HTC and Sina announced lately to release a weibo-dedicated HTC One S to tap into China’s smartphone heat.

The phone which powered by a 1.7G duo-core CPU, 4.3 inches display, 1GB RAM and 8-megapixel camera will run on Android 4.0 and HTC Sense 4.0 UI and be sold at RMB 4499 or US$ 456.

HTC One S deeply integrated Sina Weibo, with a dedicated button for one-click sharing.  It also preinstalled other Sina wireless offerings like Sina Music, Weibo IM. And every phone will get free 5G space on Sina VDisk.

Sina is the latest Chinese Internet company that couldn’t resist the temptation to launch a smartphone. We’ve seen Baidu, Alibaba, Shanda and 360 ventured into the same space. Shanda yesterday announced its Bambook Phone priced at RMB 1299 (US$ 131).