AnonD-125666, 09 Apr 2013India is better with middle range mobiles like Micromax. There is no need to introduce such ex... moreDude do u live in rural india??? Everyone in cities have got expensive cell phones....why do u think every major cell maker releasing their phone earlier that countries like us and uk......india have a huge mobile population close to 1 billion even if 10%
Users use smartphones thats 100 million which is more that the population of some european countries combined so its a major market for smartphone manufacturers......u should think before making a senseless comment....
AnonD-125666, 09 Apr 2013India is better with middle range mobiles like Micromax. There is no need to introduce such ex... morelaugh on you .... if you dun need good phones then its ok but u really dun know stats when u say india is good for middle range phone like micromax .... its biggest market for high end phone ... wake up
Yay india loves htc, indoa doesnt love nokia anymore right? for sure htc one will sell like hotcakes here! :)
You got to be joking me.
@HTC, haven't u learn anything from ur previous fails ( i m hinting towards ur Q1 Profit reports)? At least keep the price near its competitors. Price tag of 43000Rs will not attract many buyers. i was waiting for this phone since the launch of Xperia z ( which is available with a price tag of 35,600 in mkt. Now i guess i will go with Xperia Z
AnonD-79493, 09 Apr 2013This is not the case of affordability, as Indians can afford anything this planet can offer, b... more***Indians can affoard anything this planet can offer***
Don’t embarrass yourself and the rest of us here with your nationalism. This being a global forum, your point, though may be valid, risks being seen as an immature bluster by an uninformed individual.
You can however, rephrase your statement as "some indians can..." and you would be correct. Long post, sorry, work is done and got nothing else to do today.
Its fairly good price for one with great and unique features..
in camera it beats even lumia 920
In sound its best amoung the others
In screen one is best since now..most sharper and brighter with naturall colors..a big point for one.
in battary its realy great with earn best web browsing and great videoplay.
In design and quality its beats every phone Ive seen of close.
sense 5 with most useful item like blink feed in camera htc zoo
In camera best record with good ois and monster of low light record..also slow motion record and super hdr mode with high quality. Of record and perfect sound.
In any case ones going for high sales..
I wating for take this beauty. In my hand.
Sony Xperia Z is selling at Rs. 37,900..Additional 5k (about $100) for HTC one isn't worth it.
deceptor, 09 Apr 2013u will buy plastic soap box for 40+K?yawn yawn that's getting old stale and tired, Do you have anything new to call the galaxy s 4 , plastic , ugly sopa box, dumb , cheap yawn yawn
Anonymous, 09 Apr 2013Of cours they will not do that, a lot of Indians can afford this. Some of the profit from your... moreThis is not the case of affordability, as Indians can afford anything this planet can offer, but it is the comparative and compromising nature of the people that need to be considered while pricing any item in this huge market. If there is someother mobile that is close to HTC One, if not as good as, with a lesser price tag, the crowd will definately compromise on some of the stuff and will go get the cheaper phone.
I was in Samsung store in Pune 2 days back, they told the price for S4 was expected to be around 55,000 and it should be available end of this month.
If S4 will be tagged anything around 40K in India, then this phone is all fail.
once again wrong pricing of their smartphones. At roughly $780, the HTC One is over priced.
The galaxy s4 is a much better handset than the One & is bound to be launched at approx $700-749. I see little chance of the HTC One getting huge success in India.
None of the HTC flagships have ever got successful in the country.
AnonD-79493, 09 Apr 2013Surely HTC doesn't need any one else to take them down, they are in self-destruct mode. If the... moreOf cours they will not do that, a lot of Indians can afford this. Some of the profit from your country will be used by HTC to sell the One cheaper in USA. For now USA is the country that need the most subsidies.
Kumar, 09 Apr 2013For anyone that is interested: i) This mobile phone costs around the same as a motorcyle/two w... moreOf course not everyone can afford it, its the same here in philippines. The point is that a lot of people can.
Not everyone can afford in USA as well, thats why they love $99 iphones on 2 year contracts over there, high debt levels and high costs of living causes a lot of people to have virtually nothing left after the house mortgage, health insurance, education plans, car loan and ofcourse the phonebill are all paid.
AnonD-127361, 09 Apr 2013Its 12.4 million not 1240.It indeed is 1240m (1.2b) :)
Surely HTC doesn't need any one else to take them down, they are in self-destruct mode. If they want to compete in India then they should have compromised a bit and placed it under 40k.
AnonD-125666, 09 Apr 2013India is a market for lower end mobiles. By increasing the price this much, companies try to g... moreDon't be ridiculous, more than 1 million s3 have been sold in the country and it's not low end phone. India is one of the biggest market and companies want to exploit it. But still this is expensive.