Originally announced in late September, the HTC One SV handset is now headed to the Cricket Wireless network in the United States. We’ve seen the same device launched yesterday in the U.K. as an unlocked version with 4G LTE capability under the hood. HTC One SV is a mid-range spec’d Android phone, carrying some impressive specs, including 1080p HD video recording capability.
If you need a specs refresher, here is the list of the highlights of the One SV:
# 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display
# 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor
# 5 megapixel camera with F/2.0 lens, backside illumination and it is capable of taking 1080p HD videos
# 1.6MP front-facing shooter
# 32GB memory expansion support via microSD card slot
# Beats Audio enhancements
# NFC with Android Beam
# Boots Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS
There’s no word on whether or not the handset will be upgradeable to jelly Bean build. Cricket Wireless will release the One SV handset on January 16th, priced at $349.99. Users are required to subscribe for $70 a month to get 10GB of 4G LTE data package or $60/month gets you 5GB, or $50 for you 2GB package.
According to a previous leak,Sprint is also expected to carry the HTC One SV handset in the near future, along with the Samsung Galaxy victory, Kyocera event and ZTE Force phones. More pictures after the break.
Source: Cricket Wireless