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Hands-on with HTC Incredible S (photos)

HTC Incredible gets a successor with the new Incredible S. CNET checks out the phone at Mobile World Congress.

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4-inch WVGA display

BARCELONA, Spain--The Incredible S has a gorgeous 4-inch WVGA display that looks very HTC. The second camera lens sits in the top right corner while four touch controls (Back, Home, Menu and Search) are just below. In contrast to Gingerbread-powered Desire S and Wildfire S, the Incredible S runs Froyo.
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Leap feature

With HTC's Leap feature you can see miniature versions of all seven home screens. To reach a screen, just press its image.
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Icon-based design

As you'd expect the Incredible S's menu has an icon-based design. Features on the device include an 8-megapixel camera, DLNA support, a personal organizer, access to the Android Market, a music player, messaging and e-mail, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, an FM radio, and a Web browser.
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Friend Stream

The Friend Stream feature shows a constant flow of your social media updates.
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Favorite contacts

You can program the Favorites menu with the contacts you love most.
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Media gallery

You can swipe through album art in the media gallery. The Incredible S shifts to a landscape display for most features.
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Web browser

The Web browser will default to a mobile site if one is available, but it can support for Web pages as well.
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Virtual entry

Without a physical keyboard, you'll need to use the virtual keyboard for all text entry.
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Dialer

The phone dialer will be familiar.
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Thin profile

The Incredible S has a thin profile. We couldn't take it off the cable, but the hardware felt great.
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Up top

Up top are the power control and the 3.5mm headset jack.
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Camera

On the rear side you'll find the camera lens and flash.
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HTC Incredible S

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