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HTC One selling well, but not as well as the Samsung Galaxy S4

0. phoneArena 05 May 2013, 01:55 posted on

A survey of 20 AT&T and Sprint stores in Los Angeles reveals that the HTC One is selling well, but not as well as the Samsung Galaxy S4; despite a nearly two week head start for HTC's new Android flagship model, the Samsung Galaxy S4 has out sold its aluminum clad rival and has been returned fewer times than the HTC One has...

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posted on 05 May 2013, 03:03 9

26. HDShatter (Posts: 1021; Member since: 17 Jan 2013)


Truth right here, the one is the opposite of durable. It will dent/scratch without a case. If your some anti-samsung hipster then I guess your out of luck till the google IO event.

posted on 12 May 2013, 00:24

276. Superpiff (Posts: 36; Member since: 29 Jul 2012)


I don't really agree with the denting thing I have an inspire 4g and dropped it on accident from shoulder height im 5'9 on a marble floor and it did not dent,no case either and its also made of aluminum.dropped my hd2 multiple times and it also never dented scratches maybe dents no.

posted on 05 May 2013, 03:37 8

43. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


tch, get real guy. let's talk about this.
HTC chose to implement Boomsound in place of having a larger display on the One which is an acceptable trade-off because not everybody cares for or even wants a big 5.x" display on their phone. the DNA was even pushing it for me. i was actually surprisingly happy to have a 4.7" display again when i switched back to my MAXX HD. having a removable battery is a trade-off as well with it being the alternative to the One's unibody Aluminum construction.
the S4 has a SLIGHTLY faster processor in VERY FEW markets.
everywhere else they're dead even. if the One is using DDR2 memory the benchmarks don't produce results of the S4 being any better at all than the One even with DDR3 memory. GG3 is not much better at all than GG2.

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:30 5

66. chistoefurpuffer (Posts: 140; Member since: 11 Mar 2013)


I love how your comment has so many dislikes from angry HTC fans because they know it's true xD

posted on 05 May 2013, 08:20

133. rgxVOiD (Posts: 440; Member since: 30 Aug 2012)


TIL: you must own the best phone according to PA, no personal feelings can interfere with that

posted on 07 May 2013, 12:56

271. ecmedic4 (Posts: 338; Member since: 02 May 2013)


S4 might be better for you, but not for everyone as everyone has a preference of what they like and want. Some dont mind an embedded battery, or no SD card. GG3 still shatters, drop tests show that, but thats just a fact of glass, if it hits something hard enough, its gonna shatter. Anyway, some may prefer the look and features of the HTC One over the S4, not a big deal, its their money to spend. No single phone is PERFECT for EVERYONE. Bashing a person and their choice of phone they use is immature. Who cares what phone someone else uses, use what you like and be happy with it.

posted on 05 May 2013, 03:06 11

27. MariaGabriela (Posts: 12; Member since: 30 Apr 2013)


all the crap Articles don;t matter each person will buy what they feel is best for them. any body could have paid for this Article the same as Samsung pays students. the real number will come out in the future this is all bs media pay Articles by Samsung to boost there sales and marketing.

posted on 05 May 2013, 03:41 5

45. Jason2k13 (Posts: 1217; Member since: 28 Mar 2013)


galaxy S3 outsold htc, sony and LG combined, was that false and the media was payed by samsung to?

posted on 05 May 2013, 11:30 2

203. papss (unregistered)


See I didn't know the best sales meant best phone? Okay I see sheep

posted on 05 May 2013, 03:49 5

52. Rexperia (Posts: 134; Member since: 28 Sep 2012)


To be honest, htc is my second favourite brands after sony.

posted on 05 May 2013, 03:59 10

55. KingKurogiii (Posts: 5711; Member since: 23 Oct 2011)


Samsung's relentless marketing has just really rubbed off on people.

i nearly missed my first chance to have some hands on time with the S4 a couple of days ago because i overlooked it thinking it was a Galaxy SIII but with my trained eyes i was able to catch it with another glance over it. needless to say i wasn't very impressed. it's fast but it's just another phone beyond the threshold of speed being a non-issue for phones and the display was very 1080p'y, nice but i've had a phone with a 1080p display and the S4's panel just isn't a stand out big deal. UX is improved in some ways downgraded in others. it just feels like Samsung's 2013 plastic pride 'n' joy. nothing really new or exciting to me.

the One just feels good, it's a phone i WANT to pick up and use and i much prefer the minimalist layout of Sense 5 vs. TWUX v.1.1 or whatever. the speed and display factors i mentioned about the S4 are present with the One too more especially since i've owned the DNA but none the less i just think the One is the preferred device for me, an HTC, Motorola, Samsung device owner that doesn't let marketing cloud his judgement. Google I/O will probably decide my device plans until the holidays though. i'm still not even sure i'd bother getting the One if it came to VZW. i know what i'd get if by some turn of event i went to T-Mobile though!

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:00 2

56. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Lols fanboys fighting bcoz of this artcle abt units sold by d companies.. whata low profile lol, are u d son father wife husband of samsung or htc's CEO?
Do all of u have d essntial evidences that samsung copied LG?
Do u have evdnces that samsung paid for evrythn abt this artcle,,

If so, then ill say samsung is totally crap.. now, if u dont have then you dont have hahaha

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:18 2

58. amats69 (Posts: 1466; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


As if you don't do the same...stfu...LMAO

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:26 2

61. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Lol im open w/ arguments but w/in d ryt artcles..
Im referring to ds UNITS SOLD artcle but the comments are errr out of ds world;
It is better for them to make these comments in Comparisons, Feature-centered artcles and d likes,, not here,.
Seems everyone was affected w/ d units sold of d companies and the Comments just reflect that whenever Samsung achieved something, there arise haters and troll around!! This makes u one of d paid trolls just what samsung taiwan did..

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:33 3

68. amats69 (Posts: 1466; Member since: 12 Nov 2012)


LOL! Have u seen any comment of mine in this article excluding the one I've post as reply on your post? Me? A paid troll?lmao....tell that to your beloved Samsung!

posted on 05 May 2013, 04:50

69. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Lol thats an LG moment not htc vs samsung features.. can u see my comment #56? I mentioned LG in different viewpoint not on d same view as the debate abt whose better htc or samsung..
Hmm not u maybe, but im referring to those who started bashing samsung just bcoz they sold gs4 very well.

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:47 1

81. ashisharbola (Posts: 62; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


True...even if these companies copied each other it's not our problem....buy whatever ur like it's your choice.

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:05 7

72. chocolaking (Posts: 494; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Lol .. garbage article to divert the htc fan and samsung fan to start a war.

I noticed that phone arena likes to post this kinda of garbage article recently..

I have HTC one.. Sfall is no match to the ONE.

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:15 1

74. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Haha what if d artcle says
"Gs4 selling well but not as well as htc one"
Haha im curious if what will everyone say, i can see that it wud revert the garbage artcle into a magnfcnt and useful and unpaid artcle :)

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:33 3

77. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Or what if the article says,
"Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One selling well but not as well as the Huawei Ascend P2"

What will you say? Will you knock your head on the wall?

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:38 2

78. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


I still dont even care haha, i cancld my preorder of gs4 coz im afraid of a faulty handset haha. Oh boy.. :)
Ive posted a quite joke yet ur too affcted lol

posted on 05 May 2013, 05:56 1

82. kclgphilsbsa (Posts: 765; Member since: 21 Jan 2013)


Btw can u prove me that samsung copied LG as what uv said in ur other comments :)

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:05

84. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Just go to the link on my #5 comment.

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:22 3

86. ashisharbola (Posts: 62; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


I read ur link abt Samsung copying LG where they r saying that they have copied there technology....there r saying it without any proof...let LG sue Samsung....why aren't they sueing Samsung ?

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:33 2

90. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Cuz they're KOREAN, they "born" in the same country, they "live" in the same country, why would they sue each other?

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:46 1

95. ashisharbola (Posts: 62; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


Have some valid argument bro.... LG and Samsung already sued each other in past regarding display technology and they sort it out.....u don't like Samsung products it ok and please read whole article yourself of the link u provide.......and am not a Samsung Fanboy I don't even own a Samsung device. But I don't like people telling lies.....

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:51 2

99. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


See? That's why I hate explaining! When I explain, you say I lie.

Geez.....OK, FINE! THE END!

posted on 05 May 2013, 06:57 4

101. ashisharbola (Posts: 62; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


Hey kid is crying.....go to ur Mommy :P. If u don't have full knowledge abt something. Don't speak or right and this is the problem ur explaining without having proof like LG telling the world that they have copied us.....Companies do these type of stunt just to have some attention......use some common sense.....

posted on 05 May 2013, 07:26 1

106. xperiaDROID (banned) (Posts: 5629; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Go stick with your S4 and drop it into the water, you will cry like a baby! Go poop yourself! xD

posted on 05 May 2013, 07:39 3

113. ashisharbola (Posts: 62; Member since: 20 Oct 2012)


I don't own an S4 first waiting for HTC one and LG Optimus pro to compare these devices with other myself and I will buy one of them according to my needs.....and I don't know how people poop thereself maybe u have done this to urself many times. Growup

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