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HTC Lexikon Shows Up Looking Like the Next Global DROID

The device we know as the HTC Lexikon (ADR6325) just made a huge appearance over at BGR. The device is meeting all of the specs that we figured it would, but now sports a very Droid-esque appearance and what looks to be a fantastic physical keyboard.  Let’s also not forget though that it’s a global beast (SIM card included), has a 5MP camera, runs Android 2.2 and more than likely the new Sense.

Oh…yes that shot above does say BING.  Maybe this won’t be the next Droid?  How could any Droid survive without the Google Apps suite?

After seeing our Droid 2 Global exclusive pictures and now this new HTC device, you’ve got to be excited for the holiday season.  Verizon again “ftw.”    Gallery after the break.  

Who wants one?

Source: BGR

  • Johnchinen

    my droid just jizzed over jealousy of the keyboard

  • Armonpazouki

    there is no way that it could have the market without being supported by google. ANDROID IS GOOGLE, THATS THE ANDROID MARKETPLACE, if its not, somone is looking at a lawsuit from google. Bing is just an app. It has google. Theres no way it dosent

  • andrew401

    this bing stuff really needs to stop…..

  • JohnPA2006

    Oh Hai, my next phone.
    SWEET !!!

    Touch Pro 2 keyboard is back , it is the HTC Merge.

  • JL

    Waiting for LTE (verizon 4G) enabled, 4' screen, 8+ MP camera, front facing camera, 1+ GHz phone with tons of memory…. not more of the same size/equipped phones…maybe thats asking for the world.

  • Collinsclerk

    I was really excited about this phone, right up until I saw Bing on there… same as I was for the Fascinate… I'm about a month away from being off contract on Verizon and they are about to see a customer leave (I get a sweet discount through my employer on AT&T) if they don't keep screwing up these phones. I've been really excited about Android, but it is seriously starting to loose some of it's luster almost purely due to the carriers… Verizon being the chief offender… with the manufacturers trying to finish the job. Bing? Really? Motoblur? Really? Touchwiz? Why?

  • Myronkjr1963

    I'm a novis – old and technically chalenged – what's the prob with Bing?

  • Skylinespeedr34

    sim card huh

  • k0r

    that keyboard looks beautiful

  • It looks like the taskbar is the traditional Google taskbar. It's just that Bing icon messing stuff up. There's a Bing app for Android… that's probably what that icon is for.

  • I will keep my Incredible but that is a beautiful phone.

  • karen

    NO NO NO!!!! so disapointed

  • i think i want to leave verizon with all of this bloat they are insisting they install. before verizon had android, they had no good smartphones, just feature phones that were loaded with stuff to make verizon the extra dollar. theyre doing the same thing with android and it makes me sad :/ i dont like business.

  • matty032

    Don't like android ruining Sense. And don't like physical keyboards. Ho hum. Don't care.

  • This phone is alsome and i wish i could get one but i have 2 years untile i could posibly get 1. I hope it dosn't come out untill it comes close to my upgrade. I also don't wan't to runine it for all you android lovers.

    : )

  • DroidFanatic

    verizion really needs to stop with the bing on their new android phones!!!!! its android so why not have googles software on it. But i am glad to see that there are more htc android phones coming to verizion. I just cant wait til the phone that was leaked that looked really close to an evo will be realeased soon on the network that will be my next phone.

  • Marshcasey

    my droid x is getting jealous

  • Ray

    as long as this baby doesnt have a locked bootloader like all the motorolla droids are coming now this will be my new phone!

  • Timmah

    And i finnaly found what I'm using my upgrade on. Woohoo'p! Any specs kellex?

  • Idk If the keyboard looks good or like a Casio “my diary” circa 93

  • Maybe staying with VZW isn't such a good idea after all… Im gonna regret it but if they keep putting Bing on all their high powered phones, i may jump ship to AT&T…. And im not gonna like that. Or Sprint, which isnt nearly as bad.

  • i know were all android fans on here but looking at people's revulsion over Bing it makes me shudder to think how windows phone 7 is going to do. People freaking hate microsoft. Imagine telling bill gates back in his 90s heyday that people wouldn't buy a high end mobile device solely because it had a single microsoft app on it! He would make you disappear and be 64 million dollars richer by the.time you finished your sentence

  • Yes, the red button looks silly, but I would gladly accept one.

