HTC Ville says cheese for new pictures

HTC Ville says cheese for new pictures
With HTC reporting lower operating profits and a declining profit margin in the fourth quarter, the Taiwan based manufacturer says it will shrink its portfolio to a few "Hero" devices. If that is the case, it could be that the HTC Ville will wear a cape. Not yet announced, the Ville is expected to carry a thinner form factor than what we have come to expect from HTC. The model not only looks good on the outside, it also has some mighty fine specs. Even though HTC has not yet introduced the device, speculation is that it will be available in the U.S. via T-Mobile.

Recently the subject of a video, the HTC Ville will feature a 4.3 inch qHD AMOLED screen with pixel density of 256ppi, and will be powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. 1GB of RAM is aboard The 8MP rear facing shooter captures video at 1080p. Android 4.0 is to be installed out of the box with Sense 4.0 on top. The HTC Ville should have LTE connectivity and will come to market with a 1650mAh battery.

While HTC is expected to bring the HTC Ville to MWC in Barcelona at the end of this month, until then we have a new set of pictures obtained by Japanese site Ameblo. Now we just need to find a phone booth for this "Hero" to use to change back into those mild mannered street clothes.

source: Ameblo (translated) via Phandroid

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  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
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  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1650 mAh(7.00h talk time)



1. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

wheres the lovely HTC design?.... this one looks like crap :/

2. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

I agree but the HTC needed change in the way its phones look.

24. belovedson

Posts: 1061; Member since: Nov 30, 2010

small battery? why?

25. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

1650 small? that is normal


Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Normal? For HTC maybe...but even with a 1800 battery LTE devices don't last a day. We want 2000+ on our LTE devices.

42. moosa.mahsoom

Posts: 22; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

this is apparently not a full 4G. this phone has 3.9 Gb a.k.a HSPA+.

27. InspectorGadget80 unregistered

People complain bout the same design. I don't care I LOVE HTC. I'm stil waiting for a ICS HTC phone to come to AT&T.

35. theindianguy

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

I LOVE HTC too...and i actually find this phone quiet attractive.

39. ladyhaly

Posts: 106; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Except the clock. I love thick and big numbers. I love HTC Sense the way it is. I just want more features... More options... But I love it just the way it is.

38. AndresJ

Posts: 48; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

I too loved the htc design, this phone looks like somekind of samsung!!!

3. jove39

Posts: 2147; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

And no HD display...avg battery...only good part is S4 cpu...may be HTC need to upgrade their devices faster than they think.

6. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

Don't forget that HTC Sense will look better than usual because of its Super AMOLED display.

33. RamyRamz69

Posts: 390; Member since: Dec 12, 2011

It's just AMOLED....and no big deal about it

4. buggerrer

Posts: 306; Member since: Sep 21, 2011


5. Muhannad

Posts: 455; Member since: Sep 20, 2011

I'm not trying to troll here or anything but I can already tell what are some of its downsides going to be. - Bad Battery Life - Bad Camera Quality - Lag Due to HTC Sense Prove me wrong HTC....Please.

14. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

Okay the camera is a f2.2 or 2.4 len. HTC has not has a bad camera phone after the evo 3D

16. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Bro, go back to math class: 5MP+5MP=10MP :P

21. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

No it is still 5 megapixels it is just that the pictures are overlapped to give you a 3d image.

26. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

lol dumbass, the images are still 5MP, do you know how 3D works?

32. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

Unknot your panties and settle down, I was kidding XD

29. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

What do that have to do with the lens?

40. ladyhaly

Posts: 106; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

The lens are part of the sensors, which determine how much light passes through in in order to render an image.

36. theindianguy

Posts: 90; Member since: Sep 30, 2011

Bad battery life, i agree. Lag due to HTC sense, sorta agree. Bad camera---> no freaking waayy. i can assure you my desire s shoots better photos than a cyber shot. But thats just me...

41. ladyhaly

Posts: 106; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

But I love HTC Sense... :S

7. b4ckr3ad1ngth1ssh1t

Posts: 16; Member since: Jan 21, 2012

disgrace to ics! imean the sense not the phone

8. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

Am I the only one to find it..urgh.. ugly?

9. WirelessCon

Posts: 311; Member since: May 11, 2010

Yeah, that design aesthetic isn't too good. It might be better in the hand, but if doesn't look good in pictures then their marketing department is looking at a nightmare.

10. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

hmm, i hope this isnt tmobiles new flagship, i would be sorely disappointed.

11. LoneShaolin

Posts: 307; Member since: Jan 14, 2012

HTC done f**ked up now.

12. android1234

Posts: 203; Member since: Feb 09, 2010

HTC keeps following in the same format. Their sales were down because they weren't innovative like Motorola or Samsung. Motorola got a sleek thin design with the razr, great battery life in the razr maxx. Both phones set new boundaries. HTC same design, thick, etc....they need so.e inspiring designs, aka a very thin phone with a unique shape or curve, or something newly high spec'd and needs a better battery. If Motorola can do, so can they.

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