While 2012 is expected to be the year of quad-core phones, it may be difficult for consumers to understand that more is not always better. As recent tests showed, the current generation of quad-core processors for smartphones (in particular the Tegra 3) is not a giant leap ahead of the dual-core S4.
HTC EVO V 4G arrives at Virgin Mobile this summer
Keeping on that note, Virgin Mobile looks set to launch the HTC EVO V 4G later this summer, with the leak pointing out that it appears to be identical to the HTC EVO 3D. If you’re late to the party or can’t remember what the HTC EVO 3D is, below is a refresher.
HTC EVO 3D specs
Boasting glasses-free 3D playback, the HTC EVO 3D features dual 5 megapixel cameras for 3D video recording, Qualcomm 1.2 GHz dual-core S3 processor, 1GB RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread (promised the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update already), and a 4.3-inch qHD display.
No word on an official release date yet but the HTC EVO V 4G is expected to be made available in both black and plum color when it does hit Virgin Mobile