Washington: Search engine giant Google has announced the launch of HTC One Google Edition smartphone, which will be sold only through Google''s Play Store for 599 dollars.
The phone will have Google''s own stock version of Android without HTC''s new camera features or its Blinkfeed home screen, which provides personalized news and social updates.
However, it will have the same HTC One hardware experience with an ultrapixel camera, 4.7-inch, 1080p screen and a quad-core processor, reports ABC News. Google Android and Chrome OS chief Sundar Pichai announced the HTC One Google Edition, which is aimed at taking HTC''s current One smartphone and putting Google''s untarnished version of Android to it.
According to the report the phone will be sold starting June 26 and does not require the user to sign a contract with a cellular carrier but will work on AT&T and T-Mobile''s network. Pichai said that company aims at getting the right user experience including the differentiators some original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) want, the report added.