HTC One V Hands-on Review

HTC One V Hands-on Review
In addition to the high-end HTC One X, mid-range HTC One S there is one more device HTC announced today. The HTC One V is the mid-range model, coming with a Super LCD  3.7” WVGA display aluminum chassis and single-core 1GHz processor. It will run Android 4.0 and will have Sense 4.0 on top of it straight out of the box. The camera is 5-megapixel one but will feature the same ImageChip dedicated processor as the rest of the One series device, leading supposedly to improved pictures. 

The unit which was available on the Press event floor was not working, so unfortunately we could not experience the device. 

The availability is the same as the rest of the One series phones – something in April. No US carrier has claimed exclusivity or announced it will carry it just yet. 

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One V
  • Display 3.7 inches
    800 x 480 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP (Single camera)
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, 0.5GB RAM
  • Storage 4GB, microSDHC
  • Battery 1500 mAh
  • OS Android 4.0.3
    Samsung TouchWiz UI



18. Cyan3boN

Posts: 446; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

Looks like salsa

11. Jericho unregistered

Hey i don't like this phone but it doesn't mean i should tell people not to buy it. I believe in ''FREEDOM OF CHOICE'' and i totally agree with this bayusuputra.

9. Guile

Posts: 9; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

In 2012: quad-core is high-end; dual core is mid-range and single core is low-end. It's exactly what HTC is doing, one of each to meet every needs. I don't know why people call that one mid-range. It will certainly fit the needs of some, but it's still low-end. Added to that, 4GB of ROM no Micro SD and no front facing camera... certainly not mid-range.

6. warrenellis93

Posts: 566; Member since: Jul 21, 2011

well i hope it comes to virgin mobile or boost mobile

16. Roomaku

Posts: 278; Member since: Feb 06, 2012

It's coming to Virgin Mobile, US Cellular and Metro PCS, nothing about price yet

4. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

how is this a mid-range? in 2012, mid-range devices have dual-cores and more than 512 ram.. do not be fooled by the sleek design, which sadly is a waste.

5. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Why are you bashing the phone. Well I take that back because HTC always screws up and prices devices so high. But I have high hopes for this phone.

7. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

i am looking for a mid-ranger too and i was considering this but now i'ld rather go for GS Advance or any of Sony's phones than waste my money on outdated specs. be wise.

8. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Really? The Galaxy S advance is midranged but it is still expinsive, I don't want a phone with this extreme performance. I'm 15. I don't need a phone with extreme performance. As i said, THIS PHONE WILL FIT MY NEEDS!!!!

12. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

the V's price is currently at $420. by the time the V gets released, the GS Advance's price will drop to the V's price group. with a single core and 512gh of RAM, this phone will stop receiving updates by next year and many apps will not be able work. word of advice, if you want to update your device, don't settle for less than a dual core. even the Xperia U has a dual-core, proves how a rip off this phone is.

14. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Really? The V is that expensive?

15. jan25

Posts: 470; Member since: Feb 26, 2012

yes, official pricing is out. there's a reason they categorized it as mid-range you know.

17. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Well HTC kinda failed then. They need to make this device 40% cheaper.

19. saket.shrivastava

Posts: 55; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

boss the v is 330$.................. don't go for xperia u it is not expandable and ships with only 4gigs of internal storage..... if u got enough bucks for the cloud storage, dat's different thing

20. cainwarlock

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

what will you choose between htc one v and galaxy w??

1. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

I want this so bad!!!

2. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

Why would you want such a low-end smartphone so badly?

3. Birds

Posts: 1172; Member since: Nov 21, 2011

Because It meets my needs.... and it is most likely in my price range so.... Leave me the hell alone!!!!!!!!

10. bayusuputra

Posts: 963; Member since: Feb 12, 2012

kudos to the kid who choose a phone based on his needs and budget.. unlike some who choose because of fashion.. go on and give me thumbs down all you want, all i ask is just for you too look at the mirror.. i'm sure majority of us are buying phones because it is the next big thing or because it's a magical thing and so on..

13. Chronos

Posts: 258; Member since: Feb 25, 2012

I buy the current high-end phones because I love technology and experimenting with newer and improved hardware. If I, like many, cared about the next big thing then we would be obsessing over every new installment in the iPhone lineup.

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