[Full Vivid Review] One of AT&T's first Android devices with LTE connectivity, the HTC Vivid (previously codenamed "Holiday") released in November 2011. The Vivid comes running Android 2.3 Gingerbread with the latest version of HTC's Sense UI. Inside, the Vivid has a 1.2 GHz dual core Qualcomm APQ8060 processor with 1 GB of RAM. The Vivid's sharp qHD (540 x 960) display measures 4.5-inches diagonal. It also features two cameras, one front facing 1.3-megapixel camera and a rear facing eight-megapixel camera with dual LED flash and autofocus. Read on for the latest HTC Vivid news, reviews and videos:
by Anton D. Nagy | January 16, 2012 11:55 PM
After officially announcing the two phones at the end of last month -- and later on confirming the Ice Cream Sandwich update for "early 2012" -- AT&T has made the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and the HTC Vivid available for purchase online. As a reminder, the Skyrocket tops the AT&T Galaxy S II in terms of screen size and processing power by featuring a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus screen and an upgraded 1.5GHz dual-core processor. The camera is one of eight megapixels and the front facer is of two-megapixels up-front, while there's 16GB of flash storage on-board. The phone goes for $249.99 ...
by DickieAdams | January 16, 2012 11:55 PM
In this video, we are taking a close look at the software on the one of the newest 4G LTE devices from AT&T, the HTC Vivid. Even with the usual HTC Sense 3.0 overlaid on Gingerbread Android, the HTC Vivid is still an admirable performer. If not for it's bulky exterior and hardware design, one would be very pleased with the results. Even the data speeds without the 4G LTE service (not available in my primary service area) are outstanding, especially compared to my daily driver from Sprint. There is the typical bloatware installed on the device, some of which can be removed, while others ...
by Stephen Schenck | January 16, 2012 11:54 PM
AT&T's LTE network is still in its infancy, but for those of you lucky enough to live in one of the markets where the service is offered, you'll soon have a chance to start operating a smartphone on the high-speed network; starting November 6, AT&T has announced it will begin sales of the LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and HTC Vivid. Considering AT&T LTE service is only available in half-a-dozen Midwest cities currently (though that number will jump to nine by the time these phones are released, including an East Coast debut in the Baltimore-Washington area), it's especially ...