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Poll Results: Samsung Galaxy S IV or HTC One?

 
  • 40% (116)
    Samsung Galaxy S IV
  • 59% (170)
    HTC One
286 Total Votes  
post #831 of 839
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Originally Posted by frickfrock999 View Post

Alright, I've been hearing some disturbing reports about the HTC's One's reception.

Apparently, the metal used makes it harder for it to receives signals as opposed to Samsung's casing.

Can anybody confirm this?

After having both, no. They get the same reception over here on ATT.

The phone casing made no difference in cell/data reception. Both would drop the same amount of bars depending on where I was in DFW (on a set path that I have to take to work).
post #832 of 839
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Originally Posted by Kinaesthetic View Post

After having both, no. They get the same reception over here on ATT.

I agree, reception are about the same(owned the One for a week before exchanging for GS4), my carrier is ATT as well.
Edited by sherlock - 6/25/13 at 10:52am
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Found some more reports. AT&T users aren't getting hit too badly, but Sprint and other carriers are.

post #834 of 839
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Found some more reports. AT&T users aren't getting hit too badly, but Sprint and other carriers are.


Interesting, so maybe it is just WCDMA bands that have been having this issue?(does T-Mobile One have this issue). If this is true and it have to do with WCDMA then maybe that is why Verizon have given a release date for their HTC One yet.
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post #835 of 839
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Found some more reports. AT&T users aren't getting hit too badly, but Sprint and other carriers are.


Made that video just for you. Showed no difference between the supposed antennagate grip vs finger-tip gripping the sides. Still maintained 4 bars. Be aware of the sexy hands though. Hands off those.
post #836 of 839
Ordered myself the HTC One on friday just waiting for delivery,

1st thing on the agenda after making sure there are no faults is bootloader unlock and custom recovery install so im ready for some custom ROMS,

I have been rocking an HTC Desire S (HTC Saga) for 2+ years now and I am a huge fan of the aliminium unibody design , it just feels like quality which is what you want from a high end device, the old girl has served me very well and still going strong today using the Viper Saga 4.04 ROM,

I agree that in the past HTC Sense has been a bit clunky and slow at times but i have tried my freinds HTC One and found the new Sense 5 to be extremley fast and smooth,

I work for a major telco testing our Apps with various devices so have a lot of experience with mobile and tablet devices from different manufacturers and have been really impressed by Samsungs efforts with the S3 and the S4 in terms of performance and ease of use but i just cant get away with the cheap feeling plastics on a premium device anymore, maybe the aluminium on my Desire S has me spoiled. anyway im looking forward to getting the HTC One and can see me being very happy with it for a good while to come.

in short the HTC One has my vote
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Thinking of getting the HTC One Mini, how's that?
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Thinking of getting the HTC One Mini, how's that?

looks like a really nice phone, a little less featured and a lot less powerfull than the HTC One and here in the UK the difference in monthly contract prices can be between £3 and £7 per month on a 24 month contract, unless I was buying it retail (no Contract) I would go for the full blown HTC One considering contract price difference
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