john, 25 Aug 2017I appreciate all answers
gotta confess that I have a concern about htc future. the company is... moreJohn,
As of the present time, I just saw that HTC is supposedly considering selling off its VR (Virtual Reality) business only. The smartphone business is still intact at the moment, but even if they sell that off too, I'm sure they will still make sure people are getting updates.
For pretty much ALL phones, the manufacturer only normally disburses updates for up to about 2 years after the phone's release date. It's rare to see them go beyond that. And the 10 is already over a year old. So honestly, I wouldn't worry so much about updates as I would about just getting a great phone that you can afford and WILL enjoy. After reading my last post, you should know now why the 10 is your best option overall.
So stop worryin' about it and buy it already! lol
I appreciate all answers
gotta confess that I have a concern about htc future. the company is in bad financial circumstances and if it gets bankrupted, the phone will get no updates and also I will regret it to have such a phone. honestly, I don't pay much for phones mybe 5 or 6 years once. so here it is ! can't choose between galaxy s7 and htc 10. other phones like huawei are not trustworthy because of being made in china !
john, 24 Aug 2017hi everyone after reading and watching so many reviews and comments, still can't choose betwe... moreHey John, If u want smoother performance then go for Google pixel or Motorola. Both of they use pure stock Android which makes Phone faster than other Brands like Samsung, Sony, HTC etc. I'm using Moto G4 Play. Though it has only SD410 processor it's super smooth in multitasking & has fast network signal.
RockStar2005, 25 Aug 2017Hey John, So I was kind of in the same boat as you. I was a huge Sony Xperia fan, but afte... moreI agree with you, samsung devices are a huge miss. They heat quickly, lagging, and battery is really a great joke.
RockStar2005, 25 Aug 2017That's awesome Taffy! Glad to hear Europe is getting updates again. At laaaast.. Htc got eyes....
john, 24 Aug 2017hi everyone
after reading and watching so many reviews and comments, still can't choose betwe... moreHey John,
So I was kind of in the same boat as you. I was a huge Sony Xperia fan, but after getting the Xperia X Performance last year, I found it was very much under par vs. other phones and my previous Z3, which was awesome. Last year I owned the S7 for 4 mos, and I will tell you I was really NOT pleased with that phone. You mentioned lagging? It lagged ALL the time. It's that crappy TouchWiz UI they put on their phones. It sucks. Plus other things that suck with Samsung and that phone were the overly complicated Settings menu, how the screen and camera took or displayed oversaturated pictures, the audio SUCKED on it. I mean it was AWFUL man. The speakers rendered bass sounds and made them sound like lasers being shot off. lol Via headphone the audio quality is under par, and there was an issue when I connected using the MicroUSB-C port that caused interruptions to my music once every 3-5 minutes. I found out later it was a BUG in the audio driver of the USB port, and I don't even know if Samsung ever fixed it or not.
So I went from S7, to Xperia X Perf, and then in January I gave the HTC 10 a second try. I was so focused on Sony that when I tried it a year ago, I kinda wasn't as impressed, like with camera, and returned it after a week. But since then, the 10's gotten at least THREE major camera updates, which has made a SIGNIFICANT improvement in the camera quality. Anyway, in January I gave it a second try in a different color (Topaz Gold), and this time my experience was WAY better!
Reasons to buy the 10: the 2K screen, the great premium feel of the aluminum unibody, the great & easy-to-use camera, the simple Settings menu & UI, the battery life (is really good, better than S7's IMO), the audio quality is not just better than the S7's, but as good if not better than the LG V20's Quad DAC!! Speakers (there's 2 vs. S7's 1) are better on 10. I compared the 10 to the V20 and found the quality to be equal but the 10 can get louder via headphones. There's also little things like Auto Call Answer with the 10 where you can just put the phone up to your ear when you get a call and it automatically takes it. NO need to swipe the screen first! I keep that feature on all the time. And the phone definitely doesn't lag at all vs. the S7. The call quality is also much better on the 10 than the S7. MUCH clearer. Signal quality is great on both, but what good is that if the call isn't clear?
Here's more on why the 10's audio is incredible: www.androidcentral.com/htc-10-audio-testing-boomsound-evolved (Definitely check out the headphone audio part, and all parts in BOLD)
So there ya go! Hope that helps. The S7 is nice but I think the 10 is superior.
AnonD-694681, 24 Aug 2017How i find model of my HTC 10?Your model (#) IS the 10 scheffeld. Not sure what you mean?
Taffy Boy, 24 Aug 2017Finally, HTC 10 in the UK is getting the latest security patch today!That's awesome Taffy! Glad to hear Europe is getting updates again.
after reading and watching so many reviews and comments, still can't choose between htc 10 and galaxy s7 !
my current phone is xperia z and I have so many problems with it that now I hate sony
main reason of buying a new phone is that my speria has so great lags and also signal service. all camera and display aside, which one has more durability of working without lag or signal ? htc or galaxy?
I am not a fan of gaming or using much internet but lag and signal is my priority
Finally, HTC 10 in the UK is getting the latest security patch today!
Which should I buy - HTC 10 (3/32) for 420 Euros or Honor 9 (4/64) for 390 Euros?
I'd ignore the HTC 10 and go for P10/P10 Plus/Honor 8 Pro but those are all above 460 Euros...
Why doesn't Htc 10 gets the 1080p 60fps video recording mode? Why are they neglecting the 10? Why? Please someone tell Htc to add this 1080p 60ffps video recording mode to Htc 10 as well via update??
I bought htc10 after having Note Edge. No doubt I found this phone great touch sense, faster, consistent and has longer battery life than my previous Note Edge. However, it is out classed by Note Edge in terms of display and back camera. Anyway , I am not curious to watch movies and photography thus I love my htc10 phone.
AnonD-690302, 07 Aug 2017Take my advice and avoid HTC. They have awful customer service. Save yourself the hassle and b... moreEnough Time has Lapsed, HTC has been on ventilator, since years, now it's time to unplug. And RIP. No updates, system update to Noughat, or reduced price, definitely because resale is dead. Instead of total loss, Go for LG, Samsung or MiMax2.
Sony Foreva, 15 Aug 2017HTC should really focus on security updates. Blackberry and other vendors are pushing august a... moreI totally agree with you. Especially the people like me who spent a fortune buying the unlocked 64GB international edition. There is no reason we should be waiting for a security update when Google released it ages ago. Other manufacturers have already released it. HTC needs to step their game up in order to keep its customer base.
HTC should really focus on security updates. Blackberry and other vendors are pushing august and july security updates HTC is still stuck on january.
Rafe Firmani, 09 Aug 2017Hi Rockstar!
I noticed that HTC 10 is dissapearing from top 10 fan's choice list. On the fr... moreHey Rafe,
Yeah? Well I mean, as time goes on, it's gonna slip as newer and better phones comes out. That's only natural. The fact that it was on there at all says something about its greatness though.