HTC Legend shows up in wild again

February 9, 2010
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The HTC Legend seems to have gained a taste for the camera; after being spotted in the wild yesterday, we've now had another leaked photo of the Android smartphone drop into our inbox.  From this side-on view, the slab-sided thickness of the Legend is on show; it looks a little chunkier than the HTC Hero.

Update: Picture looks to have come from @Xmoo on Twitter; thanks @ardoudwokke for the heads-up

As for performance, the optical mouse apparently works well and the AMOLED display is particularly impressive, but otherwise it's pretty similar to the Hero.  Incidentally, a March 2010 release date for Android 2.1 for the Hero was mentioned.

Our tipster also reconfirmed the specifications we've heard before, with the Legend having a 3.2-inch capacitive HVGA AMOLED display, 5-megapixel camera with LED flash, WiFi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, microSD card slot and GPS/AGPS. There's also a 1300mAh battery, quad-band GSM and dual-band UMTS/HSDPA, digital compass, G-Sensor, 3.5mm Audio jacket, microUSB port and a 600MHz Qualcomm MSM 7227 processor.  That keeps the Legend running along swifter than the Hero it's presumed to replace, we're told, especially when it comes to video and graphics.

[Thanks Dion!]


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