HTC used an Apple iPhone 6 to take a promotional picture of the 24K gold HTC One M9

Earlier today, we told you that HTC had produced a 24K gold version of the HTC One M9 to commemorate the UEFA Champions League Final. The phone is gorgeous, no question about it. HTC was so proud of the model that it took some photos and sent them out from its Twitter account. By all accounts, this appeared to be a good promotion for HTC, which has had some pretty dour news to report recently...
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37 Comments

23. DBounce

Posts: 170; Member since: Apr 26, 2014

I have to imagine htc uses pro photographers for promotional materials. No pro would be rocking a smartphone as their goto camera on a paying gig. Use common sense people.

25. jadjr

Posts: 32; Member since: Apr 16, 2014

Useless article tbh

27. hound.master

Posts: 1044; Member since: Feb 27, 2015

I don't understand why any pro photographer should use iPhones camera iPhones got one of the most out dated cameras and what's the big deal anyway it was supposed to show the HTC phone it did actually i even liked to see an iPhone near it to compare the two since things design is just ugly.

29. rservello

Posts: 4; Member since: May 28, 2015

explains why the picture quality sucks so bad. Could have just checkin data data would be easier than trying to find a little reflection. not everyone that works for a company uses their products. That means somebody in HR uses an iPhone. Big deal.

32. tedkord

Posts: 17358; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

If you corpse see the Apple logo, that could have passed for an HTC phone. Apple totally cribbed their design.

34. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

There is no proof that this image were taken officially from a HTC employ. ISheeps love to create such news.

37. james2841

Posts: 167; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

atleast use a DSLR or an SLR camera instead of ANY smartphone because all smartphone camers are underperforming when compared to an DSLR or an SLR camera. an DSLR/SLR has optical zoom and not many smartphones have optical zoom (except a couple), a DSLR/SLR has a bigger lens so it captures more light, a DSLR/SLR has bigger image sensors so it is more light sensitive whict results in no artifacts and great performace in low light, DSLR/SLR cameras are what they should have used. no matter what phone camera you compare with a DSLR/SLR camera, the DSLR/SLR camera will win.
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