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HTC One launch delay confirmed, camera and unibody to blame

19 March, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC One launch delay confirmed, camera and unibody to blame - read the full textHTC was on the rise until 2012 when the company’s fortunes took a turn for the worse. The company is trying to recapture lost ground with products like the HTC One – a risky, but unique Android phone – but it hasn’t been smooth sailing. The One was supposed to launch in March (that was what...

 

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samsung galaxy s 4 is a top notch device...s4 is much faster even with snapdragon 600...with exynos 5 octa s4 will show the highest level of beast ...

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  • 2013-03-19 20:20
  • 7Dm%

That's why I prefer samsung plastic, maybe looks cheap or not premium but I always gey my phones in time no delays no short stock, etc etc, that happends to apple always, just my two cents.

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  • 2013-03-19 20:18
  • 8{FU

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-19 17:24 from qDd4 - click to readMaybe that is true it is the magic of advertising and the famous of the name, but believe me HTC is a great company, releasing HTC one late even after the S4 will not stop a good selling rate if the customer like it...I think that will happened.

It is just a game of thrones... remember the day that first Iphone released in I never heard about apple that well before that day (It was just a normal company that have a bad time with others like Microsoft), that day just change the game rules...Same with galaxy S2 no one advice me to buy S2 on that day and say that sensation is better; it is not that wow name after all on that time, but I did and it turn to be one of greatest device in history that change Samsung for whole.

AND NOW I THINK HTC ONE WILL DO THE SAME...IT IS THEIR TIME

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  • 2013-03-19 20:17
  • nCMv

With componet shortages the HTC one is a big flop :)
Non-removable battery and costing more than £500,
I wouldn't waste my money.

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  • 2013-03-19 19:53
  • SgvH

Is this the next big flop?

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  • 2013-03-19 19:52
  • rrHa

I don't understand but why is it if Samsung have problems, the comments will say like 'oh its Ok, nothing is perfect' but when HTC has a problem, people will bash HTC in the comments..

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  • 2013-03-19 18:49
  • sR1u

> In reply to audi101 @ 2013-03-19 16:55 from qUJm - click to readFirst smart comment here...almost everything else is just samsung fanboys jealous BS

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  • 2013-03-19 18:48
  • 3qCB

LoL. Flop this! ... haha

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  • 2013-03-19 18:38
  • mPTd

> In reply to Mr.Underhill @ 2013-03-19 17:22 from KxfD - click to readYou drunk, again?

The US version SGS IV has the same processor as the HTC ONE.

How big a difference can it be? 20% You think this is some killer advantage?

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  • 2013-03-19 18:20
  • sy9C

> In reply to Backstab @ 2013-03-19 17:35 from PbYx - click to readSamsung is winar of 1st prise in chep quality. HTC makes best hardwared in world.

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  • 2013-03-19 18:00
  • 2@11

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-03-19 17:24 from qDd4 - click to readyea i agree with you, apple is such a brand name that almost all their product launches have delays of some sort, people just accept that due to the sheer demand, and the usual short turn around between launch and release, The HTC is supposed to turn around their failings in the market, and if the flagship keeps getting held up it will do damage to them, people may slate the samsung but it will no doubt fly of the shelves as fast as the previous one and may be a bit quicker, also the Sony is selling well and apple will continue to sell plenty, so this kind of delay can be damaging in terms of sales....

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  • 2013-03-19 17:42
  • 3xqh

No expandable memory card and non-replaceable battery were two huge mistakes. Also no option pen feature like that on the Samsung Note 2 was another big mistake.

If HTC was smart they would come up with their own software that provides similar security to Blackberry for security on those applications downloaded by their users such as privacy for protecting their ends users from applications that require permissions to access all their personal info.

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  • 2013-03-19 17:40
  • 62b7

Who is the next big flop, HTC??? LOL

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  • 2013-03-19 17:35
  • PbYx

> In reply to GLS @ 2013-03-19 16:40 from nCMv - click to readYou do need to realize that Apple can have a delay and not really effect it's bottom line, HTC is not Apple, any delays for this company can be a recipe for disaster.

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  • 2013-03-19 17:24
  • qDd4

Hahahaa.. Who's the next big flop now, boys? Not so 'premium' strategy from a 'premium' device maker, huh?! Gudluck with ur 4mp n aluminium stuff :D You can't even compete with xperia Z, let alone halaxy S4..

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  • 2013-03-19 17:22
  • KxfD

> In reply to TheMan @ 2013-03-19 15:03 from fqfM - click to readgreat SIV? air view? gloves touch? smart pause? how can SIV called great device when most of the so innovative features already in nokia, htc, lg, and sony?

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  • 2013-03-19 17:10
  • t@fH

Htc is fu##ed... Will no be able to catch up with xperia z sales...

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  • 2013-03-19 16:59
  • JCWu

Great news for me hold it til may that's when my contract is up lol

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  • 2013-03-19 16:56
  • 4ayb

just going to say on behalf of all those rooting for htc after you buy a phone what is easier to change, the software or the hardware. when you are able to change the internals of your phone as you please come tell me about it because when it comes down to it htc has hardware thats the best out there with samsung showing its pitiful plastic face. htc can get nearly all those "special features" samsung has with som simple software updates. Samsung on the other hand will never be able to match for example the htc one speakers because that would require a full recall.

in short hardware>software to a degree and in this case htc has the better harware of the two.

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  • 2013-03-19 16:55
  • qUJm

BTW Phones 4u is selling HTC One from Saturday...

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  • 2013-03-19 16:49
  • myP0

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