Registration for HTC One $100 trade-in offer extended to April 4th
HTC is extending the date you have to pre-register for the offer to April 4th. While the company says that it is due to the "Overwhelming response" from potential HTC One buyers, it also might have something to do with the delays that have pushed back the launch of the HTC One. Another factor might have been yesterday's introduction of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 as those who are choosing between the two smartphones waited to see what Samsung's new flagship would offer.
1. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
One for all, all for One. :D
The galaxy s4 looks like a clumsy block of plastic. ew
2. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)
Why did you have to start the flame here....
3. ama3654 (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)
Whatever you may say, The Galaxy S4 is on the front page of every phone company you may know, It will sell much more than your premium HTC One. Its a personal preference, go get your HTC One, enjoy your premium finish for a week, wait for updates forever and STFU!
7. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)
Didn't HTC One X receive the 4.1 update before S3?
12. ama3654 (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)
In their dreams, the S3 is about to get 4.2.1 now, there's a leaked one already.
37. Muayyad (Posts: 94; Member since: 05 Oct 2012)
That is because you won't see a difference after the update other than the base of the android on sammy devices.
8. rf1975 (Posts: 232; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)
Samsung selling point is not hardware or built quality, the secret is the price. For example i can get a S3 for $480 but if i want buy a iPhone i need to spent $680 & for Nokia Lumia 920 around $690.
People know all Samsung's product are made using glossy toy grade plastic. but like them because of the price point of view.
23. beefalo (Posts: 16; Member since: 10 Nov 2011)
Maybe outside of the US. In the US, everyone buys with contract so all high end phones come in at the $200 mark. Therefore, I don't think this argument makes sense at least in the states. Also, Lumia 920 is only $50-$100 on contract and only $450 off contract. Therefore it is actually the cheapest, and has seen a decent amount of sales because of that. I actually think Samsung sells well simply because of their marketing, people see ads mocking the iphone and trying to make it seem cool to own a Samsung. It literally using Apple's strategy against them! Also, the large screens(with small bezels keeping the overall phone size down) tend to sell better because people think they are getting more for their money.
24. umadddd (banned) (Posts: 29; Member since: 14 Mar 2013)
nokia lumia 920 costs $450 outright from at&t
samsung costs just as much as apple
35. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4599; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
Wake up, there is more countries than only U.S.
26. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)
Sorry guy but this is a reality ..one in overall better than samsung s4(s3s)but I remember advertice is more powerfull than reality.. then I don't victim nin that case and go for one..but I accept samsung hardware is unique except ui(sense 5 is better of any ui)but s4 don't pull me in designe and build quality.
28. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)
check it out here the s4 and the HTC
11. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)
enjoy your device,,,,,and pray for timely updates and features maybe someday it will come....but sammy still have a flexible screen to whip your device in the future....so it will be a long wait.....enjoy your "Beautyphone" while i enjoy my "Smartphone"....oh your device just got whip by an S4 demo device in Antutu...25900 to 20600....and that is the US variant...not yet the octa core
25. beefalo (Posts: 16; Member since: 10 Nov 2011)
Who cares what benchmark their phone gets? As long as the experience is smooth and responsive I could care less....
This is definitely one thing android fans don't understand about the iPhone. Either way I think the HTC One looks very sexy, but I like the SIV due to the smaller bezel leading to a smaller phone and the larger battery.
9. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)
Desperate move....peed on the pants so they extended .....
32. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
pray tell, how does a company pee in their pants?
10. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
Ya'll go and buy your gimmicks.
can I haz my classy HTC One thank you very much :D
15. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)
yeah we will...for your classy phone it will be classic soon because youll be waiting for updates...pray it will come.....hahahhaaaaaaaaa
29. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
Sweety that's why there's the modding community :D
44. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
Except no amount of software can fix the horrible button placement on the HTC One. I guess you can add on screen buttons but that would make it look bad if you had both on screen and capacitive buttons.
