HTC One Mini : Accessories buying guide

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The HTC One Mini may not include the high-end specifications of its bigger siblings, but, does feature the design-aesthetics of the HTC One, including the dual front-facing speakers, and also brings with it all the features of the flagship device, including HTC Zoe, Blinkfeed, and BoomSound. If you’re in the market for a great-looking and compact device, at a budget-friendly price, the HTC One Mini is definitely one of the better choices available.

Related: The top HTC One Mini 2 cases.

Today, we’ll be rounding up some of the best accessories for the HTC One Mini. Let’s get started!

Cases

Speck CandyShell Grip Case

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The Speck CandyShell Grip cases features specialized finger pads on the back of the case for maximum grip, along with a glossy, hard polycarbonate outer shell for impact protection, and rubbery lining to absorb shock. This lining also extends to serve as a protective bezel around the display of the device, that protects your screen from falls, as well as provide  a no-slip stability when the smartphone is kept face down. Precise cutouts are available for access to the headphone jack and micro-USB port, with all the buttons protected by rubberized covers. Buy now on Amazon for $19.94.

Otterbox Commuter Case

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Otterbox is well known for its ultra-protective cases for smartphones. The Commuter series offers the perfect compromise between protection and form factor. The Commuter cases feature dual layer protection, silicone plugs to cover all ports, and easy access to to all buttons which are also protected. If you’re worried about dropping your device often, the Otterbox Commuter is definitely what you’re looking for. Color options include Black and Glacier (White/Gunmetal Grey). Buy now on Amazon for $33.48.

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Screen Protectors

iSmooth Ultra Clear Premium HD 3 pack

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The iSmooth Ultra Clear Premium HD screen protectors are made from the highest quality Japanese PET film and promises zero interference in viewing the display. Installation of this screen protector is very easy and bubble free. You also get a lifetime replacement warranty. The package comes with a premium microfiber cleaning cloth, four dust removal stickers, installation tips with a video, and three ultra clear HD screen protectors. Buy now on Amazon for $9.97.

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Battery Extension

Intocircuit Power Castle 11,200 mAh

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The Intocircuit Power Castle features a stylish aluminum alloy shell with a blue LCD display. A 5 LED status bar indicates the current battery level, and the charging status can be seen on the LCD display as well. It is compact, portable, and includes a built-in flashlight, and dual USB ports to charge two devices simultaneously. Also included is a travel pouch. Buy now on Amazon for $29.99.

RAVPower Deluxe 14,000 mAh

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The RAVPower Deluxe External Battery Charger boasts a large 14,000 mAh capacity, which is more than enough to charge your HTC One Mini multiple times on a single charge of the external battery. 4 blue LED indicators show you the remaining capacity of the battery pack, which also features an in-built flashlight for low light environments. Dual USB ports allows you to charge two devices at once, and included in the package are four connectors that should be compatible with most devices. Buy now on Amazon for $42.99.


Cradles and Docks

Patuoxun Desktop Charger Cradle

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The Patuoxun USB docking cradle features a compact and portable design, and holds the smartphone at a convenient angle for easy and convenient access (in portrait orientation) while on your desk. This desktop dock allows you to sync your device with your PC/laptop while charging your smartphone at the same time. Also features a built-in protection circuit to prevent overcharging and overheating. Is compatible with most slim-fit cases. Buy now on Amazon for $10.99.

iBOLT xProDock Car Kit for HTC

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This 3-piece car-dock works with HTC Handsets, and automatically puts the device into Car Mode when docked. With high quality rubber over-molds, and a dual, spring-loaded metal latch, the phone sits firmly in the Dock. The open design also ensures the volume and power buttons are accessible. Protective cases or extended batteries can be used with the xProDock thanks to the spring-loaded latch and extendable feet. A micro-USB cable for charging is included. You can also download the free Dock n’ Drive 2.0 app from the Google Play Store. Buy now on Amazon for $39.95.

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Other

HTC Bluetooth Music Streaming Stereo Clip

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The HTC Bluetooth StereoClip allows you to stream high-quality sound from your smartphone to your car stereo or home speakers wirelessly. The Stereo Clip connects to your smartphone via bluetooth, and all you need to do is plug in the device to the aux port in your car or home speakers.  Unfortunately, if you’re looking for additional functionality, you may be disappointed, as there is no way to control the music with the stereo buttons, and calls cannot be streamed through to car speakers using this device. There is a small battery in the Bluetooth adapter which charges using a micro-USB cable, and a full charge will get you around 5 hours of non-stop output. Buy now on Amazon for $39.99.

HTC Mini+ Bluetooth Media Handset

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The HTC One Mini is a compact phone, but the HTC Mini+ could help make things just a little bit more convenient. The HTC Mini+ pairs via NFC or Bluetooth to your smartphone, and will allow you to take calls that may be coming in to your paired device. While on the call, you can still use your normal smartphone for web browsing, responding to emails, or even playing games. Additional functionality includes instant notifications of texts, emails, and calendar events, hands -free remote camera control that lets you take pictures from your phone at a distance, and can also work as a TV remote control, and also pairs with select HTC devices to operate multimedia streaming though your HTC Media Link HD. Buy now on Amazon for $89.99.

HTC Fetch

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If you’re tired of losing your phone or leaving it behind, the HTC Fetch is your solution. Just press the button and the sleek, compact keychain device activates your phone’s ringtone, within 15 meters. It works the other way too, that is, if you forget the Fetch, the device will emit a warning beep if you leave it behind. If you lose both, you can use the maps location feature to find out where the Fetch and the phone were last seen together. Buy now on Amazon for $59.99.

HTC Media Link HD

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The HTC One Mini can connect wirelessly to a TV with the HTC MediaLink HD. The sleek black box connects to a TV via HDMI, and swiping up on your HTC One screen with three fingers shares whatever is on your phone display on the bigger screen. The MediaLink HD can also save up to 30 photos with its new digital photo frame feature, so you can share high-resolution photos directly from your phone to your TV. A dual screen mode lets you share movies or slideshows on your TV, while using your device to run apps. Buy now on Amazon for $89.99.


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