HTC One S officially launched in India
It’s official! HTC One S is now available in India. HTC India has issued a press release to us confirming the device is actually available in India. Remember we had informed you that the One S is now available in various online stores for buying almost a week back.
The HTC One S is the smaller brother to the bigger One X. It features a 1.7GHz processor (S3), 1GB of RAM, 4.3″ Capacitive touchscreen, a unibody construction with a thickness of just 7.9mm, 8MP auto focus camera, Beats Audio and 16GB of internal memory. The phone also will allow users to get 25GB of Dropbox storage for free for two years.
The phone will be available for sale in the open market at a MOP of Rs. 33,590 only.
Here’s the Press Release:
HTC One™ S is the brand new handset from HTC, which combines a sleek and slim design with a super-fast dual-core processor – the ultimate combination of powerful technology and impressive style. Perfect for taking pictures, watching videos and keeping up with the latest music, news and fashion trends, this phone combines everything needed to complement an active lifestyle. Wrapped under a high-resolution 4.3-inch screen, the HTC One S is jam-packed with the latest smartphone technology making it a one-stop device for all things social.
“In continuation to the introduction of One series in India, this is a time to bring a highly desirable lifestyle handset for everyone who want to achieve a unique artistic bling and advanced technology” said Mr. Faisal Siddiqui, Country Manager, HTC India. “HTC One S is truly a complete package of style and performance. It is an easy-to-use smartphone that enriches customer experience with super fast camera with unique ImageSense technology and authentic, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio.”
Available in striking finish of the ultra-chic Gradient Metal, this phone is leap ahead in the style stakes. Those looking for a highly durable handset will love the unibody design in the sophisticated light-to-dark gradient finish, which feels soft to touch yet is super scratch-resistant perfect for those looking for a stylish accessory.
Challenging traditional digital compact cameras, the HTC One S delivers super-fast instant image capture and excellent picture quality through its unique ImageSenseTM technology. With a blisteringly fast 8 megapixel camera that autofocuses faster than the blink of an eye, alongside a host of advanced camera functions, users will never miss that perfect shot.
Fashion fanatics can capture the catwalk or latest street styles by snapping multiple images using the continuous shooting mode, record the action as a film and simultaneously take still shots, or even extract high-res images directly from the video later on. Music fans can make use of the low-light capabilities so they never lose the perfect picture in a dark concert venue or record the live performance on the HD camcorder. Proud friends and family never have to miss a one-off photo opportunity again, with the camcorder’s slow-motion setting making the quickest glimpse of a wedding or graduation a moment to remember. Also snapping and sharing pictures when out with friends is easier than ever via the camera’s smile detection and quick focus technology. Combine this with an easy-to-use interface that allows sharing at the tap of a screen, the next perfect profile picture is just around the corner.
For those who love music, this phone integrates Beats AudioTM for authentic, studio-quality sound so, whether blasting heavy house tunes or relaxing to the latest acoustic sessions, it will feel as if the artist is performing right in front of you. Keep up-to-date with all the latest tracks by listening to live streaming services and accessing over 50,000 international stations through internet radio. The new Music Hub allows users to gather all these services and applications together, providing one go-to place for all things music. Those with a busy lifestyle will also appreciate the in-built HTC Media Manager software, which makes it even easier to wirelessly update libraries and transfer songs without connecting to a computer.
To ensure that precious photos, music and files are never lost, the super slim handset comes with 25GB free Dropbox space, meaning everything needed to protect those memories or the treasured music collection is backed up and stored safely online.
The HTC One S is available with a selection of accessories which enable users to get even more out of this powerful device. The impressive HTC wireless Media Link HD enables the phone to connect directly with a HDMI-enabled television, taking all content stored on the phone onto the big screen with a swift three finger swipe across the phone’s screen. Gamers can also make the most out of TV streaming by activating mirror mode and transforming the handset into a games controller, whilst showing-off their skills on the big screen. Those who can’t bear to miss a call or text need not worry, as the phone’s multi-tasking ability means users can still call and message without interrupting a movie, ‘slideshow’ or game.
Users who spend time behind the wheel can wirelessly link up the phone to a car sound system thanks to the HTC Car StereoClip, allowing them to take full advantage of the phone’s integrated mapping and navigation services, whilst blasting out the latest hits from the music library.
Recommended price: The HTC One S will be available at an MOP (Best Buy) of INR 33,590/- only