Jan 13 AT 4:47 PM Dustin Earley 81 Comments

HTC’s thinnest phone, the Ville, rumored to land at T-Mobile

Leaked render of the HTC Ville, now HTC One S.

If you were feeling let down by T-Mobile’s weak showing at CES this year, it’s time to turn that frown upside down. According to Evan Blass of PocketNow, T-Mobile will begin carrying HTC’s thinnest phone ever created, the HTC Ville, this spring.

Expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress, rumored specs on the HTC Ville have been around since early November, 2011. Along with Android 4.0 and Sense UI 4, the Ville is expected to launch with:

  • 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4
  • Adreno 225 GPU
  • 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD display
  • Beats Audio
  • Backside-illuminated 8 megapixel camera capable of rivaling point-and-shoot quality
  • 1650mAh battery

As exciting as the Snapdragon S4, Android 4.0 and Super AMOLED display are, the Ville’s crowning achievement is its sleek metal construction and staggering thinness. At just under 8mm, the Ville will be thinner than both the iPhone 4S and Samsung Galaxy S II.

Along with information on the Ville, Blass also detailed a new service coming to HTC known as HTC Family. HTC Family will be integrated in the latest version of Sense, and features new ways for families to communicate, along with geolocation tools for staying connected. HTC Family is also rumored to be announced at MWC. Look for the T-Mobile branded Ville to on display at CTIA.

Source: PocketNow

Dustin Earley: Tech enthusiast; avid gamer; all around jolly guy.

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