HTC Proto Outed As The Desire X, Claims To Belong With The One Series

HTC appears to be dragging the Desire brand back out in front of everyone despite promising to stop making so many goddamn phones. The mid-range Proto will reportedly be sold as the Desire X and sit with the rest of the One lineup between the One X and the One V.

According to ePrice, the website behind the blurry image, the Desire X will have decidedly mid-range specs despite the larger screen -- 4-inch 800x480 display, dual-core 1GHz Snapdragon processor, 5MP camera, 4GB internal storage, Android 4.0 with Sense 4.0, and integrated Beats Audio just like any other One device.

The Desire X is said to be the international version of the China-exclusive New Desire V (formerly known as Dragon V). It's been a rough year so far for the Taiwanese manufacturer, but I wish it would just decide on a name already and stick with its "fewer devices, amazing hardware" strategy. Expect full details when IFA kicks off later this week.

[ePrice via TechnoBuffalo and Engadget]

Image: ePrice



    i'm just crying on the inside that htc hasn't made a galaxy note sized phone- it's the only reason i left their ranks...

    I've always thought HTCs branding decisions were so poor. I remember when the 1st desire originally came out it was considered their top phone. They should have kept it that way instead of trashing its value by releasing mid range phones under it using only a single letter to distinguish. Also introducing evo, incredible etc as top tier didnt help either and now the one X. they have no consistency.

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