Alleged black HTC One render leaks

Yesterday we were filled in on more details about the upcoming HTC One handset, such as the alleged metal chassis in white/silver and darker color versions, the two stereo speakers at the front, and the price tag, which is said to be the typical $199.99 with a two-year contract for the 16 GB variation.

Today we are getting an actual picture that is claimed to be of the retail device, as the prototype that was bandied about before was in a soft-touch plastic shell. 

This here looks like a different pint of beer, with very good screen-to-phone size ratio, and what might be indeed two speaker grills above and below the display.

Moreover, the tiled interface and minimalistic weather widget jibe with previous leaks and rumors about the new HTC Sense 5.0 UI. 

It is hard to judge from the render whether the chassis is made of metal or polycarbonate, but Tuesday is not far away, and we are going to get the full scoop at HTC's NYC event for you.

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  • Display 4.7" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 2.1 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 600, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2300 mAh(18h 3G talk time)

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91 Comments

1. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

this is so beautiful. i LOVE it.

12. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

what i hate about HTC is that you cant take pictures or put music unless you buy an SD Card, so you have to have an sd card !

17. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

i meant i love the design. and i heard that this phone has 16, 32 and 64GB versions and it supports SD card as well.

30. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

i am just saying what i hate about it, didnt say it sux, why so many thumbs down ? haha :P i know what you meant, even if it does have 16, 32, 64 GB, it wont allow you to save music and take pics, you have to insert and SD Card.

45. ojdidit84

Posts: 462; Member since: Jul 16, 2011

-Grab foot -Pull toward face -Open mouth -Insert foot -Crawl back under rug Phones like the Rezound, Thunderbolt, One X/S with internal storage and SD card slots have always given you the option in the camera UI settings to save your pictures and video to the SD card OR internal storage. Even with internal storage, you've always been able to hook up a USB cable and choose whether to put your music on your SD card or on the internal storage from your PC NO MATTER WHAT BRAND THE ANDROID PHONE IS. Stop spreading misinformation.

66. htc_prep

Posts: 303; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

you must still be using first generation HTC products.

69. abdane

Posts: 507; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

i am, my GS3 got stolen :( i'm using the wildefire s for now, until i get my GNexus, just something to make me wait for the GS IV ^_^

83. DoctorPDA

Posts: 12; Member since: Dec 11, 2008

Hi there, are you sure about this? I just updated my Thunderbolt to ICS, and now it's asking me to encrypt my SD card in order to use my work e-mail. So I encrypted and now the phone is super slow. So I take out the SD card, and what do you know, I can't take photos. I went through the camera UI and can't find the setting you mentioned? Can you help me find it? Appreciate anyones help. Thanks.

79. user312

Posts: 68; Member since: Aug 21, 2012

Even the original EVO didn't need a SD to take pics or download music. I don't know what your talking about.

24. baldilocks

Posts: 1545; Member since: Dec 14, 2008

Huh???

54. greenrolaids

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

is english your second language? if yes then you might not be saying that right. If no then you are a tard, you can fill up the internal memory with whatever you like, pictures, music, gay porn, of which im sure you will prefer.

73. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

What are you taking about? If your phone has a Phone storage you won't need an SD card to take pictures or download music. But if it dosen't or if it's reserved to operate the phone essencial files (Internal storage) then where are the picture or the music going to be saved?

75. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

In the virtual drive situated near the sim slot which doesn't exist.

88. Jango_Fred

Posts: 58; Member since: Dec 17, 2008

I have an HTC Rezound and I have roughly 2000 songs on the internal storage with no micro card.

21. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

I hope HTC goes with an anodized metal body like what they did with the 1x line. Hopefully the naming decision carries over design from the 1x line.

33. g2a5b0e unregistered

The One S was made with an anodized aluminum body, not the One X. The One X uses a plastic polycarbonate.

36. Droid_X_Doug

Posts: 5993; Member since: Dec 22, 2010

My bad. One S, then. I really like the anodized aluminum body. HTC did it right, while Apple cheaped it out.

42. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

That means NFC won't be on board then. Metal back plates (like the iPhone 5 and One S) interfere with NFC.

65. htc_prep

Posts: 303; Member since: Oct 09, 2009

is a plastic "venting" system is used, in the NFC cheapest place behind the plastic, then NFC is a possibilityis

76. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Wow, man...which phone do you use? I like the prediction system you have :P

77. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

Lol...joke.

2. GeekMovement unregistered

Beautiful, I agree. Stiff competition this year. I am wondering where the earpiece and mic is if the speaker grill covers both the top and bottom on the front of the phone.

9. emadshiny

Posts: 1144; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

but the UI looks kinda weired

27. JC557

Posts: 1925; Member since: Dec 07, 2011

I'm guessing both speakers reside in the bottom grill while the top houses the earpiece as usual and the mic should be on the bottom of the handset. Unless of course HTC managed to combine both the speaker and earpiece together (I've seen it done before) or next to each other. Grills tend to be a design piece and nothing really functional.

3. mobilesec

Posts: 2; Member since: Nov 06, 2012

Good job htc :)

4. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Htc is the best when it comes to build quality and designing their phones!

41. aokde

Posts: 186; Member since: Jul 09, 2012

don't know about build quality since i never held one, but i do know design wise, no one beats sony. NO ONE.

55. greenrolaids

Posts: 56; Member since: Feb 04, 2012

Thats why sony has been hemmoraging money for 10's of years. Quality.. lol

85. ebubekir26

Posts: 337; Member since: Dec 21, 2012

Samsung already did and is going to beat Sony again just wait.. (sighs4NoteIII)

5. RaKithAPeiRiZ

Posts: 1488; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

must ...have ....One

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