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Reviewed on 2013-08-12
The HTC One V is one of the latest HTC phones on the market. When you compare HTC phones, you'll find the biggest difference between the HTC One V and other HTC phones is the One V's shape. From a side angle you'll notice a slight curve on the bottom of t...
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Reviewed on 2013-03-07
Compact and lightweight, Beautiful display, Android 4.0, Decent camera,Web browser needs more work, Way too little internal storage, Mediocre 720p video
Home Android HTC One V Review HTC One V ReviewNitesh Sep 3rd, 2012 0 Comment HTC One V Review.HTC One V draws attention thanks to its protruding chin design, which is reminiscent of the HTC Legend. Unlike its elder siblings the One S and the One X, the...
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Reviewed on 2013-02-28
The HTC One V is the company's latest budget Android phone, featuring an attractive, aluminium unibody design that was made famous by the HTC Legend . Although its specifications naturally can't match the higher priced HTC One X , One XL and One S , the O...
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Reviewed on 2012-12-19
Thin and lightweight design, Userfriendly camera packed with cool features, Beats Audio technology, which gives you a one of a kind music entertainment, Free 25GB Dropbox space, It has an expandable memory of up to 32GBIt isn't dualcore, Unimpressive 5 megapixel sensor camera, It lacks a secondary camera, Beats Audio earphone isn't included
If you're looking for a quality yet wallet-friendly smartphone, you may want to take a peek at the HTC One V . This entry-level Android phone belongs to the HTC On e series, and runs the Android 4.0 platform, or commonly known as the Ice Cream Sandwich op...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-14
In recent months we've watched HTC launch the high-end members of its One family of smartphones, and now it is the turn of the budget handset.Designed as a cheap entry into the family, the One V is noticeably smaller than the other One models, and uses bo...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-12
Over recent months we've seen the high end members of HTC's One family of smartphones, and now it is the turn of the budget One V. Designed as a cheap entry into the family, the One V is noticeably smaller than the other One models, and uses both a 3.7in ...
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Reviewed on 2012-11-08
Over recent months we've seen the high-end members of HTC's One family of smartphones, and now it is the turn of the budget One V. Features and design Designed as a cheap entry into the family, the One V is noticeably smaller than the other One mo...
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Reviewed on 2012-10-09
The One V has one cool feature that I haven't seen on any other Android phone. I get tired of typing my email address over while setting up various accounts on a new phone. The One V uses auto-complete, remembering what you've typed previously and offerin...
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Reviewed on 2012-10-07
HTC One V is a mid range android smartphone launched by HTC. It did not gain the same amount of attention as the HTC One X. At first look HTC One V looks similar to the HTC Hero. HTC One V is one of the few mid range android smartphones which comes with a...
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Reviewed on 2012-09-12
Great build and feel; Amazing battery life;Lacking performance; When the charge cable is plugged in, the touchscreen becomes useless, making the alarms rather hard to use; Web download speed could be better;
The fourth phone from HTC to , the HTC One V takes on a look similar to the older Legend handset we saw a few years and gives it some much needed upgrades an bringing the operating system up to scratch. HTC’s last One handset for us to review out of ...
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Reviewed on 2012-09-05
Aluminium unibody; screen size is refreshingly small and reproduce colours well; the camera is good for a 5MP cameraHardware specs little underwhelming compared to One X; screen makes Sense UI feel cramped
Being the low-end phone in the HTC's One series lineup, the HTC One V brings something surprisingly refreshing – it has a screen that is less than 4-inches. Yes, I know. Something you thought would never happen as Android phone screen sizes continue to go...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-24
We've reviewed a handful of Android 4 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphones over the last few months, but they've all been on the pricey side. The HTC One V, on the other hand, is a rather more affordable option at just over £200 without a contract – this is ...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-22
Camera not good
HTC One series is the latest from HTC and boasts better photography and music capabilities. While the HTC One X and One S are high end devices, the HTC One V is a mid range device priced at Rs 17,500. Though there are other phones like Sony Xperia Sola in...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-17
Reintroduces the much loved HTC Hero styling, Solid HTC build quality, battery life was good in our testsSingle core chip, user interface feels sluggish at times, 5MP camera isn't going to replace your digital pointandshoot camera
The HTC One V sits towards the lower end of HTC's 2012 smartphone range, but it still has plenty of compelling features to tempt you with. One V brings some interesting styling choices and HTC's famously-good sense UI to the battle for sub-£200 smartphone...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-15
Nice display. Runs Android and Sense 4.0. Comfortable size.No 4G. Midrange hardware. No front camera. Chin design isn't for everyone
The HTC One V ($199.99 direct) is a decent, midrange smartphone for Virgin Mobile users. It's comfortable to hold, has a nice-looking display, and runs Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich" along with HTC's Sense 4.0 extensions. The chin design may n...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-14
HTC's One V is a retro-tastic Android smartphone that may be small in size, but is big at heart. Read all about the One V in Phone Scoop's full review.Virgin's new smartphone from HTC is the latest One Series device to hit the U.S. It combines some retro-...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-14
HTC's One V is the little brother of its flagship One series. Sporting a smaller profile and less powerful innards than its more powerful siblings, but with a design reminiscent of the company's previous Legend handset, is this one smartphone which...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-13
Good design and display, Excellent camera, Decent performanceLow internal memory
The HTC One V's place in the smartphone world is immediately ascertained. It's built and marketed for the lower-end, mid-ranged entry level shelves, made for people looking for something without having to pay too much. The venerable bit of it, however, is...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-07
The HTC One V is third in line in the One series of Android 4.0 powered devices from HTC. The One V now available on Virgin mobile prepaid network for $199 is what I like to call an action packed smartphone . Meaning, its got a lot in a small frame. It ru...
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Reviewed on 2012-08-04
The HTC One V is affordable, compact, and elegant, and runs Android 4.0 and Sense 4. It has a nimble camera and colorful screen.A slow processor and pokey 3G data hold the One V back
We recently reviewed both the unlocked and U.S. Cellular versions of the HTC One V. Because of the two devices' similar construction and features, applicable portions of those reviews will be used in this evaluation of the HTC One V for Virgin Mobile.Opti...
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Processor frequency

1 GHz


Display diagonal

9.4 cm (3.7")

Display resolution

480 x 800 pixels

Orientation sensor
External display

Weight & dimensions


115 g


5.97 cm


9.24 mm


12 cm


SIM card capability

Single SIM

2G standards


3G standards


Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth version


2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

850,900,2100 MHz


Internal storage capacity

4 GB

Internal RAM

512 MB

Compatible memory cards



Operating system installed


Operating system version



Main camera resolution (numeric)

5 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Second camera
Video recording
Video recording modes


Flash type


Built-in camera


Battery capacity

1500 mAh


Form factor


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