We can see a line of mini devices coming in the market. First it was Apple to roll out the mini version of iPad. Next, Samsung rolled out mini versions for Galaxy S3 and Galaxy S4 and now HTC has joined the bandwagon by announcing the mini version of HTC One. The HTC One Mini is going to arrive this month and its timing shows that it has been manufactured to fight against the Galaxy S4 Mini.
The HTC One Mini is going to hit the stands right after the Nexus version of HTC One rolls out. In the recent past, lots of rumors were doing round about the mini version of Galaxy S4 and HTC One. Samsung was the first one to clear the rumors as they announced the Galaxy S4 Mini in the previous week. However, Samsung refrained from revealing the release date and cost of the device. It has got a 4.3 inch display and is powered with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and speculations show that AT&T is going to be the first one to support it.
Even though the HTC One Mini which came out late in the news, the makers have revealed that it will arrive in somewhere in the mid of July. The device is also called HTC M4. According to previous rumors, the device was to arrive at the end of June and July was also taken into consideration. However, there is no update about which carrier is going to support the HTC M4.
It seems the HTC One Mini is going to give serious competition to the Galaxy S4 Mini. The HTC One Mini comes with a better display with support for 720p. However, the one on S4 Mini is qHD. The HTC One id powered with dual-core CPU, ultrapixel camera and sleek metal design.
HTC is also going to introduce a edition of HTC Butterfly called the HTC Butterfly S. The new smartphone is going to replace its predecessor. According to the recent rumors, the HTC Butterfly S will sport a larger display and a huge battery. The device is speculated to come out of the den in the third quarter of this year. It is going to be powered with Snapdragon 600 quad-core CPU which is also available on the HTC One.
The HTC One which came out weeks before the Samsung Galaxy S4 did not compete well with the S4. It was reported worldwide that HTC failed to advertise their flagship device well. Now is the time for HTC to compete again with Samsung. This time around the HTC M4 seems to be a better device than the Galaxy S4. We will have to wait and see whether HTC manages to win the competition because of better specs or Samsung continues to pioneer ahead thanks to their sheer popularity.