HTC announced the mini version of their flagship back in July, but it has been available only recently. HTC One was a flagship known for its exceptional build quality and Boom sound speakers on the front of the device which have been retained in the HTC One Mini. HTC One Mini, as the name suggests is a smaller version of the company’s flagship with slightly stripped down specifications. Apart from the build and the downgraded specifications, the HTC One Mini also retains the 4MP UltraPixel camera from the One, but without OIS(Optical Image Stabilization).
Some of the features of the HTC One Mini are
- 4.3-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) S LCD2 HD display with 341ppi
- 1.4 GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor
- Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) with Sense 5, HTC BlinkFeed
- HTC Zoe, HTC BoomSound
- UltraPixel rear camera with LED Flash, BSI Sensor ,F2.0 aperture and 28 mm lens
- Full HD (1080p) video recording with HDR Video
- 1.6MP HD front-facing camera
- 3.5 mm headset jack, Beats audio support
- 1GB RAM, 16GB internal memory
- Connectivity options – 3G HSPA+, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX codec, DNLA, GPS with GLONASS, NFC
- 1800 mAh battery
HTC promoted their flagship – HTC One with UltraPixel camera as it was expected to take great low-light photographs, but the camera on HTC One was rather disappointing. The HTC One Mini comes with a similar camera unit without the OIS and we set out to find its camera prowess. We have various samples from the camera of HTC One Mini right below.
HTC One Mini can record 1080p videos at 30fps and you can check out the sample video right below.
What do you think of the camera quality of the HTC One Mini that comes with a Rs. 35,000 price tag? Does the UltraPixel impress you? Let us know in comments below.