First time ever for a smartphone, HTC One is powered by a quad-core 1.7 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and is loaded with 2GB of RAM and a 2,300mAh Li-polymer battery. The display comprises of a 4.7-inch Full HD Super LCD 3 screen that has a pixel density of 468 ppi and comes with Gorilla Glass 2 protection. Equipped with Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean operating system and featuring the HTC’s Sense 5 user interface layer HTC One comes in two variants based on the storage it offers – a 32GB and a 64GB variant. HTC hasn’t provided any expansion slot for storage though.
HTC has been boasting about the Ultrapixel capability of One’s camera. According to HTC having a large number of megapixels doesn’t always necessarily mean that the camera is better. HTC One comes with a 4-megapixel BSI sensor and f/2.0 lens. This combination ensures that individual pixels will be able to gather up to 300% more light as compared to sensors in other smartphone available in the market today. Beyond this, the camera comes with HTC’s ImageChip 2 and has optical image stabilization capabilities.
To arrive in HSPA and LTE models starting March HTC One will be a treat to your ears as well when it comes to delivering audio experience. The smartphone packs dual stereo speakers, each having a dedicated amp that surrounds the display ensuring that your movies / songs just sound great even if you are on the move. The device can also be used as a TV remote control through the HTC Sense TV.