Remember the dual-SIM version of the HTC One? It has been in the Chinese market for sometime, but recently, it popped up on the HTC India website. Well, now FoneArena has spotted a listing with an e-retailer stating that the phone is now available in the Indian market for Rs 46,495. The phone is expected to ship in 9 or 10 days, indicating an official announcement anytime now. Also Read - HTC Desire 20+ launched with 48-megapixel quad rear camera setup
For all intents and purposes it is the same phone as before, but with two key differences. Firstly, it is a dual-SIM smartphone and according to HTC’s website states that the device brings in dual-SIM CDMA + GSM support, in fact both SIMs will support GSM networks. Notably, SIM 1 will be able to support HSPA+ and EVDO REV. B speeds, while SIM 2 will be straddled at 2G EDGE speeds only. Another huge addition is the microSD card slot which has been added thanks to an all new removable backplate. It supports up to 64GB of storage. Yet, the user cannot remove the battery as it remains sealed in. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite smartphone design leaks online
Other than this, it is the same phone which is powered by the slick Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 CPU clocked at 1.7GHz, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a 4-megapixel UltraPixel camera with optical image stabilization and a wide angle 28mm lens with a f/2.0 aperture and a 2.1-megapixel camera. It also has impressive audio chops with its BoomSound speakers and Beats Audio integration. Also Read - HTC Wildfire E Lite listed on Google Play Console
There’s also a super gorgeous 1080p 4.7-inch LCD panel that has a class leading pixel density of 468 ppi and a 2,300 mAh battery. And as always, the phone is running Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean with the Sense 5 user interface with custom HTC experiences like Zoe camera and the Blinkfeed.