The Taiwan based giant is once again a busy bee; its HTC One is selling in quite decent numbers. In the US, where HTC One went on sale on April 19 has reportedly welling quite well, but in comparison to the Samsung Galaxy S4 - the sales aren't that spectacular. For instance, one Sprint store (US based carrier), has got complaints of dead pixels and blown -out speakers associated with HTC One. While very few Samsung Galaxy S4 have been bought back.
Surely, HTC One, is indeed a great device, and needs to be promoted in a right manner. In the UK, HTC has updated the One with a major software update. Don't worry, HTC is still in a process to upgrade the One to Android 4.2 .2 Jelly Bean. Forget about Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for a moment, as it is said that during Google I/0 2013, the One would be the first handset to get Android 4.3 Jelly Bean. In the mean while, the Taiwanese giant has started rolling out HTC One 18.104.22.168 software update for UK customers of HTC One. It is primarily meant to increase the performance of the handset. The update also fixed indescrepencies associated with the One camera.The HTC One uses a new age camera technology. HTC calls it ‘UltraPixels'. Some leading U.K based tech sites have said that the white balance problem earlier found in the One is now being fully solved.
HTC One - Highlighted specifications
The HTC One comes with a 4.7-inch 1080p Full HD display (468ppi), Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad core processor (1.7GHz), 2GB of RAM, HTC Sense 5.0, 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal memory, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, UltraPixel camera, 2.1-mega pixel camera on the front for video chat, 3G, Wi-Fi, DLNA, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Beats sound, and 2,300mAh battery fitted inside.
Asking price - Rs.42, 900
Want to know about the beefy competitor of HTC One?
Samsung Galaxy S4
The device has a 4.99-inch Super HD AMOLED display( 441ppi) with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 2GB of RAM, 16GB/32GB/64GB of internal storage , supports micro SD cards( up to 64GB), Octa- core Exynos 5 / 1.9-GHz quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor ,Qi wireless charging( optional), Wi-Fi, 4G LTE , NFC, 2,600mAh battery, 3G, a 13-mega pixel rear camera with LED Flash and 2 -mega pixel front facing camera, IR blaster, Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, and weighs 130grams . The Samsung Galaxy S4 comes with some slick software enhancements: Air View and Air Gestures ; S Heath; S Translators; Samsung Knox; Samsung Home Sync; Dual Camera; Sound and Shot; Drama Shot; Eraser among others features.
Asking price - Rs. 41,500