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HTC One mini Remove phone

Posted: 18 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released

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Posted: 23 Jul 2013
Market Status: Released

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Device typeSmart phoneSmart phone 
OSAndroid (4.4, 4.2.2), Sense UIAndroid (4.1.2), HTC BlinkFeed + Sense 5 UI 
Dimensions5.20 x 2.49 x 0.36 inches (132 x 63.2 x 9.25 mm)5.19 x 2.63 x 0.39 inches (131.8 x 66.9 x 9.9 mm) 
Weight4.30 oz (122 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
4.34 oz (123 g)
the average is 5.2 oz (149 g)
MaterialsMain body: aluminum  
Colors Black 
Physical size4.3 inches4.3 inches 
Resolution720 x 1280 pixels480 x 800 pixels 
Pixel density

Pixel density - The pixel density of a display represents the number of pixels over an area of one inch. It’s measured in “pixels per inch”, or ppi. The higher the number, the more detailed and good-looking the display is.

341 ppi217 ppi 

Technology - There are two main screen technologies currently used in phones and tablets: LCD and AMOLED. The former usually features a light source and liquid crystals, while the latter is based on organic light-emitting diodes. Newer LCD variations like IPS-LCD and Super-LCD allow for very accurate color reproduction and very wide viewing angles, where no significant image quality loss is observed. Current AMOLED screens differ in such a way that they can exhibit much more saturated colors (sometimes too much) and incredibly high contrast levels, which is due to black color being completely black in AMOLED displays.

Screen-to-body ratio61.30 %59.76 % 
FeaturesLight sensor, Proximity sensorLight sensor, Proximity sensor 
Camera4 megapixels8 megapixels 
Aperture size

Aperture size - The aperture of a camera is the opening through which light travels before it reaches the camera sensor. The smaller the number is, the bigger this opening is, allowing for more light to pass.

Focal length (35mm equivalent)28 mm28 mm 
Camera sensor size1/3"  
Pixel size2 μm  
Hardware FeaturesAutofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI) 
Software FeaturesFace detection, Digital zoom, Geo tagging  
SettingsShutter speed control  
Shooting ModesBurst mode, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Panorama, Macro mode, Night mode, Scenes, EffectsBurst mode 
Camcorder1920x1080 (1080p HD)1280x720 (720p HD) 
Front-facing camera1.6 megapixels1.6 megapixels 
System chip

System chip - Most modern handsets use an advanced chip that includes many of the device’s hardware modules like the processor, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and sometimes even the wireless radio. This field shows what particular system chip (or System-on-a-Chip) is used in the phone.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 400Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8225Q 

Processor - The processor is the main computing component of a phone and is a major factor when it comes to the overall speed of the device. Some more powerful smartphones use dual-core and quad-core processors designed to deliver greater performance.

Dual-core, 1400 MHz, KraitQuad-core, 1200 MHz, Cortex-A5 
Graphics processorAdreno 305Adren 203 
System memory

System memory - System memory, or RAM memory is the type of memory that the device uses to temporarily store data from the OS or currently-running apps. The more RAM available to the device, the better the performance will be when multiple or heavier programs are running.

Built-in storage16 GB4 GB 
Maximum User Storage11 GB  
Storage expansion microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC up to 64 GB 
Capacity1800 mAh1800 mAh 
TypeNot user replaceable, Li - PolymerUser replaceable, Li - Polymer 
Talk time20.72 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
17.80 hours
the average is 15 h (874 min)
Stand-by time20.8 days (500 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
16.7 days (401 hours)
the average is 15 days (365 h)
Talk time (3G)13.27 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
12.10 hours
the average is 17 h (1012 min)
Stand-by time (3G)28.8 days (692 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
18.1 days (435 hours)
the average is 21 days (506 h)
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Music player   
Filter byAlbum, Artist, PlaylistsAlbum, Artist, Playlists 
FeaturesAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats AudioAlbum art cover, Background playback, Beats Audio 
SpeakersEarpiece, Stereo speakersEarpiece, Loudspeaker 
GSM850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz900, 1800, 1900 MHz 
UMTS900, 1900, 2100 MHz900, 2100 MHz 
LTE (FDD)Bands 18, 3, 7  
DataLTE, HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTSHSDPA 7.2 Mbit/s 
Micro SIMYesYes 
Phone features
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyroscope, CompassAccelerometer, Compass 
NotificationsHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, SpeakerphoneHaptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone 
Other featuresVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recordingVoice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording 
Wi-Fi802.11 a, b, g, n802.11 b, g, n 
USBUSB 2.0USB 2.0 
FeaturesMass storage device, USB chargingMass storage device, USB charging 

Positioning - This field shows the positioning systems supported by the device. There are three main types: GPS, A-GPS and GLONASS. GPS - This is one of the most widespread global positioning technologies, developed and maintained by the U.S. government. It uses satellites in order to detect your location. Works best in clear weather. A-GPS - A-GPS stands for Assisted GPS and is the industry standard for positioning and navigation. “Assisted” means that it can use local wireless networks, in addition to satellites, for quicker and more precise localization. GLONASS - GLONASS is a global positioning system, developed by the Russian Federation. It’s very similar to GPS, but isn’t so popular in cell phones.

GPS, A-GPS, GlonassGPS, A-GPS 
NavigationTurn-by-turn navigationTurn-by-turn navigation, Voice navigation 
OtherTethering, Computer sync, OTA syncTethering, Computer sync, OTA sync 
Officially announcedYes  
Regulatory Approval
FCC approval

FCC approval - The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is an independent United States government agency, directly responsible to Congress. The FCC was established by the Communications Act of 1934 and is charged with regulating interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable. The FCC's jurisdiction covers the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and U.S. possessions. Every wireless phone device that is sold in the U.S. has to be tested and approved for sale by the FCC.

Date approved

Date approved - Shows the date when the particular phone is approved by the Federal Communications Commission

12 Jan 201416 Feb 2014 
FCC ID value: NM8PO58200 linkFCC ID value: NM80P3Z111 link 
FCC measured SAR

FCC measured SAR - Working closely with federal health and safety agencies, such as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the FCC has adopted limits for safe exposure to radiofrequency (RF) energy. These limits are given in terms of a unit referred to as the Specific Absorption Rate (SAR), which is a measure of the amount of radio frequency energy absorbed by the body when using a mobile phone. The FCC requires cell phone manufacturers to ensure that their phones comply with these objective limits for safe exposure. Any cell phone at or below these SAR levels (that is, any phone legally sold in the U.S.) is a "safe" phone, as measured by these standards. The FCC limit for public exposure from cellular telephones is an SAR level of 1.6 watts per kilogram (1.6 W/kg).

Head0.96 W/kg0.72 W/kg 
Body0.96 W/kg1.26 W/kg 
Product Specific Use0.96 W/kg1.33 W/kg 
Simultaneous Transmission1.38 W/kg1.57 W/kg 

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