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post #31 of 159
I agree that this is a blatant iPhone 6 ripoff design and that's a real shame considering the OneM7/ M8 was such an amazing and fresh design. HTC doesn't need to copy Apple to make a great phone. Luckily this is not the next flagship...
post #32 of 159
Wow, even using the name of Apple's new chip. Not sure if this is HTC giving the finger to Apple, or if it's just another example of "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"
post #33 of 159
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Wow, even using the name of Apple's new chip. Not sure if this is HTC giving the finger to Apple, or if it's just another example of "imitation is the sincerest form of flattery"

Samsung is also making a premium mid-range phone named A9: Samsung Galaxy A9. The who-copied-who gets a little more complicated.
 
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post #34 of 159
They are very similar but Apple design is so plain it's hard to not make it similar. Where my ASUS ZenFone 2 is incredibly unique.
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post #35 of 159
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It is Apple that copy HTC.The ealier version of HTC are base on this design come out b4 iphone 6.


The verge is Apple paid site. Nothing surprise here.

The Verge may or may not be a paid site but a phone article is a phone article when all we are talking about is similarity and not performance
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post #36 of 159
I might consider this over the Nexus 5x depending on camera and battery life. Don't want to leave my M7, but the purple camera issue is really annoying. Maybe I can hold out for next year.
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I might consider this over the Nexus 5x depending on camera and battery life. Don't want to leave my M7, but the purple camera issue is really annoying. Maybe I can hold out for next year.

I looked at some YT on it it seems to be a good performer.
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I looked at some YT on it it seems to be a good performer.
Wow, when did YT become a benchmark available for smartphones?
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Wow, when did YT become a benchmark available for smartphones?

You don't need a benchmark to see if something performs good.
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post #40 of 159
All this copy lark is nonsense - what about if someone brings out a new tyre ?

Sorry that is the same as ours, its round, a circle , its made of rubber biggrin.gif
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