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The HTC DROID DNA was announced during a live event in NYC. Offering HTC Sense 4+ and Google Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean), the DROID DNA smartphone packs a punch. Other key features include a 1.5 GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, inductive charging, mobile hotspot, 5" 1080p S-LCD2 touchscreen display, and much more.

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  • 4G Data Capable
  • Bluetooth
  • 5+ Megapixel Camera
  • 4+ Inch Display
  • Front-Facing Camera
  • GPS

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General Info
Data Type4G
Device TypeSmartphone
Operating SystemAndroid
Physical Specifications
Height5.54 Inches
Thickness0.40 Inches
Weight5.03 Ounces
KeyboardTouch Only
Phone FormOpen-Faced
Display Specifications
Display Size5.00 Inches
Touchscreen Size5.00 Inches
Audio/Video Specifications
Front Camera2.10 Megapixels
Rear Camera8.00 Megapixels
Hearing Aid CompatibilityM3/T3
Battery Specifications
Standby Time353 Hours
Talk Time768 Minutes
Memory Specifications
Internal Memory16.00 GB
Expandable Memory0.00 GB

Top 3 Things Wirefly Loves About The Droid DNA By HTC

The DROID DNA by HTC is the first Android, 4G LTE smartphone to feature a true 1080p HD Super LCD 3 display with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 protection, making it a scratch-resistant touchscreen that rivals the clarity of latest HD TV's. The 5-inch display is framed by a stylish metallic red and deep black, soft-touch design that is as easy on the eyes as it is in the hand. And as the curved back tapers to a mere 4mm, it fits smoothly into your hand and pockets. More than skin deep, the DRIOD DNA is a powerful and speedy smartphone, running on a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and America's largest 4G LTE network from Verizon Wireless. Download apps, stream movies, surf the web, and play games without buffering or lag. The DROID DNA by HTC is your choice for non-stop entertainment.

DROID DNA by HTC for Verizon Wireless Limited Time Sale at Wirefly

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DROID DNA by HTC vs. Samsung Galaxy S III Schmackdown by Wirefly

One of the most popular Smartphones in the world takes on a top contender in this Wirefly Schmackdown, a comparison video review, between the Samsung Galaxy S III and the DROID DNA by HTC. In Round 1, Wirefly's Scott Lewis will go over all of the design aspects and differences between these two cutting-edge Smartphones. Does the DROID DNA's quad-core processor give it an advantage over the dual-core processor of the Galaxy S III? Watch the on-camera Quadrant Standard benchmark to see which one wins Round 2, which focuses on the phone specs and benchmarks. Round 3 compares the 8MP rear cameras in the DNA and the GS3. Check out the sample pictures and compare the cameras for yourself.

DROID DNA by HTC Quick Look Overview by Wirefly

Wirefly's Scott Lewis goes Hands-on with the DROID DNA by HTC and it's vibrant 5 inch 1080p display. The DROID DNA by HTC A sleek, stylish Android Smartphone for Verizon Wireless. The DNA's 5 inch Super LCD 3 display is the first true high definition display on a smartphone in the US. That makes the DNA the perfect phone for someone that likes to watch movies or play games on their smartphone. An integrated 2020mAh battery powers the vibrant display on the DNA for up to 12.8 hrs of talk-time or 14.7 days stand-by-time. The fact that it is only 9.73mm thick means that it will not take up a lot of room in your purse or pocket. With a top notch display you would expect the DNA to have top notch hardware onside, and it doesn't disappoint. It's powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core processor with 2GB of processor RAM and 16GB of on-board storage. That means that you will not have any lag or delay when using the DNA. The 8MP rear facing camera takes high quality photos and includes some features like Face Detection, Burst Mode, and the ability to take Panoramic Pictures If you a fan of video chatting or Skyping, then you will enjoy the quality that the 2.1MP front camera on the DNA will offer you. The DNA is running Android 4.1.1 operating system that is layered with the HTC Sense user interface. This pairing gives you a silky smooth experience while navigating through your home-screens. My favorite thing about the DNA is the Black and Red design of the phone. It makes the DNA standout in a sea of plain looking black smartphones.

HTC DROID DNA vs iPhone 5 Smartphone Comparison Review

Apple's iPhone 5 and the DROID DNA by HTC are both 4G LTE smartphones that are available for Verizon Wireless. See which of these very popular smartphones is better then the other. In Round 1, Wirefly's Scott Lewis compares multiple design aspects of both phones. He will show you why you might want the DROID DNA and some reasons you might want the iPhone 5. With the ability to share pictures directly from your phone on social media, the camera has become something that separates one phone from another. You will get to see sample pictures side by side from the DNA and the iPhone 5. Find out which camera is better. In Round 3, Scott will run through all of the important specs of the DNA and the iPhone 5. Find out which one is better on paper and which one is really better for everyday use.

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Based on 78 Reviews

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Would Recommend to a friend.

my best phone yet!

Posted on: March 15th, 2013 by Anonymous

Got a great deal on my DNA at Amazonwireless. Didn't care if the One was coming out or not and Samsung just didn't impress me.

This review is the subjective opinion of the user and not of PhoneDog.com