The HTC One, the Taiwan- based company is coming up with HTC One Mini or HTC M4 soon to give competition to the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini. The leaked images and comparison list by Estonian site Delfi.ee confirm the rumors about the M4. Android Central also verifies that the M4 is a smaller version of the HTC One without the aluminum unibody.
HTC One Mini would adorn a 4.3-inch 720p display, a dual-core processor, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of on-board storage, UltraPixel camera of 4 megapixels with Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean, according to the Estonian site’s sources. It further reveals that it may sport HTC’s Sense 5 software and BoomSound front-facing speakers.
The release date is still not final as some reports indicate that it would be sometime between July and August. The M4 is speculated to be priced around $520.
The recently launched Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini with the same 4.3-inch display would surely face a challenge with the release of the HTC One Mini in the bigger smartphone race. It would be interesting to see which smartphone battles it out for top honors after the release in July.… Read the rest
Samsung hits a sixer every time it arrives on pitch. Going by the previous highs in terms of Galaxy S2 and the Galaxy S3 sales, this time the Samsung Galaxy S4 could be in for a record. Turning the pages in the Samsung sales book back, we see that the S3 touched the 10 million mark in two months while its elder bro Galaxy S2 notched 10 million units in five months.
With the rapidly swelling sale wave, the Samsung Galaxy S3 could count 10 million and more in just a month from its lid being lifted. Digitimes said,” the Galaxy S4 has better features than the Galaxy S3, hence sales of the product are expected to exceed its predecessor.”
With 50 countries to welcome the Samsung Galaxy S4 at once, this is no Utopian theory but based on calculations and backed by facts. The makers are way ahead of HTC who are already grappled by supply issues for the HTC One. This could be a far cry for Samsung since it moulds all bones that go into the body of its smartphones—sensors, processors et al. However, we just hope that the giants don’t hit the over-demand counter as Apple often does with iPhone or iPad models.… Read the rest