HTC has officially launched HTC One Dual Sim+, the dual-SIM version of its flagship smartphone, HTC One in the Indian market at a price point of Rs. 53,590 with mobile carrier Tata Docomo.
The phone was previously listed on ecommerce website Flipkart for Rs. 46,495. Interestingly, it's still available at a much lower price of 46,257 on the website. The launch was first reported by FoneArena.
The HTC One Dual SIM+ supports both CDMA and GSM/ 3G networks, and according to the company, it's the first Android smartphone that supports UMTS/ HSPA/ 3G connectivity as well as high speed data on CDMA via EVDO. The first SIM slot supports both 3G/ HSPA networks and CDMA/ EVDO networks while the second SIM slot supports 2G connectivity on GSM networks.
The rest of the specifications are similar to that of the HTC One except that the HTC One Dual SIM+ comes with expandable storage supporting microSD cards of up to 64GB, and comes with a removable back cover. The phone would be available in Glacial Silver and Stealth Black colour variants.
Just like its single-SIM sibling, the phone is powered by a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 quad-core processor, with 2GB of RAM and 32GB internal storage. The phone features a 4.7-inch screen with full-HD display and boasts a pixel density of 468PPI. It runs Android Jelly Bean with a layer of HTC Sense 5 on top with features like BlinkFeed. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ ac/ b/ g/ n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, Infrared, and Micro-USB.
HTC One Dual SIM+ comes with the same UltraPixel camera that drew mixed review in the HTC One and a front camera. Both front and rear cameras come with full-HD video recording capabilities as well as Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS). HTC One dual SIM packs in a 2,300mAh battery.
Mobiles launched in September 2013
HTC One Dual SIM+ technical specifications
- 4.7-inch full-HD display
- 1.7GHz quad-core processor
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB internal storage, expandable by another 64GB via microSD card
- Dual-SIM support - SIM 1: Up to HSPA (900/2100 MHz) and up to CDMA EVDO REV. B(800 MHz)
- SIM 2: EDGE (900/1800/1900 MHz)
- UltraPixel camera
- Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, NFC, Infrared, Micro-USB
- 2,300mAh battery
- 137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3mm