With a current price of £259.99, the unlocked HTC One SV is being offered at a discounted rate in the US, making the feature-rich smartphone a better buy than before. On the downside, the promotion is said to be valid only for a week’s time, after which the device will retail for its original £319.99 amount.
According to Android Central, the version of the handset being spoken of comes with 4G LTE connectivity and it also supports HSDPA 42Mbps. The handset is powered by a dual core 1.2GHz Snapdragon S4 processor and it comes with 1GB of DDR2 RAM for smooth multitasking. Where size matters, it measures 128mm x 66.9mm x 9.20mm in dimensions and weighs 122 grams after taking the battery into consideration.
The Android Jelly Bean platform is coated with the Sense UI for a richer experience. The UX features included with the phone comprise of the Beats Audio enhancement that aims to deliver detailed sound output for game, movies and music. The OS is displayed though a qHD Super LCD 2 panel that spans 4.3 inches wide. The screen is layered with Corning Gorilla Glass 2 for enhanced durability against scratches and scuffs.
The device is said to employ a ‘camera that’s built for speed.’ The 5MP snapped fixed onto the rear tags along various features such as autofocus, a BSI sensor, an f2.0 aperture and a 28mm lens. The webcam found on the front is accompanied by a dedicated ImageChip for obtaining quality shots. Complementing the said hardware is the VideoPic attribute that allows users to record videos and snap up images simultaneously.
For reminder’s sake, the Expansys ‘deal of the week’ promotion on the HTC One SV will only last for this week and ends on Friday at 5pm. The handset can be picked up in color options of blue and white, while the red variant isn’t part of the offer. Carphone Warehouse is currently selling the device carrying a price tag of £349.95 SIM free and Clove UK has made it available for £349.99. What’s more, an ex-demo piece is also up for grabs at £312 with warranty.
Here’s a quick overview of the specifications:
– Platform: Android Jelly Bean 4.1
– Display: 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 touchscreen with Corning Gorilla Glass 2
– Processor: 1.2GHz dual core Qualcomm S4 SOC
– Memory: 8GB onboard storage, up to 32GB microSD card support
– RAM: 1GB
– Connectivity: Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n, NFC and DLNA, 4G LTE
– Dimensions: 128mm x 66.9mm x 9.2mm
– Weight: 122 grams