HTC Supersonic on T-Mobile?

We're drawing lines between dots here but aren't quite coming up with a picture yet. Above is a screen shot obtained by the Boy Genius Report and posted for "informational purposes" (meaning they aren't all that sure about it either) that shows what might be the "HTC Supersonic" running on T-Mobile with Android 3.0. That said, let's consider the following:

  • The "Supersonic" name has also been attached to the A9292, which appeared on a leaked Sprint inventory roster, not T-Mobile.
  • The A9292 is listed as a WiMAX device. It seems a bit early for T-Mobile to be prepping a WiMAX phone.
  • The model number is listed as the "HTC Supersonic." Emphasis ours. Maybe we're reaching here, but the Nexus One model number is merely "Nexus One," not "HTC Nexus One." Same for the Droid. It's just "Droid," not "Motorola Droid." Maybe something, maybe nothing.
  • Android 3.0? Already?

Those are a whole lot of ifs. So maybe this is real; maybe it's not. It's way too early to tell.


Reader comments

Maybe it's the Supersonic, maybe it isn't


One thing for sure and I dont care what anyone says , any Android update that comes out will come to the Google phone 1st . I highly doubt google will allow there own update to head to other phones before there very own Nexus One

It is the same screen from Droid too... It is the basic phone info screen on android devices.. Still I think fake too, but way the screen is setup is a default android setup.

Plus, this looks exactly like the info screen on my nexus one, except where it says HTC Supersonic and 3.0 under the firmware version. most definitely a fake...

Probably fake, but just because it says HTC supersonic is not proof of its fake. My cdma Sprint hero model number is "HTC Hero".

The Sprint Hero says "HTC Hero" under Model number, so that part is legit. The reason I think the photo is fake though is its resolution which is the same as just about all first gen android devices: 320x480. I'd assume the Supersonic would have a larger resolution like the rest of the second gen devices.

If this is a newer HTC device and not a Google branded one should there not be a form of Sense ui on here, or is this 3.0 too new for Sense ui?

In the Hero though the model does say HTC Hero so this could be a sense UI Thing as far as 3.0 goes idk about that. also same thing with the rounded corners sense does have that.

lol, fake huh? just like the supposed fake google phone? Yea, I guess noone else can come out with a snapdragon phone thats better than the N1?? I smell hatred.

It's a G1 with an edited build.prop. BGR either got suckered, or just wanted a little extra traffic today ;)

Definitely fake. Not only would this be incredibly easier to Photoshop, but the top corners are rounded, a la WebOS. Android doesn't have that, and I can't see Google making such an unusual change in Android 3.0.

I'm not going to say it's a fake but, what's with the rounded corners? You only find those of cooked ROMs. So yeah, it's a fake.