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HTC One S

Looks like the HTC One S will soon have itself another place to call home. Cincinnati Bell announced today that it plans begin offering the One S on June 25. As far as pricing goes, interested customers can expect to pay $199.99 with a two-year contract and $100 mail-in rebate.

Specs for Cincinnati Bell's One S are the same as the model that we've come to know since its introduction in February, meaning you're looking at a 4.3-inch 960x540 Super AMOLED display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8-megapixel rear camera, front-facing shooter, 16GB internal storage and Android 4.0 beneath HTC's Sense 4 skin. It's nice to see the One S making its way to more carriers, especially a more regional one like Cincinnati Bell. If you're a Cincinnati Bell customer and need something to do to help pass the time until June 25 rolls around, you can find the carrier's press release down below.

Cincinnati Bell Adds HTC One™ S to 4G Phone Lineup

Sleek, High-Powered 4G Smartphone Offers Stunning Audio and Video Capabilities

CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cincinnati Bell Wireless, a division of Cincinnati Bell Inc. (NYSE: CBB), today announced the addition of the HTC One™ S to its 4G Android™ smartphone lineup. The HTC One S will be available from Cincinnati Bell beginning June 25.

“For many consumers, the smartphone doubles as their camera, video recorder, audio player, GPS, and more”

One of the thinnest and most powerful smartphones available, the HTC One S integrates HTC Sense® 4, a new version of HTC’s branded user experience featuring HTC ImageSense™ with Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich), and a 1.5 GHz dual-core Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 processor.

“For many consumers, the smartphone doubles as their camera, video recorder, audio player, GPS, and more,” said Mike Vanderwoude, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Markets at Cincinnati Bell. “As one of the fastest phones available on Cincinnati Bell’s 4G wireless network, the HTC One S combines speed, style, and technology into an experience customers won’t soon forget.”

The sleek aluminum unibody design of the HTC One S, measuring only 130.9-by-65-by-7.8 millimeters and weighing just 4.3 ounces, includes HTC’s Amazing Camera and Authentic Sound experiences. With HTC ImageSense, the HTC One S rivals traditional digital cameras with improvements to every part of the camera, including the lens, the sensor, the software, and even integrating a new custom HTC ImageChip. These enhancements combine to deliver HTC’s fastest image capture, best image quality under adverse conditions and an easy interface that enables quick access to capturing stills and videos, including shooting video and capturing stills at the same time. Beats Audio™ integration is now enabled across the entire experience for richer, more authentic sound whether listening to music, watching a YouTube™ video or playing a game.

Key features of the HTC One S are highlighted below:

4.3-inch qHD Super AMOLED touch screen with 540 x 960 resolution

HTC Sense 4 integrated with the Android 4.0 operating system

Rear-facing 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0, face detection, auto focus, smart LED flash, digital and optical zoom, and back-illuminated (BSI) sensor for better low-light captures

Front-facing camera for video chat and self portraits

Built-in Beats Audio technology for richer, more authentic sound experience

Integrated Google™ services including Google Search™ by voice, YouTube and turn-by-turn directions with Google Maps™

16 gigabytes of internal memory with 25GB of DropBox space, free for two years*

1650 mAh embedded battery

The HTC One S will be available from Cincinnati Bell beginning June 25. It will be priced at $199.99 after a $100 mail-in rebate and two-year equipment agreement. Visit www.cincinnatibell.com/htc-one-s for more information and updates regarding online availability. Customers can also call (800) 500-1229 or contact their business account representative.

Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

* Sign up using the HTC One S device. DropBox is provided by a third party.

About Cincinnati Bell

With headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio, Cincinnati Bell (NYSE: CBB) provides integrated communications solutions—including local, long distance, data, Internet, entertainment and wireless services—that keep residential and business customers in Greater Cincinnati and Dayton connected with each other and with the world. In addition, Cincinnati Bell provides best-in-class data center colocation services to its enterprise customers through its facilities with fully redundant power and cooling solutions that are currently located in the Midwest, Texas, London, and Singapore. Complementing the colocation products, Cincinnati Bell also offers complex information technology solutions such as managed services and technology staffing. For more information, visit www.cincinnatibell.com.

About HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense™, a multilayered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.


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