HTC has announced the HTC One mini, a compact version of its flagship smartphone, the HTC One.
The HTC One mini features the same design as that of its elder sibling, the HTC One. However, the phone’s front and sides sport polycarbonate/ plastic, while its back is made of aluminium, unlike the HTC One which is made entirely from aluminium barring the glass display and some inserts.
The HTC One mini also features the same BoomSound speakers, though they’re smaller compared to the ones featured in the HTC One. The HTC One mini is also stripped of chamfered edges that we had seen in the HTC One. It also doesn’t offer an Infrared Blaster.
The HTC One mini sports a 4.3-inch S-LCD3 display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels and pixel density of 341ppi.
The phone is powered by a 1.4 GHz dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor and has 1GB of RAM. It comes with 16GB of internal storage but doesn’t feature any external expansion options.
The smartphone runs Android 4.2 with HTC’s Sense 5 UI layer on top, and includes HTC BlinkFeed, that delivers social updates, news updates and photos directly to the home screen of the phone.
The HTC One mini sports the same UltraPixel Camera (with a 4-megapixel lens) that the HTC One boasts of. It also features HTC Zoe and Video Highlights imaging features. The phone offers a 1.6-megapixel front facing camera for video calls and self clicks. It’s powered by an 1800mAh non-removable battery.
The HTC One mini will be available in Glacial Silver and Stealth Black colours, in select markets from August, with a global rolled out starting September. There’s no information in the pricing or availability of the device in the Indian market.
HTC One mini key specifications
- 4.3-inch S-LCD3 display with a resolution of 720×1280 pixels
- 1.4GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 Processor
- 1GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage
- UltraPixel camera with a 4-megapixel lens with BSI sensor and LED flash
- 1.6-megapixel front facing camera
- Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 5
- 1800mAh battery