MWC 2012: HTC overview

GSMArena team, 26 February 2012.
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HTC One S hands-on

The One S stands right below the One X in the HTC lineup, and looks like a solid contender in the upper midrange. The aluminum unibody holds a 1.5GHz dual-core and 1GB of RAM. This isn't your average unibody, though. It's been given a crystaline ceramic metal finish. We honestly hear it for the first time, but can't deny it sounds kind of cool. Plasma-baked aluminum is said to be four times harder than the garden variety.

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HTC One S hands-on photos

The main attraction however, is the 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display. Like it's bigger brother, the One S runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a Sense 4.0 topping. You know we are fans of the AMOLED display technology and it didn't disappoint us on the One S. Blacks are deep and colors are crisp.

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HTC One S runs the latest Sense UI

The One S is also slim. In fact, it's the slimmest device HTC has ever put into production. It's waistline is just 7.6mm thick and puts itself amongst the slimmest of Droids.

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Some system info on the One S

Finally, we created a quick video, so you can get a better idea of the HTC One S real life performance.

HTC One V hands-on

HTC didn’t have a working One V to show, but we still managed to get out some info on it. It runs a Qualcomm S2 chipset, so it has the good old Scorpion core and 512MB RAM.

Design-wise it's very reminiscent of the HTC Legend (you can say it has its chin). It trumps its grandpa with Beats Audio sound enhancement, but you won't get a free Beats headset with it.

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HTC One V hands-on photos

It's an entry level device, so it has to make do with a regular 3.7" WVGA LCD display and Sense 3.6, rather than the latest version. You still get 25GB of Dropbox storage, but that lasts only 2 years. The internal storage for the One V is very limited - all you get is 4GB of non-expandable memory.

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