Today HTC launched there newest smartphone the HTC One. The Android device is powered by a Quadcore Qualcomm Snapdragon processor clocking in at 1.7GHz and comes loaded with 2GB RAM on board. It also comes with 25 gig of Dropbox storage for 2 years which is nice to have.
Coming in 32GB or 64GB storage options, the device boasts a 4.7-inch screen with a full HD resolution and a pixel density of 468ppi, significantly higher than the iPhone 5’s 326ppi.
The 4G-enabled HTC One runs the Android Jelly Bean operating system along with a new user interface dubbed HTC BlinkFeed, which transforms its home screen into a news feed comprised of updates from various social networks, messages and email.
Two speakers reside on the front of the phone, offering stereo sound, backed up by a smart system called BoomSound that automatically detects the acoustics of the surrounding environment.
HTC BlinkFeed: A personal live stream right on the home screen. At the centre of the new HTC One experience is HTC BlinkFeed. It is a bold new experience that transforms the home screen into a single live stream of personally relevant information such as social updates, entertainment and lifestyle updates, news and photos with immersive images so that people no longer need to go to separate applications to find out what’s happening. HTC BlinkFeed aggregates the freshest content from the most relevant and interesting sources, giving it to people at a glance, all in one place, without the need to jump between multiple applications and web sites.
To enable this new dynamic approach to the smartphone, HTC will provide both local and global content from more than 1,400 media sources with more than 10,000 articles per day from some of the most innovative media companies, such as the AOL family of media properties, ESPN, MTV, Vice Media, CoolHunting, Reuters and many others.
HTC UltraPixel Camera with HTC Zoe, The breakthrough HTC UltraPixel Camera redefines how people capture, relive and share their most precious moments. HTC Zoe gives people the ability to shoot high-res photos that come to life in three-second snippets. These Zoes, photos and videos are then displayed in a unique way that brings the gallery to life and transforms the traditional photo gallery of still images into a motion gallery of memories. It also automatically creates integrated highlight films from each event comprised of Zoes, photos and videos set to music with professionally designed cuts, transitions and effects. These highlight videos can be remixed or set to different themes, and can be easily shared on social networks, email and other services.
To enable this innovative camera experience, HTC developed a custom camera that includes a best-in-class f/2.0 aperture lens and a breakthrough sensor with UltraPixels that gather 300 percent more light than traditional smartphone camera sensors. This new approach also delivers astounding low-light performance and a variety of other improvements to photos and videos. In addition, the perfect self-portrait or video is just a tap away with an ultra-wide angle front-facing camera which supports 1080p video capture. Multi-axis optical image stabilisation for the rear camera also helps ensure video footage smoother whether stationary or on the move.
HTC UltraPixel camera adds many other features and effects such as enhanced 360′ panorama, time sequencing and object removal. The device’s camera is just 4 megapixels in resolution, but HTC claims that the snapper uses “ultra-pixels” and a larger sensor than traditional smartphones, making it ideal for shooting in low-light conditions.
Users can also record HDR footage in 720p HD at 60fps and in 1080p at 30fps and capture short HD videos and images in burst mode thanks to the HTC Zoe feature.
HTC BoomSound is the new HTC One offers the best audio experience of any mobile phone available today. HTC BoomSound introduces for the first time on a phone, front-facing stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier and an amazing full HD display that immerses people in music, videos, games and the YouTube™ clips they love. Beats Audio™ integration is enabled across the entire experience for rich, authentic sound whether you’re listening to your favorite music, watching a YouTube video or playing a game.
HDR recording uses advanced dual microphones and audio processing to capture clean, rich sound that is worthy of high-definition video footage. Phone calls sound great on HTC One thanks to the addition of HTC Sense Voice™, which boosts the call volume and quality in noisy environments so that conversations come through loud and clear.
HTC Sense TV transforms the new HTC One into an interactive program guide and remote control for most TVs, set-top boxes and receivers. Tapping the power of the cloud, Sense TV makes it simple and intuitive to see what’s on and find that favourite show.
The Metal Unibody Design Wrapped in a zero-gap aluminium unibody and sporting a brilliant 4.7″, Full HD (1080p) screen, the new HTC One features the latest Android Jelly Bean operating system and LTE network technology to offer blazingly-fast browsing in a package that combines premium design with breakthrough build quality.
Available in stunning silver and beautiful black, the sleek and crafted aluminium unibody sits comfortably in the hand and showcases HTC’s unique antenna technology, which helps people achieve a crystal clear signal. The display also resists scratches and reduces glare, whilst offering incredible 468ppi resolution and rich, natural colours.