HTC display panel from mystery device leaks – huge screen, thin bezels

We are just a few hours away from HTC's Double Exposure event, where the company will presumably announce at least one of the rumored Eye handsets – the Desire Eye and the One (M8) Eye, along with the rumored ReCamera. With so little time left to an event, things will tend to leak here and there and rumors will spur up a bit. Anyway, whatever this next bit is, it is certainly pretty to look at.

Vietnamese site VNTech claims that it has received a picture of a future HTC handset's display panel from an employee of the manufacturer. The picture shows a rather large screen with nice, slim bezels.

Now, given that the Desire Eye is rumored to have a 5.2" screen, this panel could easily be a part of the new handset. If the Eye turns up to be a smaller handset, it would be interesting to see what phone HTC plans to stick this panel in.

source: VNTech (translated) via GSMDome



1. htcforlife

Posts: 73; Member since: Apr 15, 2014

Screams fake for me!

6. CanYouSeeTheLight

Posts: 1122; Member since: Jul 05, 2012

It isn't, consider the speakers and you will have a healthy amount of bezel already.

17. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

Pretty much... It is just showing a screen panel which it does not translate into a bezel size directly. However, I don't mind the bezel on the HTC One M8 since it delivers such loud speakers. When my gf play music on her M8, I can hear it anywhere in the apartment.

27. spin9

Posts: 310; Member since: May 31, 2014

For all I know it could be fake or completely irrelevant to the Double Exposure event. Two days before I'd expect a photo leak of a complete phone

31. androidrocks

Posts: 63; Member since: Apr 14, 2012

I don't think so..It looks like a phablet screen to me..May be it is from the upcoming (rumored I guess) One Max 2/refresh or what ever they call it..

2. Cicero

Posts: 1129; Member since: Jan 22, 2014

Sony style.

28. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Around unibody will change whole design.

30. TerryTerius unregistered

,,, How exactly is this display "Sony Style"? Unless you're referring to screen tech (which we don't know what this uses) I'm pretty sure they didn't invent rectangular displays or the color black. This isn't a full phone, just a display panel. I think I see where you got confused.

3. samub

Posts: 34; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

this is just a panel ,panels generally have thin bezels...

4. pwnarena

Posts: 1129; Member since: Feb 15, 2013

and then the boom speakers come in... goodbye thin bezels.

5. Lt.Green

Posts: 397; Member since: Mar 13, 2014

Please come back to my wish list HTC.

7. maherk

Posts: 6876; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Thin? The black bar is still down there, and this is just a panel, add to it the frame and the boomspeakers and it is another HTC with gigantic bezels.

8. surethom

Posts: 1691; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

The edgers look way way to pointy & would be very uncomfortable holding.

26. terabyteRouser

Posts: 457; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

lol, this is just the screen.. meaning no phone

9. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Well nice but those bezels look still kinda thick considering it's just the display panel.

10. Industriality

Posts: 131; Member since: Sep 08, 2014

I'm leaving HTC because of their incapacity to make a compact phone with 5". Their bezel are huge, way too huge, can't stand it anymore.

11. Zomer

Posts: 361; Member since: May 31, 2013

Here are the specs of the Desire Eye, looks like a great phone on paper.

12. MegaEvolution

Posts: 33; Member since: Sep 24, 2014

Can I say fugly? :)

25. ArtSim98

Posts: 3535; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Yes because it doesn't have an Apple logo on it.

13. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

That's my superhero phone of all that that I would have bought if it had ever been released, the HTC ZETA! :-D(at least the design looks like it.

14. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

**of all time** sorry for the typo.

15. nenegyima

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 01, 2014

uhhhhhshhhh...gud i want 5.7''

16. ABC_123

Posts: 49; Member since: Jul 11, 2014

No front cam?

18. realjjj

Posts: 375; Member since: Jan 28, 2014

Where do you see the thin lol It's pretty much like the display in HTC One.

19. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

Could easily be a 5.5" display.... Or 5.2" ?

20. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

I am very sure this is is the screen of an m8, I am looking at the pic posted side by side with my phone

21. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

Putting it next to my g2, bezels look smaller on the HTC, especially the top one.

22. tkk76

Posts: 19; Member since: Oct 03, 2014

Sharp Crystal with HTC logo photoshopped?

23. cncrim

Posts: 1588; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Thin bezel? are you kidding me look at the light reflex on the left side of the screen and the HTC logo on the bottom, i can say it is the same screen as M8 and wait for the front speaker add it will look exactly like m8.

24. marcusxv3

Posts: 15; Member since: Oct 30, 2013

Looks like the camera is at the bottom right to the htc logo..

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