HTC Ville coming to T-Mobile, according to rumors; HTC Family service in the works

HTC Ville coming to T-Mobile, according to rumors; HTC Family service in the works
Okay, the following may be nothing but a rumor at this time, but according to the guys at Pocketnow, the yet-to-be-announced HTC Ville will launch on T-Mobile. In case you haven't heard of the HTC Ville before, it is supposed to be a high-end Ice Cream Sandwich offering that should also boast a sub-8-millimeter waistline at the same time. Additionally, rumor has it that the smartphone will be powered by a dual-core Snapdragon S4 chip and that its 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display will boast qHD resolution. What will allegedly be also mentioned on the smartphone's specs sheet is that it will have an 8-megapixel camera on its back and will be complemented by Beats Audio technology.

However, bear in mind that the existence of the HTC Ville has not been confirmed yet, so whether it will ever see the light of day remains a mystery. On the other hand, if the smartphone is to launch soon, the MWC expo, which kicks off in February, might be the perfect occasion for its announcement.

But the HTC-related rumors do not end here. Evidence exists that the company is working on a new service called HTC Family. And those of you who have kept good track of all HTC-related might be aware that the company may also introduce the HTC Play and the HTC Read services, which are said to be a mobile gaming portal and a book store respectively. According to people in the know, the HTC Family service will make it easy for family members to leave personal messages on a “Wall” and to keep track on scheduled events. There will also be a tracking functionality and content-sharing features.

Of course, whether the HTC Family service will ever launch or not is anyone's guess at this time. After all, it was back in May of last year when we first heard about the HTC Play and HTC Read, yet no announcements have been made to this day. Or perhaps HTC is just taking its time perfecting its rumored services?

source: Pocketnow


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6 Comments

1. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Finally! An HTC phone with a Super AMOLED, and hopefully it'll have a large battery unlike the rest of their phones. Maybe Sense 4.0 and ICS but that's hoping for too much.

4. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

And you can garuntee that HTC will not opt for pentile matrx just with the QHD LCDs they used.

2. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

Let's wait and see what they have to offer...but I think the specs are not that good in my honest opinion.

3. sumdude

Posts: 50; Member since: Oct 20, 2011

I half heartedly agree when pondering what else appears slated for release this year. Many were gaga about the specs. when CES was on the horizon. Now that has passed & I'm not nearly as excited by the prospects of HTC @ MWC, the way I was pre CES. Still it's a good addition for the T-MO lineup, if they release it before mid Q2, it very well could be overshadowed by others if it's released any later.

5. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

But, but, but! I thought this was suppose to be a 2.5 ghz quad-core with like a 12 MP camera and at least a 720p screen! This is barely better than my Evo, so this better just be a rumor

6. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

the A15 cortex dual core s4 should be nice i couldnt care less bout screen res as long as it isnt pixelated. looks like a good phone if you ask me.

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