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HTC One mini Android 4.3 and Sense 5.5 update arrives

The HTC One mini Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and HTC Sense 5.5 update is available to download now.

Launching as an over the air update, the HTC One mini users will now have access to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5.5 UI update.

This now means that all of the HTC One family, including the flagship HTC One and fingerprint-sensor offering HTC One Max, will run on Android 4.3 and feature the latest HTC Sense 5.5 UI.

The HTC Sense 5.5 UI boosts the HTC One mini’s performance and improves the BlinkFeed news aggregator home screen with content from Instagram, Google Plus and other sources.

HTC has also introduced the ability to lock focus and exposure in the camera app, added a new video highlights reel with customisation options.

Android 4.3 adds features like Restricted Profiles, OpenGL ES 3.0 support and Bluetooth 4.0 LE.

HTC One mini Features
The HTC One mini has a 4.3-inch 720p HD display with a 431ppi image density and is a full five millimetres smaller in height and width than the HTC One.

Powered by a dual-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage, the One mini has a 1800mAh battery.

It lacks a microSD card slot, but comes with Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi and 4G LTE connectivity. It also has HTC BoomSound technology and the dual forward-facing speakers.

In the rear is the same HTC UltraPixel camera as the HTC One, offering f/2.0 aperture and 28mm lens with Full 1080p HD and HDR video recording.

The front-facing camera option for the HTC One mini was downgraded to 1.6-megapixels from 2.1 in the HTC One.

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