Expert Review of HTC One V
HTC Mobiles has come up with its ‘One series’ Android smartphones. Out of this series, HTC One V stands out in every way. The major highlight here is the look and design of the handset. HTC One V has been designed with great care and the uniquely curved chin provides the device with a very distinctive and impressive personality. Apart from the looks, the new HTC One V is filled with numerous features, which are advanced and user friendly as well. The high class 5 megapixels of camera is impressive, which will capture every moment of your life and make it into a memory. The quality of the pictures is crisp, beautiful and vivid. Under the hood, HTC One V has been powered with 1 GHz of dynamic processor accompanied with the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system. The 4 GB of internal memory space has been provided while the 512 MB of RAM is perfect for supporting the Android OS to run smoothly. The smartphone has a screen of 3.7 inches, which is capacitive touch screen with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
User Interface and UI functionality
HTC One V sports a very impressive 3.7 inches of capacitive touch-screen display with a decent resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. The screen is perfect for viewing images and watching videos. One won’t miss their laptop when they have HTC One V in their hand. Working on this smartphone is easy and hassle free. The device has touch sensitive controls and is accompanied with HTC Sense User Interface version 4.0. HTC Sense further makes the entire functionality of HTC One V superb.
HTC One V has great multimedia features. Apart from regular multi format audio and video player, the handset comes with Beats Audio system. This is basically audio enhancement software that has been installed to amplify the quality of the sound and let the users experience sound in its purest and a high-class form. Whether one is playing games, listening to music or watching videos; the Beats Audio will make sure that their music experience at HTC One V becomes enjoyable and pleasurable. Also, the user would be able to access the music library, internet radio and their favorite audio applications with utmost ease.
Pictures and Video quality
The new HTC One V from HTC Mobiles is a very remarkable smartphone, which has been blessed with copious features. One of the main feature is that it comprises of five megapixels of rear camera that would capture every moment and make it a memory for the user. The picture and video quality is top-class, as one will get great quality pictures and videos even in dim light condition. This camera is accompanied with LED flash, autofocus, and geo-tagging. However, HTC One V doesn’t feature a secondary or front camera, which is a major drawback as almost every latest smartphone in the country is incorporating the feature of dual cameras. Therefore, the lack of dual camera might cost HTC Mobiles a bit of revenue here.
These days, internet support in a smartphone has as much importance as other features of the device. HTC Mobiles has taken care of this department and provided HTC One V with strong and responsive internet support system. Users would be able to connect to internet via Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPRS and Edge support. The phone also has A-GPS support to aid the user in navigation and finding ways. To further magnify the web browsing experience on HTC One V, the gadget features HTML browser, which is quick, crisp and very easy to work on.
Internal and External Memory
The memory storage capacity of HTC One V is quite remarkable and sufficient. The device sports 4 GB of internal memory space, where user can store ample of data like audio and video files, games, applications, notes, images etc. This 4 GB of internal memory space could also be expanded to up to 32 GB by the means of micro SD card support. The 512 MB of RAM is present as well to support the smooth and hassle free running of operating system.
Applications and Gaming
HTC One V is a complete smartphone and features all the entertaining facilities, which are expected to be present in a smartphone these days. Being powered with the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream sandwich OS, the user gets complete access to Google Play, which is filled with ample number of games and applications that could be downloaded and installed to the phone. And if the user is a fan of angry birds, then he/she is literally in for a treat. Google Play has all the seasons of Angry Birds, which can be easily downloaded and installed to the smartphone.
HTC Mobiles knew for the fact that touch screen mobiles tend to have a short battery life and the battery get drained quite quickly when user is browsing the internet on the smartphone or playing music on it. Keeping this problem in mind, the company provided HTC One V with 1500 mAh of standard Li-ion battery, which ensures the user with long hours of talk time, stand by time and nonstop music playback.
HTC One V offers great connectivity features. Users would be able transfer data to other compatible devices with high speed. This could be done by the means of Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP and micro USB v2.0. Transferring data through Bluetooth and micro USB port is easy and hassle-free.
HTC Mobiles has been offering wide variety of handsets since the time it has stepped into the mobile world. It has been successful in establishing its mark in the global mobile market. This time around with its ‘One Series’, it is planning to take on the market with a big blow. HTC One V is an Android smartphone from HTC’s One Series. The device is truly a smartphone and comes with ‘n’ number of features, which are not only technologically advanced but are also user friendly. The device has been launched at a very affordable price, but it still has some massive competition in the market. HTC One V directly competes with Sony Xperia U, Samsung Galaxy Ace 2, Apple iPhone 4S and Alcatel OT-995.
HTC One V Description
What makes HTC One V an essential part of the life is the fact that this phone helps one maintain pace with daily tasks in an interesting way. This HTC One series smartphone does that with help of its embedded features which are genuinely high class. This phone flaunts an iconic style due to its durable and state of the art engineering design. Some extraordinary details make its design absolutely endearing. Despite the sturdy design, the phone feels lightweight. Its screen is slightly raised above the casing and that makes it prone to damage. This probably is the only issue with its timeless design.
HTC One V supposedly succeeds HTC Legend. It has borrowed its basic design pattern and features from that device only. However, the screen size is slightly bigger at 3.7 inches. Under the hood also, HTC One V is slightly speedier because it runs on a considerably faster 1 GHz chip. Most likeable is the fact that HTC One V runs the latest HTC Sense v 4.0 over Ice Cream Sandwich operating platform. Plus, the homescreen widgets are also redesigned to cater to the needs of the users. There is an Active lockscreen to access favorite apps via four shortcuts. One can access Internet quickly and enjoy hassle free web browsing, thanks to support of HTML 5 and Flash on its web browser. “Text Reflow” feature eradicates the need for panning and “Read Later” features maintains a copy of what one browsed through to be read later without again accessing Internet.
There is best in class camera on HTC One V armed with new image processing chip, an f2.0 lens and a back-side illuminated sensor. Besides, there is snappier camera software. HTC claims the new auto-focus locks on in less time than it takes to blink an eye. But the fact is that this camera has the lowliest megapixels count in the whole HTC One series (just 5 megapixels against 8 megpixels of HTC One X and HTC One S) and its potential need to be tested still.
The HTC One V gives its users the joy of listening to sound on the authentic tunes by Beats Audio. However, the memory of the phone is lowest in the HTC One series handsets. There is just about 4 GB of on board memory and 512 MB of RAM on this device. The micro SD card 2.0 is compatible with this device. HTC One V is the essential smartphone for those on the go and it accommodates all this cutting edge technology at an extremely affordable price tag. It is one relatively inexpensive handset with most contemporary smartphone features.