HTC One S Launches in India With 1.7GHz Snapdragon Processor
The highly anticipated HTC One S smartphone launched in India this week sporting some different specifications than the version that has debuted in other parts on the world.
The stock version of the HTC One S normally comes with a 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 S4 processor, and the version that launched in India has received a slight upgrade- a 1.7GHz Snapdragon S3 chip.
HTC announced a model that would include an S3 chip that would launch in select markets earlier this year.
The device retails for 33,000 INR to 36,000 INR in the nation. This is equivalent to $600-650 USD. The HTC One S with the same specifications in Singapore goes for s948, which is $750 USD.
The HTC One S belongs to the company's new line of Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich devices that also include the One V and quad-core One X.
Specifications on the One V include a 1GHz processor, Android 4.0 (with Sense 4.0), a 3.7-inch WVGA display, 512MB of RAM, and 4GB of internal memory. It also comes with Beats Audio and a 5-megapixel rear shooter.
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The One X, the most powerful of these, features a Tegra 3 quad-core processor, a 4.7-inch Super LCD display with 1280 x 720 pixels, and an 8-megapixel camera that includes an ImageChip that kicks up picture processing. It will also be 4G LTE and have Beats Audio software pre-installed.
The One X launched on AT&T earlier this year in the U.S.
The One S is slightly less powerful, but still sports some impressive features including a 4.3-inch display with 960 x 540 resolution, a dual-core SnapDragon S4 processor, an 8-megapixel camera and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. It launched on T-Mobile earlier this year.