HTC Leo Could Be on the Market by the End of this Year

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The HTC Leo has yet to be officially unveiled, but there has been a steady stream of leaks about this upcoming high-end Windows phone, and the latest gives quite a number of new details, including when device might be released.

HTC Leo/Pro.ThreeThe Leo has drawn a great deal of attention with its cutting-edge specifications, including 4.3-inch WVGA screen and 1 GHz processor.

A number of new images of this device were recently posted in the xda-developers forums, along with some new information.

According to this source, the HTC Leo could debut around the end of November, or in early December. Where this will happen, or what wireless carriers will offer it, was not revealed.

He also said that this smartphone is going to include a 1,230 mAh battery, which will be enough to keep it going for 1.5 days.

This source went on to say that the Leo will include USB host, allowing it to control accessories like external keyboards.

However, unlike several recent HTC models, this one will lack support for TV-Out support and a built-in compass.

Other New Details
According to a specification list that leaked out last month, the HTC Leo will be a GSM phone with the HSDPA version of mobile broadband. However, a video that appeared on ai.rs blog last week — but has since been removed — was of a CDMA version.

Other wireless capabilities will supposedly include Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, and a GPS receiver.

HTC Leo/Pro.ThreeLast week’s leaked video also showed that this smartphone will be able to act as a Wi-Fi router for other deices, like laptops or handheld computers.

Additional Information on the HTC Leo
According to a number of rumors that have been in circulation, the official name for the Leo will be the HTC Pro.Three.

It will have a tablet shape, Its 4.3-inch WVGA display will make it one of the bigger Windows phones ever released, but it will have a thin shape.

This device will supposedly run Windows Mobile 6.5 Pro on a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 320 MB of RAM.

An 8 MPx camera with auto-focus, a microSD card reader, and a 3.5 mm headset jack will supposedly round out the feature list.

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Source: xda-developers

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