HTC to unveil quad-core LTE smartphones at MWC?

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Jan 042012

HTCCiting the Chinese-language Commercial Times, a report by Digitimes suggests that HTC will unveil new flagship smartphones at MWC in February. These are to sport quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processors and LTE-enabled Qualcomm MSM 8906 chipsets. The report does not identify specific devices but they could be the HTC Elite and HTC Edge. Or perhaps the HTC Zeta?

If HTC is able to get these quad-core smartphones to market by April, it may have as much as a two-month lead over its competitors according to JPMorgan Chase analyst Alvin Kwok.

Older rumours have already suggested that HTC will unveil both a quad-core smartphone and tablet (HTC Quattro?) at the event.

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2.5GHz quad-core and Android 4.0 packing HTC Zeta revealed

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Nov 152011

It appears that the quad-core HTC Edge already has a more powerful sibling already waiting in the wings. Engadget has obtained details about a new HTC smartphone called the HTC Zeta and this thing is looking very impressive.

Rumoured HTC Zeta specifications:

  • Processor: 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm APQ8064
  • Operating system: Google Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense
  • Cellular connectivity: Unspecified
  • Other connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: 4.5-inch 720p HD
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB onboard
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP with dual LED flash and 1080p video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 1.3MP
  • Battery: 1,830mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 109.8 x 60.9 x 9.8 millimeters / 146 grams
  • Other: Beats Audio

And here is what the HTC Zeta could look like:

Rumoured HTC Zeta

Rumoured HTC Zeta

2012 is shaping up to be a very exciting year for HTC!