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The HTC One is on tour

The HTC One is on tour

As part of its marketing campaign for the HTC One, the Taiwan based company is taking its new flagship on the road with three different pop-up locations heading to eleven markets. It all starts today with the HTC BoomSound Lounge opening in major plazas in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Atlanta. The lounges allow consumers to experience the HTC One's Boom Sound speakers. Small, intimate concerts will be held by Pharrell and Grouplove.

Next week, the HTC One tour rolls on to open pop-up stores inside shopping malls in eight major markets.These pop-up stores feature a "large, playful, interactive exhibit" that show off some of the features on the handset such as BlinkFeed, SenseTV and Zoe. In addition, you might see the HTC One on display in the lobby of some movie theaters.

Both AT&T and Sprint have the phone up for pre-order at a price of $199.99 with shipping starting on April 19th.

source: HTC via Phonescoop

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posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:08 7

1. wendygarett (unregistered)


Poor HTC, wasting tons of ads money just to crave some attention from people, just admit, you lost the war :(

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:14 39

3. sheik (Posts: 249; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)


Your poor attempt to troll HTC embarrass everyone here... HTC devices have been always great ones. To be honest HTC One X was better than galaxy s3 in screen, buid quality and identical with other aspects... The only thing HTC failed to do was to market it like hell like Samsung. Now they have got it right with the One.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:37 9

6. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Lol puleeze! The One X was garbage compared to the GS3 in a lot areas. I give you screen but that's it.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:55 16

9. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)


so how does the s3 top the one x

come on real answers no gimmicky crap

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:33 3

14. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


-Fits the hand nicer.

-Can actually multitask properly with 2gb of ram and the recent apps menu is actually usable, unlike the one on the One X.

-Physical home button is great for easy wake up from stand by

- Power button is nice to press unlike the garbage One X one where you need to use two hands most of the time to wake it up or use one hand awkwardly.

-Better battery life

-Micros USB is not in a retarded position and you can text in portrait when charging on the GS3

-Sense 4 is a laggy piece of crap while touchwiz was smooth.

- toggles in the notification shade

- No crappy manufacturing defects out of the box. Meaning I can't push the screen in on the GS3 but can easily on the One X.

- Better camera

- larger screen

- A lot more accessories

- Micro SD slot

- Removable battery

That is just off the top of my head but there are a lot more. My first One X and the replacement were garbage.

Anyways, you don't have to take my word for it either. Anyone that have used both can tell you that the GS3 light years ahead of the One X. Just look at all the reviews and phone of the year awards that the GS3 won. Including the 7.8 score the One X received compared to the 9.3 of the GS3 on phonearena.

Of course you morons would claim gimmicks or trivial differences but they obviously make a difference to just about every reviewer and a lot of people.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:19 16

20. htc_prep (Posts: 303; Member since: 09 Oct 2009)


you sir, @taters, are a blind biased user, my username may be HTC_PREP but I have owned Galaxy s 1, 2, and 3 simultaneously with the EVO, 3d, and 4g lte. the OG EVO was the winner against the Epic outside of screen and keyboard. the S2 blew the 3D out of the water on ALL ASPECTS, i can admit that. When it comes down to the 4G LTE and S3 they are mirrored devices that run hand in hand.

to address your points.

YES out the box the camera is better on the S3 but the EVO 4G LTE lets me tweak the settings so i can customize my settings instead of themes or modes on the s3

the S3 fits nicer in YOUR HAND, but i have larger hands for casual usage browsing and video i can access the entire landscape of both devices with one hand, the tapered edges and aluminium back not only feel better but fit better in MY HAND. i can feel every bit of warmth in the poly-carbonate of the s3 while the 4G lte stays to the warmth of my hand at the warmest, and I DONT HAVE TO USE 2 HANDS TO LOCK AND UNLOCK EITHER DEVICE NOR TWEAK MY HAND IN A WEIRD POSITION.

I have a micro sd slot and a 32 GB card in my evo and i have a 16 GB in my S3 and have yet found a reason to need to swap either, if i had a 32/ 64 gig phone i wouldnt need a micro sd spot. and truth be told I havent had to do a battery pull on my S3 nor have I needed to swap my battery for a new or charged battery on the fly and i havent needed to do either on my EVO for the fact that you can remove the batteery on the S3/ S4 its a matter of difference not a factor that makes it superior.

i use juice plotter and i get equal usage on each device. they both deplete in the same fashion if your a heavy user, they both last through the day and night (while running to the charger the next morning) if you're a casual user (voice text email) and they both go for days if just running WiFi.

and to be fair each device is rooted, running stock JB 4.1.2, and each device is using Apex launcher with the same apps synced weekly with Carbon back-up.

