HTC One SV smartphone review

| November 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Review of the HTC One SV smartphone

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HTC One Sv

The HTC One SV has simply landed on EE within the United Kingdom, making it easier to get your hands on this device, as you’ll get this phone complementary after cancelling a contract.

HTC’s alternative phone on EE is the HTC One XL, but this device still carries the trademark HTC style – just like the micro-drilled speaker grill on the rear, and the touch response buttons below the screen – however it lacks the unibody style that HTC’s first devices exhibit.

Further details

Instead you get a standard style phone, with a plastic backplate that pops off to allow access to it’s innards. Some would really like this approach – even done by Samsung with the Samsung Galaxy S III LTE on EE – that grants you access to the 1800mAh battery and a microSD card slot.

The 1800mAh battery sounds slightly optimistic considering the fact that you’ve got got a LTE chipset to power and a 4.3-inch Super LCD2 screen on the front.

The screen, however, has a resolution of 800 x 480, and at it size it has only 216ppi (low but not worse) but the Gorilla Glass 2 protection is a welcoming fact.

Sitting at the center of the HTC One SV is a dual-core Qualcomm S4 chipset, clocked at 1.2GHz with 1GB of RAM. It also comes with 8GB of internal storage that can be expanded.

It’s these pared-down specs that make the device reasonable and maybe offer the battery a fighting chance, however we’ll check out these items in additional detail in our full review.

In the hand it feels solid enough. There isn’t any sign of creaking as you manipulate it and therefore the soft curves of the rear of the smartphone make it comfy to carry. It measures 128 x 66.9 x 9.2mm and weighs just 122g.

Power the phone on and you’ll notice the Android 4.0.4 out of the box, with HTC Sense 4.1 providing you with that acquainted HTC look and feel, that we’ll explore additional in our review.

On the rear there is a 5-megapixel camera, and a 1.6-megapixel camera on the front. You will get Full HD pictures with HTC’s ImageChip trying to spice up the output and speed on supply.

You’ll additionally notice the Beats emblem on the rear of the phone, thus it ought to sound pretty sensible too. It also comes with Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX support..

From our initial toying the HTC One SV looks quick enough in navigation and we’re enjoying the speed of the 4G from EE. We’ll be leaving you with some pictures and deliver the full review of the phone soon, thus keep tuned.

HTC One SV Photos

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