Verizon bound HTC world phone will bring Android love some time in Q1 2011?

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Verizon bound HTC world phone will bring Android love some time in Q1 2011?
Sure there are plenty of GSM and CDMA only based Android smartphones, but we have yet to see a true world phone that consumers can use both domestically and abroad that'll work in just every corner of the planet. Things might soon change as a rumored HTC phone with Verizon's branding might pursue the route of being a true world phone. The images taken reveal that this rumored Android powered smartphone will pack a decently sized screen, 4” display possibly, and a physical landscape slide out QWERTY keyboard. Additionally, it is speculated to also bring speed into the mix with a minimum clocked 1.2GHz processor on board. Currently, there are a handful of Windows Mobile and BlackBerry smartphones that offer true world capability, but Verizon's current Android lineup sport the CDMA only flare. Naturally this will prove to be a great solution for world travelers who would rather side with using Android as opposed to the other platforms available on Big Red's lineup. However, we're going to have to wait some time before this one comes to light – especially when Verizon is becoming very crowded with some premium Android sets. So far it looks like this will become a reality some time in the first quarter of 2011, but at least this is something in the pipelines.

source: The Droid Guy



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12 Comments

1. BigRed83

Posts: 144; Member since: May 19, 2008

OK, so it's an Android Touch Pro 2 with an attitude. Works for me...

2. joey18

Posts: 673; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

front camera i dont see

3. tlang1064

Posts: 49; Member since: Feb 21, 2010

yeah...that is the new "it thing" now.

4. noztrnk87 unregistered

the whole idea of a front facing camera i dont like specially if your being kept on checked

5. Juana unregistered

Well just cuz u dnt need a front camera doesn't mean other people dont need one I do think it would be nice to be able to make video calls without having to take out my laptop

10. 2canPlay unregistered

Well just cuz u want one, ain't mean others do 2.

6. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Id hate to complain but its as big and wide as the evo and yet it couldn't get room for its own dedicated number row? Other than that it looks great.

7. bng

Posts: 107; Member since: Feb 12, 2009

Is this the HTC Scorpion? im kinda not digging the red keyboard but hopefully this is just a prototype. other than that it look pretty cool.

8. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

I like the keyboard but i wish it had a dedicated number row and i agree not too fond of the red. I wish they'd just kept it black. BUT this obviously isn't a finished model so we will have to wait and see.

9. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

it looks like the desire HD with a keyboard

11. LGVX1993

Posts: 260; Member since: Jan 27, 2009

Looks cool.

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