HTC has announced that they will be releasing the HTC one SV onto the Optus Network initially with the phone also going to Virgin Mobile as of the 1st of December. This is the third Android device available on the Optus 4G network which is expanding at a good rate and is now available in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Newcastle, Surfers Paradise and Brisbane CBD.

The One SV does only come with 8GB of storage on-board however as with previous One series phones they are offering Dropbox and SkyDrive integration with the Dropbox option giving customers 25 gigabytes of free online space for two years. It also comes with HTC Sync Manager which keeps your music synced to your device.

HTC One SV :

  • 1.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus Dual-Core CPU
  • 4.3″ SLCD-2 Screen @ 480X800 resolution covered with Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2
  • 1 GB DDR2 RAM
  • 8GB On-board Storage with microSD Card slot
  • Assisted GPS + GLONASS, Bluetooth® 4.0 with aptX, Wi-fi a/b/g/n(802.11n – 2.4GHz/5GHz) and NFC
  • HSPA+ 42Mbps : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • LTE : 1800/2600 MHz
  • Beats Audio
  • 5MP Rear Camera w/auto focus & LED flash, 1.6MP Front Facing Camera
  • 1800 mAh
  • 128×66.9×9.20 mm @ 122grams
  • Polycarbonate body in Stealth Black

Full details on the HTC One SV can be found on the HTC Website or you can check out the plan/pricing information on the Optus Website where they have the details of their plan, you can get the One SV on the $50 Optus plan with a $3 monthly handset repayment(minimum total cost is $1272 over 24 months). Virgin Mobile will be offering the HTC One SV from 1st December on their Big Plan $49. Full details of the plan are available on the Virgin Mobile Website.

Who is interested in a 4G HTC device running on the Optus network?

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  • No one

    8GB? I’ll pass. Anything under 64GB internal or external, I’ll not touch.

    • no one

      Correction: waiting for HTC Deluxe

      • http://ausdroid.net/ Daniel Tyson

        Dunno, if the Deluxe is based of Droid DNA, then the battery life is apalling apparently

        • No one

          I don’t mind about the battery as during the day I have to use tethering on my phone so no battery can handle full day with that anyway. Without tethering I am sure battery will last whole day for calling and standard use.

  • Pabdroid

    8GB with sd card slot is plenty, 64GB internal?? not a HTC fan but seems reasonable,,

  • u mad brah? ya, u mad B)

    the design is better then the one xl i give it that, but everything else sucks, what a joke, optus smh. people will see the 5 megapixel cam spec and run for the hills.

  • Geoff Fieldew

    Had a play with one of these in an Optus store today. I liked it. The Dual Core S4 and 1GB of RAM make this a snappy little device.

    It may be a good option for people who want something a bit smaller than the 4.7 inch and above so called “high end” phones.

    Despite the lower resolution, the display is a quite lovely SLCD-2 screen that many non techies will be completely happy with I suspect.