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HTC DROID DNA with 1080p screen, quad-core Krait debuts

13 November, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC DROID DNA with 1080p screen, quad-core Krait debuts - read the full textJust as expected the HTC event in New York was all about the DROID DNA for Verizon. The long-rumored beast of a smartphone finally went official. The DROID DNA offers a specs sheet similar to its Japanese sibling the HTC J Butterfly. It features the first of its kind 5-inch 1080p S-LCD3...


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just 2020 mAh battery for this beast? come on...

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  • 2012-11-14 09:45
  • mB6H

> In reply to the_seba @ 2012-11-14 08:48 from mN}W - click to readThe sad thing is ....

This device barely have the battery power to power your LTE .. so that you can use cloud... Nor the storage power to store HD movies! And most likely u will be paying a premium for it.

Rather get nexus 4 instead..

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  • 2012-11-14 09:02
  • uREv

> In reply to BlueHeart the illest @ 2012-11-13 22:04 from 8yPH - click to readCloud man, the Cloud.
I'm not a fan of this either but it seems as though everyone (including Google) wants us to leap off the internal memory cliff and dive deep into the Cloud storage sea. Have you actually read any Cloud license agrement? For the most part, once anyone stores files on some company's servers the company automatically gains the right to use those. This whole Cloud thing rips us off our privacy and unless you're an overly-sharing type you're not gonna like it.
That's not all. Once you're hooked on the Cloud, you'll need Verizon's LTE to stream all of these Ultraviolet 1080 HD movie copies you legally purchased (yeah, right!) to your device. This way everyone's a winner and by everyone I mean HTC, any streaming server owner and Verizon. Welcome to the future. I think I'll get off this planet now...

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  • 2012-11-14 08:48
  • mN}W

This phone is the king.
Away who says otherwise is a jealous Windows laggy phone 7& 8 user.

Quadcores @ 1080p blow the doors of that m$ crap

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  • 2012-11-14 08:45
  • uBSu

> In reply to asasasas @ 2012-11-14 05:57 from SeEM - click to readAndroid Jelly Bean are way, way better than the apple skin deep so called user friendly ios. Underneath there's nothing else. Funny, does this also mean ios devices users has only skin deep vision too? I bet so..

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  • 2012-11-14 08:19
  • u{Ea

> In reply to BlueHeart the illest @ 2012-11-13 22:04 from 8yPH - click to readit all will be different with international version.

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  • 2012-11-14 08:17
  • piA}

wtf.....seelling 1080p screen thats it

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  • 2012-11-14 08:10
  • XuXc

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-13 23:14 from Rn6R - click to readIf you love iOS that much then stick to your IPhones, I will go with Nexus 4, wont get bored and still have cash left to spend.

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  • 2012-11-14 08:06
  • pkgp

> In reply to Denzo @ 2012-11-14 06:19 from sy95 - click to readRather wonder what damaged his head so badly. Must be one of those who always look for the SAR values when reading the specs ahah.

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  • 2012-11-14 08:01
  • vaNH

> In reply to asasasas @ 2012-11-14 05:57 from SeEM - click to readbecause u dont know how to flash android phone, that is why u say laggy, 1 word, noob

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  • 2012-11-14 07:31
  • tV0n

terrible battery for a 5inch phone, no expendable memory, otherwise perfect

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  • 2012-11-14 06:58
  • UAPK

Wake up HTC i have GYM app that takes more than 16 gigs with pics and videos :( :-( HTC is turning themselves in a big joke :( sad sad sad
HTC Amaze was with 16 and SD card are you kidding me?
And the battery for this screen ??????? it is 2013 almost not 2009.

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  • 2012-11-14 06:52
  • IBJF

> In reply to SS @ 2012-11-13 22:18 from mrGE - click to readWow. Ladies and Gentlemen, the Optometrist has spoken.

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  • 2012-11-14 06:19
  • sy95

another quadcore, 2 gb ram phone for the android family,,, for the gullible android community.. LOL!

well.. what to expect? laggy android needs specs same as desktop to least..acceptably smooth!

maybe they will install & run autocad 3d studio max, photoshop cs6, heavy movie editing softwares, etc. etc. on their phones! LOL!

only putting more cores, more ram on phone.., no innovations! Pathetic!

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  • 2012-11-14 05:57
  • SeEM

The Note 2 all the way!
Or u can waiting for The Note 3 n The S4 soon. Thanks!

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  • 2012-11-14 05:34
  • Kxdt

if battery 2500mAh it is the best phone, but feel disappointed now with 2020mAh.

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  • 2012-11-14 05:19
  • YTSM

> In reply to Banutu @ 2012-11-13 22:08 from pkgp - click to readapple logo??...WTF???

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  • 2012-11-14 04:38
  • Ly%S

you bro chill and calm down .... this phone is supported with USB OTG... so u c can attach a 64gb flash drive and enjoy.....

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  • 2012-11-14 04:27
  • 0C45

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-13 22:22 from Rn6R - click to readYour garbage,apps on iOS are no better than the droid's version.Simple app such as twitter crash on the 4S.

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  • 2012-11-14 03:35
  • IWP6

The problem with HTC, from my perspective, is that when their phones are taken alone, they are not bad. But when compared to others, they get consumed in their entirety.

In terms of design, they lose to Sony.
In terms of trend-setting, they lose to LG (they did announce the first dual core and quad core smartphones after all).

In terms of specifications, they lose to Samsung.
In terms of price, they lose to Nexus.
In terms of memory, they lose to well, phones with sd card slots.
In terms of display, SLCD doesn't SOUND nearly as alluring as Super Amoled (although it is strong player).
In terms of brand-associated prestige, they lose to Apple.
In terms of image quality, they lose to Nokia.
In terms of battery life, they lose to Motorola.

Get the picture? As standalone phones, HTC do provide some attractive choices. However, poor after-sales support, software updates, reliability have taken a huge toll on HTC's market share.

Also, why choose to release phones like Butterfly and DNA at select markets only? There's all this hype around these phones but then most consumers soon realize they would barely be able to see these phones, let alone USE them.

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  • 2012-11-14 03:23
  • PAaC

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