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Tue Feb 19, 2013 10:30am EST

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HTC BlinkFeed™, HTC Zoe™ and HTC BoomSound™ Deliver HTC One's Unprecedented New
Smartphone Experience


LONDON  and  NEW YORK,  Feb. 19, 2013  /PRNewswire/ -- HTC Corporation, a global
leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced its new flagship
smartphone, the  new HTC One. Crafted with a distinct zero-gap aluminum unibody,
the  new HTC One  introduces  HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC BoomSound,  key new
HTC Sense®  innovationsthat reinvent the mobile experience and set a new
standard for smartphones.  

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"People today immerse themselves in a constant stream of updates, news and
information. Although smartphones are one of the main ways we stay in touch with
the people and information we care about, conventional designs have failed to
keep pace with how people are actually using them," said  Peter Chou, CEO of HTC
Corporation. "A new, exciting approach to the smartphone is needed, and with the
 new HTC One, we have reimagined the mobile experience from the ground up to
reflect this new reality."



HTC BlinkFeed: A Personal Live Stream Right on the Home Screen
At the center of the  new HTC One  experience is  HTC BlinkFeed.  HTC BlinkFeed 
is a bold new experience that transforms the home screen into a single live
stream of personally relevant information such as social updates, entertainment
and lifestyle updates, news, and photos with immersive images so that people no
longer need to go to separate applications to find out what's happening.  HTC
BlinkFeed  aggregates the freshest content from the most relevant and
interesting sources, giving it to people at a glance, all in one place, without
the need to jump between multiple applications and websites.

To enable this new dynamic approach to the smartphone, HTC will provide both
local and global content from more than 1,400 media sources with more than
10,000 articles per day from some of the most innovative media companies, such
as the AOL family of media properties, ESPN, MTV, Vice Media, Cool Hunting,
Reuters and many others. For more information on HTC BlinkFeed's content
partners, visit the  HTC Blog.

HTC UltraPixel Camera With HTC Zoe
The breakthrough  HTC UltraPixel Camera  redefines how people capture, relive
and share their most precious moments.  HTC Zoe  gives people the ability to
shoot high-resolution photos that come to life in three-second snippets. These
Zoes, photos and videos are then displayed in a unique way that brings the
gallery to life and transforms the traditional photo gallery of still images
into a motion gallery of memories. It also automatically creates integrated
highlight films from each event composed of Zoes, photos and videos set to music
with professionally designed cuts, transitions and effects. These highlight
videos can be remixed or set to different themes and can be easily shared on
social networks, email and other services.

To enable this innovative camera experience, HTC developed a custom camera that
includes a best-in-class f/2.0 aperture lens and a breakthrough sensor with
UltraPixels that gather 300 percent more light than traditional smartphone
camera sensors. This new approach also delivers astounding low-light performance
and a variety of other improvements to photos and videos. In addition, the
perfect self-portrait or video is just a tap away with an ultrawide-angle,
front-facing camera, which supports 1080p video capture. Multiaxis optical image
stabilization for the rear camera also helps ensure video footage is smooth
whether stationary or on the move.  HTC Zoe  adds many other features and
effects, such as enhanced 360-degree panorama, time sequencing and object
removal.  



HTC BoomSound
The new HTC One  offers the best audio experience of any mobile phone available
today.  HTC BoomSound  introduces, for the first time on a phone, front-facing
stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier and an amazing, full-high-definition
(HD) display that immerses people in music, videos, games and the YouTube clips
they love. Beatsaudio integration is enabled across the entire experience for
rich, authentic sound whether you're listening to your favorite music, watching
a YouTube video or playing a game.  

HDR recording uses advanced dual microphones and audio processing to capture
clean, rich sound that is worthy of HD video footage. Phone calls sound great on
HTC One thanks to the addition of HTC Sense Voice, which boosts the call volume
and quality in noisy environments so that conversations come through loud and
clear.



HTC Sense TV
HTC Sense TV  transforms the  new HTC One  into an interactive program guide and
remote control for most TVs, set-top boxes and receivers. Tapping the power of
the cloud, Sense TV makes it simple and intuitive to see what's on and find that
favorite show.



Metal Unibody Design
Wrapped in a zero-gap aluminum unibody and sporting a brilliant, 4.7-inch,
full-HD (1080p) screen,the  new HTC One  features the latest Android Jelly Bean
operating system and LTE network technology to offer blazingly fast browsing in
a package that combines premium design with breakthrough build quality.

Available in stunning silver and beautiful black, the sleek and crafted aluminum
unibody sits comfortably in the hand and showcases HTC's unique antenna
technology, which helps people achieve a crystal-clear signal. The display also
resists scratches and reduces glare, while offering incredible 468ppi resolution
and rich, natural colors.  

Global Availability
The new HTC One  will be available globally through more than 185 mobile
operators and major retailers in more than 80 regions and countries beginning in
March. For more information and to preregister for the  new HTC One, visit 
www.htc.com.  

