TweakTown
Tech content trusted by users in North America and around the world
5,670 Reviews & Articles | 36,043 News Posts

HTC Runnymede, 4.7-inch display, Beats audio, great camera but only single core?

HTC unveil Runnymede, Android 2.3.4, 4.7-inch display, 1.5GHz single-core smartphone

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Sep 5, 2011 3:00 am

HTC have sure been quietly brilliant lately with the announcement of yet another Android-based smartphone. The new phone is called the Runnymede and will sport a decent set of specs including Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread with Sense 3.5 on top, a 4.7-inch 800x480-pixel display, a 1.5GHz single-core processor, 768MB of RAM, 16GB of storage, an 8-megapixel camera (720p video, dual flash), a 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera, less than 10mm thick, DLNA and includes HTC's Beats headphones (note: note earphones).

 

TweakTown image news/2/0/20689_29_htc_runnymede_4_7_inch_display_great_camera_but_only_single_core.jpg

 

Only a single-core processor? Just an 800x480-pixel resolution? Really? But then, we do have more details on the specs:

 

The camera, for instance, is said to feature a backlit sensor plus 28mm wide-angle lens and focal ratio of f/2.2 (compared to the iPhone 4's smaller f/2.8); in video mode, it can supposedly capture footage at 60 frames-per-second, more than twice that of the average handset. Obviously sound quality will also play a big role here, with Runnymede featuring SRS Surround, dual microphones, and even recognizing when it's plugged into the Beats headphones.

 

Is that good enough to sway people to this phone? Considering that the always famous iPhone 4 has a single-core processor, it might be enough.

NEWS SOURCE
Androidguys.com

Related Tags

Further Reading: Read and find more Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones news at our Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones news index page.

Do you get our news RSS feed? Get It!

Post a Comment about this news

Latest Tech News Posts

View More News Posts

Latest Downloads

View More Latest Downloads

TweakTown Web Poll

Question: Did EA kill the Battlefield franchise with the terrible BF4 issues?

Yes, Battlefield is doomed

No, Battlefield will live on strong

I'm not sure, but I know EA needs to improve its game

or View the Results

View More Polls

Forum Activity

View More Forum Posts

Press Releases

View More Press Releases
Get TweakTown updates via Facebook!
Just click the "Like" button below