The rumours were real after all. Android boss Sundar Pichai today announced the nexus edition of HTC One smartphone at the on-going D11 conference. According to him, HTC One with Nexus user experience will be available via Google Play similar to Samsung Galaxy S4 nexus edition.
HTC One nexus edition will be compatible with AT&T and T-Mobile bands with support for LTE. It will go on sale beginning June 26 for $599.
Update: HTC has just shared more details on HTC One with Nexus user experience:
The HTC One nexus edition will run on Android 4.2.2 and feature Beats Audio, 32GB of internal storage and unlockable bootloader. Rest of the specifications will remain same as retail edition – 4.7-inch full HD display, quad-core Snapdragon 600, 2GB of RAM and Ultrapixel camera.
“We’re excited to offer HTC fans and admirers alike a new experience on what we think is the best hardware available today,” HTC noted in a blog post.
Although, HTC One with Nexus user experience will only be available in the United States initially but it might be released in other markets later.