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Topic # 130890 1-Oct-2013 19:44
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The HTC ONE GOES COMPACT, announces New Zealand launch of the HTC one MINI
HTC’s ultimate 4.3” smartphone complete with stunning design, HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC BoomSound

 

 

 

Auckland, 1 October 2013 — HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced the New Zealand availability of HTC One mini, a compact version of the award winning HTC One, which has redefined the smartphone experience with revolutionary technologies including HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC BoomSound.

Answering the call of consumers who want the best in mobile technology in a body that slips easily into a pocket, the HTC One mini heralds an exciting period for the company, as it builds on its platform of innovation leader. Distilling the iconic design of the HTC One, this new addition to the family combines a 4.3” display and powerful dual-core 1.4 GHz processor.It also runs the latest version of Android with HTC Sense, bringing HTC’s flagship mobile experience to style-seekers who demand premium looks and performance.

“The HTC One mini introduces the same impressive technology built in a compact smartphone, providing our consumers with a super-fast, highly personal mobile experience,” said Garry McGregor, HTC Sales Director, Australia and New Zealand. “Similar to our flagship product, the HTC One, this device offers a powerful all-round experience with a sharp and clear display, stunning design coupled with all the key features that makes it a premium addition to the best smartphone family.”

An object of desire
Sporting a sharp and vivid 4.3” High Definition 720p screen, the HTC One mini boasts HTC’s unrivalled design credentials. The device features a striking aluminium unibody, slim profile and tapered edges that both look incredible and feel great in the hand.

HTC BoomSound: mobile sound changed forever
Powered by dedicated amplifiers to deliver less distortion and finer detail, the HTC One mini offers the same huge sound, delivering the raw power that will put you and your friends at the heart of the action, whether listening to music, watching videos or playing games. Beats Audio integration takes immersive audio to the next level, guaranteeing the best listening experience available on a mobile phone.

HTC BlinkFeed: Your favourite content all on one screen The HTC One mini puts your favourite content at the centre of your mobile world. Transforming the home screen into a single live stream of relevant information, HTC BlinkFeed delivers social updates, news updates and photos directly to the place you need them most.  Aggregating the freshest content, with more than 10,000 feeds served up daily from the most relevant and interesting sources, all the information you need is available at a glance, without the need to jump etween multiple applications and websites.

HTC UltraPixel Camera with HTC Zoe and Video Highlights
Never miss a moment with HTC’s revolutionary camera experience powered by the stunning UltraPixel Camera and featuring HTC Zoe. Capturing 300 per cent more light than traditional smartphone camera sensors, HTC’s UltraPixel camera captures photos in incredible detail and enhanced dynamic range, even in low light. HTC Zoe also brings special moments to life in three-second videos, enabling a range of advanced editing capabilities and creative flexibility.

With the ability to take awe-inspiring images and amazing self-portraits on the 1.6MP front-facing camera, you won’t want to keep them to yourself. Watch your photos come to life in a living, breathing gallery and share special events with visually stunning 30-second shows, created automatically by Video Highlights – no professional editing software or skill required. Simply select your own soundtrack from one of the pre-loaded themes or from your personal music library, before sharing your videos online for everyone to enjoy.

Availability
The HTC One mini will be available in both Telecom New Zealand and Vodafone New Zealand from early October.



I am trying to find pricing - if not online yet.





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  Reply # 905983 1-Oct-2013 20:52
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I am really keen on both this and the S4 mini, but the pricing is huge. If this is anything like the S4 mini, you may as well get the big brother, they are only $100 or so different. Something like the Xperia SP or nexus 4 is a close match for spec but retails in the $500 bracket.




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