Verizon announces DROID DNA by HTC

Verizon DROID DNA by HTCAs expected, Verizon and HTC today unveiled the DROID DNA by HTC. Often the topic of leaks, there were few surprises today as it was announced.

“It’s no secret that people depend on their smartphones more and more every day which rightfully raises expectations for performance, speed, and design. The DROID DNA by HTC embodies a smartphone that pushes the envelope in all of these areas with the first true 1080p HD display, latest quad-core processor, and Verizon’s 4G LTE network, all wrapped in a beautifully crafted design,” said Jason Mackenzie, president, HTC Corporation. “The DROID DNA by HTC is sure to top wish lists this holiday season.”

Verizon DROID DNA specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro
  • Operating system: Google Android Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 4+
  • Cellular connectivity: LTE / CDMA1x/EV-DO Rev A / UMTS / GSM
  • Other connectivity: GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi (2.4 & 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, NFC
  • Display: 5-inch HD (1080×1920) SLCD 3 (440 PPI)
  • Input: Touchscreen
  • Memory: 2GB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB onboard
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP with LED flash, 1080p video capture and f/2.0 aperture
  • Front-facing camera: 2.1MP with f/2.0 aperture
  • Connectors: 3.5mm audio jack
  • Battery: 2,020mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 70.61 x 140.97 x 9.7 millimeters / 140.05 grams
  • Colours: Black
  • Other: Wireless charging

The Verizon DROID DNA by HTC will go on sale on November 21st for US$199.99 with a two-year contract or US$599.99 with month-to-month service. Pre-orders start today at