HTC M7 to be called HTC One

According to information from @evleaks, which has a very good track record in providing reliable leaks, is saying that the HTC M7 is going to hit the market as the HTC One; there is no word on what name the Taiwan based manufacturer plans on using with the two other handsets that it plans on launching around the same time...
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64 Comments

16. wendygarett unregistered

Ev leaks*

17. leekielowe

Posts: 7; Member since: Dec 05, 2012

Battery?!?!?!?!?!?Let's see if HTC doesn't blow this one

20. OhSo3D

Posts: 39; Member since: Feb 22, 2011

I really want this phone but I'm just not sure how the S4 Pro is going to stack up against Exynos 5 Octa. Such a shame that the s800 chips won't be released until Q2. That's the only factor that makes this a toss up with the SGSIV. :S

21. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

The Htc one series has been very good for the most part all except the one s which has been plagued with faults and problems

22. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

Andro. Not just the One s, the one x was riddled with problems too. it should be called the One X2, with the number 2 being an exponent. The gs1 wasn't successful either so building on the One X is definitely the best strategy. although HTC already screwed it up by making it bigger than One X while retaining the same screen size.

42. g2a5b0e unregistered

The GS1 wasn't successful? Are you kidding? It may not have done the numbers of the S2 or S3, but it was one of the best selling Android phones of its time. I wouldn't be surprised if the only Android phone to do more up until that point was the original Motorola Droid.

23. imkyle

Posts: 1111; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

htc one, htc one x, htc one x+ Big no no.

28. osanilevich

Posts: 287; Member since: Sep 29, 2009

I thought M7 was a pretty cool name. Pretty big reason as to why I personally was interested in the phone

30. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

HTC can use two brand HTC One and a HTC M (being a special phone). Example: M-Series HTC EVO M7 HTC M7 One-Series X X-plus S

31. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

Or they can get like Sammy and release a killer phone that's not altered for Any carrier. Even though I feel the HTC evo 4g lte craped on the one x.

32. MartyK

Posts: 1043; Member since: Apr 11, 2012

That's where the M series plays its major role, similar to the Nexus brand cross carriers.

35. Android4u

Posts: 456; Member since: Aug 16, 2012

I see your point. But I don't know man, htc cant afford another year like last. Oh well, guess we'll wait and see

46. true1984

Posts: 862; Member since: May 23, 2012

Epic 4G & the Epic 4G touch...

56. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

This sounds alot better than confusing ppl and naming a new phone One...

33. BREvenson

Posts: 240; Member since: May 17, 2012

HTC has too many "One"s. One X, One S, One XL, One V...so will this just be THE One? So much for "there can only be one"... :p

36. rishabh2795

Posts: 5; Member since: Jan 18, 2013

Just give a User Removable Battery and Expandable memory and everyone will be ready to buy HTC phones. Thats the only thing which keeps most people buying HTC phones. High price-removable battery-SDcard slot= HTC

37. thelegend6657 unregistered

HTC One M !

40. Superpiff

Posts: 36; Member since: Jul 29, 2012

they should call it the htc hd one

41. amiroo

Posts: 269; Member since: Sep 03, 2012

m7 series is best idea..

43. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

You guys are so shallow and lack vision. HTC One 2? HTC M7? HTC One xx? First name is absolute idiocy because it basically tells you 1 2. The second name means absolutely nothing and is generic as s**t. What is M for? What is 7 for? Also, there were tons of phones with the same designation already! The third name is a peak of retardation. What would be the successor's name? One xxx? Disgusting. One is a perfect designation for something that should be a top product of the line. It tells a message - this is The One of our line. Our prime. The alpha and omega. Our first and leading phone. Our best. And on second thought, I take back my alphabet suggestion. Just One is enough. It is the very essence of the identity definition. Ideally, each year people would just expect a new One without even a need for separate designation. An icon product doesn't need it.

45. darac

Posts: 2156; Member since: Oct 17, 2011

Also, if the successor needs to have a new designation, then the alphabet can be used. One B, One C, One D etc. Like the starship Enterprise A, B, C, D, E ...:p

57. jroc74

Posts: 6023; Member since: Dec 30, 2010

All this would be great if they never named a phone One X, One V or One S already. They have a One series.....but the naming suggest this will be older. Droid Droid X Droid X2 You can tell which one came first, and which one was the latest. Now that I think about it....Moto's new phone is rumored to be called the X. Motorola X so far. I have a feeling thats gonna change. If not....Moto and HTC need to hire ppl to help them name phones.

44. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Htc one is a very good name for the companies next flagship phone. People will say that it is the one true phone!

47. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC One X 2(exponent) meaning HTC One X squared is the perfect name. One it keeps the One branding for some much needed continuous branding. Two, easy to name a sequel, you can call the next one One X to the power of 3 or cubed but just use the tiny 3 to keep the title short. Three, you can market One X squared easily by saying it is not just a One X sequel, it is the One X times the One X meaning it is a generational leap forward, in title at least. On second thought, I have an even better and more truthful and accurate name. Ready.. Introducing the HTC rape me Apple and take my profits please!

48. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC One is retarded because the One X sounds like the higher end model judging by the title. It would confuse Americans too easily. I wouldn't put it past HTC though, they are dumb enough to give Apple money for something they never invented.

49. kinz1515

Posts: 6; Member since: Dec 24, 2012

If you remember correctly, they shouted "M7, M7, M7" and then "One, One, One, One". So, in my opinion, we could have already predicted such a thing. By the way, if they call the phone HTC One, and nex year HTC One 2 and so on, they would be doing something just like Samsung and Apple do, so I don't get how you people in here are saying they "somehow" joined the dark side...

52. Jonathan41

Posts: 532; Member since: Mar 22, 2012

This is good news. No need to introduce a new series into the mix. the HTC One X is no a bad device at all, although it didn't sale better then Samsung's GSIII the two devices stack up pretty well in the performance department. Plus all the other phones in the series did there job well too. The most common complaint about the One X was it's lack of a SD card slot. The One X is a powerful and beautiful phone and it deserves another generation. I don't know whats wrong with calling it the "HTC Two". I believe that's the most strait forward name for easily confused customers. Simply calling it the HTC One could understandably confuse some people but, I would hope people would take the time to know more about the phone they're buying then just the name.

53. preet27in

Posts: 173; Member since: Jul 07, 2012

well M7 name really suits htc's upcoming phone. then why to rethink a new name. like htc one. there is no point in this htc. rather m7 name sounds very attractive and A JAMES BOND TYPE. so its better to call it with its real name. nyways good luck for this device, its gna b rocking we all know that.

54. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

HTC is rolling down hill slowly. They better not f**k up this "One" or they're done. The GS IV is coming soon so this "One" better have something extraordinary besides 1080p screen. As we can all see, HTC as an example, being the first to innovate doesn't necessarily mean becoming "the first." And besides, company can put 1080p on a screen.

55. Raymond_htc

Posts: 430; Member since: Apr 06, 2012

I guess next would be HTC Two, HTC Three and so on. C'mon HTC! wheres your Uniqueness in naming your phones? Remember Wildfire S? Thunderbolt?? Sensation? Desire S? Incredible? Inspire?? Chacha? Salsa? Where's your uniqueness in naming phones? Name it HTC Turbo, HTC Charge or whatever :P
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