HTC will apparently release four members of a new group of smartphones with the moniker ONE, rather than the two previously rumoured, at the MWC 2012 event at the end of February.
According to Pocket-Lint, the One X and One S (codenamed HTC Endeavour/Edge and HTC Ville), that were expected to be launched, will be joined by a One V and potentially One XL.
An anonymous source told the publication that the One V could come with a 1GHz processor, 1GB RAM, a 3.7-inch screen, a five megapixel camera with 720p HD video recording, Ice Cream Sandwich and Beats Audio technology.
That sounds very much like a shoe-in replacement for the HTC Incredible S. As for the XL, one can expect it to be a bigger version of the One X, the same way the Sensation XL was a magnified version of the original Sensation.
Back in 2010, HTC unleased the Desire mainstream brand (Plain Vanilla, HD and Z), followed last year by the Sensation (Plain Vanilla, XE, SL) and it is likely that this year's cuvee will be the One.
If confirmed, the slew of releases would contrast with the strategy enunciated by the boss of HTC UK, Phil Robertson, who suggested in January that the Taiwanese company would focus on a smaller number of handsets.