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Old 03-21-2011, 03:00 AM
Craig Horlacher
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Default The HTC Shooter Looks Like a Very Nice Gingerbread Phone on its way to Sprint

"The "PG86100" certainly identifies itself as carrying a speedy new Adreno 220 GPU, which is typically paired with twin processing units, and should help push plenty of pixels to the 960 x 540 screen that's presently displaying Android Gingerbread 2.3.2."

This has the potential to be a great phone!  If you're on Sprint and waiting for one that's really high end keep your eyes open for the Shooter!  It's already running Gingerbread so that's a good start.  Also, HTC does have a good track record of updating their high end phones.  Last year I didn't like HTC phones because they had a relatively weak GPU.  That's not the case anymore.  The Adreno 220 should be right up there with the Tegra 2 and it may be faster.  It's als designed to be paired with a dual-core CPU so we can expect that.  And what good is a crazy fast GPU with a screen from last year?  This has a qHD display!!!  I'm so glad to see HTC going with a 16x9 aspect ratio and significantly a higher resolution as Motorola has started with the Atrix.  If you're ready to get a new phone on Sprint and renew your contract you may want to hold out a little longer!  If this is the phone you've been waiting for, or not, we would love to hear your thoughts!

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