Super-Powered Mystery Verizon HTC Device Benchmarked; 1080p Display & More

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    Late last night some intriguing benchmarks showed up on GLBenchmark. Apparently, HTC is working on a ridiculously powerful new flagship phone for Verizon, that will come with the Qualcomm MSM8960 quad-core Snapdragon S4 with Adreno 320 graphics and a 1080p display. Yep, you read that right, a 1080p phone. According to the benchmarks, the resolution of the display will be 1794 x 1080, which would be just enough room to accomodate buttons at the bottom.

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    What's even more intriguing about this device is the monster power that the quad-core Snapdragon S4 CPU with Adreno 320 graphics pushes. The benchmarks are simply amazing, and dominate anything else on the market by upwards of 60%. Could we be seeing the first follow-up to the HTC One X? Obviously, we will keep an eye on this and keep you guys informed.

    Source: PhoneArena and GLBenchmark
     
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    I'll be the first to say it- bet it will have a locked bootloader.
     
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    Powerful phone, and it's coming to verizon? Wow, normally we see these types unlocked, or on another carrier first.

    It doesn't matter. HTC has that unlock bootloader program.

    HTCdev - Unlock Bootloader
     
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    Holy bleep those numbers are crazy! :blink:
     
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    I know, right? Amazing.
     
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    You won't see it until Google has whatever OS starts with the letter Q out on the market (i.e. a long time from now)
     
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    I'm curious, how do we know this is a phone and not a tablet? A 1080p RGB matrix LCD on anything that is phone-sized seems like it's getting to the point where we'd be wasting CPU/GPU cycles pushing such a huge number of pixels.
     
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    The info seems to push phone. Like the fact that it's a world device.
     
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    720p on a phone held, presumably, 1-2 feet from your face is essentially a TRUE (cough cough Apple cough cough) retina display. Human eye can't distinguish between 720p and 1080p at those distances on a screen that size.
     
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    Some of us have really good eyes. Haha
     
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    Why so negative? Technology evolves everyday, and the only thing listed there we haven't seen is a 1080p display on a phone. HTC surprised us with the One X, so I wouldn't be surprised if this came out great.

    Any woo, this is the only phone that has made me think about switching from my Nexus :/
     
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    Psssh, it will still be a freaking $700 phone when it drops and won't be at a reasonable price until its been out for three or four years. Yes, I'm here to rain on the parade.
     
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    yeah but does it have cloaking abilities?.....didn't think so.
     
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    Google and Samsung already working on something just as good,if not better.Nice specs though,if it's a phone.
     
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    I bet it's "Spaceballs: The Phone" ...