Press shots of upcoming HTC Deluxe leak online

23 Nov 2012

While the HTC Deluxe isn’t expected to launch until 2013, leaked press shots of the device have some users drooling over this high-spec Android smartphone already.

Considered to be the sister to HTC’s Droid DNA (released in the US) and J Butterfly (released in Japan), the HTC Deluxe is expected to feature a 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, 2GB of RAM and a 5-inch Super LCD3 full-HD display with a resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 – placing it high in the top tier of Android smartphones.

Predicted features include Bluetooth, NFC, 8MP camera and a 2,020mAh battery, with a UI powered by Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 4+.

The leaked images show a colour range of white, black and brown. These more staid colours, plus the styling of the press shots, indicate that the new device will be targeted at the executive market – high-earning power users that can afford the phone’s hefty specs.

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The HTC Deluxe is rumoured to be launching in China next month, while Europeans are thinking they may get a glimpse of it at Mobile World Congress in February 2013. Meanwhile,’s sources say more information will follow on 6 December.

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Elaine Burke is the editor of Silicon Republic