As has traditionally happened after the market entry of a new flagship smartphone model appears its smaller version. HTC company did not make an exception and in addition to the HTC One released reduced and more affordable device called One Mini 2. He retained a prestigious appearance, but the ingredients used here easier. Online One Mini 2 will be June 30.
Housing is also made of aluminum and has a curved back panel which is good in the hand. Despite the significantly smaller size, weighs One Mini 2 only 20 grams lighter older brother. Upon closer inspection you will notice that the plastic parts became more.
But in general, the device looks and feels is still very solid. The power button has moved to the left end of the housing. Its easy to press your index finger if you are right-handed. Headphone jack is at the top, but the infrared port is not there.
The rear panel has all the same style, but the camera and flash are now in a single copy. Second chamber that acts as a depth gauge, not here. The front camera on the back side preserved. Fortunately, a slot for microSD memory card does not come under the cut. MicroUSB port can be found on the bottom. Housing color can be gray, silver and gold.
Small screen can not be named – its diagonal is 4.5 inches. More recently, before the emergence of fashion spade gadgets, it was normal and ordinary size. Manipulated with one hand will be more convenient than HTC One.
The display resolution is 720p (like the Xperia Z1 Compact). Because of the smaller size, unlike FullDH notice will be difficult. Viewing angles were lats, but the color saturation may seem insufficient. Although they look more natural.
Main One Mini Camera 2 has a 13-megapixel matrix. Quality personnel with good lighting is at a high level, and sometimes even surpasses detailing HTC One. In low light, a more advanced camera HTC One wins. LG G2 also shoots better in low-light than One Mini 2 through optical image stabilization. But the dynamic range mode in One Mini 2 is more efficient. Photos are more homogeneous and with better detail in dark areas.
Also there is a simple 5-megapixel front camera, which copes with the tasks of video chat.
Both speakers disposed on the front panel. They sound a little less volume, but also loud and clear as the M8.
One Mini 2 eschews the top processors, it uses 400 Snapdragon clocked at 1.2 GHz. The same chip costs and Motorola Moto G. RAM is 1 GB. Of course, do not forget about the ins and WiFi Bluetooth.
Removable battery, its volume of 2,100 mAh, which accurately enough for night work. Four hours of intensive use (including 20 minutes of video games and hour Room Two) battery is discharged only by half.
The unit will come with preloaded Android KitKat 4.4. Perhaps it is due to the operating system, even with a few hundred megabytes of RAM, performance is very good device. When switching between applications was seen no brakes.
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– worthy of autonomy
– quality display
– a great assembly
– slot microSD
– powerful sound
– camera gives the older model
– not the most powerful soft
HTC One Mini 2 can boast powerful stuffing as Z1 Compact, but for everyday tasks and performance of most games will be enough. The great strength of the smartphone is a premium build quality, this One Mini 2 is the leader among all competitors. At the start of the sales price of new items will be $ 840, but later it must fall significantly.