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HTC might release AOSP ROM for current HTC One owners

HTC might release AOSP ROM for current HTC One owners - read the full textPeople in the US looking to buy an HTC One will soon (June 26) be faced with a tough decision buy One with Sense 5 or a One Nexus Experience (and lose some functionality). But if you already bought one, the choice has been made. Or has it? HTC is reportedly "examining the best way to support...

 

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Wow, HTC learned the lesson. That's unexpected.

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  • 2013-06-07 18:55
  • 4Khq

It could be pretty good. Sense 5 is the only UI skin ever I'd consider using over stock google OS since like ICS, but having an updated stock rom could mean way quicker updates to newer OS versions-> which is only a good thing. Bring it on!

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  • 2013-06-06 15:45
  • U2BQ

> In reply to andresgalvan98 @ 2013-06-04 07:21 from Yft{ - click to readIt's not needed by most Iphone and HTC users either. But it sure could be useful...Even with a 64GB micro sd. Especially with the promise of it, how far today is, the sheer size of recorded HD videos, and the mounds of high quality content. It's one of the janky things Samsung has done...Obviously it wouldn't sell as much, but it would absolutely sell.

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  • 2013-06-05 10:48
  • 4QSR

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-06-03 03:56 from 4QSR - click to readIt's a matter of cost vs popularity. The One and the iPhone have non-expandable storage, so many more people might need 64GB. Samsung's phones are expandable via microSD, so they have up to an extra 64GB on top of that 16 or 32. It's really not needed for 99.99% of the people.

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  • 2013-06-04 07:21
  • Yft{

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-05-31 14:44 from tReM - click to readUnless Sammy actually releases their 64GB version finally....I honestly don't get why they don't. They makes some of the best memory chips. And the memory chips in all Iphones and even in the One are made by Samsung. So why do they make 64GB for others but not Galaxy while Galaxy is otherwise on top.

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  • 2013-06-03 03:56
  • 4QSR

when you buy a phone you be given a choice. of stock os/ or with makers bloatware. like buying a car petrol or diesel. same car. different fuel. simples.

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  • 2013-06-02 15:17
  • mqMt

Members of the Rooting world already know that a dual boot is quite possible and has been done on several handsets, more recently the Galaxy S III.

I have no idea why HTC don't go ahead and suprise the world with the choice of a dual booting system for people with an unlocked bootloader, if it's coming from an official RUU created by HTC then it's fool proof (bar a few noobs) the risks are there and unlocking the bootloader will create a barrier for people who unlocked it and messed it up by trying something they have no clue about.

Things on the rooted side of the fence will catch up and the vast majority of us can already choose between AOSP and Sense, for me sense has been done really well this time, it's snappy and intuitive, just living with it for a week will show you that.

Good times for HTC.

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  • 2013-06-02 14:39
  • mx@M

Cyanogenmod ^

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  • 2013-06-01 21:56
  • kRJ6

> In reply to Jamesmarlz @ 2013-06-01 11:54 from Nucq - click to readIt's gives you a raw version of the Android operating system. Essentially without all the phone manufacturers tweaks and added software. The same as a nexus would be. Faster and smoother

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  • 2013-06-01 15:23
  • mqyp

I do find the idea very excellent if it brings the ability to switch between sense and stock android, it would be a great idea if they lunch fast updates for the sense version , I mean within a month or less than that after the stock version is available. HTC is brilliant and I will not replace HTC one x with s4

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  • 2013-06-01 14:04
  • 6vNB

What is the use of this AOSP ROM? I am an HTC One user. Thnx

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  • 2013-06-01 11:54
  • Nucq

it was nice

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  • 2013-06-01 11:04
  • t}Cx

htc 'faceoff'

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  • 2013-06-01 08:11
  • t1$J

Not a fan of htc,but whats good,is good.and if they put tje pure android,it will be even better and faster...

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  • 2013-05-31 21:40
  • xJQb

Sense 5 is better than AOSP

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  • 2013-05-31 19:12
  • uRFu

As much as I love stock android but whenever I try an AOSP ROM on my gs3,I have this feel that a lot of things are missing.

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  • 2013-05-31 17:48
  • NXXT

I'd prefer the sense now actually. I'm addicted to Blink feed.

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  • 2013-05-31 17:12
  • q5CZ

> In reply to Wind TV @ 2013-05-31 15:11 from 3ika - click to readreally? i can easily see that one is better than iphone 4

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  • 2013-05-31 17:09
  • 0I4J

I think this is a great option, HTC were going to be doing something like this for a while, there was whispers of this some time ago, having spent alot of time with all the flagships, the HTC One unquestionably smashes the competition.

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  • 2013-05-31 16:59
  • SiG%

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