Review: HTC One for Sprint
HTC has no doubt crafted a fine piece of hardware in the One. The aluminum shell, stunning HD screen, and incredibly loud speakers really set the One apart from the plastic competition. The device scores well when it comes to the physical device and its capabilities. It offers very good battery life, excellent (and loud) call quality, and signal performance that's in line with other Sprint devices. The software is a somewhat different story.
HTC's Sense 5 has some really great ideas and powerful features, but also some rough edges that make it far less intuitive than it could be. If you take the time to learn its quirks, you're rewarded with gems like the best lock screen in the business, the powerful and innovative camera features, and the surprisingly useful TV remote app. I'm not sold on BlinkFeed, but it's a neat idea. You can easily push it out of the way until HTC (perhaps) makes it more useful in Sense 5.1.
After spending plenty of time with the One, exploring and testing every feature inside and out, I'm impressed. The camera is one of the best I've ever seen on a phone. The sound is the best I've heard on a phone. The screen is the best I've seen on a phone. The engineering is astonishing and the design, lust-worthy. With solid performance and no major faults, this is an easy phone to recommend.
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Feb 19, 2013
HTC today announced the HTC One, its global flagship phone for 2013. The One sports a 4.7-inch display with 1080p full HD resolution and 468 ppi, housed in a unibody shell machined from a solid block of aluminum.
HTC is putting all of its eggs in One basket; the new One is HTC’s flagship for the world this year. It take a few risks with the hardware and sports a striking new design manufactured using proprietary techniques.
Apr 19, 2013
The HTC One is available for sale at AT&T and Sprint stores beginning today. Both carriers are selling the silver 32GB model for $199.99 with a new contract.
Mar 13, 2013
HTC revealed that a developer edition of its HTC One smartphone will be available for purchase in the U.S. for $649.
Apr 2, 2013
AT&T today announced that preorders for the HTC One will begin on April 4, and the device will be available to AT&T customers starting April 19. The 32 GB version of the One will cost $199.99 with a new contract.
4.7" display FHD+ resolution
Snapdragon 600 processor 2 GB RAM
2,300 mAh battery
Headphone Jack (3.5mm), NFC