HTC M4 could be HTC One mini

HTC will emulate Samsung with HTC One mini, codename M4

HTC's long rumoured M4 smartphone will be a mid-range mini version of the HTC One.

Much like Samsung has the Galaxy S3 mini, HTC will launch the M4 as a more affordable version of the HTC One which was codenamed M7, according to PhoneArena. The M4 will looks just like the flagship model and even use the same aluminium build but use mid-range components. See also: iPhone 5 vs HTC One comparison review.

The M4 is expected to sport a 4.3in screen with a 720p resolution compared to the HTC One's 4.7in Full HD 1080p display. The processor will be dual-core (previous rumours suggest a 1.2GHz clock speed) instead of quad-core but RAM will remain at 2GB.

Storage will be halved to 16GB and there's no word or signs of a microSD card slot. The handset will use the same Ultrapixel camera which HTC has had supply problems with and use a smaller 1700mAh non-removable battery.

HTC's M4 could get a name in-line with the One range and is tipped to arrive towards the end of the second quarter with 4G LTE support and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Back when the HTC One was leaked as the M7 we heard about the M4 and also a G2 device but there're no more details on this. It's rumoured to have a 3.5in display, a 1GHz processor and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

With the HTC One getting great reviews, surely a smaller and more affordable version will be a success. Let us know what you think in the comments section below.

Follow Chris Martin and @PCAdvisor on Twitter.

Join the PC World newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Rocket to Success - Your 10 Tips for Smarter ERP System Selection

Tags htcsmartphonesAndroidconsumer electronics

Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.

Chris Martin

PC Advisor (UK)
Show Comments

Most Popular Reviews

Latest Articles

Resources

PCW Evaluation Team

Matthew Stivala

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

The HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer is a great device that fits perfectly into my fast paced and mobile lifestyle. My first impression of the printer itself was how incredibly compact and sleek the device was.

Armand Abogado

HP OfficeJet 250 Mobile Printer

Wireless printing from my iPhone was also a handy feature, the whole experience was quick and seamless with no setup requirements - accessed through the default iOS printing menu options.

Azadeh Williams

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

A smarter way to print for busy small business owners, combining speedy printing with scanning and copying, making it easier to produce high quality documents and images at a touch of a button.

Andrew Grant

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

I've had a multifunction printer in the office going on 10 years now. It was a neat bit of kit back in the day -- print, copy, scan, fax -- when printing over WiFi felt a bit like magic. It’s seen better days though and an upgrade’s well overdue. This HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 looks like it ticks all the same boxes: print, copy, scan, and fax. (Really? Does anyone fax anything any more? I guess it's good to know the facility’s there, just in case.) Printing over WiFi is more-or- less standard these days.

Ed Dawson

HP OfficeJet Pro 8730

As a freelance writer who is always on the go, I like my technology to be both efficient and effective so I can do my job well. The HP OfficeJet Pro 8730 Inkjet Printer ticks all the boxes in terms of form factor, performance and user interface.

Michael Hargreaves

Windows 10 for Business / Dell XPS 13

I’d happily recommend this touchscreen laptop and Windows 10 as a great way to get serious work done at a desk or on the road.

Featured Content

Latest Jobs

Don’t have an account? Sign up here

Don't have an account? Sign up now

Forgot password?