HTC Ville: First With Sense 4.0?

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When we showed you the HTC Edge, we mentioned how, in addition to possibly arriving with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the handset could be among the first HTC will outfit with Sense 4.0. Today we’re hearing some rumors about another upcoming HTC Android, including the possibility that it might be this model to introduce the world to Sense 4.0

The HTC Ville, unlike the Edge, has abandoned its hardware Android buttons, leaving no question that the phone will launch with Ice Cream Sandwich installed. It will supposedly feature a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED screen with a qHD resolution and be powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon.

At under eight millimeters thick, the Ville is shaping-up to be even thinner than the Edge. Like that phone, the Ville is expected to have an eight-megapixel main camera. Other available details on the phone mention a lack of NFC, the presence of an HSPA+ radio, and yet another Beats audio tie-in.

It’s not quite a perfect match, but “Ville” is very similar to the “Villa” from the list we released of possible upcoming HTC device names. According to the source of this rumor, the Ville will become available sometime in April 2012.

Source: BGR

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Stephen has been writing about electronics since 2008, which only serves to frustrate him that he waited so long to combine his love of gadgets and his degree in writing. In his spare time, he collects console and arcade game hardware, is a motorcycle enthusiast, and enjoys trapping blue crabs. Stephen's first mobile device was a 624 MHz Dell Axim X30, which he's convinced is still a viable platform. Stephen longs for a market where phones are sold independently of service, and bandwidth is cheap and plentiful; he's not holding his breath. In the meantime, he devours smartphone news and tries to sort out the juicy bitsRead more about Stephen Schenck!