HTC Leo hands-on photos reveal 3.8 inch capacitive with 1 GHz Snapdragon processor

HTC Leo hands-on photos reveal 3.8 inch capacitive with 1 GHz Snapdragon processor

Summary: The HTC Touch HD was never released here in the US, but I did see the European one once and it was a slick device with lots of appeal. We have seen updates to the Touch Pro and Diamond lines and rumors of a successor to this Touch HD as well. It appears that the successor is no longer really a rumor as you can see a ton of photos of the device and screenshots over on the ai.rs blog site. This new large touchscreen device looks sweet and should appeal to those that can live without a hardware QWERTY keyboard.

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The HTC Touch HD was never released here in the US, but I did see the European one once and it was a slick device with lots of appeal. We have seen updates to the Touch Pro and Diamond lines and rumors of a successor to this Touch HD as well. It appears that the successor is no longer really a rumor as you can see a ton of photos of the device and screenshots over on the ai.rs blog site. This new large touchscreen device looks sweet and should appeal to those that can live without a hardware QWERTY keyboard.

The ai.rs blog previously posted the specs of the HTC Leo and some of the key ones are:

  • 1 GHz Snapdragon processor
  • Windows Mobile 6.5
  • 4.3 inch WVGA capacitive touch screen
  • 5 megapixel camera

It has all the other typical high end specs too, such as WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm headset jack, accelerometer, etc. For comparison, the HTC Touch HD had a 528 MHz processor, WM 6.1, 3.8 inch resistive display, and 5 megapixel camera so this is a very nice upgrade.

Unfortunately, like the HTC Touch HD I highly doubt we will see this released by a US wireless carrier and there may not even be a version that supports the AT&T or T-Mobile 3G data network. There has been no official announcement yet, no release date, and no pricing.

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  • It seems that it has a 4.3 inches screen not a 3.8 inches screen

    Hi Matthew, peharps you should correct the title of your blog.
    This is said this phone is appealing though it would have been more with a QWERTY keyboard.
    timiteh
  • RE: HTC Leo hands-on photos reveal 3.8 inch capacitive with 1 GHz Snapdrago

    Actually I'm very interested in this phone because it
    does not have a keyboard. I have been using WinMo
    phones and PDAs for several years and do not like
    having a hard keyboard. Slide-outs make the phone
    thicker and heavier. I'm more interested in thin and
    light.

    I live in the US and am hoping it will become
    available in a US version. But even if a US carrier
    doesn't pick it up I'll just get one up next time I'm
    in Europe. I buy my phones unlocked anyway.
    steeleblue_cactus
  • RE: HTC Leo hands-on photos reveal 3.8 inch capacitive with 1 GHz Snapdragon processor

    Yes i agree it looks large screen display. I'm confuse about the prices? here it is of 599$ on a store and also 699$ at another store? what is its actual affordable price?
    http://www.justcompareit.com/s~q-htc-touch-hd~b-11580100~c-Cell-Phones.aspx?ag=3
    Steve.bucknor