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HTC exec claims HTC One already reached 5 million sales

HTC exec claims HTC One already reached 5 million sales - read the full textThe HTC One got a troubled start due to supply shortages of crucial components the aluminum unibody and the UltraPixel camera sensor but an anonymous HTC exec speaking to the Wall Street Journal claims the phone has been doing pretty well despite that. The One launched at the end of March in...


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> In reply to chocolaking @ 2013-05-25 00:08 from N%kp - click to read Or maybe you've been paid, or worse, indoctrinated by HTC to say that they are perfectly honest and Samsung is that evil. No company is pure at heart, they sometimes do something shady to save themselves. You've probably been taken in by the One's good looks. I would never have thought that an aluminium unibody is that good a hypnotising tool.

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  • 2013-05-25 13:28
  • ajU1

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-24 15:10 from PxkK - click to readJust because all of a sudden a couple phones use aluminum does not somehow all of a sudden make the millions of plastic phones cheap. That's just pathetically stupid

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  • 2013-05-25 13:01
  • 4QSR

> In reply to chocolaking @ 2013-05-25 00:08 from N%kp - click to readHaha.. even htc confirmed the 5millions one sales are not.official. What dumb excuses you gonna say now?

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  • 2013-05-25 03:26
  • sR1u

> In reply to [deleted post]You are making false statement here.
If you think htc is lying.
then you should know that
#Samsung FAKES everything!!!
samsung sorry for using photographers nikon photo in advertisement

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  • 2013-05-25 00:08
  • N%kp

> In reply to ISJ5 @ 2013-05-24 08:28 from UNA6 - click to readShipping volume doesn't mean S4 is the best. You are talking about Samsung SHIPPED 10 million phones, but it doesn't mean all of them were sold but here HTC claims they sold 5 million phones SOLD is better than SHIPPED.

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  • 2013-05-24 18:46
  • terM

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-24 15:10 from PxkK - click to readI don't think marketing is causing the product shortage situation. If it were marketing causing a shortage situation, wouldn't that mean that they were successful

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  • 2013-05-24 16:13
  • jeq5

Bad marketing is again killing HTC. My parents had a very hard time getting a single HTC One in USA. At last they got one the white version. I saw the galaxy s 4. It felt cheaper than the S3. I would never but a phone that feels so cheap. No matter how many software features they offer me.

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  • 2013-05-24 15:10
  • PxkK

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-24 12:56 from whw6 - click to readby the way, forgot to mention that the reply source was from HTC PR.

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  • 2013-05-24 12:57
  • whw6

False claims.
HTC already commented that the numbers weren't official. "That number comes from the same unnamed source that is referenced throughout the WSJ article. Unfortunately, that isn't an official figure"

Let's wait and see.

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  • 2013-05-24 12:56
  • whw6

> In reply to rocker90 @ 2013-05-23 16:49 from ij2c - click to readThe One's camera produced pictures with colors that are off, purple fringing, noise and low detail. Also (as per the review) the S4 did beat it in low-light conditions, albeit not on every picture. The HTC One has a bad camera period.

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  • 2013-05-24 12:10
  • ajUr

> In reply to optimus @ 2013-05-23 22:36 from N9@T - click to readYou're right. HTC have screwed up badly when they decided to put a bad camera on a flagship. The only thing they can't get away with is a trade-off on a flagship. Samsung only messed up the design, and this is forgivable. So people should stop comparing the two of them.

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  • 2013-05-24 11:58
  • ajUr

> In reply to vivian @ 2013-05-24 06:30 from U$0X - click to readBecause the iPhone doesn't have multitasking (in the true sense of the word), doesn't have a system-wide file manager, no app integration, only an app store to somewhat supplant the utter lack of functionality of the OS. Nobody should buy a feature phone for hundreds of euros.

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  • 2013-05-24 11:52
  • ajUr

> In reply to Murthy @ 2013-05-24 06:32 from vLy1 - click to readBut at least they, you know, actually care about the inside of their phones. They do sth called research to find out if 13MP cameras actually capture details, not just noise (like the HTC One's camera), or if the plastic body can take scratches (which the HTC One cannot take well). Sensibility will succeed, and quantity is good, not just 'quality'.

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  • 2013-05-24 11:44
  • ajU4

> In reply to Murthy @ 2013-05-24 06:32 from vLy1 - click to readCheap material then current generation htc but did you care when almost all flagship were built on same material before one and z? But If you go through software and hardware which matters 90% on overall life of the phone I bet they can't come close to same level as Samsung...

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  • 2013-05-24 09:24
  • 6q5w

> In reply to nogetch @ 2013-05-24 05:18 from uuZ3 - click to readas far as i know they shipped 10 million galaxy S4 within two weeks after they announced it. and they sold 10 million units within a month after they release it. thats half of htc one sale!!!

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  • 2013-05-24 08:28
  • UNA6

No one said anything when S4 reached 10 million mark. Why doubt HTC one hitting 5 million mark? HTC phones are far superior than Samsung. Samsung uses the cheapest material possible to build their S-series.

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  • 2013-05-24 06:32
  • vLy1

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-23 20:07 from ajUY - click to readWhy is ip5 not a smart phone?

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  • 2013-05-24 06:30
  • U$0X

> In reply to geordie8t1 @ 2013-05-23 22:31 from 3xqh - click to readThe 5 million smart phones are with the existing supply issues !!!
Its the fastest selling device from htc !!!
At the same time, Samsung has only shipped 10 million to carriers (SHIPPED doesnt mean SOLD)!!!!

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  • 2013-05-24 05:18
  • uuZ3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-24 03:40 from 3iJC - click to readThey just shipped (Not sold) 10 million ! :P

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  • 2013-05-24 05:10
  • uuZ3

> In reply to beckon @ 2013-05-24 03:58 from vaPP - click to readThey actually planned to build 40million M7's (codename before launch) before launch !!
And thats why they say the supply issues affected !!!

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  • 2013-05-24 05:09
  • uuZ3

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