The HTC Opal is real. Well, that’s as far as the image provided is concerned and it definitely tries to make a statement.

Form factor-wise, it doesn’t stray far away from the HTC Touch, but the color choice is quite unique, to say the least. Whoever designed this mobile device is either trying to make a fashion statement by being the first and hoping to set a trend or is just blind to the current style of mobile devices. Opting to go with a glossy and glittery finish accented with an orange band around it, the HTC Opal will definitely live up to the taste and expectation of everyone.

Anyway, we’re not even sure yet if the one shown in the picture is actually the final product or not so we’ll lay off the criticisms for now. Hopefully, some official juicy specs and an announcement will float next week?