"Progess is the realisation of the utopias." -Oscar Wilde
Ine HTC biggest event of the year, we'll be able to finally see their latest iteration of their phones and any new products they might have. We've seen and heard all about the leaks thus far, and they hinted that we may be off in terms of what will really be announced, but the best had yet to be talked about... so what happened during HTC's Utopia?
(be warned I forgot about the event today and missed half of the presentation, so I'm learning on some others to fill in the blanks)
Octacore Snapdragon 810 (4x2GHz + 4x1.5GHz
32GB + microSd
Boomsound (with 5.1 Surround sound)
New Sense 7 features: 3 finger swipe to 'throw'/stream; location aware homescreen
New dot case - and you can play games!
Design is to think of a piece of jewellery (colour of metal changes on different angles)
From Best Buy's page it's looking to be $650USD, available in mid-March
Lockscreen image helps to 'theme' the rest of the phone
"Built to move with Athletes"
Using Under Armour's Record app it will track all of your athletic activities (also meaning that it'll track your route, calories, etc...)
GPS is on board which can limit the life of the device to about 5 hours.
It has also a smart 'multisport' mode where it'll detect changes in your activity knowing you've probably changed from running to cycling, etc...
It will not be limited to just HTC phones and not limited to just Android as it's available for iOS as well.
Look for it in the spring at $199
Their display is similar to the phone with 1920x1080 but runs @ 90fps.
It will have game controllers for your hand so you can interact with objects in the 'world'.
Demos will be available in spring with consumer product by end of the year! (that's pretty ambitious)