HTC One officially announced in India for Rs 42,900

HTC One

The much awaited HTC One has finally been unveiled in India and the device is also available for purchase priced at Rs 42,900. The smartphone runs on the Android 4.2 platform with new features for the Sense UI and it packs in the UltraPixel camera which is said to be capable of delivering around 300% more light compared to sensors found in other mobile devices.

The HTC One went on sale through multiple retailers ahead of its official launch. The device is crafted with a rugged exterior that’s made from aluminum. The unibody form factor has a zero-gap construction and measures 9.3mm thick. It tips the scales at 143 grams and manages to cram in a plethora of high-end features.

Rear

One of the main highlights here is the 4.7-inch 1080p display. On the inside, a snappy 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor does the heavy lifting to deliver a smooth experience throughout the Android OS. Speaking of which, the company has coated it with the Sense 5 UI that features enhancements such as BlinkFeed, Sense TV and Zoe, amongst others. Located above and below the screen are Boom Sound stereo speakers that house built-in amplifiers.

HTC has collaborated with Reliance to provide users with free internet access. Each purchase will deliver 1GB of 3G data at no cost for a period of 3 months. Additionally, buyers will be presented with unlimited access to Facebook and WhatsApp with text, music, picture and video sharing for free during the promotion period. There’s also a BigFlix subscription which is valid for 3 months in tow. In other news, the manufacturer plans on launching a larger as well as compact versions of the flagship.

The HTC One can be purchased through multiple retailers such as Flipkart, Infibeam and Saholic at the aforementioned price. It is available in color options of black as well as silver and can be picked up on EMI, with delivers expected to commence in just 2 days of order.

Launch Event

Specifications:

– Android 4.2 OS with Sense 5 and BlinkFeed
– 4.7-inch 1080p 468ppi touchscreen
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 1.7GHz SOC
– 2GB DDR2 RAM
– 32GB, 64GB storage options
– GPS with GLONAAS, NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, DLNA, Miracast, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, HSPA+
– 137.4mm x 68.2mm x 9.3mm
– 143 grams