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reason why HTC is failing
- no sd card slot, because they are greedy and want to sell overpriced 32gb versions

HTC One 32 GB is the same price on contract($199) in the US as GS4 16GB($199), without contract it is actually cheaper ($600 vs $640).

On Amazon UK the 16GB S4 is £535, the 32GB HTC One is £490.

Mind explaining where you pulled that overpriced 32gb versions from?
Edited by sherlock - 5/23/13 at 1:47pm
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here in the 'colonies' aka eastern europe we dont enjoy perks of western civilization.
companies get away with things you would consider unimaginable. so enjoy your nice programs, knowing someone else pays twice as much for what you pay. companies call us "specific market" tongue.gif

also please compare 32gb htc with 16gb htc, who knows maybe you are comparing older version of htc with latest galaxy s4. it doesnot matter, htc went down in quality cause they thought they could get away with it, and their customers left them

EDIT: and there goes sherlock to ignore list

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Edited by revro - 5/23/13 at 2:15pm
post #53 of 77
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here in the 'colonies' aka eastern europe we dont enjoy perks of western civilization.
companies get away with things you would consider unimaginable. so enjoy your nice programs, knowing someone else pays twice as much for what you pay. companies call us "specific market"

also please compare 32gb htc with 16gb htc, who knows maybe you are comparing older version of htc with latest galaxy s4. it doesnot matter, htc went down in quality cause they thought they could get away with it, and their customers left them

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The exact price doesn't matter, nor does your tangent on eastern european prices. Fact is based on avaliable data HTC One 32GB price is equal to or lower than Galaxy S4 16GB Prices with or without contract, hence invalidating this claim you made:
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- no sd card slot, because they are greedy and want to sell overpriced 32gb versions

Ofc HTC went down in quality biggrin.gif, They went from a plastic 16GB phone(One X) to a Aluminum 32 GB phone (One).
Edited by sherlock - 5/23/13 at 2:18pm
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here in the 'colonies' aka eastern europe we dont enjoy perks of western civilization.
companies get away with things you would consider unimaginable. so enjoy your nice programs, knowing someone else pays twice as much for what you pay. companies call us "specific market" tongue.gif

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So just because they effect you that way means it applies to us all? He listed the cut and dry price for one brand new at retail with no subsidies. The fact of the matter is that your reasoning against HTC was full of half truths. I had a Samsung Galaxy Nexus before my Droid DNA. It had a removable battery but not removable storage. The reason I hated it? Battery life was abysmal. The DNA is cranking out more pixels w/ a larger processor and giving me 14 hours of battery life easy with moderate to heavy usage. The Nexus gave me 6 if I barely touched it. The reason this matters? The DNA battery is barely bigger then the one that came with the GNexus. Something like 300-400 mAh.

Objectively speaking none of your reasons are real reasons why HTC isn't doing well. People love the Nexus 4 and it doesn't have expandable memory. People love the Iphone and it has never had expandable memory or a removable battery. It all comes down to marketing and stupid decisions that HTC has made. Getting away from the Nexus line was a mistake and should have been an obvious one. Not telling the networks they can shove it if they don't allow phones to be unlocked is another problem. Yes, I understand there could have been some negative drawbacks but look at what Apple has done. They bypass Verizon and roll out their own updates. Unlike the Verizon Android users who have to wait for VZW to roll out Android updates. The manufacturers have some power and they should flex it some times.
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They better some how survive this. I was hoping to get the next version of the One assuming it would be building off what they currently have.
post #57 of 77
HTC went downhill for me shortly after the touchpro. After that they had the hero and the evo and then a whole bunch of stuff that didn't make much sense at all to me. A power hungry phone with a small non removable battery? It seemed like their idea of innovation was putting all of their options in a hat and randomly picking one out.
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I had the original HTC Incredible and it was a fantastic phone way back when. And as I said, the One consistently wins in polls done of regular people and tech professionals (see OCN's "S4 vs One" poll thread) and this video:



The One has nothing to do with HTC's woes and truth be told is probably one of the few products keeping them afloat at the moment....
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Hmm, HTC One is HTC's quickest selling Android phone - with over 5 million already sold since March. Sure it is only half of Samsung's 10M, but it is still out selling other Android phones.

I doubt there is anything to worry about with HTC, and a shake-up in the ranks, finnally having those responsible for some very poor decisions (ie. facebook phone and pretty pathetic advertising) leave, will allow new blood into the company will benefit them in the long run.
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Hmm, HTC One is HTC's quickest selling Android phone - with over 5 million already sold since March. Sure it is only half of Samsung's 10M, but it is still out selling other Android phones.

I doubt there is anything to worry about with HTC, and a shake-up in the ranks, finnally having those responsible for some very poor decisions (ie. facebook phone and pretty pathetic advertising) leave, will allow new blood into the company will benefit them in the long run.

HTC is also claiming their sales were hampered because it was "not readily available for sale due to severe component shortage. " in some markets and promised that the production will double in the coming month. There are sources claiming 4.2.2 update for One in the next two weeks.

There are also conflicting rumors regarding a HTC One Stock Android edition announcement soon.

My only serious beef with the HTC One is the power button being on top instead on the left side.
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