  • Onanothrlevel23

    so this phone looks great to me i have a droid incredible (FTW) This is def a new droid. red accents plus its HTC.
    2.2 +
    HTC Sense +
    3.8″ screen plus+
    800mhz ( this is faster than you think) +
    5mp camera. alright
    Red accents +
    aluminum like back +
    Flash +
    Sim Card +
    Spacious Keyboard with brushed metal finish +
    This phone can def be a replacement for my incredible but my contract wont be over for a while.
    DROID Incredible 2 anyone? DROID Incredible Pro?

    • awesome games!

      Just because it has impressive specs, doesn’t mean it will have “droid” in it’s name. It cannot because of bing. Unfortunately, this is the reason I will not buy this phone and I will wait for a true google phone.

  • mo

    if this had a 4″ screen i'd be really happy..but it doesnt…so continues my decision between the x and fascinate 🙁

    • Deichman234

      it does

  • 5 MP is fail!

    • Onanothrlevel23

      more mp does not mean better camera

      • So you think this has a better camera than the droid x?

  • Tyler

    “bing” >= “suck”

  • sylent101

    That's how you make a real keyboard HTC none of that glued on crap from my old droid

  • RoadsterHD1

    YOU TOO !!!???!!!

  • sc4fpse

    Seriously: My reaction as I scrolled down the article:

    Pic: Yes…
    Global: Yes!
    5MP and 2.2: YES!

    F*ck Bing.

  • Ben

    Red search button looks silly.

    • Michael_NM

      It's red with anger because it's linked to Bing.

  • Rain_king46

    I like the look of the keyboard much better than the droid and droid 2.

  • RoadsterHD1

    it looks thick

    • BigFonz

      Yeah, that's what she said!

      • RoadsterHD1

        YOU TOO !!!???!!!

    • Clay

      it looks sexy

  • skatenaked911

    i cant wait to go for this phone. i miss my keyboard on the DX. btw, is there anyway to get a sense like theme on the DX with the OTA 2.2?

  • EC8CH

    Dumbest part about sense is the dock:

    Isn't there enough ways to add stuff to our screens, do we really need that decicated “+” button taking up valuable dock space?

  • Shawka120

    not if it as bing that is an imediate killer

  • EC8CH

    My Droid's keyboard just $h!t itself with envy…

    • EC8CH

      but with Swype, physical keyboards are dead to me anyways

      • Anonymous

        +1 for the “physical keyboards are dead” comment. +10 for the conversation with yourself! 😛

  • Darkseider

    Bing… so what. This thing will be rooted proper in no time and the Bingness will be gone and the Google goodness will return. That or you can just throw on CM 6.x or the Desire HD ROM which will undoubtedly be ported to it in no time flat.

  • Uncle paul

    Nice, but im spoiled with the Droid X's physical function buttons and larger screen, Couldnt ever go back..

    • ReebX

      Agreed. Only thing I miss is a trackball or arrow keys.

  • villian1998

    Here is a interview with HTC CEO Peter Chou and discusses future of smartphones http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/businesstechnology/2012998479_brier27.html

  • cv

    I wish theyed stop putting 5mp cameras in the phones. Give us 8 for newer phones.

    • EC8CH

      This doesn’t have the bulging camera lens that so many of the newer HTC phones have. Wonder if that’s where they cram those extra three megapixels 🙂

    • They can keep the 5MP, just make the pictures actually look decent and I’ll be happy!

    • I have a nice Nikon DSLR for my photos, I dont even care anymore.

    • Jim Davis

      I have a DSLR with a 6MP sensor that takes better pictures than any cellphone camera. It’s really more about the optics than megapixels. 8MP is overkill for the dinky lenses in mobile phone cameras.

  • zepfloyd

    the red trimming should indicate it will probably be a DROID “something”

  • Oh Verizon, will you ever learn. I wouldn't mind Bing being preloaded as long as they leave you the option of being able to change your default search. They don't of course, cause that would be to easy.

    I wouldn't buy this phone until someone roots it.

  • Bdmsgaiters

    im not 2 crazy about the bottom where it has the htc logo

  • The350zWolf

    I don't know about these manufacturers, 512 Mb RAM=Good, 4Gb internal storage=not so good, but okay, 800 MHz processor=not good, SIM card=Extremely good. If this guy come with an open bootloader, it will be Sayonara Moto!!!