ITS OK FOR YOU TO LIKE THE S3 MORE, but dont bash the ONE X as trash because it didnt work for you.

and yes I will buy both the ONE and S4 in june (if the MOTO X doesnt materialize)

of and another ping in your argument the international version of the s3 had one gig of ram, so maybe you should specify THE US VERSION.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 16:49 1

31. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Look, even if phonearena gave you a whole point, which is a lot, based on preferences it still loses handily. 7.8 + 1 = 8.8.

You can't write off a 1.5 difference in rating by experts too easily. There has to be something to make that big of a difference.

And the reason I called the HTC One X garbage was because I wasn't receiving all my text messages and emails in the notification shade. And I had to pop the screen back in until it snapped into place. Plus my sim tray slot was sticking out. Very bad impression.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 18:23 1

33. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


Why not try resetting your one x to get rid of some of those issues. I chose the one x over the s3 for so many reasons and I don't regret getting it despite some problems(overheating,etc.).by the way don't judge simply by comparing the rating that pa gave, we all have our own opinions.it is true that the s3 beat the one x in some areas but its advantages and differences are minimal and majority of the consumers wouldn't care about those things. The only reason HTC phones were overshadowed by Samsung is because of the lack of marketing

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 12:58 1

37. Taters (Posts: 2592; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


So the only reason that the GS3 outscored the One X, by professionals that live and breath mobile, was because of marketing? Can you prove that? That marketing BS is biggest load of crap concocted by HTC fans. they have no proof that the GS3 scored better, won more phone of the year awards, sold more because of marketing. That is just a poor assumption by butt hurt HTC fans. There is zero proof to support that.

The current evidence suggest that the GS3 sold more, scored higher, and won more rewards because it is flat out better. No other explanation would explain such a lopsided whooping in all areas.

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 15:27

41. Berzerk000 (Posts: 3878; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


The GS3 outscored the One X in expert reviews was because Sense 4 was heavy and the Tegra 3/S4 + 1 GB RAM couldn't support it. The Exynos 4412 + 1 GB RAM/S4 + 2 GB RAM combination of the GS3 was much better, especially when Touchwiz was lighter than Sense 4. The One X was "over-skinned" so to speak, or underpowered, depending how you look at it. The camera was mediocre at best as well.

Though I liked Sense 4 (despite being heavier) better than Nature UX, and I liked the S-LCD2 better than S-AMOLED HD, the GS3 was the better device in terms of overall quality.

It took Sense 4.1 that removed all 3D effects in the launcher and Android 4.1 to get the One X to match the GS3 in terms of fluidity.

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 08:31

36. qwerty1234 (Posts: 7; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


NO PLASTIC HERE PLEASE :) ONLY ALUMINUM :))

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 13:31

38. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 139; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


I love how your comment has so many dislikes when it's true as hell.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:04 3

12. smallworld (Posts: 427; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


But he's right ! HTC is wasting a lot of money with poor marketing attempts like this. This is not going to help them sell their phones. They should concentrate on much more effective marketing. Right now HTC is the less known phone maker..

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:41

7. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 762; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


dont be rude..

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:44 16

8. ebubekir26 (Posts: 307; Member since: 21 Dec 2012)


wendygarett? wtf are you doing, at first you were hating samsung and now you hate HTC, you're obviously a troll, you like to see people arguing for your're stupid comments
the HTC One is a great device, and you're making Samsung look like apple
just STOP,

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:09

17. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5530; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


Equal opportunity hater?

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 18:08

32. tiara6918 (Posts: 1322; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


He actually has a reason for doing that(switching from being a fanboy of one company to another)

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:58 5

16. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


Stop crying plastics!

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 13:32

39. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 139; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


* Polycarbonate
There's a difference

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 16:27

42. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


*cheap

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:36

27. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


it seem u pull to its then post isnt it?

one even dont need to advertice when it soooo good ..
every one pick up one over s4 in first see..dont wonder!!

atleast u easily say my one isnt cheap plastic oki??

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 14:37

28. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


answer to wendygarett .

