Live HTC Vigor spotted in the wild

Well what do we have here? Just earlier today we had some confirmation on the specs of the unannounced HTC Vigor, but now the Verizon bound smartphone has posed for an all-out photo shoot…
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50 Comments

1. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

Looks like under the 'incredible' line of phones..

2. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

There are now four names floating around: Vigor, Thunderbolt 2, Droid Incredible HD, and now supposedly Rezound. I agree it looks like an Incredible, but Verizon may not be ready to retire the TBolt or the Incredible 2, so I can see them picking something new. Personally I don't care what they call it, I just want one in my pocket.

16. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Heard the Incredible 2 has not been much of a hit. I know one person with it, it is an okay device. But nothing that makes it stand out. The kind HTC could put out with their eyes closed and with spare parts. But, if they go with Incredible HD, they do not have to retire the Incred 2.

23. iami unregistered

I work for vzw and the incredible 2 is hands down the best android unit out for vzw right now. It is also the best seller in all 3g markets according to sales. And my personal reason for selling it is maybe 1 out of ever hundred that go out come back with a problem. compared to avg android which is about 1 out of 50 or iphone which is 1 out of 25. Ive also noticed everyone loves the battery life compared to other droids. So if this new one is a incredible hd it will raise its sales by name alone.

34. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

dude the Droid 3 kills the Incredible 2 in the 3G space and i own both of them. after using my Droid 3 for so long the Incredible 2 just feels so sluggish.

51. PHXVZW_REP unregistered

*TYPING IN ALL CAPS BUT NOT FOR EFFECT.* THE INCREDIBLE 2 HAS BEEN OUT A LOT LONGER. I'D CHOOSE INCREDIBLE 2 OVER THE DROID 3 ANYDAY. THE ONLY REASON THE 3 WOULD HAVE AN ADVANTAGE IS THAT DUAL CORE AND KEYBOARD. I DISLIKE THE KEYBOARD AND LOVE THE SIZE OF THE SCREEN.OF THE INCRED2.

35. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i'm up for either some Droid branding or the Rezound.

42. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Rezound could grow on me. Interesting portmanteau of Resound, Rez (as in high-rez) and Sound. Makes sense for a high-resolution Beats phone. Hey, "Verizon" sounded weird too once.

3. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

As much as I'd like to believe it. I don't buy the 720p display, just seems too good to be true at this point. I have no doubt it'll be qhd tho.

6. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I had my doubts too, especially since the similarly-spec'd Sensation XE is qHD, but this phone has never leaked with anything but 720p.

21. alecgale

Posts: 55; Member since: Jun 29, 2011

look at the fourth photo and tell me what that says

24. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

It says 720p son the screen, all htc devices tell you what res it is (WVGA, qHD, or this, i dont think HTC would lie... it is a 720p screen

36. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

nope. sounds like a naturally regular advancement to me. it could work if they use an MSM8960 in it. maybe you just don't want it to be true so you won't feel bad about that Epic 4G Touch you JUST got. xD

46. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

I'd like to believe this is the first MSM8960 phone, but I still doubt it's ready despite reports it sampled ahead of schedule. Early Vigor leaks listed an Adreno 220 (part of the MSM8660 SoC) whereas the 8960 uses an Adreno 225. Knowing HTC's history, I'm more likely to believe they'll stick with the proven (if underpowered) 8660, clocked at 1.5 Ghz.

48. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

if so then this thing is doomed to terrible battery life and no good performance.

4. quakan

Posts: 1418; Member since: Mar 02, 2011

I have this phone

17. G-Reg unregistered

Want a cookie dbag? Comments like yours are truely a waste. And its a shame because i have seen comments from yourself before and its not striking an idiot chord right away. So im wondering why the trivial post. If you have it, sweet. Give some details. If your just looking for attention.... well thats just pathetic and i hope this attention is enough for ya.

22. Really? unregistered

Congrats, your response is actually more of a waste. 1. It took up more space, and 2. You entertained the post itself.

37. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

thank you! xD

49. G-Reg unregistered

That was a really pathetic attempt to burn me. Im glad to see the tard cart it on your side though. Good to see teamwork. People love to spew there sh!t on here and not be held responsible for it, excuse me for trying to get the dbag to explain. I really hope 2012 isnt bs. Alota you need to be euthanized for idiocy.

5. superguy

Posts: 448; Member since: Jul 15, 2011

It would be nice to see it confirmed that it's a Crapdragon proc. I'm sure it is given HTC's consistent use of Qualcomm chips. I thought Sense 3.5 was supposed to look a lot different than the current versions? The screenshot looks like what's out there now.

7. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Why all the Snapdragon 3 hate? Are the Sensation and EVO 3D really that slow, or is the Exynos just so much better that anything else is pathetic in comparison?

10. Jasonhunterx

Posts: 111; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

Its that they dont feel like true dual core phones an not pathetic just pale in comparison an now with HD res it will be slower hopefully sense 3.5 wont slow it down like 3.0 did

12. ngo2dd

Posts: 896; Member since: Jul 08, 2011

They are not slow and there is little to no lag what so ever. His is just a fanboy who only care about the greatest and latest phone out. Normal people will not be able to tell the different. I have a terga 2 tablet and my Eve 3D feel faster. It has a lot to do with the coding.

18. abit unregistered

People like to look at benchmarks and compare without really comparing real-world performance (only until now can people really play around with a phone that has the Exynos SoC unless you were rocking a Euro SGSII) The only thing I can see why someone would not want a phone with a Snapdragon is if they are doing something that really needs the extra horsepower afforded by the Cortex A9 in the Exynos (or OMAP4) and a more powerful GPU.

40. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

i've seen lag in real world performance. you always go for the best so you can get that bang for your time and bucks. there's apps and games out now that the more powerful single core phones can handle whereas on weaker ones they don't perform so well. in around the same time dual-core phones will be the same way. mobile game creators want to make the best games right? well to do that they might push the current gens hardware limitations and that's drawn by the most powerful SoC so better phones will be able to play it to it's full potential but weaker phones will just barely make it by.

39. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

go look at the Jetstream review. Phone Arena finally saw the lag that a few of us know an S3 is capable of.

38. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

the S3 is really that bad and is in dead last in the dual-core space.

11. WP7Fan unregistered

Sense 3.5 has two version. One is the one presented on the HTC Bliss/Rhyme which is been rearranged to be more elegant/feminine and work better for smaller displays. Where as this HTC and the HTC Runnymede Sense 3.5 is more traditional in its look for full size displays.

41. Thump3rDX17

Posts: 2160; Member since: May 10, 2010

that's a fragmentation nightmare. the new Sense was a waste of time with ICS being so close.
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