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April 21, 2013

HTC One SV lands, priced at Php17,840

While treading the halls of the SM Megamall Cyberzone, we noticed a new comer from the Taiwanese firm’s stable –the HTC One SV which currently retails for Php17,840 when bought in cash. It can also be had through a 12-month installment payment term for Php19,990 (MemoXpress).

htc one sv philippines

HTC One SV specs:
4.3” WVGA display @ 217ppi
1.2GHz dual-core MSM8960 Snapdragon processor
Adreno 305
1GB RAM
8GB internal storage
Expandable up to 32GB via Micro-SD
5MP autofocus camera w/ LED Flash
1080p video recording @30fps
1.6MP Front-facing camera
DC-HSDPA 42Mbps, LTE 100Mbps
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, dual-band
Bluetooth 4.0
GPS w/ aGPS support, GLONASS
1800mAh Li-Ion battery
Android 4.1.2
Weight: 122g
Dimension: 128 x 66.9 x 9.2mm

If you notice on its specs sheet, the One SV isn’t exactly a head-turner in terms of its configuration. However, it’s worth pointing out that this mid-ranged handset is the most affordable LTE-enabled phone in the market to date. Its closest competition, the Sony Xperia V LTE, is still above Php22K.

We spotted the HTC One SV at MemoXpress and HTC concept store at SM Megamall Cyberzone.


14 Responses to “HTC One SV lands, priced at Php17,840”

  1. Erickson
    Twitter: AkoSiEricksonM
    says:

    Bago lang pala syang model. Akala ko last year pa.

  2. pcso says:

    can’t wait for the review. :)

  3. philestate says:

    Sana irelease din agad yung xperia SP and LG optimus f7. Midrange LTE Phones. :)

  4. abuzalzal says:

    Wow, think about this

    Mag add ka lang ng Php 2k + may Galaxy S3 ka na which is two notches superior ….

    Talo ka dito

    • S3 UGLY says:

      S3 IS AN UGLY PHONE GAY PHONE, OBLONG SHAPE AND SHINY PLASTIC

    • not so good guy says:

      salamat sa suhestiyon. pero c’mon! di lahat parehas sayo sa mga likes nila. di lahat gusto samsung.

      ayos yang opinion mo…. as long as you don’t shove it down in other people’s throat.

    • Ex S3 owner says:

      Yup it’s ugly. Because it’s a BEAST in terms of performance and functionality! Have you ever seen a beautiful beast?

  5. Lon says:

    Samsung galaxy express LTE na sya, 14k sa kimstore kung hindi ako nagkakamali :)

  6. batmandroid says:

    an 8k omega HD can beat this phone anytime. with that price i rather pick s3 or note2.

    • Yusuf says:

      You really can’t see it, do you? The SV is a mid-range phone released by HTC for people who want LTE but not blow up their pockets. Will that Omega HD provide me LTE?

    • batmandroid says:

      LTE? who needs LTE if the current HSPA/+ network is still unstable. And besides LTE by Smart and Globe is available where? Makati? Lets be realistic dude.

  7. Yusuf says:

    Honestly, still not a good buy. HTC may be considered as one of the kings when it comes to building flagships but when it comes to mid-range (and low-range) phones, they suck big time. If you want an LTE phone at an affordable price, the Galaxy Express and Xperia V is for you.

    • Rem says:

      Agree, I’ll just save some more and buy the V instead for better camera, waterproof body and higher res screen. :)

  8. not the cheapest LTE says:

    Cheapest lte phone? ASCEND P1 LTE and ZTE T81 are cheaper

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This article was written by Ronnie Bulaong, a special features contributor and correspondent for YugaTech. Follow him on Twitter @turonbulaong.

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