New HTC phones pass through FCC on way to Verizon

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Some new devices from HTC showed up in the FCC database apparently heading to Verizon. According to the filings, both devices are listed as smartphones and they appear to have support for Verizon’s CDMA and LTE bands. The lack of support for 802.11ac Wi-Fi may point to them being budget-oriented devices.

Besides the lack of 802.11ac support, the FCC filing also reveals that one of the devices has two possible configurations for both the LCD screen and the battery, which caused additional testing. HTC also plans to put the FCC label on the battery along with markings for inserting the SIM card implying at least one of the devices will have a removable back cover and likely a removable battery.

No information regarding the operating system was included, so it is not clear whether these will be Android-powered smartphones. They could be destined to become part of Verizon’s Windows phone portfolio.

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sources: FCC (1), FCC (2)
via: Droid Life


About the Author: Jeff Causey

Raised in North Carolina, Jeff Causey is a licensed CPA in North Carolina. Jeff's past Android devices include an HTC EVO, a Samsung Note II, and an LG G3, and a Motorola Moto X Pure Edition along with a Samsung Galaxy Tablet 10.1. He currently uses a Samsung Galaxy S8 and (very rarely) a Nexus 7 (2013). He is also using a Verizon-branded Motorola Moto Z Play Droid supplied by his job. Jeff used to have a pair of Google Glass and a Moto 360 Sport in his stable of gadgets. Unfortunately, his wife and kids have all drunk the Apple Kool-Aid and have i-devices. Life at home often includes demonstrations of the superiority of his Android based devices. In his free time, Jeff is active in his church, a local MINI Cooper car club, and his daughter's soccer club. Jeff is married, has three kids, and a golden retriever.


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