HTC’s Sense 4.0 will feature free 50 GB Dropbox storage

January 28 | Posted by nadine | App News Tags: , , , , , ,

According to PocketNow, HTC Sense 4.0 will feature 50 GB of free Dropbox storage. PocketNow says, “HTC Sense 4.0 will have deep integration with Dropbox. In fact, when you set up the phone for the first time, you’ll get 50 GB of space for free.

“Dropbox storage will be handled like another drive on the phone. When you attach a file to an email from Dropbox storage, the Dropbox link will be added to the email and not the actual file, as to save data.”

The partnership between HTC and Dropbox is not new. It offered 5 GB of free Dropbox storage to its customers in October of last year. Now, with the jump from 5 GB to 50 GB, HTC handsets just got more attractive.

Does this mean that existing handsets such as the Sensation XE and XL will get 50 GB worth of free storage? Sadly, there’s no mention of this. According to PocketNow, HTC Sense 4.0 is expected to launch alongside HTC’s superphones such as the rumored Ville and the Edge.

PocketNow says, “In Sense 4.0, you can also see an accumulation of notifications (similar to iOS 5), have a task list displayed or see a list of your favorite people, as to be able to call them quickly. Also new to the Sense 4.0 lockscreen is that you access your notification shade without unlocking.

“HTC has created the best-looking and most functional email client available for Android. Read and unread states are indicated by a pleasant horizontal color strip on the left side of each message. Instead of using check marks to multi-select messages, Sense 4.0 email uses circles.”

Will 50 GB of free storage from Dropbox make you get your hands on HTC’s new superphones? Give us your thoughts.


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One Response to “HTC’s Sense 4.0 will feature free 50 GB Dropbox storage”

  1. Robert says:

    For me, it depends whether it’s permanent or not. Since neither the One X (Edge) nor seemingly the other new HTC handsets will support external memory, it will be a dealbreaker for me.

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