HTC's Jeff Gordon: "We will continue doing what we do best, regardless of the Galaxy S5" (interview)


At MWC 2014, we took the opportunity to interview Jeff Gordon, Senior Global Online Communications Manager at HTC, who shared with us some interesting details regarding the company's experience with the HTC One and the customer feedback that it has received since the smartphone's debut. Also, we did not miss the chance to mention the recently announced Galaxy S5 during the conversation and to get a clearer picture as to what makes the HTC Desire 816 a "flagship mid-range". Do we have your attention already? Then just hit that "play" button and enjoy the interview.

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17 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

Of course they r. Look at HTC One. It was, it is, and it will best in class. It is superior phone from HTC, the HTC One

16. aksa123

Posts: 368; Member since: Jan 30, 2014

Nope, it'll be The Almighty New One. God. Lol.

2. TechFreak

Posts: 15; Member since: Mar 22, 2013

Excellent interview showing tha people in htc might have started listening to us,the consumers.. He even knows what's written on PhoneArena..LOL..

3. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2267; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

The next new one,go htc..

4. limporgyuk

Posts: 376; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

If you're reading this Jeff please don't make your phones waterproof (hate the flaps) and please no more fingerprint readers. Otherwise just keep doing what you're doing and you will have my money this year.

9. limporgyuk

Posts: 376; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Oh yes and a dedicated camera button would be the icing on the cake

5. newbey123

Posts: 702; Member since: Mar 19, 2012

I like that attitude. Give us the beast HTC and keep improving on it each year. Your devices are killer.

6. surethom

Posts: 1730; Member since: Mar 04, 2009

Wireless charging would be a nice option aswell.

7. Arsen

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 07, 2013

NICK is so Stiff

10. datphoneguy

Posts: 155; Member since: Sep 15, 2013

LOL true, but he might just be nervous. I would suggest he put down the iPad/tablet and relax his arms a bit.

8. GeekMovement unregistered

Jeff seems like a very knowledgable respectful manager, good for him. The HTC One is magnificent and I can't wait for the sequel. The only issue I had with my HTC One (stated this before) was how it got hot so quickly in my hands, and I don't think it was an issue with that particular device, I think it's the aluminium body. My hands just tend to get really warm and in 5-10 minutes, the temperature of my One was around 105F. Aside from that, best phone I have ever felt and used. I'm definitely going to give it a try again if G3 doesn't steal the cake.

11. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

So they are going to continue what they do best? Sucking and dropping the ball? Maybe they should not continue to do that.

12. NoFanboy

Posts: 300; Member since: Nov 18, 2013

Main problems for me with the One was the device heating up, and the lowest volume being too high (serious).

13. mmmanuuu

Posts: 403; Member since: Nov 05, 2013

Please bring us the one up max

14. Hyperreal

Posts: 361; Member since: Oct 08, 2013

Yes please, another truly great device with no gimmicks such as heart rate monitor. That just sux.

15. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Mimicking others is what HTC does best.

17. techaman unregistered

the only reason i did not get the one was the lcd after a led its really hard to go back also the boom sound was not as loud as i wanted it i played the man of steel trailer on my gs3 and htc one side by side and the sound was about the same but biggest problem i think the world did not like was the no sd card. and att locked down deal for the 32 gig so you could only get 16 on other carriers.

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