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Details & Pictures Of HTC Incredible 2 Available Online

The first photos of the HTC Incredible 2 which is set to be launched on Verizon Wireless, has appeared online thanks to an Android fan website.

Androidspin (opens in new tab) posted more details about the handset which runs on Android Gingerbread with Sense UI but unfortunately doesn't have much to match the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S II or the LG Optimus 2X.

The device is the CDMA version of the Incredible S which was launched by HTC in February at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona; the Incredible S has gone on sale exclusively at Carphone Warehouse on O2, T-Mobile and Vodafone from as little as £25 per month (but without internet access).

Physically, the HTC Incredible S lies between the HTC Desire S and the HTC Desire HD; it has a 4-inch Super LCD screen, a 1.3-megapixel front facing camera, an 8-megapixel rear one, a Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8655 system on chip running at 1GHz (Scorpion core and Adreno 205), a 1450mAh battery, 768MB RAM and 4GB onboard storage.

It also shares the same design as the HTC Incredible S which some may or may not like. We have had our doubts as to why HTC is deliberately holding back on the hardware specifications of its latest phones.

We guess that HTC is doing an "Apple", being fashionably late to the show. Expect HTC to launch a number of handsets, including the legendary HTC Pyramid in Q3 and Q4.

Désiré Athow
Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at ITProPortal.com where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.