HTC has unveiled the compact version of its flagship smartphone, the HTC One Mini featuring a 4.3in 720p screen with technologies including HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zeo and HTC BoomSound.
Although the Taiwanese tech major did not cater details on the pricing, it has been promised that the One Mini will be available in selected markets from August, followed by a global roll-out in September.
Following the official announcement, some of the major retailers in the United Kingdom have confirmed the pre-order as well as the price deals for the One Mini.
Among others, MobileFun is the first retailers to announce the price and pre-order for the new HTC One Mini. The retailer is taking pre-order for SIM-free and unlocked version of One Mini with a suggested retail price at £379.99. The retailer will be selling the handset in both the colour variants: Silver and Black once the device becomes available in the UK form August. Besides, the retailer has mentioned that it will be offering a full range of accessories for the new handset including branded cases.
Phones 4u has also added the HTC One Mini to the list. Users can register for the One Mini Black model for further updates whereas the Silver version is now up for pre-order. Phones 4u is offering the new device on contracts with carrier networks such as EE, Vodafone, T-Mobile and Orange.
The HTC One Mini, on contract with Orange, costs just £26 per-month for two years, without upfront payment. The deal also includes 200 minutes, unlimited texts and 750MB data.
Those who wish to buy the One Mini from EE will just have to pay £31 a-month for 24 months. Additionally, consumers can enjoy unlimited minutes, unlimited texts and 1GB of data for the said contract period.
Vodafone is charging £29 a-month for a contract based on 24 months with no upfront. The deal comes with 600 minutes, unlimited texts, 500MB data, 1GB of data over Wi-Fi and internet free for three months with Vodafone Data Test Drive.
The One Mini is also on contract with T-Mobile for £37 per-month for 24 months with 2000 minutes, unlimited texts and unlimited data.
Prospective buyers can place pre-order for the SIM-free HTC One Mini Silver version which costs £375.95 at Carphone Warehouse. Besides, the device is up pre-order at Carphone Warehouse on contracts with O2. Click here to know more about the price deals offered by O2.
As for the release, Carphone Warehouse has noted on the product page that the One Mini is expected on 9 August.
O2 has also confirmed via Twitter that the HTC One Mini is coming to its network soon. O2 is yet to reveal the pricing for the handset.
Vodafone has blogged that the HTC One Mini is coming to its store soon. Vodafone, like O2, has not announced its price deals.
Online retailer, Clove has also listed the HTC One Mini but has not provided any information on its retail price and availability. As the product page suggests, Clove will be selling the One Mini in both the colour variants, once the device hits the UK market.
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