HTC One takes a sensibly non-traditional route to success, opting out of the megapixel race for one, and instead focusing on where, the company insists, users will actually see the most benefit. That's not to say superlatives are in short supply: an incredible 1080p 4.7-inch display, beautiful aluminum construction, and swift 1.7GHz quadcore all take their place inside the cool, crisp chassis.
Author: Chris Davies
HTC One in the US, where the phone is expected to launch mid-March, as carriers worldwide confirm their intentions toward the new Android flagship. Verizon's network is conspicuously absent from the run-down of North American support, which also includes Cincinnati Bell and Best Buy in the US, and Rogers, Bell, TELUS, and Virgin Mobile in Canada.
HTC One looks set to take no prisoners. Wrapping top-tier specifications in a crisp, premium-feel aluminum chassis, the One refuses to join the megapixel race and instead strikes out alone, with a 4-megapixel equivalent camera that uses "UltraPixel" technology to serve up everyday shots that, HTC insists, will easily outclass its rivals with bigger numbers on paper.
Samsung has released the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Galaxy Note 10.1 and Galaxy Tab 2, complete with the latest version of the Premium Suite. The new software includes Paper Artist, the tweaked interface, the latest iteration of Multi Window and Air View, and Easy Clip, among other things.
Blog of Mobile, and clad in a choice of silver or black slimline casing, going by the slide sent to Engadget, the Optimus G Pro is expected to pack a 13-megapixel camera.
Nexus 4 supplies, Google UK and Ireland managing director Dan Cobley claims, though the exec has apologized for Google's poor communication to pre-order customers. "I know that what you are going through is unacceptable and we are all working through the nights and weekends to resolve this issue" Cobley insisted. "Supplies from the manufacturer are scarce, and our communication has been flawed. I can offer an unreserved apology for our service and communication failures in this process."
HTC One SV, headed to the UK to bring a slab of stylish LTE to the midrange market. Fronted by a 4.3-inch WVGA display and running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with HTC Sense 4, the One SV will land on EE's 4G network as well as through other carriers in HSPA+ form.