14. XPERIA-KNIGHT (Posts: 2384; Member since: 08 Aug 2012)
Why settle for just power (Samsung) when you can have beauty AND power (HTC One)?
31. Android4u (Posts: 456; Member since: 16 Aug 2012)
A ton of issues lol how much Sammy pay you to be their b****?
36. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
I don't need to be paid to see the glaring flaws. How much does HTC pay you to be deluded? Oh yeah. I forgot. You are born deluded!
18. voxmarc (Posts: 299; Member since: 22 Aug 2012)
yeah it just got blown away in Antutu by a demo S4....yeah power...hahahaha
22. evarod48 (Posts: 130; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)
you don't own the S4 so why are you riding it's d
33. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
both are running on the same snapdragon 600 processors= no difference real life. Its not about the benchmarks ALL the time, except for the hardcore geeks of course ^_^
38. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4599; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
You are totally wrong!
Sony Xperia Z use Snapdragon S4 Pro (APQ8064)
Samsung Galaxy S IV use Snapdragon 600 (APQ8064T)
39. menny07 (Posts: 89; Member since: 13 Dec 2012)
Who mentioned Xperia Z? Hello?
S4 and the One, dude.
41. PhoneArenaUser (Posts: 4599; Member since: 05 Aug 2011)
The same question is for you, who mentioned HTC One???
Your comment #33 is below voxmarc's comment #18 in which he has posted a link to the YouTube video about Samsung Galaxy S IV vs Sony Xperia Z. And in evarod48's comment #22 there also no word about HTC One. The why you are replying about HTC One???
16. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
I went ahead and bought the HTC One X due to the reviews and some HTC fan word of mouth. Biggest mistake I ever made in my life and I lost a ton of money switching the GS3. Am I stupid enough to get burned again? We shall see. lol
I came pretty close to ordering the Xperia Z too but lucky I didn't. Gorgeous looking phone though.
19. ama3654 (Posts: 233; Member since: 27 Nov 2012)
Tell them please, you shouldn't spend your precious money on devices that don't have continuity, HTC One will be obsolete in no time, don't even get me started on Sony devices, xperia z is already obsolete
20. bojan (Posts: 188; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)
galaxy s4 camera VS htc one camera
21. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
I am seeing a crap load of HTC One ads here at Phone arena and everywhere else on the web. We will see if the marketing theory HTC fans have any merit at all. My guess is that no, they have no merit and HTC wasted money on their own show and a lot of web ads when they are not even close to having enough mindshare and a good enough product for a marketing blitz.
They need to make it a bit thinner, put the buttons in the right place, fix the crappy stock keyboard and browser. Have something bigger than a 4 mp camera. Improve the battery life by a lot. And ramp up Quality control to respectable levels. Don't cheap on the ram. Then, maybe they can successfully spend a lot of money on marketing.
Definitely not now as we shall see when the GS4 smokes HTC in sales, again.
27. Rydsmith (Posts: 89; Member since: 20 Jun 2012)
Dear Lord....so much ignorance in one post.
30. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
Lol. Someone must be butthurt. If it makes you feel any better, I think that yoiu are the ignorant one. Well, you and all the HTC fans.
34. skyhaunter (Posts: 1; Member since: 15 Mar 2013)
Children should realise that you don't have to wait for your carrier
to release an update. Any new updates to Android OS can be added manually.
While you kids whine over HTC and sammy I'll be updating my next toy be it s4 or one.
In the end I'll end up tossing out either one for the next technological revolution.Giving my Droid DNA to my mom probably she's in need of a technological shock.
40. dicemoney (Posts: 57; Member since: 28 Mar 2011)
Im happy both phone are top notch it comes down to preference last year Samsung had the edge this year they are evenly match with that being said I'm getting the HTC one just because of the speakers
42. Taters (Posts: 2368; Member since: 28 Jan 2013)
To put things into perspective, the GS2 sold 20 million with a very small amount of marketing. That means the marketing excuse for HTC fans is completely off base.