HTC admirers admiring for a smartphone that sports a beyond awning and packs a Abounding HD resolution could be seeing the accessory of their dreams anon enough, as the architect is reportedly alive on 5-inch handset that is said to affection an absorbing display.
With letters citation an abnormal resolution of 1794 x 1080, HTC's abutting flagship handset will best acceptable affection a abounding 1920 x 1080 console and is accepted to barrage in either September or October. Though it seems the accessory will omit 126 vertical curve for Android's onscreen aeronautics buttons that was alien in adaptation 4.0 of the operating system, codenamed Ice Cream Sandwich.
A July GLBenchmark aftereffect that matches the resolution and states Android as the OS adds some abetment to these claims, as able-bodied as the acknowledgment of Qualcomm's MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 SoC commutual with Adreno 320 cartoon that angry up on the GLB advice sheet. Powered at a max acceleration of 1.5GHz, this processor could advance HTC's acceptability for arch the backpack in the Android blueprint race, while accouterment a nice bout to the abundantly aerial resolution that is actuality reported.
A Growing Trend
While HTC has not accepted such rumors, these speculations may not be far off, as smartphone screens accept been accretion in admeasurement for years, axiomatic in Samsung's accepted flagship device, the Galaxy S III, which afresh launched with a 4.8-inch display. Not to acknowledgment Sammy's Galaxy Note, which sports a 5.3-inch display, has awash by the million, proving that consumers are no best beat by a bigger device, as continued as it packs a beyond display. Also jumping on the bandwagon, LG afresh appear a analogous 5-inch 1080p IPS LCD display.
Though HTC commonly updates its Android calendar twice-a-year, with the abatement brace usually actuality beneath absorbing than the bounce release, a 5-inch flagship able with Abounding HD resolution could alter that trend if letters of this autumn absolution authority true.