HTC One mini reportedly slated to launch 'by August'

Alex Wagner
Editorial Director of News and Content from  Omaha, NE
| June 12, 2013

HTC One rear

Did you like what you saw in that HTC One mini leak from earlier this month? If so, you'll be pleased to hear that it may not be long before that shrunken version of HTC's flagship can make the trek from store shelves to your pocket.

According to sources speaking to Bloomberg, HTC is working on a smaller variant of the 4.7-inch One that will be released "by August." This miniaturized handset is expected to feature a 4.3-inch display that features a lower screen resolution than the One, which touts a 1920x1080 display, as well as a "less-powerful" Qualcomm processor.

A recent image leak claimed to show the HTC One mini next to the full-size One in the wild. Along with photos that showed a One mini looking fairly similar to its larger sibling, the report claimed that the shrunken handset will feature a 4.3-inch 720p display, dual-core processor and UltraPixel camera. If those specs hold true, the One mini would make for a good competitor to Samsung's Galaxy S 4 mini and could be an interesting option for consumers that want a "small" Android smartphone. What do you think of the HTC One mini? Would you consider buying one if the leaks and rumors turn out to be accurate?

Via Mobile Syrup, Bloomberg

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