MWC 2012: HTC overview
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.