Verizon staff talking DNA, HTC DROID DNA that is

Verizon staff talking DNA, HTC DROID DNA that is
What have we here? Why it's a slide usded by Verizon to train their sales staff on the latest handsets. Actually, from looking at the slide it would appear that the training on this date was all about a couple of upcoming phablets. One is the Samsung GALAXY Note II and the reps are expected to memorize some details about the device like its 5.5 inch HD Super AMOLED screen, Pop Up video which allows you to view videos while you're doing something else, the advanced camera, and the quad-core 1.6GHz processor. The device is expected to launch from Verizon on November 29th.

Slide reveals Verizon is training its staff on a couple of phablets

Slide reveals Verizon is training its staff on a couple of phablets

The other phone on the slide is the HTC DROID DNA which will have a 5 inch 1080p display and a tremendous pixel density of 440ppi. Verizon reps are to remember the 8MP rear facing camera and the 2MP front facing shooter. Beat Audio is on board and of course, HTC Sense will run on top of Android.

Just the other day, we told you that the HTC DROID DNA had visited the FCC and one rumor has the phablet launching on December 6th. But considering that these training sessions are taking place, and the FCC visit has been made, why shouldn't Big Red get this monster on the street before Black Friday, which is November 23rd this year. There is some speculation that the device will launch on November 20th and we know that for those eagerly awaiting this device, that date is a lot better than December 6th.

source: DroidLife

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DROID DNA
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro, Quad-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 2020 mAh
GALAXY Note II Verizon
  • Display 5.5" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.9 MP front
  • Processor Samsung Exynos 4 Quad, Quad-core, 1600 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3100 mAh

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26 Comments

1. snackdragon

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

will patiently waiting for international version of HTC J Butterfly..at MWC 2013 maybe?? :/ (facebook.com/ILoveHTC)

9. richardyarrell2011

Posts: 510; Member since: Mar 16, 2011

The Galaxy Note 2 pimp slaps Htc DNA and Htc Butterfly no contest at all ....

11. AnTuTu

Posts: 1580; Member since: Oct 14, 2012

That's the fact mate :)

13. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

1080p > 720p

18. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

1080p is an absurd resolution for a phone. anything over like 320ppi is a drain on resources.

22. Bozzor

Posts: 248; Member since: May 02, 2012

Actually I hope the slide info for the DNA is wrong: it states "5" screen with HD Display" whereas it should say "5" screen with Full HD Display" to describe the 1080p screen...if that is what it truly is.

14. Izzy_V

Posts: 216; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

Sorry to break this to you but a bigger screen doesn't give you a bigger penis. Just an FYI before you go around bashing anything else that isn't the Note 2.

24. g2a5b0e unregistered

Yeah, you're absolutely right. The bigger screen on my Note 2 doesn't give me a bigger penis. My bigger gives me a bigger penis.

20. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

That from the same clown that says Tmo pimp slaps Verizon in coverage. Yeah, credible source there.

23. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

I dunno, I'm dead set on getting the note 2 but i think this phone is actually better. May actually end up getting this if I decide I dont want to deal with a stylus.

26. nicholassss

Posts: 368; Member since: May 10, 2012

guys I lied, I just preordered the note 2 for verizon :3

2. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

the event has been announced for the 13th and Press Shots have hit the web. you guys are so behind...

3. Goldeneye

Posts: 419; Member since: Jan 22, 2011

Let it have a SD card slot and decent battery and I'm sold!

12. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

I'm buying it even if it has no battery! :D

4. SleepingOz unregistered

I think i'll love everything about this phone except that beat audio gimmick..

5. gallitoking

Posts: 4721; Member since: May 17, 2011

I don't trust the Verizon staff. where is HTC?...

19. KingKurogiii

Posts: 5713; Member since: Oct 23, 2011

announcing the event for the DNA along with Verizon.

6. networkdood

Posts: 6330; Member since: Mar 31, 2010

Finally, Verizon is getting a better selection of smartphones....have to wait until june....

17. monkeyfeet

Posts: 32; Member since: Jan 27, 2011

I'm in the same boat....damn contracts. By then, there will be something else on the horizon....

7. jarrettz

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

Buying the HTC phone off contract when it come out as long as the screen is as good at the HTC One X.

15. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

It's better.

21. androiddownsouth

Posts: 598; Member since: May 02, 2012

This will be the highest resolution screen on ANY cellphone, so yes, it's better.=)

8. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

As sense continues to get better the only flaw of htc is battery life, although some seem to believe their batteries are worse than what others are making it out to be ultimately causing others to not want to buy their products on that basis alone..........When HTC gets battery life down I wonder what those "sales winners" will have to brag about then? Other than "we sold more than you this year"...... :(

16. smartphonelover

Posts: 37; Member since: Nov 26, 2009

The battery is a major point for whether I buy this or the Note 2. I'm not that interested into beats audio though. I'd rather just have the regular equalizer options. I'm not a fan of AMOLED after owning the GS2. So I'm hoping the battery life on this is at least decent. Plus I'm hoping for the ruumored $200 price on crontract compared to the Note 2s $300.

10. Owlet

Posts: 450; Member since: Feb 21, 2011

When are they going to start advertising this puppy? Or is it a secret somehow?

25. amazinghorse

Posts: 38; Member since: Dec 14, 2009

Dorks.

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