“HTC announces new lines of One phones, coming from April”
One X, One S and One V announced at MWC
HTC has been busy at MWC after having a quiet end to 2011, announcing three new handsets. The first is the One X, which features a 4.7-inch screen – with a 1280 x 720 Super LC display – and a quad-core processor. Positioned as the leading device of the One lineup, the One X is backed up by a Tegra 3 chip. The phone also includes NFC and 32GB of built-in storage.
HTC has also made changes to the cameras on their devices, with the One X featuring an 8MP sensor. HTC has said they expect this new sensor to produce lower noise and better colour accuracy. HTC claims that the camera app starts up in 0.7 seconds.
The phone itself is made of a polycarbonate material, resulting in the phone being softer. The device will come in an all-white or grey.
The One X comes out in Europe in April and is exclusive to AT&T in the U.S, and Vodafone will be stocking the device in the UK.
The second phone in the One family is the One S, looking similar to the Galaxy Nexus, and features a 1.5GHz processor and has an 8MP camera. The phone also features a 960 x 540 Super AMOLED resolution display.
The One S requires a Micro SIM and restricts allow access to microSD expansion, like the One X. The device also has no NFC capability.
The phone too launches in Europe in April. Vodafone has again announced they will have the phone in the UK, while T-Mobile is hoping to offer it in the US within 60 days.
The One V is a lower-tier phone, with 3.7-inch display. The design is similar to the HTC legend, featuring an aluminum unibody design and chin as that device did.
The phone has a 1GHz processor, a normal SIM card and a 5 megapixel camera. The camera is a different sensor, but runs the same software as the other One devices.
The One V will be available in Europe in Q2 of 2012, but HTC is aiming to release the One V with the One S and One X in April. There are no U.S. launch plans.