New shots of the HTC Droid Incredible 4G surface showing off Verizon and LTE brandings

New shots of the HTC Droid Incredible 4G surface showing off Verizon and LTE brandings

A couple months ago, we first got wind about a mysteriousHTC smartphone that had the characteristic design traits of the popular DroidIncredible line. At first, it was believed to be the Droid Incredible 3, but itsoon became known as the HTC Droid Incredible 4G. Well people, we’regetting yet some juicy information regarding this device thanks to a few newphotos.


First and foremost, the first set of new images show off thehandset in the wild, where we get a clear look at the handset’s Verizon and 4GLTE brandings. In terms of design, it also looks similar to the HTC Rezound aswell – mainly because of the layout of its buttons and the design of the rearcover. Furthermore, one of the images also tells us that this is sporting HTCSense 4.0 on top of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich out of the box.


With the second image of the handset, it’s nothing more thana rendered frontal shot, which so happens to match up to the photos of thehandset in question. Again, we can see that the handset boasts the same threecapacitive Android buttons we’ve been seeing on other HTC devices – like theOne series.


As for the specs, it’s alleged to feature a 4-inch or sodisplay, 1.2GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB ininternal storage, microSD card slot, 8-megapixel rear camera, VGA front-facingsnapper, NFC, Beats Audio support, and that always lovable 4G LTE connectivity.


Since this is a Big Red bound device, it obviously packsalong some of the usual red accents we tend to see from the Droid Incredibleline. Finally, it’s speculated to cost approximately $99 to $149 with a 2-yearagreement, which should easily put it in a competitive price point. So far, there’sstill no word regarding a potential release date, but seeing that CTIA is thenext big show, we might hear more about it then.


source: Android Police & PocketNow



22. shadowcell

Posts: 300; Member since: Mar 28, 2012

Looks like this will indefinitely replace my Droid X but can we please have a AMOLED display? I'll settle for an S-LCD just as long as it has the same display res as the Rezound. Also, how did HTC go from bringing a flagship phone to Verizon (one of the best smartphones out there for 2010) to actually settling for a mid-level grade phone release. Still, these are just still rumored leaks and everything can change tomorrow or the next hour.

23. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

i'm pretty certain this will have a Super AMOLED Advanced display. o:

21. Commbubba19

Posts: 18; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I was really excited for this phone...but not now. I don't understand why HTC thinks that offset raised back design is appealing. It's annoying along with the rubber ridges from the Rezound.

20. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I guess all that s**t you heard about the Droid fighter was exactly that: Bulls**t. Oh well, another VZW lie.

18. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

I also see a Beats logo in the bottom right corner on the back in the 4th pic. Also kinda looks like it could be a One X variant, which it probably will be unless they release a One X variant as the Thunderbolt 2/HD.

19. Cwebb

Posts: 501; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

It's looks too different from the One X line to be a variant of it design wise. I imagine the TB2 (because Verizon has to remake every single piece of crap they made before) will be their variant of the One X series

17. Whateverman

Posts: 3295; Member since: May 17, 2009

HTC has really gotta start thinking outside the box design-wise. I can't tell their phones apart most of the time, they ALL look exactly alike! With all the high-end specs on the Rezound it should have been a no brainier for me to snatch one up when it first came out. But seeing it and holding it alongside my Dinc2... It just didn't feel like I was upgrading at all, it felt like the same phone even though I know it had a bigger, better screen. Sense is very long in the tooth and even though its probably the best overlay on Android, it wasn't enough to make walk away from the Razr. My fear is HTC will never get out of this design rut that their in, and go the way of LG, RIM, or even worse ...Palm!

13. Saamic

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

I'm really disappointed with Verizon right now. I'll admit, I'm a perfectionist, so buying a phone is pretty difficult. If the Gnex had the same camera as the SII (I sitll don't understand why they didn't put a good camera on it) I'd buy it. Seeing these lower tiered devices coming out for Verizon unlike the new-gen One X, Galaxy Note, and others is bugging me. I can't even go to an outside source to buy a phone not directly linked by the company since Verizon only works in CDMA and not HSPA+ and GSM.

14. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

all phones have their downsides but Verizon has a pretty amazing line-up. o:

28. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Man, what? Are you serious right now? If you think that Verizon's phones are better than what AT&T can get, think again. All VZW is stuck on is Droid this and that. And about how thin a phone is. That doesn't mean a thing. If VZW got the Note or the Galaxy S III, or the X series, it would rule the world. But apparently, they dropped the ball.

29. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the only thing AT&T has over Verizon is the Note and a variant of the Galaxy S II with Exynos. i mean we're talking about a line-up that includes this year's Nexus, a phone with a 3300mAH batter and excellent build quality among other things, the best keyboard phone available and HTC's only HD display equipped device in the states that also comes with Beats Headphones out of the box. nobody in the U.S. even has a One yet and the Droid Incredible 4G is obviously Verizon's One S variant. the Galaxy S III hasn't even been announced and nobody has said that Verizon won't get it. the only reason Verizon passed up the SII is because the Galaxy Nexus is so similar.

32. firebirder

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

Ok, I'll give you that this is a variant of the One S, but where is VZW One X? And don't say give it time when AT&T and Sprint already have their's announced and around the corner. The only thing VZW has right now are Motorola Droids and they were first to get the GN. I'm also betting that don't get the Galaxy S III as they haven't have any of the previous.

33. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the One X doesn't really matter. it'll be okay for a short while before the Galaxy S III and OMAP5 powered phones start coming out. if it comes to Verizon it will likely have the same S4 that'll probably be in the Incredible 4G. the only difference will be the larger 4.7" SLCD-2 display which is nice but not enough to cry about not having especially with the 4.65"-4.8" HD Display equipped Droid Fighter/RAZR HD/Vanquish which is also now rumored to have a camera with f2.4 aperture. you're forgetting the Rezound and then there's Verizon's Tablet line-up too. they have the new iPad, the iPad 2, the Xyboards, the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and the only Tablet in the States with Exynos and a SA+ Display the Galaxy Tab 7.7. you're wrong. both the Fascinate and the recently launched Stratosphere are Galaxy S series devices and i just told you the reason for their lack of an S II device.

34. firebirder

Posts: 2; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

I was just talking about phones. VZW may have a very good lineup to tablets, I have no idea. And yes, the One X will no longer be top in a short while, but if you are always waiting for the top phone, you will never have a new phone or being buying one every few months. I don't understand why VZW and HTC designed this to be a mid-tier phone. Thats by whole point. I know the difference between 1.2 and 1.5 GHz processors is negligible, but why not continue the Incredible name as a top device??

35. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

yeah but even mentioning the One X voids your point. if waiting isn't the plan then Verizon definitely has the best line-up right now as i pointed out. we don't know this will be a mid-tier device. if it does come with an S4 which it likely will it'll be Verizon's most powerful handset. it'll be interesting to see the S4 go against what is believed to be a 1.8GHz OMAP4470 in the Droid Fighter. it seems likely that the S4 would push slightly ahead but we may be in for a surprise.

36. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I'm giving Verizon until years end to get the Note, Note 2, or a version of the Note. If not, I'm going to AT&T.

37. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

xD why is it so impressive to you?

38. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

It's impressive to me of course, for the display. I don't have to purchase a tablet. Secondly, I like the Stylus it includes because I like using those back in the day. The core processor is fast, the memory is good, and clarity of the screen is great to watch netflix or something like that. The only problem is that it's on the AT&T network. That's the only problem. It's like I said in several posts before on other topics, had it been on VZW, it would rule the world. There would not be another phone in it's class or size, or anything that can match it for at least a year or more. When it gets the ICS update, it'll be even more powerful.

39. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's a nice phone but it's not really table turning good. if it were powered by Exynos i might would feel ya but it has a Cradragon bro. xD

43. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

I don't see how the Note is not revolutionary. It combined just shear size alone, a phone and tablet. The only phone to date of this size was the Dell Streak, and quite honestly, the marketing strategy was a horror show. Had they played their cards right, it would have been bigger than it was in popularity. But again, the only downfall in my mind is that it is operated by AT&T's network.

44. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it's different but we're only talking about an extra inch in screen real estate.

45. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

BUt that makes a difference on your eyes. I mean listen, let me ask you this, would you rather watch a movie for the next 2 hours on a 3.5" iphone or a Galaxy Nexus? I'm sure you'd pick the Nexus. Your paying $299 just like everyone else for that real estate and it ain't cheap. The reality is, you get as much as you can. I just don't see why anyone would pay $299 for a 4.3" screen when you can get more for your buck with the Note. Lets not get it twisted up, I'm not just saying that the size of the screen is the only thing. I'm saying that it's the processor, when it get ICS, I think it'll be amazing too.

46. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

but we're not comparing an iPhone and a Galaxy Nexus. the iPhone IS small, the Nexus isn't. if you asked me would i rather watch a movie on a Nexus or a Note i'd probably want to watch it on a Note provided it wasn't on Netflix because the Nexus has support for Netflix HD where the Note does not but i wouldn't complain about watching it on the Nexus. if it really mattered THAT much i'd just pony up for a Xyboard or something that's more powerful than the Note anyway. having a bigger screen doesn't make a phone better, it makes it different and as far as it's power is concerned it'll still be powered by a Crapdragon, whether it's on Gingerbread or ICS it's the same thing just on a different magnitude. you want to talk about getting more bang for your buck, THAT'S where it matters because your large screen size isn't going to increase your chances of getting more updates down the line.

47. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Oh yeah, and by the way, did you see the announcement that Verizon is coming out with their new phone called the Samsung Gusto 2? I don't see you ranting and raving about VZW's line up of phone now. Bro, lets face it, between the Samsung Brightside, the LG Lucid, and now the Samsung Gusto 2, it proves my point about these "great" phones VZW is coming out with. I mean seriously? Seriously. This is what the #1 company in America has to offer over 150 million plus people? Everyday I see something like this, makes me want to go to AT&T.

48. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

so they add a feature phone and you think that thwarts what i've been saying all along? lol okay bro. it seems to me all that you care about is the phone being brand new than it actually being good because there's still plenty of phones on Verizon that have been around since the holidays that beats the pants off of most phones on the market.

49. Wildmanfan

Posts: 238; Member since: Jul 15, 2010

Oh yeah, did you also read the article that T-Mobile is rumored to get the Note? Bro, if that happens, that means that every carrier may have the Note except VZW. That shows me how they dirt out their customers if that happens.

50. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

no, it would mean that AT&T & T-Mobile aka the two major GSM Carriers in the States would have it and Sprint and Verizon would still be rumored to get it.

16. EarnYourLeather

Posts: 87; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

There's no such thing as a perfect phone, obviously. So I'm very curious as to which phone you're currently carrying that must've once been "perfect" enough.

24. Saamic

Posts: 119; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

I think the galaxy sII skyrocket HD something I'd definitely want. The only problem with the Galaxy SII for me is the screen (Low PPI), I think the processor is a little outdated and it doesn't have ICS but those are all dealt with in the Skyrocket HD. (Although this phone has only come out in Korea right now but will be out for AT&T very soon according to this site)

25. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

it'll still have a 3rd Generation Crapdragon. i would have thought you to have higher standards than that since you were bagging on Verizon's line-up which has the least amount of Crapdragons. xD

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