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HTC One V

alaTest has collected and analyzed 2050 reviews of HTC One V. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The usability and portability also get good opinions. There are some mixed reviews about the reception, while many are negative about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC One V is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC One V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 109 user reviews of HTC One V from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Comments about the screen and price are overall positive. The portability and usability also get good comments. Some have doubts about the reception and reliability.

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reliability, reception

56% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One V Sim Free Smartphone - BlackHTC One V Sim Free Smartphone - Black

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC One V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 780 user reviews of HTC One V from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Views about the design and usability are on the whole positive. The price and portability also get good feedback, but there are some negative comments about the reliability.

performance, portability, price, usability, design

reliability

78% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC One V Prepaid Android Phone (Virgin Mobile)HTC One V Prepaid Android Phone (Virgin Mobile)

Dec, 2018

Consumer review (amazon.ca)

Amazon.ca review summary for HTC One V

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 user reviews of HTC One V from Amazon.ca. The average user rating for this product is 2.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.ca. Reviewers really like the camera and screen. The design and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the reliability.

performance, usability, design, screen, camera

reliability

50% of the reviews on Amazon.ca give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC T320e One V Unlocked Android Smartphone with Beats Audio, 4GB Memory, HD Video, Unlocked Phone, No Warranty, 5MP Camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, (Black)HTC T320e One V Unlocked Android Smartphone with Beats Audio, 4GB Memory, HD Video, Unlocked Phone, No Warranty, 5MP Camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, (Black)

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

HTC One V review: Chin up

 

The One series is the fresh new lineup of smartphones that helped HTC take the spotlight early in 2012. While the One S and One X are flexing muscle at each other as a way to stay sharp for the invasion of the other predators with multi-core processors...

Quad-band GSM and tri-band 3G support ; 3.7" 16M color capacitive touchscreen with WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) ; Android OS v4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich HTC Sense 4.0 ; 1 GHz processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 chipset ; microSD...

Only 1GB of the 4GB internal storage is available to the user ; No front-facing camera ; Some competing smartphones have dual-core CPUs ; Non-user-replaceable battery ; No dedicated camera key

With the One series HTC are in their best shape in a while and we don't need to investigate who's to blame. The big bad One X and One S will proudly plead guilty as charged. But it would be unfair to deny the HTC One V its little share of credit.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Mat Smith (engadget.com)

HTC One V review

 

÷ It's the other One. While HTC's One X and One S jostle over which has the more potent processor, and customers weigh high-definition screens

Superb build quality ; Android 4.0 on an entry-level phone ; Boots quickly

Last year's specifications ; Misses out on some One series features ; Processor is overwhelmed by apps and internet browsing

HTC has established a new bellwether for entry-level phones. Of course, though, that tempting price means having to settle for more limited horsepower.

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

HTC One V (Virgin Mobile)

 

The $199.99 HTC One V on Virgin Mobile with Android 4.0, good camera, and a premium design is a great no-contract deal.

The ; 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.

Demanding Android fans won't like the HTC One V's slow performance but its premium design and low, no-contract price makes it a steal on Virgin Mobile.

Mar, 2013

Expert review by : Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

HTC One V (Virgin Mobile)

 

The HTC One V for Virgin Mobile offers good software at a good price, but it's a little underpowered.

Nice display. Runs Android and Sense 4.0. Comfortable size.

No 4G. Midrange hardware. No front camera. Chin design isn't for everyone.

Hardware, OS, and HTC Sense 4The One V is powered by a single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 processor. It makes for solid midrange performance, but it's a bit behind the times if you want to do any high-end gaming. You should be able to run...

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

HTC One V (Virgin Mobile) review

 

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.

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.

Demanding Android fans won't like the HTC One V's slow performance but its premium design and low, no-contract price makes it a steal on Virgin Mobile.

