HTC held a news conference in London as scheduled. During this conference, HTC officially launched the next-generation flagship Android phone – HTC One that is previously known as HTC M7. This phone design is stylish, outstanding hardware configuration, and the use of new technologies .
As 2013’s first flagship product, HTC One with a totally brand new design. The overall shape exquisite fashion, but also has many unique features added in design. Different from HTC One X, HTC Butterfly flagship phone, HTC One comes with a full aluminum unibody shell, with great-looking texture.
It is worth mentioning that at the bottom of the screen of HTC One, it is equipped with only two touch buttons – Back button and Home key, a very unique design. Besides, the device is equipped with dual stereo speakers right above and below the screen.
HTC One’s corner has undergone the chamfering process, which makes the look more refined and the grade therefore also enhance a lot. It is worth mentioning that the back of the phone’s body is arc-shaped design, more suitable and convenient for users grip. At the back also added a unique plastic partition, chic and personality.
Noted that HTC One is covered with a full aluminum unibody, but HTC Official said no signal related issue should exist.
HTC One’s body dimensions is 137.4 × 68.2 mm. Despite being a big smart phones like HTC Butterfly, HTC One is more “compact”. It is suitable for single hand-operated but yet with 1080p HD resolution display as its brother.
It is worth mentioning that the HTC One’s body thickness is only 9.3mm. As a quad-core smart phone has a metal casing, the thickness of the fuselage apparently too slim. In addition, as the result of arc design at the edge, the side is to give people a sense of ultra-thin.
In term of keys and interface configuration, HTC One has some degree of similarity with the previously released HTC Butterfly. Around the fuselage, it equipped with integrated volume control keys, power button and 3.5 mm headphone jack, MicroSIM card slot, MicroUSB data interface.
As an annual flagship product, enhance the overall hardware configuration is also an inevitable move. HTC One is equipped with the top of today’s high-end display of 1080p (1080 × 1920 pixels) full HD, but due to the machine’s screen size is 4.7 inches, making phone screen pixel density is higher, reaching 468ppi, compared to 5-inch 1080p HTC Butterfly screen display is more crisp and clear.
Meanwhile, HTC One is still a quad-core smartphone yet it is not the same with the HTC Butterfly which equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ8064 quad-core processor, but equipped with a new Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, clocked up to 1.7GHz, with 2GB large memory (RAM) and belongs to today’s high-end top level.
Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 series processors is released in early January of this year. It uses the new Quad-Core Krait 300 CPU and speed-enhanced Adreno320 GPU which boost up to 40% of performance as compared to Snapdragon S4 Pro processor and lower power consumption.