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:09 14

2. naveenstuns (Posts: 171; Member since: 19 Feb 2012)


HTC makes good phone but there is no advertising in India .If it wants to gain marketshare it should do advertising in India and china and of course reduce the price it costs closer to iphone now (puke)

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:27 3

4. sheik (Posts: 249; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)


Yep, its comparatively costlier than other brands flagship devices in india. Butterfly costs 649$ in USA but 816 dollars in India. Asus and HTC are the two companies who never understood indian market and hence they wont succeed in india

posted on 07 Apr 2013, 14:16

44. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


In Pakistan too

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 11:30 8

5. ryq24 (Posts: 469; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Htc will have a hard time battling Samsung. Samsung has lots of money in its war chest and is secretly being back by their government while htc like Sony have to work on their own.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:00 3

10. Fruitpoop (Posts: 34; Member since: 27 Dec 2012)


Secretly backed by their government? Lolol

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:10

13. johnriii (Posts: 221; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


that's just hilarious. next thing you know, apple will be the ones responsible for the bad economy in the U.S.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:45 1

26. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


iphone 5 are worthless on ebay now they all sell for under $550

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:19 1

19. chocolaking (Posts: 428; Member since: 22 May 2012)


That is true.
Samsung is financially backed up by the government of south korea.
Thought this is no news.
But good thing you pointed it out to the public. so the uneducated ppl will be educated.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:24 1

21. htc_prep (Posts: 303; Member since: 09 Oct 2009)


well the US and S Korea are allies so it wouldnt matter any way lol

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:34

24. chocolaking (Posts: 428; Member since: 22 May 2012)


I gave you a thumb up.
Hope their financial side and military side are on the same page. in this perticular time being.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:00 6

11. xperiaDROID (Posts: 5047; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Great! Now it can attract more people to buy the One. Great idea HTC!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 12:58 8

15. TheBitterTruth (unregistered)


ONE PHONE TO RUINE THEM ALLL !!!!!!!!

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:15 7

18. chocolaking (Posts: 428; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Samsuck fanboys are getting scared of HTC one! lol
time will tell... lol

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:26

22. htc_prep (Posts: 303; Member since: 09 Oct 2009)


i wouldnt say scared but they can see that HTC churned out a better and refined endeavor than their previous efforts and they see that its on par... just a gnashing of teeth.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:32 6

23. chocolaking (Posts: 428; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Why ? Why ? Why Samsung fanboys will come into a HTC news and start shooting carp at HTC? You samsuck fanboys are pathetic.

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 13:44 4

25. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


iphone 5 are worthless on ebay now they all sell for under $550. go HTC ONE

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 15:27 4

29. mojtaba_mn (Posts: 159; Member since: 22 Feb 2013)


htc Sense are great other ui like tuchpiz like a carton and so funny plastic+ carton= s4

posted on 05 Apr 2013, 16:00 4

30. Rayanx10 (Posts: 45; Member since: 30 Mar 2013)


When this phone was announced I was excited for it. Now I finally have it the phone is amazing! The feel of the cold aluminium is amazing. Im picking the phone up for no reason because it looks & feels so good.
The speakers are loud and sound great. Even at full volume there is no distortion.
The camera overall is good. It takes nice daylight photos but the low light photos are amazing. Even the nokia lumia 920 doesn't hold a candle to the HTC One.
The 1080p screen has amazing colour accuracy and amazing viewing angles. The pictures look painted on the screen.
I also am very surprised about the battery. I thought it would last all of 5 seconds but I can easily get through a day.
The phone is connected, with LTE, bluetooth, Wifi a/b/g/n/ac. The first phone to have WiFi ac.
Finally one of the best things about this phone is performance. The phone has never lagged for me even with power saving mode on. The UI is fluid and I have never lagged in any game I have used on the phone.
Would definitely recommend this phone.

thank you HTC

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 06:15 2

34. aco96 (Posts: 185; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)


Black HTC One is hot :)

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 08:23 1

35. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


give us the HTC ONE and who wants old iphones or plastic last year phone the s4 is the new s3

posted on 06 Apr 2013, 23:16

43. JojoGo101 (Posts: 211; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)


S4: Don't try it.
One: You underestimate my powwerr.
LOL I think YOU did.

posted on 08 Apr 2013, 06:31

45. iluvsmartphonexpdx (Posts: 48; Member since: 26 Mar 2013)


HTC trying their best...lololol

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