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HTC allegedly working on One with stock Android

HTC allegedly working on One with stock Android - read the full textGoogle surprised everyone at the I/O 2013 keynote by unveiling a special edition of the Samsung Galaxy S4 running stock Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Now, it seems HTC is working on a similar version of its own HTC One for the US market. According to the sources at, HTC is working on a...


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> In reply to Noel @ 2013-05-26 15:55 from TfjR - click to readUltra pixel tech itself is not HTC. HTC was first to use it in a mobile and I commend them for it. Though being HTC and only 4mp is most definitely not comparable to the 13MP of the big shots. It's nice and gets the job done though. In the near future you can expect something like an 8MP ultra pixel from any or all of Samsung, Nokia, and Sony and it will be miles ahead.

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  • 2013-05-27 10:39
  • 4QSR

> In reply to adele @ 2013-05-24 11:33 from XMiv - click to readAs much as i hate the omission of SD card slot and a removable battery on the HTC one...i will buy a stock HTC ONE before i go for a stock GS4. Would've loved an 8 Ultra pixel cam on the One but the cam they have on now is very comparable to the 13MP shooters on the other top phone...i think HTC's Ultrapixel camera tech has a lot of promise and we can only expect good things from it next time around. How about an HTC made Nexus...i will be the very first person in line for it. (still keeping my N1, the best made Nexus thus far)

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  • 2013-05-26 15:55
  • TfjR

This is not going to happen. All this nonsense (pun intended) began with a complete misunderstanding of a tweet by HTC employee Leigh Momii. But once the fans got any bit of what they thought was encouragement, they went wild making stuff up about a mythical "HTC One Google Edition"! Of course hardly any of them took a blind bit of notice when Leigh herself later tweeted and tried to tell people to stop posting misleading information about what she said.

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  • 2013-05-25 21:28
  • nyFf

They should work on a good camera instead.

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  • 2013-05-25 17:57
  • 3ZH5

nothing but a myth. already confirmed as such by HTC and Google.

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  • 2013-05-25 11:36
  • 3AxW

If this aint true it will bring htc even further down, because now people will wait for this device instead of buying the current available one. Along with the ongoing patentwar with nokia, htc is doomed.

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  • 2013-05-24 19:58
  • pj8u

This is good news because i didnt buy the one yet

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  • 2013-05-24 18:24
  • v0qJ

> In reply to Samy @ 2013-05-24 13:21 from fk}N - click to readstill get sense in background when you use a launcher.... stock, its basically gone!

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  • 2013-05-24 15:11
  • ShLQ

Am i the only one that saw this new last week?...

HTC confirming that they will not offer the one with stock android.

So i would say dont get your hopes up too much.

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  • 2013-05-24 15:01
  • RcFM

It's not just AOSP... The phone will have unlocked bootloader which is a big deal for many. But Sense is probably the best customized android out there and ONE will suck without it.
If htc didn't go with that camera it would sell like hot cakes. The theory behind the camera is good but it simply lacks behind the SGS4. I would get the SGS4 with stock android instead of the touchwiz version any time though. Too bad it's not coming to EU.

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  • 2013-05-24 14:26
  • 3pRh

It will not help it's crappy camera...

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  • 2013-05-24 14:17
  • smhA

> In reply to Samy @ 2013-05-24 13:21 from fk}N - click to readthank you very good point

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  • 2013-05-24 13:52
  • YhdC

I'm no expert but what's the difference between that and a launcher like nova that gives a stock android look?

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  • 2013-05-24 13:21
  • fk}N

htc, apple all to go down as they think they can rule world with us market..
samsung is massively growing up in india,south america and asian countries..
i still remember nokia quit us to concentrate on growing markets..
back to us market, now they are loosing in india.. samsung is set for emerging markets... android growth is massive here..

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  • 2013-05-24 13:05
  • sGPq

These are poor attempts. Google should do something about android updates with the compinies. Android updates and company UI's should be seperated. Otherwise it's not going anywhere. I am not gonna buy a new phone each time Google announces a new Android version. May be flagship models get updates here an there but the others almost never do. This is still a stronghold for Apple. Android will reach version 5 soon, it is about time Google do something...

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  • 2013-05-24 12:58
  • pie4

nice idea ,but what about htc one with sense UI with fast updates just like google nexus , come on it does not take much , besides the sense is gorgeous and i would not replace it with 100 touchwiz and stock android UI's together

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  • 2013-05-24 12:56
  • 6v%h

I have a retail HTC One and would be happy to see it and get a stock android one if they released in the UK.

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  • 2013-05-24 12:44
  • m}0D

> In reply to adele @ 2013-05-24 11:33 from XMiv - click to readand when your battery goes up the snuff? as a removable its classed as consumable an is subject to a 6 month warranty - built in as part of the handset its covered for the two full years that the manufacturer offer

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  • 2013-05-24 12:19
  • 3AxW

Why only US ??? They don't want to sell more phones ? I would buy HTC One with stock android instead of SGS4 for sure. But Im from EU

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  • 2013-05-24 11:51
  • 3pvU

> In reply to Thirumal @ 2013-05-24 10:46 from 5i4e - click to readYup, not that Sense is the worst UI, and it can already be waved off with custom launcher, but all phones should come with the option of pure Android or manufacturer/carrier UI.

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  • 2013-05-24 11:39
  • 5i4e

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