The HTC Amaze 4G is an unofficial response to the Samsung Galaxy S II with specs to match: a 4.3” qHD Super LCD display, dual core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S3 processor, 8MP camera with 1080p recording, 16GB of internal memory, NFC and 42Mbps HSPA+ data all wrapped up under HTC’s Sense 3.0.

As Samsung galaxy S2 is now discontinued in Pakistan HTC Amaze 4G is the perfect alternate with good mid range specs better camera than S2 and affordable price. Its available in market for Rs/= 25000, but some online shopping sites are offering for  20-23k .

HTC Amaze 4G Full Specification: Rs>25000

GENERAL 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 1700 / 2100 or HSDPA 1700 / 1900 / 2100
  HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100
Announced 2011, September
Status Available. Released 2011, October
BODY Dimensions 130 x 65.6 x 11.8 mm (5.12 x 2.58 x 0.46 in)
Weight 172.9 g (6.07 oz)
DISPLAY Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 540 x 960 pixels, 4.3 inches (~256 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
  – HTC Sense 3.0 UI
SOUND Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
  – SRS sound enhancement
MEMORY Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 16GB storage, 1 GB RAM
Speed HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP, EDR
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
CAMERA Primary 8 MP, 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, dual-LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Yes, 1080p
Secondary Yes, 2 MP
FEATURES OS Android OS, v2.3.4 (Gingerbread), upgradable to v4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich)
CPU Dual-core 1.5 GHz Scorpion
GPU Adreno 220
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
Browser HTML, Adobe Flash
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support
Java Yes, via Java MIDP emulator
Colors Black, White
  – Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– SNS integration
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail
– YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/WMA player
– MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– Organizer
– Document viewer
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
BATTERY   Li-Ion 1730 mAh battery
Stand-by Up to 264 h
Talk time Up to 6 h

Pros: Easy to get started, love the android market, the features of this phone, also the OS (ICS!). Sharp Super LCD touch.

Cons: My only big complaint is the battery life- I have to charge it at least once a day, smartphone is heavy.

With the back plate on, the Gorilla Glass face is raised above the chrome frame at the left and right edges, bucking the current trend of smartphones where the display is recessed. Although the glass is larger and far more rounded on the edges, the raised face echoes the iPhone 4/4S.

The 4.3-inch qHD (960×540-pixel resolution) Super LCD touch screen is quite eye-catching. Text and images looked crisp and sharp on the bright screen. The screen’s large size also makes it great for viewing Web pages and video. The Samsung Galaxy S II’s Super AMOLED Plus display shows off more saturated colors and has slightly better contrast.The touch screen was responsive and features a built-in accelerometer, pinch-to-zoom support, and a proximity sensor. Note that it only comes preloaded with HTC’s virtual keyboard, but it does offer Swype-like functionality (HTC calls it Trace) so you can drag your finger from key to key for quicker input.

The camera does an excellent job outdoors. Images came out looking sharp with good detail and bright colors. The ClearShot HDR a Sweep Shot modes also worked well.

On the video side, the camera can record up to 1080p HD clips, and the results were very similar to those of the still camera. Great quality in outdoor and brightly lit environments, but videos taken inside had a slight haziness to them. You can share your videos and photos through a number of channels, including e-mail, Facebook, YouTube, Picasa, and Flickr. You can also mirror content to your HDTV via DLNA or using an HDMI MHL adapter. The HTC Amaze 4G has 16GB of internal memory and an expansion slot that can accept SD cards up to 32GB, but sadly, an SD card is not included in the price of the phone.

Sample Shots 

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  1. no upgrades we need to root it besides the kernal used in s2 is already beast it dont need 1.5dualcore processor


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