All the next generation Android phones would be sporting the bigger 4.5-inch touchscreen displays. Samsung has first released the first 4.5” display equipped Samsung Infuse 4G handset on AT&T air waves. T-Mobile is also set to bring the Samsung Hercules smartphone, which is claimed to have a 4.5-inch display, and it is also rumored to be the Galaxy S II version for T-Mobile network. For all those HTC fans out there, no need to worry in this case as the manufacturer is gearing up release a high-end spec’d Android handset, which is also going to rock with its 4.5-inch touch screen display, and it will be called HTC Holiday. We’ve already reported that it will heading to AT&T customers in the near future.
A prototype of the AT&T branded HTC Holiday handset’s images have been leaked over XDA thread. The “My AT&T” app on the leaked image is enough to hint us that the HTC Holiday handset is indeed on its way to Ma Bell network. By looking at the leaked images, we can say that the AT&T-friendly HTC Holiday handset is still in the testing phases. According to the XDA thread, the handset was found and bought immediately by the person (from California) responsible for posting the images as evidence.
There is no change in the previously leaked specs list, and the same specs have been confirmed by these leaked images. HTC Holiday should be having 4.5-inch qHD display with 960 X 540 pixels of resolution, 1.2GHz dual-core application processor, 8 megapixel camera on the back side, an additional front-facing 1.3 megapixel camera for video calling purpose, 1GB RAM, Bluetooth 3.0, and the handset will be pushed the stores pre-installed with the latest & greatest Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread OS.
As it is having the qHD 540 X 960 display, HTC Holiday is expected to give some tough competition to the upcoming Samsung Hercules handset which is having 480 X 800 pixels of resolution. HTC Holiday is also rumored to be having AT&T’s LTE connectivity on the board.
Price & Availability
No word yet on the release date and the price info of the HTC Holiday handset, but we will keep digging for the more updated information and will get to you.