Jan 20 AT 3:40 PM Taylor Wimberly 42 Comments

Trio of HTC Android phones leak out

HTC is expected to unveil their lineup of new Android phones in just a few weeks at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and PocketNow has posted some renders of what they might look like. Included in the leak is a new flagship phone believed to be the Desire 2, a miniature Nexus One design, and a mid-range model with call buttons.

No specs were revealed, but we are hoping that HTC will finally show off a smartphone featuring Qualcomm’s dual-core Snapdragon processor. We recently saw a demonstration of the dual-core Snapdragon at CES last week where Qualcomm said they were very happy with the state of upcoming products and that they would be very compelling.

We will be in Barcelona starting February 13th, so check back next month for some hands-on reports of HTC’s latest devices.

Source: PocketNow

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  • fatspirit

    Looks good!

  • http://Website UniqueNate

    The look of those three don’t look all that interesting, to me anyways. But you have different crowds out here so can’t expect everything to be a superphone. So I respect what it is.

  • http://adomanico01.blogspot.com/ Anthony Domanico

    I like my trackball, and am kind of sad that most of the upcoming awesome devices are lacking them. This Desire 2 even looks like it’s missing a trackpad?

    • fatspirit

      It should have it. Sensory maybe.

    • http://www.twitter.com/qimolsen @QimOlsen

      I never use the trackpad anyway.
      Do you guys really use it? I might have used it thrice, or so.

  • http://Website Anthony

    Please HTC, If you love me you’ll have a duel-core, 1 gig RAM, 4″~4.3″ Screen, Android 2.2~2.3, 16 gig storage (32 gig expandable with SD card) phone with front-back cameras, a size-able battery (1900+mha), and maybe an HDMI out….

    Oh and biggest thing, not exclusive to AT&T!

    Make it happen! :D

    • http://Website Anthony

      Too bad i cant edit my comment… meant *dual-core*.

      Dueling cores just sounds counterproductive.

      • http://Website eddier1289

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    • http://Website AceoStar

      I’m with Anthony. HTC, !PLEASE! prevent me from getting the Atrix by releasing a dual core soon.

  • http://Website Hans

    Hm, I wonder how a dual core Snapdragon compares to the Tegra 2.

  • http://Website TheFief

    They look good, the one on the left reminds me of the Nexus One with out a track ball

  • http://Website Mike

    I still love the design of the Desire. Obviously the one on the far right must be the Desire 2. They could have kept the track ball at the bottom though. HTC needs to release a phone that has a dual core, 1GB RAM, HDMI output, 8MP+ Camera, SD-Slot, and they need to really raise their internal memory, 1-2GB is useless. It’s better to have enough Internal (NAND) memory inside, but still keep a SD-slot just in case. NAND (internal) memory performs a lot better than micro SD-cards. If they don’t release something like this, while still keeping a slim profile the original desire/nexus one, then I’m going with the Moto Atrix. Or MAYBE Samsung might not dissapoint with their new Galaxy lineup. I’m not waiting anymore for WP7, I was going to get one at first, but Microsoft (HTC, Samsung, LG) really dissapointed on the hardware. Android is the way to go.

  • http://www.adamtabletnews.com Adam Tablet News

    I really like that black nexus one without trackball

  • http://Website Richard

    @Anthony and Aceostar…. There could be a htc evo 2 4g announcement at mobile world congress and it will be destined for sprint 4.5INCH SCREEN, DUALCORE SNAPDRAGON PROCESSOR, NEW HTC SENSE, DLNA, FRONT AND REAR CAMERA’S, 1930MILAMP BATTERY,… HTC EVO 2 4G WILL AGAIN RULE ANDROID

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      • http://Website Richard

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    • http://Website Anthony

      Hey Richard do you have any info to support this? If it’s true I’ll be very happy; though a 4.5″ screen teeters a bit on the large side for me. Honestly though if an Evo2 4G did appear with these specs I’d probably get it regardless if it’s 4.5″.

