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The HTC Primo is a 2012 model featuring a 3.7-inch Super LCD2 display, 5MP camera, and a 1500 mAh battery. Read more about the features of the Primo to see if it's right for you.
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Key Features

  • Release Date:  2012, February
  • Price: 130 EUR
  • Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2
  • Processor: 1.0 GHz Scorpion
  • Memory: 4 GB (1 GB user available), 512 MB RAM
  • Display: Super LCD2 3.7 inches, 480 x 800
  • Main Camera:  Single, 5MP
  • Selfie Camera:  , 0MP
  • OS: Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich), not upgradable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean); Sense UI 4
  • Dimensions: 120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm
  • Weight: 115 g
  • Battery:  1500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

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HTC Primo specs

General specs

Brand and model

HTC Primo

Release date

2012, February


120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm (4.74 x 2.35 x 0.36 in)


115 g (4.06 oz)


Black, Brown


1500 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion

Approximate price130 EUR



Super LCD2


capacitive touchscreen

Display colors


Screen size

3.7" inc

Screen area

39.0 cm2

Screen format

5:3 (height:width)

Screen to body ratio


Screen resolution

480 x 800 px

PPI /points per inch/

252 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main

5 MP, Single

Camera specs

-5 MP, AF


LED flash

Video 720p
Front (selfie) camera

0 MP,




Operating system OS

Android 4.0.3 (Ice Cream Sandwich), not upgradable to 4.1 (Jelly Bean); Sense UI 4


Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon S2

Other models with the same chipset include: ZTE Tania, T-Mobile myTouch 4G, T-Mobile myTouch, T-Mobile myTouch Q, T-Mobile myTouch Q 2, T-Mobile myTouch 2, T-Mobile myTouch qwerty, Spice Mi-410, Pantech Vega Xpress IM-A720L, Huawei U8860 Honor
Processor CPU

- 1.0 GHz Scorpion

Graphics processor GPU

- Adreno 205

External memory

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)

Internal memory

4 GB (1 GB user available), 512 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, aptX
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 0.87 W/kg (head)     0.77 W/kg (body)    
SAR EU - 0.87 W/kg (head)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes
- Beats Audio

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity
- DivX/XviD/MP4/H.264/WMV player
-MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
-Document editor
-Voice memo/dial
-Predictive text input


Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.
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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the HTC Primo was around 130 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2012, February.
The weight of the HTC Primo is 115 g.
The screen size of the HTC Primo is 3.7" inches.
The size of the HTC Primo is 120.3 x 59.7 x 9.2 mm (HxWxD).

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