HTC Pyramid / HTC Sensation Rumor/Fact Roundup

Apr 7, 2011
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HTC Pyramid / HTC Sensation Rumor/Fact Roundup

It appears that HTC really has this Android game by the neck - pulling in thousands of Android lovers into their Sense-ational set of products piece by piece. Case in point: the HTC Pyramid. This is a phone that's only just been leaked back in February, and the furvor surrounding it has drummed up quite a few requests by you, the viewers, on if and when we'll be able to give out more information. The information we've got is all here, right here in this post. Get triangular up in here, and start clicking.

First, let's go back to the beginning of this epic tale. It began one cold February afternoon when we happened upon a tip which lead us to an awesome-sounding phone by the name of HTC Pyramid. This phone was set to have a Qualcomm 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon MSM8260 processor and a fat 4.3-inch qHD 960 x 650 display. Sounds good!

Then somewhere in between there and this next story, it was said that the HTC Desire 2 would be the Euro version of this phone. That was proven incorrect by an inventory list leaked to show both the HTC Pyramid and the HTC Desire 2 to be two separate items. This list also showed a stack of other HTC items we'd not heard about at that point, several of them turning up Milhouse just weeks later.

Most of these items turned up at CTIA 2011, a place where we were supposed to also see the Pyramid along with a device called the HTC Doubleshot. Seemed all well and good, that did, but it didn't happen. Then came a weird whopper right after we got back: HTC Pyramid Revealed as Android 3.0 Honeycomb Phone - this is something we're extremely hesitant to point to as possible fact, simply because we expect Ice Cream to be the one to provide the bridge between Gingerbread and Honeycomb. Honeycomb is made for tablets, not just giant phones like this one.

Photos begin to be released at this point (in the revealed link) and continue to show up "in the wild." Then we see another set of photos showing the Pyramid sitting next to the HTC Desire HD, qHD display and front-facing camera in tow. Then yet another source leaked some lovely photos, this time with the big fat battery cover off.

Then two more items, the first being the name quite possibly being HTC Sensation, the name HTC Pyramid having just been a pre-launch code. Possible? I think so! Then an event - coming up on April 12, 2011, an HTC joint where we might very possibly see this device come up!

Are you pumped up? Can you barely contain yourself? It's a Pyramid Sensation!


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