One SV - £180
Why this smartphone is built for you
The HTC One SV
The HTC One SV is a mid-range smart phone running Android Ice Cream Sandwich. It is an updated version of 2012's HTC One S that adds 4G compatibility to the handset.
This phone has a 4.3 inch touchscreen that displays in 217PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The One SV has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 1.6MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 42 out of 100.
The One SV has an estimated battery life of around 13 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1800mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The One SV comes with 8GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The One SV comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. The One SV has NFC compatibility which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends. The One SV can also connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or Smart TV) which lets you stream content both to and from your phone wirelessly and it is compatible with HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (requires a microUSB to HDMI adapter).
The HTC One SV has an FM radio and an MP3 player with sound provided by Beats Audio. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The HTC One SV has an attractive design and, considering that it was released in 2012, comes with some of the most up to date smartphone technology such as 4G, NFC and DLNA. It is a well built and desirable phone that offers much of the functionality of the flagship devices, but at a much lower price.