HTC showcased the newly launched One smartphone in India recently. While, Gizbot was present at the Bangalore event and we tried to scoop some interesting information for the consumers who are eagerly waiting for the Ultrapixel handset to arrive in the nation.
Present at the event, Manu Seth, Marketing Director, HTC India revealed that, "HTC One would hit the retail shelves in India by second half of April 2013, most ropably between the third or last week of the month."
While, Mr Seth did not disclose the exact pricing of the handset but he did confirm, that the heavyweight would definitely be released as a value for money, compared to other handsets launched in the country recently, including BlackBerry Z10 and Sony Xperia Z. On the other hand, an inside source disclosed that the an estimated price tag of HTC One would be Rs 40,000 to Rs 45,000, based on memory capacity.
Also, reportedly, HTC One will be released in India in collaboration with RCom and that the telco will offer some bundled data packages for the same.
Speaking of specs, HTC One has a 4.7 inch Super LCD 3 capacitive touchscreen display with a full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 1.7GHz quad core Qualcomm APQ8064T Snapdragon 600 processor, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean OS, 4MP UltraPixel rear camera with BSI sensor, 2.1MP front camera for video calling, 2GB RAM, 32GB/64GB internal storage, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, 4G, high speed HSPA+, micro USB and a 2,300 mAh battery.
The UltraPixel camera used in HTC One takes in 300% more light than a standard smartphone sensor. This should give the handset far better low light performance than other high-end smartphone cameras. Better low-light performance translates to less grainy and underexposed images in poor lighting conditions and improved focus.
Also, based on Sense 5 UI, the smartphone comes with software features including highly innovative features including BlinkFeed, Zoe, BoomSound and Sense Voice that offer an enhanced user experience apart from the usual Beats Audio integration.