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HTC to Release Quad Core Smartphone at Upcoming MWC

HTC plans to release a quad core smartphone at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month.

According to an article on Digitimes, Chinese newspaper Commercial Times cited a JP Morgan Chase analyst who claimed the company plans to launch new high-end smartphones powered by the Nvidia Tegra 3 quad core processor.

The report claims that the devices, which are most likely to be powered by Google's Android, will also come with Qualcomm's LTE-enabled MSM 8906 SoC solutions. The smartphones will be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in February next month.

"HTC will maintain its lead against rivals by two months if it unveils Tegra 3- and MSM 8960-based smartphones in February and ships the models on time in April,' a JP Morgan Chase analyst told the Chinese newspaper.

The analyst went on to claim that the company will see significant growth in 2012 and 2013, with its sales increasing by 15 percent and 29 percent respectively. This is exciting news for the company.

Rumours claim that the devices HTC plans to launch at MWC next month will include devices codenamed Edge and Zeta. For HTC fans, this is also very exciting.