XDA to launch highly spec'd, customizable Labphone with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 4500mAh battery (UPDATE)

XDA to launch highly spec'd, customizable Labphone with 4GB of DDR4 RAM and 4500mAh battery  (UPDATE)
The XDA Developer forum, the largest and most famous forum of its type anywhere on the planet, is getting into the hardware business. The XDA Labphone is a highly customizable handset that features the latest high-end specs. The phone offers a Gorilla Glass 4 protected 5.5-inch Super AMOLED display. The Snapdragon 820 chipset is under the hood with a quad-core CPU and the Adreno 530 GPU. 4GB of DDR4 RAM is inside and offers better app-holding capabilities than any other smartphone. This means you'll be able to hold 6 more apps than the average smartphone packing 4GB of RAM. 32GB of expandable native storage is included.

UPDATE: With specs like these, what else could this be but an April Fool's Day gag!

The rear-facing camera is the same one found on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, but includes OIS 2.0. An 8MP front-facing camera shoots selfies and handles video chats. If you like what you've heard so far, you'll flip out over the 4500mAh removable battery that includes Quick Charge 3.0. It will take just 1 hour and 20 minutes to fully charge the battery. Using wireless charging, you'll need two and a half hours to top off the cell. Updates will hit the phone less than 14-days after Nexus releases

On AnTuTu, the Labphone tallied a quite respectable 125,223. Pricing, availability and other  important information will apparently be revealed in the days ahead. The XDA Labs app will be updated to include easy-to-flash themes for the Labphone. Developers will get to keep 100% of the money they raise by selling these themes.

With those high-end specs, you don't have to be a developer to really enjoy the XDA Labphone. Check out some photos of the device along with a couple of screenshots by clicking on the slideshow below.


source: XDA

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27 Comments

1. f_u_006

Posts: 121; Member since: Mar 19, 2014

A legend's genesis.

17. Ashoaib

Posts: 3282; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

It is a beautiful phone... I want this over LG G5... I hope it is not an April fool joke...

2. zunaidahmed

Posts: 1183; Member since: Dec 24, 2011

the curve seems weird but lets see how it turns out ; )

3. jellmoo

Posts: 2588; Member since: Oct 31, 2011

Sigh... I hate this day...

20. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

Yea...I was like wahhh?? until I saw the date. I hate this day especially when it comes to tech.

4. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

April fool joke :v

5. bossman

Posts: 264; Member since: Jan 27, 2016

Why couldn't this have come out tomorrow and be true.

6. Trickzter

Posts: 83; Member since: Apr 21, 2015

Would be awesome if this were true... Also include under the display fingerprint sensor and USB 3.1

7. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3951; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

April 1st joke or is this real because that design is kinda Meh!

8. kent-gaga

Posts: 609; Member since: Apr 10, 2012

the curvy back looks just like the Walkman Z1050

9. tyrionTheWise unregistered

I would actually but this thing if real.

12. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Shockingly enough this reminds me of the Ubuntu Edge kickstarter...never got to see the light of day.

14. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

then it should be a perfect phone, since their forum filled with whiny tech nerd...

15. medtxa

Posts: 1655; Member since: Jun 02, 2014

Sharp edge, thick and heavy? No way.

22. karan1402d

Posts: 89; Member since: May 28, 2015

This is definitely April fool day joke. The 3d score of around 17k is ridiculously low for SD820, it generally score more than 35k.

26. xocomaox

Posts: 200; Member since: Dec 14, 2015

I would as well.

10. nodes

Posts: 1159; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

other than design, this is a dream phone. but then it's April 1st.

16. WPX00

Posts: 511; Member since: Aug 15, 2015

The battery chart looks off: it drains when screen is off and stays relatively flat when screen is on. Probably April Fools.

19. AmashAziz

Posts: 2923; Member since: Jun 30, 2014

Will have a removable battery with that metal/glass design? Guess it will follow on the strides of LG's modular phone, or might come up with a new idea.

21. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Dafuq did my post go? The QR code shows the device as an A0001 with an Adreno 330. That's a OnePlus One.

23. WallStreet

Posts: 256; Member since: Sep 21, 2014

PA that's no way to treat your fans! Like fools?

24. samystic

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

can someone please let me know about the design language of this phone and mostly all new LG phones (curved top and bottom edges). other phones are rectangular with curves on all 4 of its edges,

27. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

It was a concept render for the Nexus 5. If you haven't realized by now, this was an April Fool's joke,

29. samystic

Posts: 242; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

i care least about the joke! i know it was a joke i wanted to know the design language. to me its most comfortable rather than rectangular with curves.

25. KyleRiemen

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 29, 2014

But still a nice idea, i would buy! Would be well supported.

28. Planterz

Posts: 2120; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

$@#! yeah I would! But XDA doesn't have the resources for that. Not without a kickstarter campaign or something. Just look at Saygus. If they were serious about such a thing, it might be successful. I'd be a part. But only if the speakers were front-facing.

30. JumpinJackROMFlash

Posts: 464; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

Silly XDA. Regarding your update: specs like those already exist on S7 Edge, so it's no clear April's fools joke.

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