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HTC One wins award for best new mobile handset, device or tablet at MWC 2013

0. phoneArena 02 Mar 2013, 14:42 posted on

The new HTC One has a lot going for it, and a lot riding on it as well. Its build quality, updated UI and other features...

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posted on 02 Mar 2013, 14:47 34

1. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Its well deserved. Hopefully not too early to say, "Welcome back HTC!"

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:44 1

12. tusshharish (Posts: 342; Member since: 23 Oct 2012)


i got many thumbs down but one won because nokia didn't introdure their flagship phone.......

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 17:12 7

27. Whateverman (Posts: 3271; Member since: 17 May 2009)


Woulda, coulda, shoulda... I can't imagin any company putting out anything that could have competed with the One.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 17:26 16

29. SleepingOz (unregistered)


Oh nokia fanboys these days. Smh..

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 23:12

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


what do you now about one my friend??
nokia didnt intodure??
u must guess if nokia introure the next lumia with only better camera could change it??(maybe with 190 gr)!!!
but why canon didn`t won it with best camera if nokia think all thing is only camera cus nokia=camera??
sure in other spc one overshade on next lumia..
one has unique features of future..dont forget it.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 10:06

51. zuckerboy (banned) (Posts: 898; Member since: 22 Dec 2011)


if they were , it would be awarded best brick of 2013 :D

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 11:11 1

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


Typical nokia fanboy.lmao

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 16:08 2

19. maccess (Posts: 742; Member since: 16 Jan 2013)


did the xperia z is one of the contender?? if yes then congrats to htc..

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 17:10 4

26. shadez10 (Posts: 427; Member since: 15 Jan 2012)


i prefer the xperia Z than the HTC one...

kudos to HTC though...

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 18:44 3

39. DerryAhmad (Posts: 278; Member since: 05 May 2012)


It's not. The Xperia Z was introduced at CES 2013 ealier this year. The Tablet Xperia Z was introduced in MWC 2013 though.
Congrats to HTC! HTC ONE is definitely HTC's best phone to date.
Pretty excited about Nokia 720 too. The most exciting well-packed mid-range smartphone being introduced at MWC 2013.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 14:48 16

2. BillyG (Posts: 305; Member since: 24 Sep 2012)


HTC FTW!!, if only its a nexus device, it will be the perfect smartphone in 2013.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 14:52 6

3. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


This smartphone will fail because of stupid marketing by HTC.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 17:44 2

32. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


Well the first HTC One video looks very very cheap... in comparison to the Xperia Z... The horses at the end of the Z's video were probably more expensive than all of the videos they made for the One. Peter Chou said himself that they failed on the marketing front. Stupidity.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 20:07

42. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


I actually do not think that video was very cheap. Looks like the same people who did the Lumia 920 one and all those Hollister or Guess teeny bopper models probably cost more than the horses.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7HjbeICSyY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9A8NnBbW_A

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 20:50

43. smallworld (Posts: 488; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


I still say serious lack of budget.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 20:51

44. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Besides, it isn't Sony's fault that HTC spent all of their marketing budget on a show that no one except the really geeky websites attended. Silly HTC, they are not big enough for their own show yet, not even Sony is. HTC should have just used MWC like Sony used CES and just put that money into either making the handset better, more market research, R&D, or commercials like Sony.

HTC has been listening to their phonearena fans too much and need someone experienced enough in marketing to tell them that they are nowhere near close enough to have their own HTC unpacked event yet. Unfortunately, they went through with it though.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 18:38 1

38. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


It will fail again because of copying the z10 and Xperia P. Plus sense 5 blink feed crap is going to suck. Plus the poor button placement. Plus being the same size as a 5 inch screen phone when the phone has a 4.7 inch screen. Plus the usual assortment of HTC manufacturing defects and software issues.

It has nothing to do with marketing. I can't believe people can't see that. If the GS1 and GS2 can survive on word of mouth than HTC phones would too if they were really that good. They are not, so please stop this Samsung wins because of marketing crap. The GS3 was the only handset they had where they marketed it more than the others.

I agree that the Xperia Z promo video was awesome though. Sony makes the best videoes.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 07:39

49. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 1116; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


What are you talking about compared to a Galaxy S3 it is only a little bit taller but it is also a lot less wider, and that is a compromise i'm willing to have to have DECENT SPEAKERS which is something OTHER MANUFACTURERS DON'T CARE ABOUT. For you manufacturers have to do always the same stuff? All phones must look a like because if someone sacrifices form factor because of specs the phone will "fail". Grow up whinny baby.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 11:46 1

54. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Um, it shouldn't be taller than the GS3 at all considering the GS3 has a bigger screen. The GS3 is thinner and lighter as well which makes this an even bigger fail on HTC's part.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 12:02

57. CanYouSeeTheLight (Posts: 1116; Member since: 05 Jul 2012)


Right because an aluminium smartphone should be compared to a cheap plastic phone in terms of weight, right? The One does tapper to around 4mm so thinness is not a problem because it has an ergonomic shape.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 14:29

59. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Of course it should. What do you suggest? A brick category? Then it would be down to the Lumia 920 and the HTC One for that award.

The GS3 curves at some measurements too, but unlike HTC, they do not need to declare it to avoid being too big for the screen size.

posted on 03 Mar 2013, 14:53 1

62. Taters (banned) (Posts: 6474; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)


Weight is decided by um... weight. You don't separate the weight comparisons just because one company chooses to use different materials. That is the companies choice and one of the consequences of using aluminum is a heavier phone, not to mention poor signal, no wireless charging, usually no NFC but I am aware the HTC One has it, greater heat sink etc. You don't just give it a pass on weight because it uses aluminum. Of course you compare them to all phones, including plastic ones.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 14:54 4

4. som (Posts: 768; Member since: 10 Nov 2009)


HTC ONE won the Award but a few sales and little profit now only $150 with 2 years contract.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:07 4

5. lubba (Posts: 1313; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


It won because it looks like a blatant copy of the iPhone, just like every other Korean, Chinese, OEM.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:13 23

6. yero789 (unregistered)


HTC is Taiwanese :D

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:20 17

8. androiddownsouth (Posts: 598; Member since: 02 May 2012)


Please explain how this phone is a blatant copy of the iPhone???? This I gotta hear.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:40 14

11. thachlel (Posts: 75; Member since: 20 Apr 2012)


To many stupid fuking kids nowadays! Eat more n read more b4 saying n insulting

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:55 9

16. Kal-el (Posts: 93; Member since: 14 Dec 2012)


cuz it's a rectangle ....iDIOT

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 15:54 5

15. Jonathan41 (Posts: 532; Member since: 22 Mar 2012)


Explain your opinion. Because frankly, I makes no damn since to me.

posted on 02 Mar 2013, 17:31 3

30. windroid (unregistered)


They wouldn't bother copy something outdated!

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