HTC Passion (Dragon) Android 1-GHz Snapdragon Phone possible release date
Unconfirmed reports have it that the 1GHz Snapdragon sporting Android HTC Passion/Dragon will carry a varied array of high end features along with a large touch screen is heading for Verizon Wireless and that the possible release day for the HTC Passion/Dragon will be the middle of next month reports brighthand.
The reason the smartphone is currently being referred to as the HTC Passion/Dragon is because the rumour is the code name is Passion but when the smartphone sees an official release it will be named after the Qualcomm snapdragon and hit shelves as the HTC Dragon.
If all the rumours pan out the HTC Passion/Dragon will be the first Android based smartphone to run with Qualcomm’s 1GHz smartphone chip, although rival Sony Ericsson has announced their smartphone sporting the 1GHz Snapdragon the HTC handset will according to rumour hit the market first.
Spec wise the word is the HTC Passion/Dragon will pack a 4.3 inch capacitive touch screen, run Android 2.0 OS, incorporate a 5 megapixel camera, several Google services such as Gmail, Maps and calendar, a 3.5mm jack and microSD expansion.