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The 1.5Ghz, Android 2.2 Packing HTC Scorpion Headed to Verizon?

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by phandroid, Jun 3, 2010.

  1. phandroid

    phandroid Admin News Bot
    Thread Starter

    Not a great deal is known about the HTC Scorpion, the mysterious handset presumed to be running on a 1.5 Ghz processor and Android 2.2. Actually, aside from those facts the only other thing that could be discerned from a build file uncovered last February was that the phone would also include WiMAX support.Then why [...]

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  2. Vulcan

    Vulcan Android Enthusiast

    meh its going to be a couple years or so before it comes out so im gonna go with the Htc evo(which the scorpian is praticly based of f of
     
  3. Rimzy

    Rimzy Android Enthusiast

    I seriously doubt that, first off, gingerbread is coming out in the fall and that would be Android 2.x or 3.x right now 2.2 is a reality, and so is the 1.5ghz snapdragon maybe HTC is pushing to be the first to use the new processor.... We first heard of the scorpion in February so it is looking good .....
     
  4. Wooby

    Wooby Member

    I never knew how bad the shelf life is for smartphones. I haven't received my Incredible yet, and already there is something coming out to 1-up it. I'm thinking the Incredible holds its own for at least a couple years though. .. hopefully.
     
  5. Snow_Fox

    Snow_Fox Android Expert

    I am going for nexus one...

    While more power on phones is nice..

    Honestly.. 1 ghz shouldn't go out of date any time soon..

    and its always dangerous to be a first adopter.
     
  6. Blacklight82

    Blacklight82 Well-Known Member

    My Incredible is fast enough but I guess you can never have enough power.
     
  7. Snow_Fox

    Snow_Fox Android Expert

    Or battery life.
     
  8. mdeamicis

    mdeamicis Member

    in response to it not happening soon... just yesterday, on this forum, was a posting about qualcom having just shipped out a batch of new snapdragon processors that are DUAL CORE... c'mon.... connect the dots.
     
  9. adi19956

    adi19956 Android Expert

    a couple of years? not at the rate we've been seeing Android develop recently mate. If it is in a couple of years it'll probably be way out of date and not that smart a smart phone.
     
  10. trav473

    trav473 Android Enthusiast

  11. ldotwilliams

    ldotwilliams Lurker

    Verizon gets all the good phones damn.
     
  12. hood420

    hood420 Android Enthusiast

    As the blog said, the leak in February said it would have WiMax radios in it. The only carrier in the US and probably the world using WiMax is Sprint, so I'd assume this is coming to them. Besides Verizon already has three high end Android phones confirmed to be coming to their network this year, could they really justify trying to market a fourth?
     
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