    • http://Website AceoStar

      I can only hope. I’d switch to sprint imediately

  • http://Website XXXXhaxxxorrrXXXXXXmanstopper

    who needz 3 fones????????? crap

  • http://Website Richard


  • http://Website @Anthony0

    I see alot of ASSHOLES EXIST HERE ON THIS SKYE WHICH IS GREAT…. I. provide the htc evo 2 4g announcement information within the next week…. IT WILL BE PROFF POSITIVE

  • http://Website dylan

    the one on the left looks like a nexus one with the trackball swapped out for a front facing camera. the middle one looks like the nexus one that someone sat on.

  • http://Website Ben Johnson, GA

    From my point of view, they dont look entirely bad, but not as polished and shiny as my iPhone! I know for a fact they call em

    HTC Curly
    HTC Larry
    HTC Moe

    cheers, Ben

    sent from my iPhone 4

    • http://Website Noriega713

      Damn why haven’t they banned you already….or is it because you like Android so much that you cant seem to get off this website???

    • http://Website oh snap they got the McRib

      >>From my point of view, they dont look entirely bad, but not as polished and shiny as my iPhone! I know for a fact they call em

      HTC Curly
      HTC Larry
      HTC Moe

      cheers, Ben

      sent from my iPhone 4

      its the 3 stooges!!!!



  • http://Website E

    God y is there sum one with an iphone on dis site we get it u guys wanna cheat on ur iphone with a android just buy one already hint hint they are so much better droped a 3gshit for an evo

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      • http://Website Anthony

        What are you… like 13 years old? Where do all these morons come from?

  • http://Website Dragonithe

    I really like HTC phones, but please, if they put the buttons in the glass area, make that “chin” a bit smaller.

  • http://Website Paul Atreides

    I’d take the first one if it’s dual-core and at least a 4-4.3 screen with a kickstand preferably lol(EVO 2). To the people that said video calls was a gimmick, you’re really eating those words now. It’s becoming a standard feature even for mid-range devices. I need to see what capabilities it has but IMHO the first device looks better than the Atrix or Bionic.

  • http://Website Eli

    HOLY CRAP!! The one on the left is basically a N1 with a FFC and no trackpad!!! The only reason I got the G2 after my N1 went kurplunk was because of the simialer design. (From the front obviously, not including the keyboard)…. I think that’s next on my list if I can ween myself off of the Keyboard (had to do the same thing with the N1 after selling my Cliq crap)

  • http://Website E

    Well to the moron who called me a ni**a first all im hispanic n second grow da hell up wif dat elementry shcool bull or go cry to mommy u dumb iphone apple fan boy had to b a fruit lover

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  • http://Website E

    Oh the moron is a kkk guess what ma girl friend is white cracker lol n she owns an android

  • http://Website Barcas

    I need a trackpad, i find it essential at editing txt fields & moving between small details

  • http://Website Noel

    I just hope the first device which reminds me of my beloved N1 will be fitted w/ Tmo HSPA+, Dual core, 4 inch super Amoled or Super Amoled plus. I alrdy see a ffc, now hoping for a 1.5Gb or more Ram, abt 16Gb internal storage, 32Gb micro SD card expansion slot, 8megcam w/ HD 720 or 1080, dobly surround sound w/ dual speakers, bigger batt abt 2000mAh, HDMI out, ofcz Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Will love it to be unlocked pure Vanilla Android (wishful thinking) and HTC sense as a Widgit that can be clicked on/off just like SPARK . Looking for a worthy replacement for my N1 which i must add still works flawlessly w/ Froyo so i can just imagine will work even better w/ Gingerbread. So what better device to do that with than an N1 look alike. Tmobile get cracking and make sure ur logo is on that first device…

  • http://www.notesofgenius.com Malinda Alahakoon

    I expect some thing big and exceptional from HTC as always. I wanna see another world’s 1st from them. And, the hardware is already good as desktop PC so Android latest, like 2.3 will do a great job on those.

  • http://Website Lox

    I love HTC’s phone but they are in a politic of doing all they can to lock them and thus preventing any rom flash

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