By Stephen Schenck | August 19, 2013 1:15 PM
We’re just about one month out since HTC first announced the One’s little brother, the One Mini. While it packs a Snapgradon 400 instead of a 600, it’s still got a crisp HD screen, squeezing a 720p panel down to 4.3 inches. Add in some stereo Boomsound speakers, and you’ve got a pint-sized handset that still hits many of the same notes as the full-sized version. Back then, HTC told us to look for the phone to first start shipping this month, with broader availability in September. We also got a look at a render of the One Mini for AT&T, but lacked a better sense of just when the phone might come to the carrier. Today those answers arrive, with AT&T revealing its plans to begin sales of the phone this Friday.
AT&T gets a US exclusive on the One Mini, which it will sell beginning August 23 for just about $100 on-contract.
Like the big One, the One Mini has HTC’s BlinkFeed and Zoe software, and features the same UltraPixel camera. There are some sacrifices, though, like the move down to just 1GB of RAM. The One Mini has 16GB internal storage and an 1800mAh battery.