Call it what you want -- Pocketnow reports., , or HTC Endeavour -- but this phone looks like an absolute powerhouse. It's rumoured to be Europe's first quad-core handset, and now a leaked ROM has confirmed the specs we got all excited about back in November,
So yes -- it will be quad-core, have a 720p HD screen and an 8-megapixel camera, if the ROM is correct. A quad-core nVidia Tegra 3 chip powers the device, and there'll be a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera on board for video conferencing. Dropbox integration will come as standard.
Ice Cream Sandwich is the order of the day (unlessand manages to ban ICS, of course), and HTC is slathering its own Sense 4.0 UI all over the top of it. The name is given as "HTC Endeavor" though here's hoping HTC adds the 'u' for us Brits.
The ROM is a hefty 620MB download, but you can head over here and have a rummage through for yourself if you like. We're pretty excited about the phone, if only to see what difference a quad-core processor makes to the performance.
LG is also rumoured to be unveiling aat Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in a couple of weeks, and HTC is thought to have a up its sleeve as well -- though admittedly it'd have to be a pretty wide sleeve.
Samsung's budget Galaxy S3. It promises to be when it does launch though.is also expected to make an appearance at MWC, though we'll have to to see the fabled
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