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HTC One S

Announced:
Feb 26, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Mar 30, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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HTC One S

Announced: Feb 26, 2012
Market status: Released
Release date: Mar 30, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
Read Full Review
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1650 mAh
  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

540 x 960 pixels

Pixel density:

256 ppi

Technology:

Super AMOLED

Screen-to-body ratio:

59.93 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (1080p HD) (29 fps)

Features:

Digital image stabilization, Video calling

Front:

0.3 megapixels VGA

Design

Dimensions:

5.15 x 2.56 x 0.31 inches (130.9 x 65 x 7.8 mm)

Weight:

4.22 oz (120 g)
the average is 5.9 oz (169 g)

Features:

Touch sensitive control keys

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8260A

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

OS:

Android (4.1.1, 4.0.4, 4.0.3), HTC Sense UI

Battery

Capacity:

1650 mAh

Talk time:

7.00 hours
the average is 20 h (1194 min)

Stand-by time:

17.9 days (430 hours)
the average is 20 days (471 h)

Cellular

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

UMTS:

850, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

Data:

HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSDPA+ (4G) 21.1 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.0

Wi-Fi:

802.11 b, g, n

Mobile hotspot:

Yes

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging, Video out

HDMI:

Yes

Location:

GPS

Other:

UMA (Wi-Fi Calling), Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass

Notifications:

Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M4, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA, MHL

Radio:

FM, Stereo

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Mar 13, 2012

FCC ID value:

NM8PJ40110 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.39 W/kg

Body:

1.18 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.36 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.18 W/kg

This device is also known as HTC Ville, HTC Z560e, HTC Z520e

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

HTC One S Z560e

Differences from the main variant:

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S3

Processor:

Dual-core, 1700 MHz

GPU:

Adreno 220

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Small dimensions (5.15 x 2.56 x 0.31 inches)

Cons

  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (256 ppi)

Description

HTC One S is a more compact in overall footprint because if its 4.3” qHD Super AMOLED display. Yeah, it might not have the size advantage like AT&T’s HTC One X, but regardless of that, we’re certain that its Super AMOLED panel will have no problems catching the attention of curious eyes. Other features include a dual-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor and HSPA+42 connectivity to really show off its sense for speediness.

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