HTC Leo

HTC Leo in wild: capacitive touchscreen confirmed [Update: Video]

HTC Leo in wild: capacitive touchscreen confirmed [Update: Video]

We're still not sure how they've managed it, but ai.rs have acquired a pre-production HTC Leo - the company's upcoming 1GHz Snapdragon smartphone - and have sat it down for a serious photoshoot and screengrab session.  Top of our list of questions was the Leo's screen type, and sure enough HTC have used a 4.3-inch multitouch-capable capacitive panel for the Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphone.

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HTC Leo multitouch display gets video demo

HTC Leo multitouch display gets video demo

While this may simply look like someone trying to catch a small fish next to a Windows Mobile phone, you might be more interested if we told you that the phone is in fact HTC's mysterious, unannounced Leo and the fish-pinching is actually a multitouch demo.  Over at PocketPT.net someone managed to score a Leo prototype, and shot a brief video demonstrating its new touchscreen skills.

Video demo after the cut

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Touch HD gets HTC Leo TouchFLO 2.6 and WM6.5 [Video]

Touch HD gets HTC Leo TouchFLO 2.6 and WM6.5 [Video]

While it may be getting on for a year old now, we've still got a soft-spot for HTC's Touch HD, so it's nice to see the homebrew ROM community endevoring to bring the latest software to the smartphone.  XDA Developers forum member Miri has put together a combination ROM of Windows Mobile 6.5 and the new TouchFLO 3D 2.6 build fresh from pre-production HTC Leo handsets, and you can see it demonstrated after the cut.

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HTC Leo new images, specs emerge

HTC Leo new images, specs emerge

The HTC Leo has made another appearance, this time courtesy of ai.rs, and the spec sheet for this Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphone continues to grow in detail.  The 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen handset runs at WVGA resolution and packs Qualcomm's MSM8250 Snapdragon 1GHz chipset, together with a 5-megapixel autofocus camera and dual-LED flash.

HTC Leo Makes Another Appearance, Gets a Face Lift

HTC Leo Makes Another Appearance, Gets a Face Lift

It may seem that HTC gets a large slice of the pie when it comes to mobile phone news and rumors, and maybe that's not too far from the truth. But when you have this many phones coming out, from all sorts of networks and operating systems, then it's hard to ignore. Here's the HTC Leo having another go around the internet, but this time it's looking a little different.

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