HTC One SV makes its United States Debut at Cricket Wireless

         HTC One SV makes its United States Debut at Cricket Wireless

~ Cricket to Offer the Latest in HTC's Award-winning HTC One Series

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO and BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 4, 2013

SAN DIEGOand BELLEVUE, Wash., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --CricketWireless
and HTC today announced the upcoming launch of the HTC One SV, the latest
model in the award-winning HTC One^® series. This new smartphone, initially
available in the United States only at Cricket Wireless, combines the speed of
4G LTE, an amazing 5 megapixel camera, and studio-quality sound with HTC's
stunning signature design. Running HTC Sense^® 4 on Android™ 4.0 (Ice Cream
Sandwich), it is designed for those who want their smartphone to keep pace
with their busy lifestyle. The HTC One SV will be available beginning January
16 at Cricket company-owned stores and dealers nationwide and on for $349.99 (MSRP).


"We are excited to be the first U.S. carrier to make the HTC One SV available
to customers," said Matt Stoiber, senior vice president, devices for Cricket.
"The HTC One SV is the perfect addition to our growing and robust device
portfolio that offers great features at value pricing. The HTC One series is
extremely popular and we believe Cricket customers will appreciate the
combination of outstanding design, great features and power that the One SV

"The HTC One SV joins our award-winning HTC One series to bring an affordable
superphone to U.S. customers," said Mike Woodward, president, North America,
HTC. "The HTC One SV combines sleek contours and a vibrant color with
superfast performance courtesy of the dual-core processor and 4G LTE

Designed To Perform

Featuring a Qualcomm^® Snapdragon^® S4 processor with a dual core 1.2GHz CPU
and taking full advantage of the latest mobile network technology, the HTC One
SV offers exceptional performance, enabling high-quality video streaming,
gaming and seamless multitasking.

Users can avoid running out of space for documents, movies, pictures and apps,
as the HTC One SV has expandable storage through a microSD^® card slot with
support for up to 32GB cards and integration with Dropbox^®. Thanks to the
latest NFC technology and Android Beam™, users can also share content with a
simple tap of the phone to another NFC-enabled device.

The HTC One SV is available on Cricket's 4G LTE Android rate plans that offer,
for a limited time, double the monthly full speed data allowance offered in
Cricket's 3G rate plans. The $50 4G LTE Android Double Data Rate Plan allows
up to 2GB of full-speed data; the $60 plan allows 5GB of full-speed data and
the $70 plan offers up to 10GB of full-speed data.

Amazing Camera, Authentic Sound

The HTC One SV offers the amazing camera synonymous with the acclaimed HTC One
series. Advanced functions, including one-press continuous shooting and HTC
VideoPic™ combine with advanced low-light performance for beautiful shots in
challenging lighting conditions. The HTC One SV's 5 megapixel, f/2.0 back side
illuminated main camera with panorama and 1080p HD video recording is
complemented perfectly by a 1.6 megapixel front facing camera, which also
features backside illumination, and an f/2.2 lens. Whether at sunset or in
candlelight, the HTC One SV's front camera promises a self-portrait to

Exclusively available on HTC smartphones, Beats Audio™ transforms the
listening experience of the HTC One SV, offering studio-quality, authentic
sound across all music, gameplay and video playback. New HTC Sync Manager also
makes it easy to manage and sync your music collection from your computer to
your smartphone to ensure your entire library is as mobile as you are.

Signature design true to HTC's heritage, the HTC One SV, with its 4.3 inch
super LCD-2 touch screen, is perfect for those who like to have ample screen
to play games, watch streaming video, and browse the web. Customers will also
appreciate the brilliant 16 million colors, scratch resistant Corning®
Gorilla® Glass and the fact that the display is fingerprint resistant. The
bold styling of the phone is finished in a vibrant Flame color.

3G All-Inclusive Rate Plans

Cricket's 3G all-inclusive smartphone rate plans start at $50 for unlimited
talk and text plus up to 1GB of full-speed data per month.The $60 smartphone
plan contains up to 2.5GB of full-speed data per month and the $70 smartphone
plan offers up to 5GB of full-speed data per month. With the $60 and $70
plans, customers can tether their device to power additional wireless devices.

4G LTE All-Inclusive Rate Plans

Cricket's 4G LTE Android Double Data rate plans offer all the features of the
value-rich 3G rate plans and, for a limited time, double the monthly full
speed data allowance. The $50 4G LTE Android Double Data Rate Plan allows up
to 2GB of full-speed data; the $60 plan allows up to 5GB of full-speed data
and the $70 plan offers up to 10GB of full-speed data.

For more information about Cricket's dynamic service and newest device lineup
and to check for availability, To follow Cricket's
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About Cricket

Cricket is the pioneer and leader in delivering innovative value-rich prepaid
wireless services with no long-term contracts. Cricket offers nationwide
wireless voice and mobile data services over high-quality, all-digital 4G LTE
and 3G CDMA wireless networks. Cricket's innovative products and services,
including the award-winning Muve Music^® - the first music service designed
for a wireless phone, are available nationwide at Cricket branded retail
stores, dealers, national retailers and at For more
information about Cricket, please visit

About HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (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 HTC Sense®, a multilayered
graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed
on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit

SOURCE Cricket Wireless

Contact: Media Contacts, Greg Lund, Cricket Media Relations, 858-882-9238,, HTC Media Relations, Waggener Edstrom for
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