Dual-core 1GHz processors and qHD displays might be the bee’s knees today, but they’ll pale in comparison to tomorrow’s Android phones. New benchmarks for an unannounced HTC handset have landed online that point to a very high-end smartphone headed for Verizon Wireless.
According to the NenaMark benchmark scores, the HTC ADR6425LVW, or Vigor, should offer not only a a 1,280×720-pixel-resolution display, but also a 1.5GHz processor with a Qualcomm Adreno GPU and Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread. It’s not immediately obvious whether the device has a dual-core platform, but that seems logical given that today’s top phones offer dual-core 1.2GHz processors.
Three new Verizon Wireless high-end devices were shown in a newly leaked Verizon document that were sent to retailers for guidance on the minimum advertised price, or MAP. The list includes the Motorola Droid Bionic, which was confirmed by Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha to launch in September, the venerable and powerful HTC Vigor, which may succeed the HTC Thunderbolt, and an LG device that so far has yet to be revealed but is speculated to be a successor to the Netflix-enabled LG Revolution.
Interestingly enough, the leaked MAP document reveals the device names, but the screen shot does not reveal the pricing information.