Aug, 2012

Expert review by : Brian Bennett (cnet.com)

HTC One V (U.S. Cellular) review: HTC One V (U.S. Cellular)

 

Small, compact smartphones are becoming a rare sight on carrier shelves these days. Indeed, much of today's cellular buzz centers around big-screened mobile machines such as Samsung's ubiquitous Galaxy S III , the HTC One X , or its Sprint variant, the...

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.

The HTC One V's premium design is fashionable but demanding Android fans should steer clear of this phone's poor performance.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : Alex Colon (pcmag.com)

HTC One V (U.S. Cellular)

 

The HTC One V gets you modest power at a modest price on U.S. Cellular, but if you spend a little more, you can get 4G LTE and a lot more features.

Nice display. Runs Android and Sense 4.0. Comfortable size.

No 4G. Midrange hardware. No front camera. Chin design isn't for everyone.

Hardware, OS, and HTC Sense 4The One V is powered by a single-core 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 MSM8655 processor. It makes for solid midrange performance, but it's a bit behind the times if you want to do any high-end gaming. You should be able to run...

Jul, 2012

Expert review by : JamieKeene (theverge.com)

HTC One V review

 

The HTC One V is the third member of HTC's One trilogy, filling in the budget slot below the One X and One S, which we reviewed in the last couple of weeks. It's less of a mold-breaking design for...

Industrial design is beautiful and hard-wearing ; Sense 4 is a dramatic improvement ; Great build quality ; Battery life is good

Some odd ergonomic decisions ; Low-end specs ; Sense doesn't fit with the cleaner Android 4.0 design

The One V has so much to like, but a few flaws let it down

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Ben Kersey (slashgear.com)

HTC One V Review

 

While the HTC One X and One S are hogging the limelight with their mix of raw performance and excellent build quality, there's One more phone in the series that we need to turn our attention to. The HTC One V won't impress anybody with its spec sheet,...

So, is the HTC One V worthy of consideration given its features? It’s a good all-rounder, and we’d go as far to say that the build quality is best in class, not to mention better than some more expensive phones thanks to the high quality materials and...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by : Nick T. (phonearena.com)

HTC One V Review

 

You didn't think that after reviewing the HTC One X and HTC One S, we will disregard their little brother – the HTC One V, did you? Well, here it is, folks! We have taken this little munchkin for a spin and we cannot wait to share our experience with...

Compact and lightweight ; Beautiful display ; Android 4.0 ; Decent camera

Web browser needs more work ; Way too little internal storage ; Mediocre 720p video

Getting your hands on an HTC One V is going to cost you about $370 off-contract, which is definitely a reasonable price considering what you get in exchange. The smartphone has style and character that few devices in its price category can match, and...

Apr, 2012

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1500
Battery performance:1500

Call Management

Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating alert: Yes
Voice dialing: Yes

Camera

Auto focus: Yes
Built-in camera: Yes
Built-in flash: Yes
Flash Type:LED
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second camera: No
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p

Design

Color of product:Black / Grey
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Display Diagonal:3.7
Display Resolution:480 x 800
Display Type:LCD
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5 / 512

Messaging

Chat: Yes
E-mail:N / Y
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, M4A, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, M4A, MIDI, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, M4A, MP3, WAV, WMA / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, MP4, WMV9 / 3GP, AVI, WMV9
Video formats supported:3GP,AVI,MP4,WMV9 / 3GP,AVI,WMV9

Navigation

Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: No
GPS (satellite):N
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE,GPRS / EDGE,GPRS,GSM
3G:No / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,2100
3G standards:HSPA,WCDMA
4G:N
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other Features

Active toolbar: Yes
Camera included: Yes
Connection to PC: Yes
EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Network standard:IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n
Networking standards:IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video playback: Yes
Voice recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital
Wireless connection:Y
Wireless connections: Yes

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB
Quick start guide:No / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0
Personal info management:Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts, Widgets
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor frequency:1

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:4.0

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), SD / SD
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:1 / 4
RAM capacity:0.5
USB mass storage: Yes

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.364
Height:4.72
Weight:4.06
Width:2.35
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