Images of the 4.5-inch HTC Zara leaked, will run Sense 5.5 on top of Android 4.3

Images of the 4.5-inch HTC Zara leaked, will run Sense 5.5 on top of Android 4.3

It's been justunder a month since we first heard of the HTC Zara, a supposedmashup between the HTC One and the HTC Desire lines, according to@evleaks. Known for his tellingly resourceful (if unnamed) contactsover at the Taiwanese manufacturer, the leakster appears to have comeacross more information on the Zara, including specs and pressimages.



Immediatelyobvious is the fact that the source was right from the beginning –the front of the HTC Zara looks like a complete port of the HTC One'spretty looks, so no complains there. On the back side, we have asimilar story, and despite the tribute to the Desire line, the Zaradoesn't look like a sloppy stitch-job, not one bit.



Movingon, some of you may remember that once the HTC Zara story broke out,shortly thereafter we also got wind of thespecs on the device. While the new info conflicts somewhat withthose, the discrepancies are mostly minor. We have the same 4.5-inch,540x960qHD display that was already tipped, powered by a dual-core 1.2GHzMSM8930 Snapdragon 400 and 1GB RAM. On the back we have an 8MPshooter (no word whether HTC's proprietary Ultrapixel tech will beused), and a 2100mAh battery. The 8GB of microSD-expandable internalstorage is said to house Sense 5.5 on top of Android 4.3out of the box. As ofyet, we have no information what the refreshed version of HTC'scustom skin will bring to the tablet, but this, combined with rumorson the web,should, at the very least, confirm one is coming. And while we don'thave an ETA on the new software, the HTC Zara is slated for launch inQ4, according to the source, so we can imagine the wait may soon beover.



As always, oncemore information becomes available, you'll be the first to know.

source: @evleaks

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17 Comments

1. Sesameopen

Posts: 109; Member since: Aug 02, 2013

I thought Beats was ditching HTC, but w/e, not complaining!

10. quakan

Posts: 1419; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

Probably won't see the partnership end until 2014.

17. Geezy03

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 10, 2009

Not until the end of 2014

2. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

It looks like a 2013 edition of the one x

3. mr.techdude

Posts: 571; Member since: Nov 19, 2012

Why couldn't the HTC one be that curvy it would have been much easier to hold, I have the one and I love it more every day but I wish it was a little bit more ergomic on my hand.

5. BiN4RY

Posts: 83; Member since: Jun 22, 2012

Because that curve is freaking ugly and the HTC ONE's edges are fine the way it is.

16. jaychildz

Posts: 144; Member since: May 31, 2013

couldn't have said it better

4. Genersis

Posts: 219; Member since: May 29, 2013

There's something about this phone that makes it just look so very right. Probably the dark metal look.

6. tashreef

Posts: 476; Member since: Nov 24, 2012

"As always, once more information becomes available, you'll be the first to know." LOL i laughed so hard.... it should be like ""As always, once more information becomes available, you'll be the last to know."

7. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

qHD on a 4.5 inch display?!

8. djcody

Posts: 237; Member since: Apr 17, 2013

What a joke phone HTC!!! Low end spec for mid high price. No thanks

9. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

What is low end about it? If this is low end then so is the Samsung S4 mini

11. ibap

Posts: 871; Member since: Sep 09, 2009

And of course it will run (non)Sense on top of Android.

12. Mrmark

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

Isn't qHD the specs for the iPhone 5 Screen?

13. Mrmark

Posts: 414; Member since: Jan 26, 2013

DISPLAY Physical size: 4.0 inches Resolution: 640 x 1136 pixels Pixel density: 326 ppi Technology: IPS LCD Colors: 16 777 216 Touchscreen: Multi-touch Features: Light sensor, Proximity sensor BATTERY Stand-by time: 9.4 days (225 hours) Talk time (3G): 8.00 hours Capacity: 1440 mAh HARDWARE System chip: Processor: Dual core, 1300 MHz, Graphics processor: PowerVR SGX543MP3 System memory: 1G RAM Built-in storage: 16 GB

14. eman99

Posts: 410; Member since: Aug 03, 2010

might as well wait for the phablet of htc one

15. gigaraga

Posts: 1454; Member since: Mar 29, 2013

This phone looks sexy as!~ I might even get it..appeals more than XZ or even the ONE!

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