HTC announcing quad-core phones at Mobile World Congress in February, not CES?


I'm writing this post on a 2010 13-inch MacBook Pro. It's got a dual-core processor, clocked at 2.4GHz, along with an integrated NVIDIA GPU. It gets the job done, but I'm starting to feel a little bit of buyer's remorse since many of today's phones are now creeping awfully close to the power that my Mac has. 

HTC will be releasing the first quad-core phones this year, but unfortunately, we'll have to wait a little longer for the announcements. The Taiwanese phone manufacturer has allegedly decided to keep its high-performance handsets under wraps for about another month and unveil the lineup at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. 

It shouldn't be a huge surprise, as these devices were originally slated for release sometime in Q2 of this year. And, honestly, I don't blame HTC for taking a little extra time for the release of these phones; CES is focused on a much more diverse set of electronics, and MWC (Mobile World Congress) is dedicated to just mobile tech. Plus, the extra time gives HTC a chance to tweak battery life and performance to be the perfect ratio to make the most people happy. 

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Calob Horton

Calob Horton is an associate editor at Pocketables. He loves all technology, no matter which company it comes from. This unbiased view of the tech world allows him to choose the products that best fit his personal needs and tastes: a Microsoft Surface Pro, a Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and a third-gen iPad.Google+ | Twitter | More posts by Calob | Subscribe to Calob's posts

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