If you happened to have a preference for Verizon and planned to get your hands on the HTC One flagship, we have great news for you as the handset is now available for purchase at the US carrier.
As you probably know, the HTC One is already available for purchase at the other three major carriers in US, as the Big Red was the only one of them not having it in its portfolio. In case you are wondering how much you will have to pay for the flagship smartphone learn that the on-contract price was set at $199.99, while the subsidized price is of $599.99.
It’s worth mentioning that the HTC One boasts a 4.7-inch Super LCD3 with full HD resolution and a Gorilla Glass 2 protective layer, while the processing tasks are handled by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 chipset based on a quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait CPU and Adreno 320 GPU. The smartphone introduced by the Taiwanse phone maker in February also sports 2 GB of RAM and 32/64 GB of internal storage (microSD cards not supported).
On the back of the HTC One there’s a 4 megapixel camera with UltraPixel sensor packing autofocus, LED flash, 1/3” sensor size, 2µm pixel size, OIS, and support for recording 1080p@30fps videos. On the front panel of the handset there’s a 2.1 megapixel camera with full HD video recording support making it an ideal tool for video calls.
In terms of connectivity the 9.3 mm thin smartphone comes with LTE, all standards of WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, NFC chip, infrared port, and microUSB 2.0.
As you probably noticed the Verizon HTC One is identical to those on AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint in terms of technical specifications, the only difference being the CDM and LTE radio bands. Moreover, the HTC One from Verizon comes pre-loaded with a newer Android version. While the AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile variants are still running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, the Verizon model packs Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean out of the box. Of course, the HTC Sense 5 UI is applied on top of it, along with BlinkFeed, Zoe, and Zoe Share features.
For the time being Verizon is only selling the Silver HTC One, while the internal storage options are limited to 32 GB. AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint also have the Black HTC One available for purchase, while the later one is even selling the freshly-launched Red model. Even though Verizon doesn’t let you to choose from several body colors, at least the Big Red didn’t overboard it the logos.
Are you getting the HTC One from Verizon today? If the answer is yes, you might want to have a look at the Verizon Store HTC One page.