HTC recently partnered up with Beats by Dr. Dre. to bring “superior mobile audio experiences” to smartphones this Fall. The HTC Vigor was leaked online but now the HTC Runnymede 2 and HTC Sensation “Special Edition” specs have surfaced. Both run Android and will come with either a Beats headphones or earphones in the box. The specs are impressive for both and here’s a rundown:
The Runnymede 2 is an all around beast: Android 2.3.4 with HTC Sense 2.5, 4.7-inch Super LCD Display (800×480), 1.5GHz single-core, 16GB of storage, 8-megapixel camera that shoots 720p HD videos, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video calling, 1,600 mAh battery, DLNA, Wi-Fi and measures in at 9.9mm. The Runnymede comes with Beats headphones “for an all around mind-blowing multi-media experience”. Of course, no launch date is listed or carrier, but pricing shows £499.
Next, continuing on the success of the Sensation is the Sensation “Special Edition”. This is also powered by Android OS 2.3 Gingerbread, has a 4.3-inch QHD Super LCD display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 1730mAH battery, 8 megapixel camera with 1080p video recording and will have Beats earphones in the box. This is currently listed for the £520 price and no word on a release date.
Loving the increased specs, specifically the processor and the battery. Hopefully these get to Canada in a timely manner.