HTC America has begun taking pre-orders of its new spec’d-up ‘Developers Edition’ One smartphone.

The new model goes on sale on April 18 and features developer-friendly options including 64GB of on-board flash, an unlocked bootloader (ideal for developer custom ROMs) and no SIM lock for $650 outright, which is a pretty fair deal for a no-contract phone.

Interestingly, it only comes with previous release of Jelly Bean (Android 4.1), not the most recent 4.2 offering.

Here’s the list of features from HTC:

HTC One® Developer Edition

  • Comes with Unlocked Bootloader
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) Operating System
  • 1.7GHz Quad Core Processor
  • 64GB Onboard Storage
  • SIM unlocked
  • Gorgeous Full Metal Body with Zero Gap Design
  • Dual Audio Speakers Powered with HTC BoomSound™
  • UltraPixel Camera with HTC Zoe™ Feature Captures Up to 20 Photos and a 3-Second Video
  • Works as a TV Remote

The phone is 4G (LTE)-ready, which for the US means 700, 850 and 1900MHz.

It packs in a 4.7-inch full-HD (1920×1080-pixel) SuperLCD3 screen with GorillaGlass 2 and a super-quick Qualcomm APQ8064T (Snapdragon 600) quad-core processor clocking in at 1.7GHz with Adreno 320 multi-core graphics. To handle the screen and CPU, the One includes a non-removable 2300mAh Lithium-ion battery.

While it features two cameras, reports are the best you’ll get is 4MP (2688×1520-pixels) from the back unit and 2MP from the front.

You can check the phone out now at HTC America’s website.

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