Far from the only new HTC One colour scheme doing the rounds, the Carphone Warehouse bound blue model has been confirmed just days after an 18-carat gold HTC One was announced alongside a lofty £2,750 price tag.
HTC One and HTC One Mini Vivid Blue Features
With both teh HTC One and HTC One mini built around the same aluminium chassis and ‘zero gap’ construction, Carphone Warehouse has confirmed it will stock the blue versions within the coming weeks. While the HTC One is a flagship 4.7-inch offering, the follow-on Mini sports a reduced spec and smaller, 4.2-inch form factor.
With a 1.7GHz quad core processor, the HTC One Vivid Blue pairs the 4.7-inch Full HD screen with a slender 9.3mm thick and weighs 222g. Both phones run a 4-Ultrapixel rear-mounted camera as well as a pair of forward facing stereo speakers with BoomSound audio.
Little sister, the HTC One Mini is just 0.05mm thinner but sports a much smaller 4.3-inch 720p HD screen, weighs in at as little as 107g. It also a more petite 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 dual-core processor.
HTC One and HTC One Mini Vivid Blue Price and Availability
The HTC One Vivid Blue is available now from Carphone Warehouse costing £32 a month or £489.95 SIM free. The HTC One Mini Vivid Blue is available to pre-order from the site, although handsets aren't scheduled for delivery until November. Originally retailing for £380, the price of the blue model hasn't been released. The first 1000 people to pre-order will receive a free blue and navy flipcase to match their Android.