HTC One S

Launch: Jun, 2012

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Review Summary based on 6 expert review(s)


  • HTC's thinnest device to date!
  • Light weight
  • Great build quality with metal ceramic-coated chassis
  • Narrow and elongated profile helps with one-handed operation
  • Good display with vibrant, saturated colors, pitch blacks and great outdoor visibility
  • Android interface skinned with HTC Sense UI
  • Fast processor, lag-free performance
  • Fast, snappy camera
  • Excellent video player
  • Very good call quality with noise cancellation features

  • No major negatives

Click through to read the 6 expert reviews:

1. Phone Arena 2. Pocket-lint 3. GSMArena 4. Trusted Reviews 5. CNET 6. Thinkdigit

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 4.0 (Upgradeable to 4.1)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 4.3 inches medium
  • Screen Resolution: 540x960 pixels (~ 256 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: Super AMOLED, Scratch resistant
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1.7 GHz, Dual Core
  • RAM: 1 GB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 16 GB

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1650 mAh

Dimensions

  • Weight: 120 gm light
  • Thickness: 7.8 mm slim

Camera

  • Camera: 8.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Face Detection, Smile Detection, Stereo Sound Recording, Video Stabilization, Capture a photo in the midst of recording HD video
  • Secondary Camera: 1.3 MP

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • TV Out, via MHL
  • DLNA

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Noise Filtration
  • Beats Audio
  • Dropbox (25 GB storage)
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.33/5
Good
12-month average
3.18/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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