HTC's Hero Comes to Verizon as Eris
Today Verizon Wireless announced its version of the HTC Hero, renamed the Droid Eris. The Eris shares most of the same basic features as its GSM and Sprint cousins, but is thinner and replaces many of the physical buttons with capacitive touch controls. The Eris uses HTC's customized Sense user interface and tight integration with Google services such as Gmail, Maps and YouTube. It features a 3.2-inch touchscreen (with support for multitouch), 5 megapixel camera, stereo Bluetooth, accelerometer, visual voicemail, GPS and access to the Android market. The Eris will boxed with an 8GB microSD card. It will be available on November 6 for $99 after rebates with a new contract.
Verizon Rebadges the HTC One mini 2 as the Remix
Verizon Wireless today announced it will sell the HTC One Remix beginning July 24 for $99 with a new contract. The One Remix is a rebranded version of the HTC One mini 2, which was announced earlier this year.
HTC E8 Is a Plastic M8 with the One mini 2's Camera
HTC today announced the One (E8), a variant of the One (M8) that carries over nearly every feature other than the aluminum design and camera. The E8 replaces the aluminum exterior with a unibody polycarbonate shell that is far less costly for HTC to manufacture.
HTC U Ultra to Ship March 10
HTC has indicated via its web site that the U Ultra, the company's flagship handset for 2017, will begin shipping on March 10. The $750 smartphone comes in black, white, or blue, and features a 5.7-inch screen, Snapdragon 821 processor, 16-megapixel camera, and personalized sound profiles.
Sprint, Boost, and Virgin to Sell the HTC Desire 510
Sprint today announced it and its prepaid brands will all soon offer the HTC Desire 510. HTC announced the 510 last month.
HTC Shows Off the M8s, A Less Expensive One
HTC today announced the One M8s, a handset that looks like the M8 but dials back the specs to help lower the price. The phone has the same unibody metal design and full HD 5-inch screen, but uses a Snapdragon 615 processor and changes up the camera sensors.
I presume, they'll call it the Eris most of the time, but why open themselves up to the confusion. Maybe the name is the key. Eris was the Goddess of Discord.
oddest name for a phone I can think of. of course it does sound kind of cool, and not that many peopl...
I just played with one (I work for VZB) and I was not impressed with the hardware. It is much smaller than I would have expected with the current trend in phones. I don't know the exact measurements but it seemed si
and that's one of the reasons I returned it for the Moment.
Regardless, it's a great phone. If having a flash is important to you, then you'll have to keep loo...