HTC One, previously rumoured as M7 is a high profile smartphone from HTC. The phone will feature the first ultra pixel camera in smartphones with 3 independent sensors. HTC One has been announced on February 19th and will subsequently launch by end of first quarter.
Design and Specifications
HTC One is HTC’s premium smartphone offering for the year 2013. The phone runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, powered by 1.7 GHz quad core processor from SnapDragon 600 which is the fastest processor till date. The phone has 2 GB of RAM. The phone will feature a 4.7″ Super IPS LCD 3 capacitive touch screen with full HD display resolution that is 1080*1920 pixels. The screen has an extremely high clarity thanks to its 469 ppi pixel density.
Camera and Multimedia
HTC is coming out of the typical mega pixel war waged by premium smartphones who are increasing their camera’s megapixel count to compete. HTC has broken away from this trend by introducing a novel concept in their camera sensor, which they call Ultrapixels. HTC One’s camera will feature not one but 3 sensors of 4.3 MP each. These sensors are promising to provide much higher quality images than even 12 MP cameras. In addition to its Ultrapixel camera, HTC will also feature a front facing 2 MP secondary camera for full HD video calling. HTC’s One, like all premium smartphones will be a delight for music lovers. The phone comes with beats Audio as well as format compatibility to MP3, eAAC+, WMA and WAV music. For videos the phone supports DivX, XviD, MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV formats.
Connectivity and Features
HTC One is a global flagship phone with network support for quad band 2G, penta band 3G as well as all 4G LTE networks. The phone provides users with internet accessibility via GPRS, EDGE, 3G, LTE as well as Wifi networks. Users can connect to additional devices and share data via Bluetooth 4.0, micro USB 2.0 as well as NFC technology.
Battery and Connectivity
The phone houses a 2300 mAH battery, making it the largest battery to be fit into an HTC smartphone. The phone provides users with 32 GB of internal storage space for users to utilize in storing Music, Movies and other data. HTC will also be providing free DropBox space of 25 GB for users to exploit.