According to PCMag, HTC’s PR agency Waggener Edstrom had reportedly sent out buzzworthy packages indicating the introduction of a new 4G, Android 2.2 Smartphone at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show. The package contained a space about the size of a Smartphone, an image of an Android calling from Las Vegas, a ‘Froyo Lover’ Sticker, a foam TV, circular buttons with “G” on them and more.
“HTC sent out a mysterious package apparently promising a 4G phone at CES with video calling, Google Android 2.2, and GPS, which may or may not be the rumored “HTC Thunderbolt” for Verizon Wireless”
HTC may have high hopes for CES, but they already face problems with their existing headsets. The manufacturer gained a name to itself thanks to the development of the first widespread Android device for T-mobile a couple years ago. Now however, it’s having issues with the HTC EVO 4G. The phone was a big seller this year, but a recent update reportedly caused a decrease in battery life and issues with Wi-Fi connection. The EVO encountered earlier problems as well – similar to all first gen devices – but as of now, none of the 3 EVO holders in the siliconANGLE team have encountered the latest issues in question.
Another first generation device which encountered early complains was the iPhone, and the same is true for every single release since the. We discussed the iPhone 4 antennae bridge issue here, as well as other cases such as the Windows Phone 7 AT&T compatibility issues. Similar difficulties with RIM’s Storm and others were also discussed in this coverage.