September 2, 2014

More News on the HTC "Doubleshot"

There is more news today that has been gleaned from the leaked Doubleshot ROM yesterday.  PocketNow is reporting that they have taken a look at the guts of the ROM, and have gotten some valuable information at what the capabilities of the HTC Doubleshot may be!  Check out the quote from the PocketNow article:

With 911sniper‘s posting of the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide/HTC Doubleshot leaked ROM earlier today, we have analyzed the contents and discovered some more info about the pending device. Most interesting is support for 1080p 3D recording, a first in the industry (other 3D devices feature only 720p 3D recording/playback.)

The Doubleshot will feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8660 1.2GHz Dual Core CPU, paired with the Adreno 220 GPU, and 768MB RAM. The display is a 3.7-inch WVGA LCD, with a VGA resolution front facing camera, and an eight-megapixel rear-facing camera. HSDPA Category 10 is supported, for download speeds up to 14.4Mbps, with HSUPA Cateogry 6 support providing upload speeds up to 5.75Mbps.

The rear camera includes support for 720p/1080p 3D recording in addition to 720p/1080p 2D recording. Codecs are provided for 3D playback as well, indicating the possibility of a 3D screen. Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support is provided via the Broadcom BCM4329-B1 chipset, which supports Bluetooth 3.0, 802.11b/g/n 2.4GHz/5GHz, and has an integrated FM Receiver/Transmitter. There is also dual microphone support for noise cancellation.

This is one of the reasons I love using Android and being part of this community, for the simple fact that we can tear into things and find out info we would have to otherwise wait for.  Huge props go to the people at Pocket Now for sure.  Credit needs to go to them since they did all the work.

This is going to be an impressive device, and the 3D capabilities and the possibility of a 3D screen on the unit makes things even more interesting.  Like many of you, I thought 3D was a gimmicky thing, until I got to use my daugther’s 3Ds, and was blown away by how awesome it was to play games in 3D.  If this unit comes close, it is going to be pretty sweet.  More info as it rolls out.