One size doesn’t fit all: Small HTC One mini launches Aug. 23 on AT&T


While some AT&T(s t) customers may choose the 6.3-inch Galaxy Mega as their handset of choice, others may prefer something smaller for their pocket. The carrier is launching the HTC One mini on August 23 for $99 with 2-year contract or $21 a month through its Next program.

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Most handsets dubbed “mini” are generally cheaper, smaller and slower versions of their full-sized flagship counterparts. That still holds true in the HTC One mini but the device retains some of the nicer features from its big brother. Like the original HTC One, the mini version has BoomSound dual speakers, Beats Audio, HTC’s UltraPixel camera sensor and HTC Sense 5 software with Zoes and Blinkfeed.

So what’s the downside? The handset is powered by a dual-core Snapdragon(s qcom) 400 chip clocked at 1.4 GHz and has half the internal memory — 1 GB of RAM — for starters. And the 4-inch…

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Nokia is reportedly working on a 6-inch, 20-megapixel Windows Phone phablet


Windows Phone(s msft) is about to get a whole lot bigger – physically, that is. According to a report from The Verge, Nokia(s nok) is currently testing a 6-inch Windows Phone device.

Codenamed Bandit, a 6-inch display would make this the biggest Windows Phone yet, and the first “phablet” for Windows Phone in general.  The phone reportedly features a 1080p display and is powered by a quad-core Qualcomm(s qcom) Snapdragon processor, which also places it at an advantage against the rest of the competition, which top out at 720p resolution and dual-core processor chips.

But the biggest news is that the Bandit will feature a rear camera with at least 20-megapixel resolution. There will be a slight bump on the back of the phone to accommodate the large sensor, like we’ve seen on the Lumia 925.

Nokia is no stranger to pushing the limits of mobile photography, as we’ve…

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