HTC presents "Great Changes in History" to celebrate the HTC One

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HTC is beginning to feel a little more self confident these days, thanks to the reception accorded to the HTC One. Soon we will have the HTC One Mini and then will come the humungous HTC One Max. How good does HTC feel? Well, it might have been written tongue-in-cheek, but while presenting an infographic entitled "Great Changes in History," the Taiwan based manufacturer says, "The HTC One has been called the best phone available today," and calls its flagship Android model a game changer.

HTC follows that up with some true moments that changed history, and some moments that were not so true. It's your job to figure out which moment is real and which is fiction. For example, did LeBron James leave Cleveland to join a new team and win two NBA titles? Did Walter White go from science teacher to meth kingpin? Because Samuel W. Francis was sick of carrying around multiple pieces of silverware, did he invent the spork?

The point that HTC is making is that sometimes people need convincing to understand that change is good for them, and the HTC One is the game changer that will allow people to seize the day and make great changes. Check out the HTC's"Great Changes in History," by viewing the slideshow below.

source: HTC via IntoMobile

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1. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

It's sad that HTC removed their 'Quietly Brilliant' slogan. Never mind, at least the One series still have the 'Quietly Brilliant' during the boot up. Go HTC!

9. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

Haha offcourse it removed it. Many had a lot of fun with it! HTC - Quietly stealing

12. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

No matter what, HTC is still quietly brilliant.

13. Atlas

Posts: 158; Member since: Apr 15, 2012

But 'Quietly Crumbling' as well sadly.

15. james004

Posts: 486; Member since: May 15, 2013

what is HTC stealing? :/ all their ideas are quiet genuine. they would have taken inspiration from other places but birth of ideas of their phones seem very true. HTC One X HTC One both flagship stoodout in crowd and others barely matched them

18. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

HTC Advantage X7500. Before the phablet era was even envisioned. Eat that.

30. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

Only 5.0" so its not a phablet.

32. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

For its time, it was. Like for its time, the 5.0" Dell Streak was. Like for its time the 5.3" Note I was. Getting my point?

2. mariosuneo4

Posts: 75; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

great work HTC keep it up

3. LetsBeHonest

Posts: 1548; Member since: Jun 04, 2013

"HTC One" such an awesome piece of art. beauty and beast in One, that's HTC one. Honesty i have never seen such a beautiful smartphone in my life. I really pray HTC to come back and gain some market share and give some tough challenge competitors. good luck HTC and of course they shouldn't have removed the "Quietly brilliant" slogan which seemed very cool to me.

4. khmer

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

HTC One is a game changer in history for HTC and what is next game changer phone. One will be outdated when the Galaxy S5 come out next year.

8. darkkjedii

Posts: 31650; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

The s4 will be out dated, when the s5 comes out next year. What's your point?

16. Jack58221

Posts: 157; Member since: Feb 23, 2013

yes the One and the s4 will be outdated when the s5 comes out, but I think his what will htc do to try and keep the momentum going. if Samsung's phone mold gets worn out and they have to make a new one, what can htc do our change to make sure they don't lose people back to Samsung?

31. Shatter

Posts: 2036; Member since: May 29, 2013

And the S4 will get updated to Android 5.0 while HTC One dev support dies the day the HTC Ones replacement comes out. "If Samsung's phone mold gets worn out and they have to make a new one" Samsung uses the same design for products for 2 years. That is why the S4 looks like the S3. The galaxy s5 and possibly note 3 will have a completely new design.

10. Altair

Posts: 367; Member since: Feb 02, 2012

A game changer in copying history, yes. HTC is nothing but a copycat thief. HTC - Quietly stealing

14. rizevnarastek

Posts: 349; Member since: Sep 06, 2012

What exactly did they steal to be called a copycat? As far as I'm concerned, others copy from HTC not the other way around ;)

21. Oxygen

Posts: 125; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Go away nokia fanboy!

27. Geezy03

Posts: 43; Member since: Apr 10, 2009

And what exactly did they steal? Don't worry I'll wait

28. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

You've mentioned this twice now. Either provide proof of what they stole or knock it off. If anything others have stolen from HTC. They were first to put a skin over top a mobile OS (TouchFlo on WM, which evolved into Sense). Screen unlock going in any direction (not just slide to the right to unlock). Most of the things that they were "accused" of stealing were actually core to android, not something they implemented themselves (universal search, slide to unlock, etc.) Apple originally went after them for the same reason that they went after Samsung, they said HTC's phones looked too much like the iphone, which is ridiculous. Please get your facts straight before making allegations.

17. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

S4 is already outdated. Were you under a rock when G2 was being announced?

19. sniper1087

Posts: 537; Member since: Dec 31, 2011

maybe the G2 had good specs, like it matters anymore the ONE performs smooth at all times, and the G2 button placement is bogus. The moto x proved that is not about hardware and yes I know 720 display and I had both displays and the difference is very minimal, both are fine but proved to be faster than other flagships while conserving better battery life, LG is trying to copy touchwiz and if you saw their UI in the G@ has become relevant, I am not sure what they are thinking but the resemblance is there, might as well call it G2 with touchwiz.

22. RoyalPayne

Posts: 458; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

Make no mistake, i'm against this spec war myself and have been drooling over the ONE as well. That comment was just for spec-freaks.

38. chocolaking

Posts: 495; Member since: May 22, 2012

The real game changer was RIM, and they will come back and change the game once again. Samsung is not looking good at all..ever since S4 introduced..

5. khmer

Posts: 95; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

I am looking at youtube for HTC One water test there is none. Samsung Galaxy S4 can stay in water for more than 2 minutes. Can someone test HTC One in water and post in youtube, thanks.

11. Daftama

Posts: 641; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

You think we have phones lying around.. Give your one ill test it out lol

24. Nathan_ingx

Posts: 4769; Member since: Mar 07, 2012

If you have to, look for the Original Galaxy S4 submersion test you slump! S4 Active aint the real deal.

6. CX3NT3_713

Posts: 2363; Member since: Apr 18, 2011

Htc needs too improve, in thier QA department...till then, ill take another chance, with thier devices

7. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

I'm a HTC user and I feel ashamed/let down by this. You get to the top and let others point to your success before you toot about it, more so when it's actually true an not a smoke show more or less. The one last saving grace of modesty is all but gone from them now too.

20. flynfree

Posts: 374; Member since: Jun 09, 2013

The only letdown of the htc one is the battery, it is better if it is removable. That's why I use it as back up to my gnote2. That is my honest opinion.

23. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

HTC getting cocky already. Samsung built off of their cult hit the GS2 with the GS3 and GS4. HTC is acting like they already paid their dues. Maybe that is why your getting your ass kicked HTC.

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