HTC Proto breaks cover ahead of launch in leaked pictures

An unknown HTC Android smartphone has just been outed via leaked pictures snagged by the guys over at The Verge. The unknown smartphone is being referred to as the HTC Proto, and is supposedly going to launch very soon with mid-range features. These include a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, and 5-megapixel camera.

What Else You Need To Know:

- The HTC Proto is currently tagged as the HTC One V's Android-powered successor.

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Can’t really tell why this is pegged as a One V successor, since it doesn’t have the famous chin. - Radu Iorga, GSM Dome  
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It is said that this will be the successor to the HTC One V in the international markets, and has a 4-inch, WVGA display, 5 megapixel camera and a dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon processor in a 9.62mm thick body.

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The HTC Proto is expected to be a “refresh” of the HTC One V with some key specs getting a nudge up.

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HTC still stuck in homogeneity with ‘Proto’  

Looking at the specs alone, this could be another One series candidate.

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