Europe,  Middle East  and  Africa: 1&1  Germany, A1 Telekom Austria, AB  Poland,
Allo Ukraine, AMC (Cosmote)  Albania, AVEA Turkey, Belcompany Netherlands, BH
Telecom Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bite Latvia, Bite Lithuania, Bouygues Telecom
France, Carphone Warehouse UK, Cell C RSA, Citrus Ukraine, Cosmote Greece,
Cosmote Romania & Global Bulgaria, Cyta, DT Mobile(TS)  Latvia, Du UAE, Dustin
Sweden, Eagle Mobile Albania, EE UK, Elisa Estonia,  Elisa Finland, El-Giganten
Denmark, El-Giganten Sweden, Elkjob Norway, EMT (TS)  Estonia, E-Plus Germany,
ERC Ukraine, Etisalat UAE, Gigantii Finland,  Go Malta, H3G  Austria, H3G 
Denmark, H3G  Italy, H3G  Sweden, H3G UK, HT Eronet Bosnia & Herzegovina, Irange
Poland, KPN Belgium, KPN Netherlands, Life Belarus, LuxGSM Luxembourg,  Melita
Malta, Meteor Ireland, Mobilezone Switzerland, Mobilochka Ukraine, Mobily KSA,
MSH Belgium, MSH Germany, M-Tel Montenegro, M-Tel Bosnia & Herzegovina, MTI
Ukraine, MTN Cyprus, MTN RSA, MTS Belarus, MTS Russia, Netcom Norway,
(Telefonica) O2 Czech, (Telefonica) O2  Germany, (Telefonica) O2  Ireland,
(Telefonica) O2 UK, Omnitel Lithuania, One Macedonia,  Optimus Portugal, Orange
France, Orange Maldova, Orange Romania, Orange Slovakia, Orange Spain, Orange
Switzerland, Partner Communications Israel, PhoneHouse France, PhoneHouse
Germany, PhoneHouse Netherlands, PhoneHouse Sweden, Phones4U UK, Play Poland,
Plus Communication Albania, Polkomtel Poland, Proximus Belgium, SFR France,
SiMobil Slovenia, STC KSA, Sunrise Switzerland, Svyaznoy Russia, Swisscom
Switzerland, TDC Denmark, Tele2  Croatia, Tele 2 Estonia, Tele2  Latvia, Tele2
Lithuania, Telia Denmark, Telia Sweden, Telekom Slovenija, Telenet Belgium,
Telenor Denmark, Telenor Norway, Telenor Sweden, Telenor Hungary, Telenor
Serbia, Telkom Serbia, TIM Italy, TMN Portugal, T-Mobile Austria, T-Mobile
Croatia, T-Mobile Czech Republic, T-Mobile Germany, T-Mobile Hungary, T-Mobile
Macedonia, T-Mobile Montenegro, T-Mobile Netherlands, T-Mobile Poland, T-Mobile
Slovakia, Turkcell Turkey, Tus Mobil Slovenia, Velcom (TAG)  Belarus, VIP
Operator Macedonia, VIP Mobile Serbia, Vipnet Croatia, Vivacom Bulgaria, Vodacom
RSA, Vodafone Albania, Vodafone Czech Republic, Vodafone Egypt, Vodafone
Germany, Vodafone Greece, Vodafone Hungary, Vodafone Ireland, Vodafone Italy,
Vodafone Malta, Vodafone Netherlands, Vodafone Portugal, Vodafone Romania,
Vodafone Spain, Vodafone Turkey, Vodafone UK, Wind Greece, Wind Italy, Yoigo
Spain, Yug Contract Ukraine, Zain KSA. 

Asia-Pacific:  China Mobile Hong Kong Company Ltd., ChungHwa Telecom, 3HK, CSL,
Fareastone, M1, Mobifone, Optus, PCCW mobile, Reliance Communications, Singapore
Telecommunications Ltd., SmarTone, StarHub, Taiwan Mobile, Telecom New Zealand,
Telstra, Vodafone Australia, Vodafone New Zealand.

China:  China Mobile, China Unicom, China Telecom

North America:  AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, Cincinnati Bell and Best Buy in  the
United States  and in  Canada  with Rogers Communications, Bell, TELUS and
Virgin Mobile Canada.

Latin America:  Claro  Argentina  (America Movil), Telecom Personal Argentina,
Entel Chile, Iusacell Mexico, Telcel Mexico (America Movil), Claro Peru (America
Movil), Claro Puerto Rico (America Movil), Movistar Venezuela (Telefonica)

About HTC
Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning
mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of
everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create
innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's
portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by the HTC Sense®  user
experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more
information, please visit www.htc.com.

SOURCE  HTC Corporation


Waggener Edstrom for HTC, +1-425-638-7000, htcpr@wagged.com

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