Render Shows Android Honeycomb Coming to Phones
One of the biggest disappointments in the electronics industry recently has been news that the sleek, delicious interface of Android 3.0 Honeycomb would be for tablets only. Fortunately, an HTC phone render indicates that may be incorrect after all.
The HTC Revolver is supposedly going to be HTC's flagship smartphone soon, rolling out on the AT&T network. Specs include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 4.3-inch display, 16GB of storage, 1GB of RAM and an 8 megapixel camera in back, all of which are perfectly plausible. It's the operating system that's so unusual.
Android 3.0 Honeycomb makes some big leaps in interface design that greatly improve Android's interaction through a touch screen. However, so far clues have pointed to Honeycomb being a separate , tablet-centric branch of the Android mobile operating system.
So this means one of two things: Either HTC and Google are working on a way to bring Honeycomb to phones (huzzah!) or this is a fake (boo!). The tipster indicates we may see teasers corroborating the claims as soon as this spring.