HTC One is the hottest looking Android smartphone available in India. It can easily beat Samsung Galaxy S4 or even iPhone 5 for that matter. Now the Taiwanese giant is prepping to announce a Dual SIM variant of HTC One in India. This can be said as the HTC One Dual SIM handset has now got listed on the company's official site. Currently the device tagged as "Coming Soon."
We are in touch with HTC India to get exact release details about Dual SIM version of HTC One. Originally, HTC One Dual SIM was launched in the Chinese market earlier this year. Since then, it was speculated that HTC might announce the dual SIM version of famed HTC One in the Indian market.
The HTC One Dual SIM is slightly modified in comparison to single SIM version. The latter version comes with fixed internal storage - 32GB/64GB. With HTC One Dual SIM users can expand the internal storage via microSD card up to 64GB. Rest features are pretty much same.
In the recent days, the makers behind Desire 600 have realized the potential of Indian market. It is now believed that HTC is also planning to bring" Glamour RED" version of HTC ONE in India soon.
Back in June, HTC launched Desire XDS, a dual SIM variant of Desire X in India, followed by Desire 600 Dual SIM in the last week of July 2013. With HTC plans to introduce Dual SIM version of HTC One in India, it clearly shows that multi-SIM connectivity option is not restricted to lower-end of the market. Surely there are consumers who would like to have Dual SIM connectivity, when it comes to high-end smartphones.
HTC has a chance to increase its market share in the high segment, if HTC One Dual SIM lands in India at a right time. Currently, the high-end Indian smartphone market is dominated by likes of Apple and Samsung. The South Korean giant Samsung is yet to announce its plans to offer Dual SIM version of Galaxy S4 in India.
The company is already offering Galaxy S4 Dual GT-I9500 in China, while Apple is completely absent from Dual SIM smartphone market. It is to be seen at what price HTC brings Dual SIM version of the One in India. If the price is right, then consumers can look forward to HTC One Dual SIM in the coming days.
HTC One Dual SIM - Highlighted specifications
HTC One packs a 4.7-inch Full HD display at 468ppi. The device is made of brushed aluminum, and looks classy. Inside, a 1.7-GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor guarantees excellent performance. The RAM stands at 2GB, while the internal memory can be expanded up to 64GB via microSD card. The phone measures 9.3mm in terms of thickness and weighs 143grams.
The HTC One features high-rated UltraPixel camera powered by HTC Zoe. There's a 2-mega pixel front facing camera with wide angle lens. Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean comes out of the box, while on the top HTC Sense 5 UI with BlinkFeed comes standard. The dual speakers have been placed on the front panel, also known by the name of BoomSound.
Other features include: NFC, 3G, 2G, Dual SIM, Wi-Fi, DLNA, and Infrared port. The makers have added a 2,300mAh Li Ion battery. Many Indian shopping sites are offering original SIM at Rs. 40,662. Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates.