HTC One named Mobile Choice magazine's 'Best Phone' for 2013
0. phoneArena 12 Oct 2013, 22:49 posted on
Mobile Choice is a magazine in the U.K. which has just released the winners for its 2013 consumer awards. 21,000 entries were received and for the third straight time, Samsung was named Manufacturer of the Year. Phone of the year went to the HTC One; the Taiwan based manufacturer's Android flagship also won Best Video Camera on a phone, and Best Design...
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24. 9thWonderful (Posts: 232; Member since: 24 Jan 2013)
really HTC One? must be a UK thing. didn't think the phone offered much beyond the DNA but that's just me.
30. VZWuser76 (Posts: 2676; Member since: 04 Mar 2010)
Battery life, build quality, and sound quality. I almost picked one up but needed better battery life and while the aluminum construction is great, it's also very slippery, and covering with a case kinda defeats the purpose.
43. amats69 (Posts: 1227; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)
Why? Because they choose s4 as most innovative device? Lol
53. dratomic (Posts: 483; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
all their choices were poor and illogical. i.e. choosing xperia z... and others.
35. Eclectech (Posts: 106; Member since: 01 May 2013)
Proud HTC One owner here and yes I support this decision. HTC designed a phone which is decidedly different than the cookie cutter phones that are currently out. The Galaxy Note 3 has great specs and a great screen but the design is meh. The LG Optimus G2 is less good and amazingly laggy.What major carriers in the US and UK are selling the ok Sony and Oppo? Who else had sense to put dual stereo speakers on the front, in a metal shell with an IR blaster? Yep, best phone of 2013
54. dratomic (Posts: 483; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
fanboism. fanboism everywhere.
I'm not attached to any brand and no loyal buyer or something but dual speaker like that were available on nokia 5800 and where never praised and now when htc does it and it's a blast! and don't talk about that metal body that can't protect the phone (just watch htc one's drop test)
. and beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. I like SGN3 more than most htcs.
44. twens (Posts: 849; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)
Congrats to HTC but I own a beast of my own. Almighty note 3
50. anleoflippy (Posts: 468; Member since: 03 Jan 2013)
Congrats to HTC.
And also, congrats to Sony for best Tablet. I feel proud to be an owner for the Xperia Tablet Z.
51. Klamba92 (Posts: 209; Member since: 25 Jun 2012)
Congrats to HTC unfortunately it does not look like it is going to change financial problems. Hopefully people will buy it as it is one of the best android phones still on the market, and shows how well they optimised the software to be virtually lagless!
58. DigitalJedi_X2 (banned) (Posts: 346; Member since: 30 Jan 2012)
Haters are definitely going to hate. PROUD HTC One owner here. And yes, the awards its won are quite deserved. It is the absolute best overall smartphone. Period.
59. bernwong0274 (Posts: 7; Member since: 13 Oct 2013)
Congratulations to Sony for Best camera of year 2013 and best tablet of year 2013
Proud owner of Xperia Z and Tablet Z.
64. Googler (Posts: 813; Member since: 10 Jun 2013)
I own the Tablet Z as well and agree with this award, it rocks in every way possible. I'm giving the Z1 serious thought thanks to the Z tablet, love the design and how well it runs. Z1 looks like a beautiful phone, can't wait for T-Mobile to start carrying it so I can take a look at it as well.
61. newbey123 (Posts: 519; Member since: 19 Mar 2012)
Congrats HTC. I have to agree the HTC One is the phone of the year, nothing else came out that was as complete a package as it. Keep up the good work HTC
73. Emathebartender (Posts: 2; Member since: 13 Oct 2013)
I like the HTC One more than the others phones... I work for a cell carrier and I test many... In America most people think if something is popular is the best... but not always... In the tv the commercials says the iPhone is the best or Samsung the best next thing... And the most people believe it... But the reality is... In the high end smartphones war no one is better than the others... Because the best high end device... Is the one that you need by your needs...
79. RajSehgal (Posts: 2; Member since: 09 Oct 2013)
proud owner of htc one
using viperone customized rom with tons of customization.
every thing is perfect, lov u Htc
81. emadshiny (Posts: 1142; Member since: 05 Dec 2012)
And PA excludes Xperia Z and even Z1 from its camera comparisons. LOL