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New HTC One mini photos leak, Desire 200 live shots surface too

03 July, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
New HTC One mini photos leak, Desire 200 live shots surface too - read the full textHTC One mini has been around for quite some time even though it's not officially announced yet. The smaller sibling of the One flagship features a 4.3" 720p display and a dual-core Snapdragon chipset. We already saw live pictures of the HTC One mini twice. We also got an official render and a...

 

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> In reply to szymon247 @ 2013-07-04 19:52 from 3ZH5 - click to readMan ! It is the camera sample of htc desire 200, not htc one.... Desire 200 is a budget smartphone. You can't acspect 8 mp camera on budget phone.

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  • 2013-07-04 20:36
  • n1aU

The camera is pretty terrible. I like their color processing but the rest is really terrible. I wish they went with normal, decent 8+mpx modules - their improvements on processing would do them justice (although some oversharpening is still too obvious).

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  • 2013-07-04 19:52
  • 3ZH5

Having tried a Galaxy Note and now the HTC one I prefer the HTC interface (personal choice).

Also the Video display issues on the Note were poor (look up black crush on the Galaxy note)

However for HTC to release a small cheap handset with an older OS is a massive backward step.

Google are trying to get the distribution of Android down to as few versions as possible and for HTC to release something 2-3 versions out of date is wrong choice.

Especially with the situation they are in and the failure of the FaceBook phone

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  • 2013-07-04 19:14
  • m76B

> In reply to Chessbrain @ 2013-07-04 16:40 from fudx - click to readlike BinGo said no memory card slot is a FAIL! so Samsung is the winner

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  • 2013-07-04 18:12
  • U}}D

> In reply to BinGo @ 2013-07-04 13:10 from wYGt - click to readLets not do fanboy talk man... Either talk about it like a pro (if you are on) or dont at all... So you judge HTC and don't judge samsung? Well... For one I dont see how 2 buttons = Samsung being on top... For one, HTC has better quality building material, which is almost non existent in all Samsing's phones... All of them are made from plastic (some even have this cheapr feeling etc...). HTC most of the time provides a premuim like phone even if it isnt one... So in terms of design HTC will ALWAYS win... Going to the specs, Samsung is upping their game, so it's a fight between HTC and Samsung when it comes to specs, no real winner, there shouldnt be anyways, because the technology keeps upgrading.

In terms of products, HTC always wins as well... Samsung makes way too many Samsung phones, in about 10-20 phones only 1 or 2 actually make the spotlight, while HTC almost all phones have been heard of...

Overall, I don't see how Samsung beats HTC... Better quality (meaning they actually care about how you feel when you hold the phone which doesnt exist on Samsung's part), and better product timing and quantity... Overall it's more of an HTC win than a Samsung one >.>

Only thing Samsung REALLY beats HTC in, is the price, it's cheaper... But that's logical with the cheap design etc... When someone has the money they always go for HTC, you get better quality almost every time. I have tried many phones from both HTC and Samsung (Sony as well) and I am talking about this from both experience and knowledge... So yea... Samsung ain't number 1.

And next time, dont comment here just to say Samsung is number one, this isnt a fight about who's better, this is a leak... So please, next time... Do something productive, thank you.


On the topic: I'd rather have HTC One Mini at an affordable price than HTC Desire 200... The Desire serious was awesome, but it will be hard to get back the old shine it had a couple years ago with developing technology... So imo, if HTC wants to bring back the Desire series, they should make a flag ship named Desre (something)... Or they will just make the Desire series a mid range smart phone series... No High ends... Which actually isnt a bad plan imo... Better move on and make better ones with new names for the new series of phones... It's better that way and keeps customers more interested.

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  • 2013-07-04 16:40
  • fudx

Missed opportunity...how hard was it to include a memory card, and have 3 buttons instead of the silly two...
HTC should listen to its customer, that is why Samsung is number 1.

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  • 2013-07-04 13:10
  • wYGt

> In reply to tipadowemo @ 2013-07-04 06:12 from tUe2 - click to readNokia Pureview was there before HTC One. UltraPixel is just a gimmicky marketing strategy, DUDE. 4 MP is too less for these days. Search UltraPixel vs PureView then see for yourself which one is better. Pureview!

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  • 2013-07-04 11:21
  • t1$B

> In reply to Techno J. @ 2013-07-04 05:53 from tesp - click to readLol. That's not true. Nokia is a real innovator and Pureview technology was there before HTC One. Gets your facts straight.

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  • 2013-07-04 11:17
  • t1$B

> In reply to Gutierrez @ 2013-07-04 02:03 from U}}D - click to readNokia increases the MP but also embedded a nice thing called Pureview which combines 7 pixels into one super pixel which gives the best shot. HTC downgraded the MP and embedded something called UltraPixel which just increases the pixel, but no improvement in pictures quality. Pureview is an innovative tech, unlike UltraPixel gimmick. And lastly, you can't say gtfo since it's not your place. FC

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  • 2013-07-04 11:14
  • t1$B

> In reply to suljo @ 2013-07-04 00:22 from n7pn - click to readUltraPixel is nothing but just a cheap marketing gimmick, it is actually a 4 MP camera with big pixels. Pureview is much better than this. HTC makes no sense at all.

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  • 2013-07-04 11:09
  • t1$B

Hope it will really be "mini". If it's gonna be another giant phone but with lower specs HTC shouldn't bother. Yes the screen is 4.3" but phone still doesn't quite seem to be "mini".

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  • 2013-07-04 10:23
  • np8s

Hmm, Nokia should be going to collapse in the near future for what they did with Microsoft. Lumia series would be failed to keep Nokia from bankrupcy.

Nokia, you have no choice at all. Adopt android as soon as possible or quit the smartphone race. Lol. Hahaha....

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  • 2013-07-04 09:11
  • tDxb

> In reply to InceptioNisT @ 2013-07-04 07:13 from RtJu - click to readcouldn't agree more with you, InceptioNist

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  • 2013-07-04 07:49
  • rvk9

one mini looks promising. cant wait.

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  • 2013-07-04 07:29
  • v0qJ

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-03 20:52 from t1$A - click to readWindows Phone 8 won awards? Wow is that even possible, can't see that being possible cause its the worse OS I've used on a phone!

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  • 2013-07-04 07:13
  • RtJu

Nokia is either going to be bankrupt or will sell its handset business.... Don't worry, u wont be able to see its ugly phones in near future.
I have a L710, its damn ugly but its good to operate & good for my limited usage.

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  • 2013-07-04 07:06
  • w47g

apple copied

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  • 2013-07-04 06:35
  • t7Xk

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-03 20:55 from t1$A - click to readunless you cant read
nokia pureview had 41 megapixels in its sensor
HTC one has 4 megapixels in its camera

nokia used more pixels of regular size
HTC used less pixels of larger size

try to gather some information before you give out your opinion

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  • 2013-07-04 06:12
  • tUe2

Actually the technology you`re talking about is licensed from Scalado,which was bought by Nokia Recently.So which innovation are you talking about from HTC.Licensing a software from company is not innovation.

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  • 2013-07-04 06:11
  • ut7r

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-03 20:55 from t1$A - click to readDon't forget Nokia was copied HTC's low light technology. And most of the camera features in Lumia 925 ( Smart Camera) was copied from HTC One. Not only the Nokia, even Samsung was copied HTC camera features and put them into Galaxy S4. HTC is the real innovator.

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  • 2013-07-04 05:53
  • tesp

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