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HTC Endeavor to purportedly feature SLCD display, Android 4.0.5

HTC Endeavor to purportedly feature SLCD display, Android 4.0.5

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Additional details have leaked on the forthcoming HTC Endeavor, indicating it will utilize a Super LCD display and may run Android 4.0.5.

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The first rumored details on the HTC Endeavor — which may end up being called the One X — leaked out last week, and now we've got a new set of alleged specs to further flesh out the device. MoDaCo is now reporting that the phone's quad-core Nvidia Tegra 3 processor will be model AP33, and that it will utilize a Super LCD panel for its 4.7-inch 720p display. The device is also said to be notably thin, with a backlit sensor for its 8-megapixel camera, 32GB of internal storage (which will support mass storage mode), an FM radio, Beats-branded earbuds, and a five-pin connector. The latter is said to be for connecting the phone to a possible Beats audio dock, though a Bluetooth speaker bar will reportedly be offered as well. The phone will also be utilizing Intel's recently-announced XMM 6260 platform for HSPA+ connectivity.

What's more interesting is what the site is reporting will not be included: no microSD slot, no full-size SIM (it will utilize a Micro SIM instead), and no physical navigation buttons. A leaked photo of the device had previously shown the four traditional Android hardware buttons, but it would appear they have been thankfully abandoned in favor of Ice Cream Sandwich's software-only style of navigation. While the phone is said to be currently running version 4.0.3 of Android, HTC aims to launch it with version 4.0.5 — adorned with Sense 4.0, of course. We'll know more when HTC announces the device, likely just around the corner at Mobile World Congress.

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