HTC and Verizon to hold event on November 13th to announce new device, possibly the HTC DROID DNA

HTC and Verizon to hold event on November 13th to announce new device, possibly the HTC DROID DNA
No sooner do we see Verizon training its reps on the HTC DROID DNA then HTC and Verizon start sending out invitations to a event on November 13th. A new device is expected to be unveiled and many Big Red customers are hoping that it is the HTC DROID DNA being unwrapped on Tuesday. The festivities are supposed to take place at 11am in New York City. While another Hurricane, like the one that canceled Google's so-called  "Playground" event a week ago Monday, is not expected, a nor'easter is due to create some havoc on Wednesday. This should be cleared up in time for this event.

What we know about the HTC DROID DNA is that it will have a 5 inch display with resolution of 1080 x 1920. This works out to a massive pixel density of 441ppi. 2GB of RAM is expected to be on board with an 8MP or 12MP camera on back and a 2MP camera in front. HTC Sense 4+ should be running over Android 4.1.1. Driving the phablet will most likely be the quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 which means LTE connectivity fits like a glove with the quad-core processor.

A leaked press shot of the HTC DROID DNA shows wallpaper on the phone that matches the background of the November 13th invitation, so if the HTC DROID DNA has been on your mind constantly, Tuesday's event is one you're not going to want to miss. And that, of course, means keeping your eyes right here on Phone Arena.

source: @evleaks, AndroidCommunity, CNET

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  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2020 mAh(12.8h talk time)



1. matty1323

Posts: 43; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I'd love to take this withOUT Sense!

6. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012


25. PhenomFaz

Posts: 1236; Member since: Sep 26, 2012

I just hope instead of the droid DNA it turns out to be the HTC Nexus DNA....BAM you dont need roms then :) However this phone is long overdue...c'mon already

10. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

Then get Motorola.

24. Ray.S

Posts: 459; Member since: Jul 19, 2011

Maybe they will improve Sense UI for this phone.

2. knicks386

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

this phone would be amazing without HTC's sense still impressive specs wise though

20. OptimusOne

Posts: 694; Member since: May 22, 2012

sense is awesome, incase you hate it then theres are these things called "custom roms"

3. babyk

Posts: 379; Member since: Nov 03, 2011

sense has improved alot dont worry about sense

21. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

I cant think of any UI that hasnt gotten at least a little bit better of the last year or two. Blur and Sense are both to the point where they're tolerable now, haha

4. mydi.maus unregistered

this is real beauty and a beast!,...

5. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

Amazing device!....... simply amazing

7. declination

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

i really like sense. can't wait for this device.

11. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

PH, you just posted a few hours ago the training sheet for verizon that clearly states 8MP. Still not sure whether it's 8 or 12? Do you just post and paste thise specs from your old articles?

15. Hemlocke unregistered

If you buy one, keep a car battery handy to recharge. Honestly, the S4 Pro has not been shown to be the most efficient SoC (I'm going to learn to live with it on the Nexus 4), but this phone, albeit nice and ultimately specced, will be lucky to see 2.5 hours of screen time. That would be pretty awful, regardless of specs.

16. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

i think it'll fair slightly better than what you think but we'll jus have to see.......if its that bad then HTC would seriously need to rethink things........O and about the Nexus 4, you can remove the battery if you really wanted to, just use a screw driver according to an earlier article by PA.....The LG nexus 4 honestly will be one of the best phones ever in my opinion.........and factoring in the price for it will make it that much more sweet!

17. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

Htc, this is the phone that'll get you back in the game. Its like the Evo all over again. Which is a good thing.

18. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Hopefully sense will not slow down this phone.

19. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

sense is lighter than it use to be bro and with a quad core snapdragon S4 processor and jelly bean under the hood i dont think "slow" would be any wheres arouND ;)

22. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

Looking at the specs the only thing that will slow this phone down will be the connection speed lol

23. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's an exciting phone but there's just too many battery draining properties about this phone to make it practical to own unless you have an Arc Reactor in your Chest you can plug it up to. i'm still pretty confident in my 1-2 punch plan using the MAXX HD and the Nexus 10. longevity, reliability, vast storage space & build quality in one hand along with immense power, a killer display & the benefits of the Nexus name in the other. i can't lose.

26. bayhuy

Posts: 320; Member since: Jun 23, 2011

Keep fooling yourself...

27. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

oh so i'm fooling myself huh? perhaps you should enlighten me.

28. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011


30. alouden unregistered

We will know about the battery life soon enough. Both are reputable phone brands. I think that with the increased battery capacity (to 2500) and other changes the battery life will be better. But perhaps not the significant improvement we are hoping for.

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