When chips of a company are down, every effort is made to remain in limelight and this is exactly HTC is planning to do. Due to its dwindling sales of handsets, Taiwan based HTC is expected to re-christen its forthcoming quad-core smartphone to the HTC One X, instead of the Endeavor or Edge being named previously and also re-name its new LTE-enabled phone, the HTC Ville, to HTC One S, according to the Chinese-language sina.com.tw, as reported by Taiwan based website. Rumors of HTC’s renaming of its models also appeared on other websites such as Pocket-lint.
The HTC One X will be powered by a Nvida quad-core Tegra 3 CPU running at 1.5GHz and come with a 4.7-inch capacitive touch display at full 720p resolution, 1GB RAM, 32GB ROM as well as a MicroSD card slot supporting 32GB memory, sina said.
The HTC One S will have a thickness of only 8.9mm, the thinnest smartphone ever launched by HTC. The HTC One S will come with a dual-core 1.5GHz CPU, a 4.3-inch HD AMOLED display and runs on Android 4.0, sina added.
The HTC One X and HTC One S will aslo be the first models supporting HTC’s new music streaming service co-developed with Beats Audio. HTC will unveil the new music service at the Mobile World Congress(MWC) in Barcelona. HTC is expected to have big presence in MWC and as per reports, its CEO has been invited to deliver Key Note Address.
Watch out for HTC in MWC! We shall keep you informed of all developments in MCW ( 27th Feb – 1st March, 2012).