HTC has announced the launch of the much-awaited HTC One in India, which was expected to be available in India in the first week of April. Now, this phone will be available in India by the end of April at a price of Rs. 42,900.
HTC One is wrapped in a zero-gap aluminium unibody and sports a brilliant 4.7”, Full HD (1920 by 1080 pixels) screen , and runs the latest Android Jelly Bean operating system and features LTE network technology to offer blazingly-fast browsing in a package that combines premium design with breakthrough build quality. Available in stunning silver and beautiful black, the sleek and crafted aluminium unibody its comfortably in the hand and showcases HTC’s unique antenna technology, which helps people achieve a crystal clear signal. The display also resists scratches and reduces glare, whilst offering incredible 468ppi resolution and rich, natural colours.
The phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, quad-core processor clocked at 1.7GHz. It has 2GB DDR2 RAM and 32GB of total storage. The phone comes pakced with a rechargeable Li-polymer 2300 mAh battery.
The new HTC One offers the best audio experience of any mobile phone available today.HTC BoomSound introduces for the first time on a phone, front-facing stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier and an amazing full HD display that immerses people in music, videos, games and the YouTube clips they love. BeatsAudio integration is enabled across the entire experience for rich, authentic sound whether you’re listening to your favourite music, watching a YouTube video or playing a game. Phone calls sound great on HTC One thanks to the addition of HTC Sense Voice, which boosts the call volume and quality in noisy environments so that conversations come through loud and clear.
The new HTC One feature the HTC UltraPixel Camera – a new imaging technology. HTC has developed a custom camera that includes a best-in-class f/2.0 aperture lens and a breakthrough sensor with UltraPixels that gather 300percent more light than traditional smartphone camera sensors. This new approach also delivers astounding low-light performance and a variety of other improvements to photos and videos. In addition, the perfect self-portrait or video is just a tap away with an ultra-wide angle front-facing camera which supports1080p video capture. Multi-axis optical image stabilisation for the rear camera also help sensor video footage smoother whether stationary or on the move. HTC UltraPixel camera adds many other features and effects such as enhanced 360′ panorama, time sequencing and object removal.
HTC Sense TV transforms the new HTC One into an interactive program guide and remote control for most TVs, set-top boxes and receivers. Tapping the power of the cloud, Sense TV makes it simple and intuitive to see what’s on and find that favourite show.
THE HTC One’s HTC BlinkFeed is a bold new experience that transforms the home screen into a single live stream of personally relevant information such as social updates, entertainment and lifestyle updates, news and photos with immersive images so that people no longer need to go to separate applications to find out what’s happening. HTC BlinkFeed aggregates the freshest content from the most relevant and interesting sources, giving it to people at a glance, all in one place, without the need to jump between multiple applications and web sites.
“People today immerse themselves in a constant stream of updates, news and information. Although smartphones are one of the main ways we stay in touch with the people and information we care about, conventional designs have failed to keep pace with how people are actually using them,” said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India.
Commenting on this launch, Nilanjan Mukherjee, Chief Revenue Officer, Reliance Communications Limited said, “We are happy to exclusively partner with HTC to bring the new HTC One in India. Every Reliance GSM subscriber can now avail 1GB of 3G data free for 3 months along with free sharing of unlimited text, music, pictures and videos through WhatsApp and Facebook for 3 months. We are also offering free BigFlix subscription for 3 months that will enable Reliance 3G users to watch the latest movies on the go without having to worry about any additional data charges.” “Our bundled offers on RCOM’s superior 3G network is set to provide a compelling new experience with incredible affordability to Smartphone users across the country,” he further added.