Runs Android 4,0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) out of the box.
Feels fast and responsive.
HTC Sense 4,0 is redesigned, with especially slick camera software.
Clear voice quality.
Superb design and solid construction.
Superfast shutter speed.
Consistent speedy performance.
Maintains clarity at various viewing angles.
Gorgeous Super AMOLED screen.
High-end camera with lots of shooting modes.
Excellent for gaming and multimedia.
HSPA 42 Mbps support.
Premium materials add an upscale feel.
Photo software is topnotch.
25GB of free storage from Dropbox.
PenTile display makes for slightly fuzzy text.
No voice dialing over Bluetooth.
Lack of expandable memory.
Inability to focus with macro shots.
T-Mobile 4G Network can be spotty.
Mediocre battery life.
No microSD slot.
Battery not removable.
Protruding camera lens is begging for scuffs and scratches.
Display is pixelated, not high definition.
Beats Audio doesn’t make anything sound better, just louder.
Doesn’t come with Beats earbuds.
By Expert Reviews on May 03, 2012
A slim and light handset with an excellent camera, a fast chip and Android 4.0, but HTC's software can be annoying, there's no memory card slot and the faster One X doesn't cost much more...80
By DigitalVersus on May 03, 2012
Versatile, with overall good performances and fair battery life, the One S is a very good, reasonably- sized Android phone. The drawbacks are a low screen resolution for a 2012 handset and a part-resistant, part-scratch sensitive body....80
By Good Gear Guide on May 02, 2012
The HTC One S certainly doesn't look or feel inferior to the flagship One X. A lower resolution display is the main differentiator, but the One S makes up for that with a design that's more comfortable to hold and better battery life. If the One...85
By Geek.com on April 27, 2012
Up until about a year ago, if you asked me who the best Android manufacturer out there was I would have told you that my favorite, when it comes to hardware, was HTC. Their use of soft touch coatings made their phones feel great, and the company...-
By Gizmodo on April 26, 2012
It's a 4.3-inch phone on T-Mobile's 4G network. It runs the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) OS, with HTC's Sense 4.0 interface....70
By IT PRO on April 25, 2012
The One S is the best 4.3in device on the market at the moment when it comes to features, battery life and design. HTC Sense is simply the best overlay from a manufacturer so unless you plan on downloading a ROM this is your best option....100
By Wired UK on April 23, 2012
If your pockets aren't quite deep enough for the high-end HTC One X you might well be tempted by the HTC One S. It has a luscious screen, a slightly more pocketable design, a powerful processor and Beats Audio technology too. No-one buys an HTC for...80
By techcrunch.com on April 22, 2012
gadgets I’ve been fiddling around with the HTC One S for a few days now, and I have to say it’s stolen a little piece of my heart. The hardware is just about perfect, with a 4.3-inch qHD display and a slender aluminum unibody shell, and software like...-
By PC Mag on April 19, 2012
The HTC One S looks good, feels good, and runs Android 4.0 out of the box. It's our favorite new powerhouse smartphone on T-Mobile....90
By Phone Scoop on April 19, 2012
The HTC One S for T-Mobile is by no means a perfect device. The biggest problem, in my mind, is the inconsistent voice quality I experienced. Almost every other facet of the device is excellent. The hardware is simply great, the display good, the...-