Australia, Phones

HTC Shows Telstra New 1.5GHz Snapdragon Smartphone With Android 2.2

Channel News is reporting that Telstra executives have been shown a new HTC Android phone running the Qualcomm 1.5GHz Snapdragon chip and a beta version of the new Android 2.2 operating system at CES.

The phone, which will go on sale in Australia later this year, is significantly faster than than the iPhone.

Capable of delivering 4G connectivity the new phone has caught the attention of Seven Network executives, who are working on the roll out of a new WiMax network in Australia.

AndroidSpin also reports the existence for one such Android 2.2 powered phone which will be allegedly called HTC Scorpion.

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