    • Stephen D

      Who cares if it is 800mhz? If you did some research, you would learn that it is using the new Scorpion architecture, which at 800mhz, is 2-3 times faster than the Snapdragon at 1ghz. It also uses the Adreno 205, which is 3 times faster than the Adreno 200 in the Snapdragon. The CPU kicks butt.

    • masterxchief

      If its the same 800mhz processor as the G2 then it is good because of the new chip architecture and gpu.

      • Deichman234

        most likely beccause its made by htc

  • Andrew

    now thats a clean phone…im so getting this than the Droid2 WE….look bad ass hope it dose have a 4 inch screen. dont mind bing

  • The350zWolf

    It use to be “Hello Moto”, I guess the trend now is “Goodbye Moto”

    • Csdesign

      It's an HTC phone… not Motorola

      • Anonymous

        Point completely missed. Congrats.

  • Stephen D

    What is the screen size? If it's 4 inches I'm getting this instead of the Droid X I was planning on soon. It has a keyboard and it's beautiful. What about the CPU? Is it an 800mhz with the Scorpion architecture?

    • masterxchief

      I think its supposed to be a 3.8 inch screen according to the last leak of information

      • Stephen D

        I was hoping for a bigger screen, but I really won't care. It has a keyboard, the awesome new processor, and an unlocked bootloader.

  • jgodden

    And i just got my X a few months ago. Dammit. I want this phone, but I dont want to pay full retail blargh!

  • 1. This won't be a Droid, VZ only has a deal with non-Droid smartphones (Fascinate, Blackberries)

    2. It's not running the new Sense. It still has the + button and old battery icon.

    • yeah, it doesnt make sense that the DROID 2 would be a HTC phone. This will not have the DROID moniker as Motorola phones do.

      • kellex

        Droid 2 is Motorola and already available. 😛

        And yeah, that's not new Sense, but you have to figure it'll launch with it.

        • Stephen D

          Who cares if it's new Sense or not, because HTC doesn't lock the bootloader meaning ROMs! Anyways, any info on the release date Kellex? I was planning on getting a DX, but if this comes out within the next few months this is my next phone.

        • Yikes….guess some people are still playing catch up 😉 haha

      • What are you talking about? The Droid 2 is out already and it's a Motorola. The Droid Incredible and Droid Eris were both created by HTC. So I'm not sure what sounds implausible here.

        Yes HTC has made Droids before, and No this article isn't talking about the Droid 2.

  • okay so if a nexus one and droid incredible had sex and then that phone had sex with an iphone then that iphone had sex with a touch pro 2 this is what would come about. Red accents from the dinc, iphone looking camera in the corner and somewhat the back. Touch pro 2 keyboard and then throw in the nexus ones glass screen is this is the HTC Lexikon!

  • Got Damnit STOP putting Bing on these phones 🙁

    • Anonymous

      Beautiful phone, but if I can’t completely eradicate every trace of that foul search engine on the phone, then there shall be no sale of this phone to me.Seriously though… BEAUTIFUL phone. It’s like an Incredible made love to a keyboard, and made gorgeous little hybrid babies.

    • bing is so alsome.

      • Anonymous

        It’d be really cool if it had spell-check. 😛 🙂

    • BOYCOTT BING!!!! WHO IS WITH ME!?!?!?!?

      BOOO BING!!!!!!

      • Anonymous

        I’m in… or out… or well… you know what I mean: my device that goes ring ring will never bing!

        • Anonymous

          It could be also called as HTC Merge. Anyway, if its procs will be 1.5 GHz with a good set of camera plus it will land on Android 2.2 then this one would be great.

      • Mii

        “Its a verizon app isn’t it ?

        • Looks like I’m gonna have to step up my boycott game then 😛

    • masterxchief

      At least its on 2.2 and you can install google search…unlike that other phone with bing…

  • damn, is this 4.0 screen? if so, i'm seriously contemplating switching over from Droid X to Droid 2 (HTC ftw, MOTO ftl) couple that with 1.2ghz processor and we're golden.

  • RealGame22

    This has my name all over it.

  • greatone_pro

    Bing again? FTL

  • Thornfullessrose

    yessssss no retarded red keyboard!!!!!!!!!!!!!!