Taiwan based HTC has announced its latest smartphone-tablet hybrid, which is otherwise popularly called as phablet, with its Droid DNA which comes with a massive 5 inch Super LCD touchscreen.
The HTC Droid DNA is just 9.7 mm thick and weighs 138 grams with its 2020 mAh Li-ion battery. The phone has a massive 5 inch display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution that amounts to 441 ppi pixel density which is almost double the pixel density found in most mobile phones currently available in the market. Even, the iPhone 5 has 326 ppi pixel density.
The Droid DNA will come with HTC’s Sense user interface, Android Jelly Bean operating system, a quad core Qualcomm processor clocked at 1.5 Ghz, 8 megapixel rear camera, a 2 megapixel front camera and Adreno 320 GPU. The Droid DNA’s rear camera has the ability to record HD videos and images simultaneously while its front 2 megapixel camera can even capture HD videos at 30 fps.
It will come with 16 GB of internal storage out of which 11 GB is to be available for user. Though not clear, it seems that there is no slot for extend its storage capacity. There is 2 GB of RAM though for a smooth operation. Like other high end smartphones, it too comes with WiFi, Bluetooth, NFC, micro USB and micro SIM slot.
The LTE or 4G version of the phone has been launched in the USA for around $199.99 or Rs 10,000 (On two year contract). Sales of the phone is to start from 21th of this month. However there is no information as of now about its availability in India. If it would come to India, than most likely it would be priced at around Rs 35,000 like its competitors as Samsung Galaxy SIII, iPhone 5 etc.