HTC Raider (HTC Holiday) Heading to Canada Via Bell, Rogers

by: Alvin YbañezOctober 28, 2011
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The LTE-capable HTC Raider, formerly codenamed the HTC Holiday–is heading to Canada through mobile networks Bell and Rogers.

Rogers has announced that the HTC Raider is heading to stores today, with a marked price of $149.99 for a 3-year contract and $574.99 full retail price.  On the other hand, the device will reach Bell’s store on November 1, as reflected in Bell’s updated product page for the HTC Raider.  The device will reportedly carry a price of $169.95 on a 3-year contract and $499.95 full retail price–although Bell has not yet published confirmation about the pricing for the smartphone.

The HTC Raider will also be reaching Canada carrying the following amazing specs:

  • 4.5-inch qHD touchscreen display
  • 540×960 resolution
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
  • Android 2.3.4 Gingerbread
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 8-megapixel camera
  • 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls
  • 1080p High Definition video recording
  • 1,620 mAh battery power
  • Wi-Fi HotSpot support for up to 5 devices

Although not bearing the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the HTC Raider has the required specs for an upgrade. Users can expect an upgrade soon.

The device also features HTC Sense 3.0, which provides an intuitive, user-friendly, and customizable interface. You can check for the latest weather, stock updates, and important information without locking your phone. It also features the FriendStream app that lets you check updates from all your social networking sites in one place.

How does the HTC Raider’s powers sound?  Does this look like your next smartphone?

  • Anonymous

    looking good

  • D-man

    not bad i guess, but I’m waiting for galaxy nexus from rogers. I’m still with that old HTC Dream aka G1

  • Dave

    Damn! I was gonna get the Droid RAZR but I’m going to stick with HTC! (Still have my Magic)