HTC's Gordon warns kid who leaked The All New HTC One on video
0. phoneArena 03 Mar 2014, 00:26 posted on
On Sunday, we showed you a video of The All New HTC One that was filmed February 19th, and posted on social media Sunday by a kid named Roshan Jamkatel. During the video, the kid says that the phone is not yet available, and does everything he can to cover up the device's unique IMEI number posted on the back of the device...
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93. neartx (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 15 Mar 2014)
every body care and this phone so far better than s5 so i buy htc one 2014
27. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2694; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)
Blame HTC for this for not keeping secrets. And why Gordon cursing???
Jamkatel, It's going to be very good week, month, year and life for you. Have fun... :)
66. techaman (unregistered)
problem is kid did a leak on a dev p type unit it went out around the world people seen it and then on the video it had crash and lag problems and camera did not work correctly that bad pub. if it was a set up the phone would work, it does not matter the world that wanted the one will get this phone thanks to the kid saying yes its got sd card and thats what hurt the htc one last year
29. CreedFrancis (Posts: 21; Member since: 28 Feb 2014)
That's horrible he could've just sent a direct message to the kid. I'm not even that excited anymore we pretty much know all there is to know about the phone already. Or this may just be publicity stunt idk but either way it's not good marketing HTC.
30. Tas09 (Posts: 7; Member since: 08 Jan 2014)
HTC makes the design of their latest flagship smartphone which makes HTC One's design look horrible, it being worse, and they make fun of the S5's design. How very ironis, HTC.
67. techaman (unregistered)
hey tas think of this apple is trying to hire the design people from htc so what you think is bad the world thinks is amazing, like i hate apple i will never own anything from them but the rest of the world does even with all its faults
33. StraightEdgeNexus (Posts: 3421; Member since: 14 Feb 2014)
Anyway the video was boring. Yawn. He could have edited some parts.
35. faizan-sharif (Posts: 53; Member since: 26 Jun 2013)
"We'll be in touch," said in a way that probably required the kid to change his shorts.
haha Alan, u made me laugh :)
40. ngo2dd (Posts: 787; Member since: 08 Jul 2011)
You guy that blame HTC are too funny. The kid did not magically want to HTC and stole it or HTC gave it to him. The prototype was one of his parent. The parent was a tester and the kid take it from his parent, his parent lost their job I am guessing.
43. surethom (Posts: 283; Member since: 04 Mar 2009)
He should have just put a posted note over the back to hide the codes & everything would have been OK, now he or his parents are in real trouble.
44. alrightihatepickingusernames (Posts: 407; Member since: 29 Dec 2013)
I can't side with the kid here, he made it too easy to trace back to himself, and what he was doing was illegal. HTC definitely needs to improve it's security as well, but I would guess that the kid (or whoever gave him the phone) is legally at fault here.
At least he can say he one-upped the 8 minute Nexus 5 leak last year.
46. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4069; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)
One of his parents or something must be a developer for HTC. This kid is just dumb, he barely even tried to hide all the information on the device. You can clearly see the IMEI, he linked to his own twitter profile, and we saw his face.
47. ThePython (Posts: 304; Member since: 08 May 2013)
Don't blame the kid if you can't properly keep your own products a secret. That was pathetic and frankly very childish.
68. techaman (unregistered)
so if your kid went out a killed cats for fun and broke into cars we should not blame the kid we should have you arrested and locked in jail thats what you are saying, every person in this world needs to be held accountable for what they did he is a high schooler that stole something and did what he know was illegal
84. ThePython (Posts: 304; Member since: 08 May 2013)
I'm really curious to know where I said something like that... could you point that out?
48. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 1949; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)
Meh... The video was boring as duck, and the phone..yawn...
49. Finest (Posts: 76; Member since: 16 Aug 2013)
If this is IPX58/68 Certified this would surely fire up the competition.
- Sony User.
51. Commbubba19 (Posts: 18; Member since: 12 Apr 2012)
All you blaming HTC are just dumb. HTC should have better security, HTC should control their leaks better, blah, blah, blah. This kid new what he did was wrong and illegal yet he did it anyway. He posted the video, he took the action he knew was wrong, therefore he (or if a minor, his parents as well) need to take responsibility for HIS actions. Too many people in this world want to blame others for their own stupid mistakes.
54. limporgyuk (Posts: 149; Member since: 06 Nov 2013)
Damn right, I hope his dad loses his job then the kid has to support the family as a rent boy.
52. tmcr7 (Posts: 158; Member since: 02 Nov 2011)
This is nothing but a publicity stunt aimed to make the tech news and take some attention from the Galaxy S5.
70. techaman (unregistered)
if thats the case did the job. lol we all love it and want it so thanks kid i was thinking about not getting because of sound not loud and no sd card now i want asap
56. cornerofthemoon (Posts: 514; Member since: 20 Apr 2010)
I read that the kid's got his father, an HTC engineer fired.
71. techaman (unregistered)
thanks f up dad lost job because of what his kid did, dad is in shower kid takes phone does this kid knows nothing about the phone really
58. GeekMovement (Posts: 1505; Member since: 09 Sep 2011)
That kid's a would-be phone reviewer? Please, no one could watch his videos...
73. docj8404 (Posts: 72; Member since: 23 Jan 2013)
This "review" was absolutely nothing short of cringe worthy.
74. Dadler22 (Posts: 161; Member since: 11 Dec 2008)
I mean technically it wont be a good week for him when his dad loses his job anyways, so it is none-the-less a true statement.
86. LevelingTheDebate (Posts: 8; Member since: 04 Mar 2014)
Let's take away the physical buttons, and still block that space with our giant HTC logo :D. Brb looking at Oppo.
89. XxtheiblitzWarrior (Posts: 1; Member since: 06 Mar 2014)
1,His Twitter account says that he always makes pranking videos.
2,He is a kid.
3,He told in the conversation that this is a fake phone.
4,He was running developer mode.
5,He protected the iemi and phone number.
6,the phone ran slow and crashed a bunch of times.
7,it showed AT&T as its Carrier,but he told it was T-Mobile.
8,It was also shown in his htc one.
9,Just revealing a fake phone,Htc is telling a kid that His future is bad.
10,not he made a leak,others also did this because they want to see more from HTC and make it one of the biggest rivals to samsung.
11,there was the carrier pic on the back of the phone.
12,The phone was running sense 6.0 and android 4.4.
94. neartx (banned) (Posts: 86; Member since: 15 Mar 2014)
this is my next phone
beauty design quality al body the loud speakers great super lcd3 sens6 and sooooo more ........
best of the best you will see
love love love htc 2014
95. Thanatopsis (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 May 2014)
HTC needs to back off and relax.if anything this kid is helping build up hype for the phone. Nobody is being hurt in any way.