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HTC Zara mini: images and specs leak out

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HTC Zara mini: images and specs leak out
Manufacturers' craze over mini versions of their flagship devices seems to be spreading to their mid-range offerings, especially as far as HTC is concerned. You may remember that a device named HTC Zara, a mashup between the HTC One and Desire lines, was first brought up about a month ago. Now, the rumor mill has churned yet another snippet of information regarding a smaller, mini version of the HTC Zara, codenamed HTC 301e.

Having just passed through Tenaa, the Chinese FCC-equivalent, any hope for a surprise as far as the HTC Zara mini is concerned can be abandoned. As if the semi-official images weren't enough, we also have our first set of alleged specs that will come packed in the mini version of the mid-ranger. As you're about to see, the scoop is rather extensive, all things considered.

HTC Zara mini specs:

  • Android 4.1.2

  • 4.3-inch, 480x800 TFT display

  • 1GHz dual-core chipset, possibly a Snapdragon 400

  • 512MB of RAM, 8GB of microSD-expandable internal storage

  • A 5MP CMOS sensor capable of 720p video at the rear with a 1.3MP front shooter

  • 132x66x9.88mm, weighs 125g

  • dual-SIM support, compatible with GSM/WCDMA networks

  • gravity, proximity and light sensors

  • comes in black and white

Release date remains unknown, but the word on the street is that the HTC Zara mini will come commanding a price of about $212 (1299 Yuan).

source: Tenaa via Techkiddy, C Tech

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posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:24 6

1. Kurai (unregistered)

And everyone is complaining about how huge the xperia z1's bezel is. lol

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:29 8

2. amats69 (Posts: 1523; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)

Xperia z1 is a high end device..this is a mid range device.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 11:38 1

8. PunyPoop (Posts: 752; Member since: 18 Jan 2013)

Xperia Z1 is a water resistant device..

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:32 1

3. anleoflippy (Posts: 595; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)

I guess the bezels for this is handling the device better.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:40 1

4. tomn1ce (Posts: 229; Member since: 12 Mar 2012)

The side bezels on the ONE are huge as well...the top and bottom bezels on this one are not helping either, what's up with that..

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:42 1

5. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 1524; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)

Bezel on HTC One is well used for speakers. BoomSound

posted on 30 Aug 2013, 07:25

12. ashdch99 (Posts: 14; Member since: 15 Aug 2013)

what is the big deal with large bezels, it actually doesn't make any difference, its the phone experience along with the price that it is coming that should be concerned..

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 10:57

6. boosook (Posts: 1442; Member since: 19 Nov 2012)

With 512MB it will have problems running even the current version of Android... this is an entry-level phone, and the price seems to be too high. Its competitors (s3 mini, Xperia L or M, to name a few) all have 1gb of ram.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 11:12

7. ahmed_ali_yossef2010 (Posts: 164; Member since: 26 Jul 2012)

I liked the more curvy design in the past rumor


posted on 29 Aug 2013, 16:15

9. gigaraga (Posts: 1454; Member since: 29 Mar 2013)

Design is sexy as.

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 21:41

10. najib1312 (Posts: 154; Member since: 08 May 2013)

Another fail! 512MB RAM ain't enough nowadays. Even Low-end phones like Xperia L, P or Galaxy Grand/Core/Win series comes with 1GB RAM

posted on 29 Aug 2013, 23:46

11. robocopvn (Posts: 448; Member since: 10 Mar 2010)

512mb ram ?? wtf ?? I bet the difference between 512mb ram and 1gb ram only cost HTC 2$ or 3$ more at much hahaha HTC I cannot believe how you actively becomes less attractive to me. 2 years ago, think of a smartphone, I think of HTC. Nowadays, NO WAY !!

to HTC fanboy: I used 3 HTC phones in the past and still use HTC chacha now. but my next phone will never be HTC again

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