Expert Review of HTC One SV
HTC One SV is carrying the company's tradition to always present something unique and impressive at the same time. The device has the similar HTC-look and features a big 4.3 inch screen that gives a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels. The screen is protected by the Super LCD2 capacitive touch screen technology along with the HTC sense UI that we all have come to love and adore in since previous HTC devices. The device as always gives a elegant look which is exactly the feel it gives on holding. The internal memory is also pretty solid with 8 GB whereas the 1 GB RAM gives it the thrust necessary to enhance the speed. The dual core 1.2 GHz processor further enhances the performance in collaboration with the Ice Cream Sandwich operating system while an upgrade to Jelly bean should soon be around the corner. A microSD card slot for memory expansion should help those who love to keep a massive collection of data in their device. The device also has a 25 GB dropbox capacity. The camera competence for HTC was never in doubt and this on e does not disappoint either with a 5 megapixel rear camera working at a resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels and a secondary camera of 1.6 megapixel which is very powerful facilitating video chatting and web calling. Data connectivity features are solid too with the bluetooth 4.0 version with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot leading the charts along with the device being NFC capable. The music player is comprehensive not only in terms of its interface but with regard to its sound quality courtesy the Beats Audio sound enhancement technology that can be experienced by using a earphone that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. Battery life is pretty good though not the best as compared to other Smartphones. Still it should dish out a decent amount of talk time and standby time with a standard lithium ion battery of 1800 mAh. The device is available in the colors of black and white with access to 3G and 4G network.
User Interface and UI functionality
HTC One SV comes with a 4.3 inch Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen that gives 16 million colors along with a resolution of 480 by 800 pixels and works at a pixel density of 217 ppi. The device can be interacted with through the touchscreen technology and is protected from scratches through the Corning Gorilla Glass 2 technology.
HTC One SV comes with a music player that enables the user to listen to songs through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to th edvice with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. The sound quality improves with the earphones as the device comes backed by the Beats Audio sound enhancement technology. There is also a video player that makes sure that the user can watch and enjoy videos of his or her own choice in the formats MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV player while the songs can be heard in the formats MP3, eAAC+, WMA and WAV player.
Pictures and Video quality
HTC One SV comes with a 5 megapixel camera that produces quality pictures at a resolution of 2592 by 1944 pixels and comes backed by the autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus and face detection features. The LED flash is very good giving better results when the background is dark while the touch focus and auto focus gives the user better control over precision. Videos can also be shot with the video stabilization feature while the 1.6 megapixel secondary camera gives the user access to web calling and video chatting.
HTC One SV has a very powerful Internet support system Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot. Multiple tabs can be opened along with the music player being in active mode and still the speed is considerably high. The user can log on to the web and download data including music files, games, images and videos.
Internal and External Memory
HTC One SV comes with a 8 GB internal memory which should be sufficient in itself but in case it is not the user can expand it up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card slot. This feature will come in use for those who love their music or are gaming buffs who love to download high profile games. A RAM of 1 GB means that the user can access all the resources of the system at a faster pace.
Applications and Gaming
HTC One SV comes loaded with lots of games and apps like the Temple Run and Angry which are already the most popular games in the Android circuit. The user can download more games and apps from the web with the Android Ice cream sandwich giving them a huge domain to choose from.
HTC One SV comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1800 mAh which is pretty good and gives the user a substantial amount of talk time and standby time. Listening to music and playing games would consume a lot of power though which could mean charge a lot more frequently than desired.
HTC One SV offers loads of data connectivity features including the bluetooth 4.0, USB port 2.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot. The user GPRS feature is also available letting the user keep track of the desired location. NFC compatibility is also provided.
HTC One SV when compared to the HTC One J has a slightly better operating system along with a identical screen size with 4.3 inches. The latter has a better battery strength but only just with the HTC One SV featuring 1800 mAh as compared to the HTC One J's 1810 mAh. HTC One J has a better camera with 8 megapixels as compared to HTC One S's 5 megapixels. The internal memory capacity is more with HTC One J with 16 GB which is double of what HTC One SV offers but the microSD card slots in both the devices neutralizes the same. Processor is again slightly more powerful with HTC One J as compared to HTC One SV.
HTC One SV Description
HTC One SV is another droid that comes from the production house of HTC, a Taiwanese Giant manufacturer of smartphones and tablets. Powered by the dual core processor that beats at the rate of 1.2GHz to provide blazing fast speed to the droid, HTC One SV runs on the very popular Android version 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. This powerful beast holds an internal space of 8GB with 1GB space for RAM and the external memory can be extended up to 32GB using a microSD memory card. It has a 4.3 inches wide Super LCD 2 capacitive touch screen that provides a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. Connectivity options like EDGE, GPRS, 3G, 4G with LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, NFC, microUSB port, etc. are there to enable you to connect yourself with the rest of the world. In terms of multimedia, it has exclusive Beats Audio system that makes your music experience out of this world. On board, even more captivating technology awaits – an amazing camera, and an ultra sleek design that complements its breathtaking speed. With the 4G LTE lightening fast speed you can do web browsing, watch and enjoy seamless movie and Internet radio-streaming, plus you will also have quick access to all your cloud storage. Not only the speed is wonderful but the camera also works amazingly well as it has the capacity to fire off four shots per second and up to 30 continuous shots with one touch, to capture the best picture possible. The front camera in this droid comes with Back Side Illumination (BSI) that gives you great self-portraits, even in low light.
HTC One SV comes packed in a very thin size of 128mm x 66.9mm x 9.2mm and holds a very reasonable weight of 122 grams, including the weight of the battery. The display looks bright and illuminated by the presence of 16 million colors that conspires to form as many color combinations as are possible to give a new and sharp look to the screen. The display is protected from the fingerprints by the Corning Gorilla Glass 2 that gives toughness also. On top of the Android Ice Cream Sandwich platform, it has very smart and intelligent HTC Sense user interface. The 5 megapixels auto focus primary camera comes with a LED flash support so that capturing images during night becomes easier and simpler for you than ever before. Other features supported by the primary shooter are Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, etc. that makes your photography experience superb and outstanding. This primary 5 megapixels snapper captures images with a resolution of 2592 х 1944 pixels and can record 1080 pixels video with a frame rate of 30 frames per second. The secondary 1.6 megapixels camera enables you to make video calls to your friends, family members and siblings.