It’s only been a few days since HTC’s Peter Chou indicated that the company was working on a unique tablet offering and now we’re getting a first look at leaked specs and an image of that same device – the HTC Quattro. According to the rumors, the HTC Quattro will be powered NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 processor and will feature a 10.1-inch (1280 x 768) display, 1 GB of RAM, 16 GB of internal storage, microSD expansion slot, 5GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0.
Other notable features include a front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera capable of recording 720 video and a 2 megapixel camera on the back of the tablet which will record video in 1080p. Beats Audio will naturally be included on the HTC Quattro and the audio of the tablet will be enhanced by stereo speakers and dual microphones.
On the software side, the HTC Quattro will feature HTC Scribe for digital pen input, an HD version of HTC Watch for movie watching and upgraded storage with Dropbox. The source made no mention of it, but we will assume that the HTC Quattro will come skinned with HTC Sense for tablets and (we hope) Android 4.0.
Like the HTC Edge and HTC Ville, we expect the HTC Quattro to make its official debut in February at Mobile World Congress which should put them on track for a Q2 launch date. We don’t have any details on pricing just yet, but we’re going to assume the HTC Quattro isn’t going to be cheap.
We know you guys don’t get too excited about new tablets, but do you think the HTC Quattro will be a strong competitor in the Android tablet space? What does HTC need to include on the HTC Quattro in order to make it the must-have Android tablet next spring?