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Guests use a sample phone at the launch of the HTC One smartphone in London February 19, 2013REUTERS/Toby Melville

It's been more than a month since Taiwanese electronics major HTC had globally unveiled its flagship HTC One smartphone in London and New York City.

The new HTC One smartphone was supposed to hit select European and North American markets by mid-March, but the company hit a roadblock as shipments to the Western markets was delayed due to staggered production.

To compensate the supply constraints, the company had to further push the availability date of its flagship smartphone in Asian markets, including India, indefinitely.

After HTC partially clearing the shipment dues, retailers and network carriers in US and UK have recently began to take pre-orders of HTC One.

Today, in a surprising turn of event,Indian arm of the HTC have officially launched the flagship smartphone HTC One for MRP ₹42,900 and it is expected to hit the Indian market in a couple of weeks from now, adding much to the delight of the Indian HTC fans.

"People today immerse themselves in a constant stream of updates, news and information. Although smartphones are one of the main ways we stay in touch with the people and information we care about, conventional designs have failed to keep pace with how people are actually using them," said Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head, HTC India during the launch event.

Nilanjan Mukherjee, Chief Revenue Officer, Reliance Communications Limited said, "We are happy to exclusively partner with HTC to bring the new HTC One in India. Every Reliance GSM subscriber can now avail 1GB of 3G data free for 3 months along with free sharing of unlimited text, music, pictures and videos through WhatsApp and Facebook for 3 months. We are also offering free BigFlix subscription for 3 months that will enable Reliance 3G users to watch the latest movies on the go without having to worry about any additional data charges."  

He further said that "Our(Releiance) bundled offers on RCOM's superior 3G network is set to provide a compelling new experience with incredible affordability to Smartphone users across the country."  

HTC One's striking features are its aluminum uni-body build and its innovative Ultra-Pixel main camera which is capable of absorbing up to 300 percent more light than any other camera phone in the industry.

The flagship smartphone sports a 4.7-inch Super LCD 3 display and runs on the Android v4.1.2 Jelly Bean mobile OS and packs a 1.7GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 series quad-core processor.  

Key Specifications of HTC One Include:




4.7-inch Super LCD 3 with RGB matrix

Display (pixel density: 468 pixel per inches)

1920 x 1080p display resolution


Android v4.1.2 OS (Jelly Bean)


Quad-core processor with

1.7GHz CPU speed

(Chipset type: Qualcomm Snapdragon 600)


Adreno 320



Memory capacity

Available in 32 & 64 GB


Rear: 2.0 -ultra pixel camera with

28 mm lens, LED Flash, BSI sensor,

F2.0 aperture.

Front: 2.1 -megapixel camera with

HD 1080p video recording


2G,3G & 4G/LTE in select markets


2.300 mAh


Zero-gap Aluminum Unibody case, Bluetooth v4.0,Wi-Fi hot spot,

Wi-Fi (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac),

NFC (Near Field Communication),

HTC BoomSound(front-facing

stereo speakers)


137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm


143 g