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In pictures: HTC One V unboxing

We unbox the baby of HTC's One family, the One V

  • HTC hasn't officially released the One V in Australia just yet, but we've managed to get our hands-on the baby of the One family thanks to online store [[xref:http://www.mobicity.com.au/htc-one-v.html|MobiCity]]. Let's take a look!

  • The HTC One V packaging differs little to the higher end [[artnid:421149|One X]], [[artnid:425146|One XL]] and [[artnid:423352|One S]]. HTC has aimed to keep a consistent look and feel through all of the One family and this even includes the sales box.

  • The The HTC One V is a low-end smartphone that is likely to retail at a very competitive price, but its unibody aluminium design will give it an edge amongst plastic alternatives.

  • The One V gets its inspiration from the [[artnid:342091|HTC Legend]], a phone that launched back in 2010 and was widely regarded as one of the best looking devices of its time. Like the Legend, the One V has an angled lip at the bottom of the phone: on the Legend this was often referred to as a "Jay Leno chin" in the US, but it does appear less pronounced on the One V.

  • The HTC One V comes with an AC adapter, a micro-USB to USB cable and a pair of headphones.

  • The HTC One V has a 3.7in TFT display with a resolution of 480x800 and is powered by a modest 1GHz single-core processor, 512MB of RAM and has only 4GB of internal memory.

  • Unlike the flagship [[artnid:416586|One X]] and the mid-range [[artnid:416603|One S]], however, the One V at least gets removable storage in the form of a microSD card slot, though its battery is not removable. It also has a full-sized SIM card slot rather than the micro-SIM used on other models.

  • HTC hasn't announced pricing or availability details for the One V, but it is expected to launch in Australia in the coming months.

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