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I gotta say this might be the phone that makes me go from a Nexus to a non-Nexus device. Even though i love stock android and the quick updates, i feel like a Nexus will never be as good as the One hardware wise. The only thing that i want to confirm before buying it is the amount of ROM support that it will get. If its good and they offer stock android ROMs quickly, then ill buy the One in a heartbeat.
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Originally Posted by sherlock View Post

That 4MP camera needs a Samsung level Marketing Campaign to sell to average consumers.

And that can't happen since the amount Samsung can spend on marketing is way more than HTC.

http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-advertising-budget-increases-5x-2013-3
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That budget puts it $68 million ahead of Apple in the U.S., says the Wall Street Journal. It's $277 million ahead of HTC, its closest Android phone making competitor.

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-advertising-budget-increases-5x-2013-3#ixzz2PeHQc3AJ
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Originally Posted by Marin View Post

And that can't happen since the amount Samsung can spend on marketing is way more than HTC.

http://www.businessinsider.com/samsung-advertising-budget-increases-5x-2013-3

Do we seriously need to read an article to understand that HTC marketing is not in the same league as Samsung?

On another note, the GS4 & HTC one have so much things against each other(Plastic, removeable battery/SDslot,13MP 1.1 micron camera & SAMOLED vs Aluminum,internal battery/noSD,4MP 2micro camera& SLCD3) that most purchasing decision among well informed people will be based on personal preference.

However, GS4 have more specs(larger screen,larger batt, Octa or 1.9Ghz vs 1.7Ghz, and the 13MP Camera) which combined with the might of the Samsung marketing arm it will sell more among the masses.

Another thing is how much will the HTC One base model will sell for, typical base model sells for $199 with contract, but being a 32 GB phone I can see $249.99 as the price.
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Gives numbers.
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post #15 of 88
Already bought the developer edition. This will be my first HTC device since the Diamond. thumb.gif
post #16 of 88
Nice. Really looking forward to Snapdragon 600/800 presumably in Nexus 7/10 successors. thumb.gif
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This thing better come to Verizon or I am switching carriers...

You better get ready to switch carriers then....Verizon seems to be sticking to the Droid DNA, but i guess they have to it hasn't even been out for 6 months.
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You better get ready to switch carriers then....Verizon seems to be sticking to the Droid DNA, but i guess they have to it hasn't even been out for 6 months.

Your right, Verizon will not get the One. I think someone already posted it with a source in the One thread when it was released.
post #19 of 88
Thank God no more AMOLED.
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post #20 of 88
ATT / Sprint for the One. Its a nice phone, but the UI seems to be leaning towards a wannabee Windows 8.

Also, at least for me, I will be sticking with my Note 2, to pick up the next Note. Depending on if the Samsung wow's me that could work too.

The funny thing is when the S4 comes out it will be marketed against the iphone 5/5s because its the only competition. HTC can bring a beautiful phone out, but in the end Samsung is now the Apple of the Android world (name recognition AT LEAST-wise).
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