HTC Corporation unveils new HTC One with Duo camera

HTC One (M8) is officially here and it is the world's first Duo camera smartphone.

Updated: Mar 26, 2014, 18:01 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau

HTC One (M8) is officially here and it is the world's first Duo camera smartphone.

Launched at the world event in New York on Tuesday, the HTC One has the same name as its predecessor however a curvier metal sides, a larger screen (5-inch) and a tweak design.

Launching the new One, HTC Corporation CEO Peter Chou said, "It takes the best smartphone in the world and makes it better in every way".

"The design is so pure and honest," he added.

HTC said the new One will be available in over 100 countries and will reach US, Australia, Taiwan, the UK, Germany, France, and China by end of April. However, HTC One will be available in North America where customers can order the device from AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Rogers, Bell, and Telus for immediate shipping from Tuesday itself.

HTC One (M8) features a 5-inch screen with 1080p resolution and is powered by a brand-new Snapdragon 801 processor.

According to reports, the HTC One (M8) is powered by Snapdragon 801 chipset with a 2.3 GHz Krait 400 processor for the US, Europe, Middle East and Africa while in Asia, the new One is powered by a higher-clocked 2.5 GHz Krait 400 CPU along with Adreno 330 GPU and 2 GB of RAM.

The HTC One (M8) also comes with an internal memory of 16BG and 32GB variants that can be updated to 128GB with a microSD card.

The smartphone from Taiwan comes with Google's latest operating system, Android 4.4.2 KitKat.

As for the camera, HTC One comes with a 4MP main camera which is said to be dubbed as the All New Ultra Megapixel Camera and smaller camera above that. The front facing camera comes with a 5MP.

The HTC smartphone comes with a non-removable 2,600 mAh battery.