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The HTC One S is an ultra-thin (7.95mm) Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, coming exclusively to T-mobile in the US. The One S features a aluminum unibody construction, is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core SoC clocked at 1.5GHz, and features a 4.3-inch qHD (960 x 540) display. HTC has put a new version of its Sense skin 4.0 on top of Google's operating system, and also added Beats Audio integration.


  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: Apr. 25, 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99


  • Height: 5.15 inches
  • Width: 2.56 inches
  • Thickness: 0.31 inches
  • Weight: 0.27 pounds
  • Form factor: Slab
  • Color: White / Black
  • Loudspeaker: Yes


  • Screen size (diagonal): 4.3 inches
  • Technology: AMOLED
  • Pixel arrangement: PenTile
  • Resolution (Y): 960 px
  • Resolution (X): 540 px
  • PPI: 256
  • Touchscreen type: Capacitive


  • Carriers: T-Mobile
  • GSM: Yes
  • UMTS / HSPA: Yes
  • Max WWAN downlink speed: 42 Mbps
  • Wi-Fi: Yes
  • Wi-Fi support: 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b
  • GPS: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Bluetooth version: Bluetooth 4.0
  • Media streaming: DLNA


  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Brand / family: Snapdragon S4
  • Clock speed: 1.5 GHz
  • Number of cores: 2


  • Manufacturer: Qualcomm
  • Model: Adreno 225


  • RAM size: 1 GB


  • Internal size: 16 GB
  • External: No


  • Resolution: 0.3 megapixels
  • Video resolution: VGA

Front Camera

  • Resolution: 8 megapixels
  • Flash: LED
  • Focus type: Autofocus
  • Video resolution: 1080p

Rear Camera

  • Operating system: Android
  • Skin: Sense 4
  • Launch OS version: 4.0.3


  • Video out: Yes
  • Headphone jack: 3.5mm
  • Other ports: MHL


Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer


  • Capacity: 1650 mAh
  • Removable: No


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