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HTC One Mini – Complete Review

The HTC One Mini is another mile stone in HTC products, it has quite impressive design and attractive design. Since its launch HTC One Mini has captured lot of smart phone market. As the name suggests, it is a smaller Smartphone but it has quite innovative features which others lack. In this review we will about, how it differs from the larger model, which things shall be positive and negative.

Processing & Design

The appearance of the Mini One was taken from the HTC One. That falls on everyone who knows the larger model. Except for a few things, both devices look similar. The housing is not a unibody, but consists of a plurality of metal parts that were put together seamlessly. The back is completely made of anodized aluminum. It is enclosed by a white plastic frame. This is shiny and looks a little like a bumper. If you look at the larger HTC One, you take the first optical difference, in the HTC One, the edges are milled from a diamond. This method produces a high-quality metal and sparkling look.


Return to the front side: the intermediate metal plates above and below, HTC has installed the glass stamp Gorilla Corning Glass 3. It is resistant, but not unbreakable. Although the HTC one mini is extremely slim with its 132mm size, it is good and safe hands..It has thickness of 9.2 mm and with the existing battery that weighs 128g.

Battery & Memory

HTC One and HTC mini both closed frame and quite elegant look. Battery has good life, requires regular charging. But If user want to replace battery with a nominal charge of 1,800mAh he might find it difficult in case of HTC mini. It has quite attractive features for batter charging. As this set is LTE, WIFI enabled usage with WIFI give 16 hours backup. This set offer quite good storage for users who want have lot data in the phone, but unfortunately the memory is not expandable. HTC mini has 16GB internal non expandable storage. Further if we calculate software storage, the user will approx 11GB space left which can store approx 3,600 MP3s, 110 applications, 11 movies or 900 minutes or 7,300 mini video recorded with the one pictures.



HTC One mini has quite attractive and featured specifications like HTC One. Some of the Major specifications are as follows:

Manufacturer HTC
Board Name M4
Dimensions 132mm high x 63mm wide x 9.2mm thick at 122g
Battery 1.800mAh
Operating System OS Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 (MSM8930)
Internal memory 16 GB
Cellular Services Supported GSM / GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSPA + with 42Mbit / s / LTE with 100 Mbit / s over 800MHz, 1.800MHz, 2.600MHz
User Interface Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX; WLAN 802.11 abgn above 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
Display Liquid crystal (Super Liquid Crystal Display 2) with 4.3 inch size
Display Resolution High Definition (1,280 × 720 pixels, 16:9)
Camera 4-megapixel (2,688 × 1,520 pixels), aperture number ƒ / 2

1.6 megapixel (1088 * 1456 pixels) Aperture ƒ/2.2 number



The HTC One mini features two cameras, HTC Ultra pixel camera on the back and a 1.6 megapixel camera on the front side. The user can take quality photos from front and back it offer back shoot with 4 megapixels with light. The aperture is ƒ / 2 wide open and allow light through. It has quite good quality recording services. Recordings that you make in low light or at dusk, although some noise, but you can see some of the subject and the environment. The fact that the resolution is small, the large sensor can capture three hundred percent more light than conventional 13-megapixel cameras. Overall, the results are good, but not perfect. It lacks slightly more color saturation and sharpness. User can record videos in full high definition format, audio and video are fine. It has quite good photo light for situations where there is no light is present.


The HTC Sense camera application offers two modes: Normal for ordinary photographs with numerous settings and HTC Zoe for dynamic shots that allow the change of moving subjects, and touch. Zoe recordings fundamentally offers recoding with multiple images, one has no simple photos, but moving moments. This can be seen in the living gallery.


HTC One mini is great set to have, it has all featured specifications with elegant design and looks. It has exceptional camera offering HD recoding. If you are android lover and want to have some think innovative and different that HTC One mini is the smart phone set you are looking.

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Vikram is a Digital Media Strategy Consultant who helps small business owners grow their
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