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HTC Vivid

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This high-end Android phone is one of the first AT&T phones with LTE 4G. It builds on the features of the Inspire with a larger display, faster processor, more memory, front-facing camera, and 1080p HD video capture. Other features are similar, including HTC Sense software, Wi-Fi mobile hotspot, and memory card slot.

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LTE 4 / 17
WCDMA 1 / 2 / 5
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
LTE (4G)
band 4 / 1700 MHz   AWS (Americas)
band 17 / 700 MHz   Lower 700 (USA (AT&T))

WCDMA (3G / 4G)
band 1 (I) / 2100 MHz   IMT (Europe, Asia, Africa, Oceania, Brazil, India, Israel)
band 2 (II) / 1900 MHz   PCS (Americas)
band 5 (V) / 850 MHz   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)

GSM (2G)
850 MHz / band 5   Cellular (Americas, Oceania, Brazil, Israel)
900 MHz / band 8   (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1800 MHz / band 3   DCS (Europe, Asia, Africa)
1900 MHz / band 2   PCS (Americas)
Weight 6.21 oz   (176 g)
Dimensions 5.07" x 2.64" x 0.44"   (129 x 67 x 11.2 mm)
Battery Talk: 7.6 hours max.   (456 minutes)
Standby: 293 hours max.   (12.2 days)
1620 mAh LiIon, Removable
Display Type: LCD (Color TFT/TFD)
Resolution: 540 x 960 pixels
4.5"   diagonal
Colors: 262,144 (18-bit)
Sony SuperLCD
OS / Platform Android
version 2.3.4 / plus HTC Sense
Processor 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 APQ8060
Memory 16 GB internal storage, raw hardware
SIM card size Traditional / Mini (2FF)
FCC ID NM8PH39100 » (approved Sep 29, 2011)
NM8PH39150 » (approved Oct 7, 2011)
NM8PH39130 »

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Adjustable Text Size -
Bluetooth Supported Profiles: HSP 1.2, HFP 1.6, OPP, FTP, PBA, A2DP 1.2, AVRC, HID, PAN, MAP
version 3.0
Call Screening -
Camera Resolution: 8+ megapixel
auto-focus, dual LED flash / HDR mode, face detection, panorama mode
Changeable Body Plates -
Custom Graphics Yes
Custom Ringtones Yes
Data Tethering Yes
Email Client Protocols Supported: POP, IMAP, GMail, Exchange
EMS / Picture Messaging -
External Antenna Jack -
External Display -
Fast Charging -
Fingerprint Reader -
Flashlight -
Flight Mode CEA Standard Icon: No
FM Radio Stereo: Yes
FM Transmitter -
Front-Facing Camera Resolution: 1.3 megapixel
Games Yes
GPS / Location Type: A-GPS
Hard Drive -
HD Voice -
Headphone Jack (3.5mm) Yes
Headset Jack (2.5 mm) -
Hearing Aid Compatible Rating: M3 (mostly compatible)
some versions are also rated T3
High-Speed Data Technology: LTE (Cat 3)
Infrared (IR) -
Instant Messaging Networks Supported: Google Talk
Java (J2ME) -
Key Lock Switch -
Live TV -
Memory Card Slot Card Type: microSD (TransFlash)
up to 32 GB
Miracast -
MirrorLink -
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Multiple Languages Languages Supported: English, Spanish, French
Music Player Supported Formats: MP3, AAC, AAC+, WAV
PC Sync HTC Sync
PictBridge -
Picture ID Yes
Predictive Text Entry T9 Trace
Push-To-Talk -
Real-Music Ringers Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Ringer Profiles -
Ruggedized -
Side Keys volume on right
Speaker Phone Type: Half-duplex
Stereo Speakers -
Text Keyboard, Hardware -
Text Messaging (SMS) View Style: Threaded
Text Messaging Templates Number of Templates: 11
Touch Screen Type: Capacitive
multi-touch / haptic feedback
TTY/TDD (Digital) Yes
TV Output HDMI via MHL (micro-USB)
USB Connector: Micro-USB
Vibrate Yes
Video Capture Resolution: 1080p HD
at 60 fps, with stereo sound
Voice Dialing Type: Speaker-independent (automatic)
WAP / Web Browser Browser Software: Android browser (WebKit-based)
supports Adobe Flash
Water-Resistant -
Wi-Fi Version(s): 802.11 b,g,n
Wireless Charging -


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