HTC One looks to redefine photography, social hub
With this phone, HTC has taken a big step away from the megapixel race. The camera is rated at just four megapixels, but HTC says that doesn't matter because it has a large sensor. The sensor is bigger than that in some compact cameras. This ensures that the picture quality is high.
HTC One is powered by Android Jelly Bean, running the firm's custom skin -- Sense 5. This version of Sense brings radical improvements to the phone. The most noticeable change is called Blinkfeed. Building on the features in Windows Phone and BlackBerry 10, HTC Blinkfeed lets users integrate all their social networks, calendar, email accounts and displays these with news updates. It's the default homescreen on HTC One, meaning that it can be accessed by pressing the home button.
Another radical feature of Sense 5 is HTC Zoe, the new gallery app. It captures a short video, letting users choose the best frame and save it as a picture, rivalling BlackBerry Time Shift. Users can also remove unwanted objects from the picture easily. Zoe can also make a short movie by putting together all your pictures and videos, it adds background music on its own.
Other additions include a new music player app that adds new visualisations and pulls lyrics from the