13 (and I am sure I am missing some), so we will say 15 or so. With that in mind, there are about 5 more that need to be released. So, if AT&T delivers on their promise, AT&T should have a pretty good line-up for the holidays. I am interested to see what's going to happen.

18. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

If they slowed down the situation they would parallel MetroPCS's situation. Metro releases a good mid-range device very infrequently so once one comes out, everyone has it. In this case everyone who wants a good phone, isnt forced to buy the same thing.

36. narley

Posts: 357; Member since: May 14, 2009

Motorola, HTC, and Samsung... do not care how the other phones sell. And VZW has an agreement with all three.

61. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

Think about it...whos gonna buy this phone with the razr and nexus out there....this phone comes out 30 days ago its the s**t for 30 days now its gonna be lost with the other two big hitters out there.....

3. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

I think AT&T needs to get some more 'flagship' phones.... limited options if you don't want an iPhone. SGS2 and... uhh... well, that's it?!

27. K1N9J

Posts: 17; Member since: Jul 26, 2011

ATT also has the atrix and atrix 2 coming out and will get the nexus im sure.... im sure they will get some goo WOS7 phones also.

5. klaw888

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

More choices, the better... Perfect for my upcoming December upgrade. Hope there will be a good comparison when all three phones are out. This will help me to decide which one to get.

6. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

verizon has a killer lineup for the holidays, anyone with an upgrade will have their head spin when they see what choices they have. the rezound was hands down one of the best HTC experiences ive had in a while when i played with it a few weeks ago, and beats is where its at! just hope they fix the few minor bugs in the system before launch (nothing major, just something someone as OCD about thier phone like me would pick out)

7. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

How was it navigating the Rezound? (Some people here have labelled its S3 CPU a lag-beast.) Totally envious that you've already laid hands on these devices.

8. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

honestly it lags no worse than evo 3d. the final production version will be polished and ready to kick ass

34. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i''m thinking the lag is dissipating when there's a processor clocked at 1.5GHz present but that still just puts it right beyong the threshold of being bad and tolerable.

16. hotcakes33

Posts: 8; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

Dude - I have been waiting since July with my Eris to upgrade. Is this HTC worth it? I am a SO tired of my Eris.

19. Snapdude

Posts: 128; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

if you want another HTC, id say yes in a heartbeat

20. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

get the droid razr. its thinner weighs less more than likely. ti omap 4460 beats snapdragon although its clocked lower its better. the droid razrs front cam can record 720p video which rezound cant. the razr is made of out a stainless steel core and kevlar.

21. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

but yes if htc fan and like their products go for it.

24. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I see HTC and Motorola as polar opposites with Android. HTC is all smooth curves and a friendly UI, Moto is hard lines and no-nonsense (although still bloaty) UI. I'd recommend the Nexus over the Razr to an HTC user.

35. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

dude, yes. go for it if you're an HTC fan. (:

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