HTC is continuing its bombardment of the Asian smartphone market with yet another product launch. As expected, the HTC One ME will arrive in India this weekend, hot on the heels of the One M9+ and One E9+ which went on sale in the country back in April.
The HTC One ME was announced in China earlier in June and comes with a higher resolution display which exceeds the company’s western One M9 flagship. The One ME is the second QHD (2560×1440) display HTC smartphone to hit the region, the first was the One M9+. The smartphone also features 3GB of RAM, a 20MP front facing camera with f2.2 lens, a 4MP front facing camera, and 32GB of internal storage. All pretty high-end features.
However, the One ME ditches HTC’s traditional metal design for a polycarbonate plastic body. The handset comes with a mid-range MediaTek Helio X10 SoC. This chip packs in eight Cortex-A53 CPU cores and a PowerVR 6200 GPU, which doesn’t match single thread performance of the regular One M9.
One of the One ME’s other major features is dual-SIM support and 4G LTE on the 1800Mhz (Band 3) and 2600 MHz (Band 40) bands, which will have a few regions covered for faster data.
The smartphone will arrive in India in a choice of either Classic Rose Gold or Meteor Grey color options and will retail for Rs.40,500 ($640) when it goes on sale this weekend. Who’s buying?