HTC might be unveiling a monster WP7 phone at its press event in London next week

HTC might be unveiling a monster WP7 phone at its press event in London next week
File this under the wild speculation category, but an Australian smartphone blog is claiming that the rumored HTC HD3 transformed into HD7 will be announced at HTC's press event next Wednesday. The info coming from down under looks like it has been compiled together from the various leaks about the device. Still, if this thing is the slightest bit true, we might be dealing with the most amazing HTC smartphone so far.

It is not hard to believe that HTC will be the one outing the best Windows Phone 7 handsets in terms of design, judging from the slide-out speaker touting HTC T8788, and the HTC Schubert with its aluminum unibody. But a 4.5" AMOLED 1280x800 screen coupled to a dual-core 1.5GHz chipset in the HD3/HD7, or whatever they name it?

The list goes on with 1GB RAM/ROM, 16GB of internal memory and 1800mAh battery. We guess this could be the latest generation Snapdragon, given the close ties between HTC and Qualcomm, which will mean that the handset can shoot full 1080p HD video with its 8MP camera and dual LED flash.

Are you drooling yet? We certainly are, and can't wait until next week hits. It's Nokia World, the LG Optimus press event, and if HTC comes up with the HD7 and its rumored Android tablet at the September 15th happening in London, we will have to pop some champagne to cap it off.

source: b4tea


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21 Comments

1. ilia1986 unregistered

WTF This is insane!! Thats not a phone - that a full-blown netbook!!! I refuse to believe one bit of these specs until we will all know for certain.

3. herbiederb

Posts: 275; Member since: Jan 28, 2010

Those specs are reliable. That 1.5 is a dual-core none the less. If they put Android on that.. I'm sold!

5. derp unregistered

i would rather have something reliable before im sold.

14. shayan unregistered

android? yeah, it would be great. but they change the name from HD3 to Hd7 becaouse of windows phone 7. Ill buy it anyway, XDA developer members find a way to make android run on that...

19. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

Not gonna happen though =]

2. 0157h7

Posts: 6; Member since: Jun 14, 2009

If this were real and came in a cdma variant, it MIGHT be enough to pull my interest away from Android for a moment.

6. Huta unregistered

If you take a look at the Specs pic, you'll see it's 4G capable. So MAYBE it will come out for sprint. Who knows...

9. opie3330

Posts: 3; Member since: Oct 06, 2009

Yes... confirmed 4G on board and front facing camera.... who else could it be for but SPRINT

18. Huta unregistered

well, depending on when LTE comes out, not sure when myself, It might go to Big Red. But hey, I'm just a man with an opinion.

20. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

Yes, we all know that your lying.

4. D-House unregistered

My mouth is open and my eyes are closed, dreaming that this come to verizon. My contract is over and I need to replace my old BB storm

7. baldilocks

Posts: 1495; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Putting Windows on it just makes it non appealing. My 1986 MS-DOS machine has better graphics.

8. ilia1986 unregistered

Are you insane? Or have you been living uder a rock for the last year?? WM7 has the best looking gui and interface that there currently is right now!!

10. tempdogg74

Posts: 136; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

ITs mine I wanted a Window moblie 7 phone from HTC and this is a good upgrade from my guuuuuulp WAIT FOOOOOR IT..........MY EVO 4 G if this monster comes out for SPRINT soon.

11. tempdogg74

Posts: 136; Member since: Jan 04, 2009

It seems Microsoft wants all there phones running the new 1.5 snapdragons over the ones being use right now. And they are dual core monsters.

15. Stoli89

Posts: 333; Member since: Jun 28, 2010

Of course...they will need the resources of a huge CPU to run the damn thing. It comes with two lead acid batteries, a spare container of water, and 1 meter long leads to run the display. This is no longer a smartphone; it's a computer tablet with a smartphone OS. What a waste.

12. Pdd unregistered

This is the shit...DAMN! Better be GsM or dual Version But the screen is too big it should be 4''

13. Androidluv

Posts: 65; Member since: Jul 13, 2010

I like !!!! This would be perfect for grad school!!!!

16. corps1089

Posts: 492; Member since: Jan 20, 2010

the screenshot in teh post shows 720P rather than 1080P, but I think that PhoneArena is referring to its possible capabilities in the post by referring to 1080P...

17. tanders04

Posts: 71; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

That is an old, old, old fan made render for the HD3. It came out just after WP7 was announced. It doesn't even meet the specs for the platform. There are only two supported resolutions. Initially 480x800 with support for 320x480 to follow later.

21. Amit Gole unregistered

sold................................................................... :-)

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