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Topic # 98225 27-Feb-2012 14:16 Send private message

This thread was created for the discussion of all things HTC One, announced today at Mobile World Conference.

 

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  Reply # 587392 27-Feb-2012 14:19 Send private message

Announcement related to the ONE Series, which is the new marketing term for the Devices to fall under this lineup for HTC

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/26/htc-debuts-one-brand-at-mwc-2012-unifies-android-device-lineup/  


HTC One X (Flagship) Specific Annoucement

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/26/htc-one-x-announced-at-mwc-2012/

HTC One S (Midrange) Specific Announcement

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/26/htc-unveils-one-s-arrives-with-dual-core-power-engineered-meta/

HTC One V (Value) Specific Details

http://www.engadget.com/2012/02/26/htc-one-v-unveiled-sense-3-6-on-ics-beats-audio-3-7-inch-wvga/

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  Reply # 587402 27-Feb-2012 14:38 Send private message

They are all full of fail




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  Reply # 587404 27-Feb-2012 14:39 Send private message

ONE X looks aweome, why don't you like them?

I am looking at the V for my wife.

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  Reply # 587406 27-Feb-2012 14:53 Send private message

As I have already stated in the MWC megathread the X may be the replacement for my DHD. My only reservations so far are the overall size with such a big screen, although aspect ratio may assist in the way it sits in your hand. And how the polycarbonate body will look and feel compared to past HTC handsets. 32GB (26 usable) will probably suffice as I currently get by with a 16GB mSD in the DHD although 64GB would have provided plenty of headroom. I've never bought a second battery for my phones (just have a rechargeable mUSB battery pack) so the hard wired battery is not a problem.
Already advertised at Clove for GBP410 it would seem to be the same price as each new high end handset that HTC released in recent years. With the current exchange rate it would appear to be available GST paid here for about $NZ1000.

The S would be a replacement for the Sensation range its introductory price about the same as the street price of the 6 month old Sensation XE with very similar specs.

Pity they aren't 'World Phones' like the Samsung GS2 and the iP able to be used on any network here.




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  Reply # 588470 29-Feb-2012 18:35 Send private message

I like the One X. Mostly. The battery does worry me, several times with my Desire a spare battery has been a life saver when travelling.
 

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  Reply # 588540 29-Feb-2012 20:30 Send private message

I do like the X but that screen maybe to much, I have a DHD at the mo and even it is a bit large at times for one handed use

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  Reply # 588673 1-Mar-2012 08:26 Send private message

finally a decent replacement for my DHD. Was seriously considering a Note because HTC hadn't released anything that was a good upgrade. 

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  Reply # 588764 1-Mar-2012 11:12 Send private message

I'm definitely keen on the S model. Hopefully it's not too pricey.

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  Reply # 589360 2-Mar-2012 13:06 Send private message

Just checked out a sensation XL with 4.7 screen and its actually a good size for me. Small hands need not apply though

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  Reply # 593698 11-Mar-2012 19:40 Send private message

I'm seriously tempted to order a One X. With the money I'd get back from selling the Sensation, would probably only be another $450ish on top to get the OneX.

First place I've seen to advertise a pre-order locally is from expansys for about the $840 mark.

http://www.expansys.co.nz/s.aspx?search=htc%20one%20x 



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  Reply # 593699 11-Mar-2012 19:47 Send private message

A number of retailers have them (Mobicity etc).

Locked bootloader killed it for me, plus I won't order anything else until GS3 is confirmed.

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  Reply # 593700 11-Mar-2012 19:49 Send private message

Not a bad price! but I'd like to know what network they originate from.


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  Reply # 593707 11-Mar-2012 19:59 Send private message

Good point, I've sent Expansys an email asking that question.

I know my current Sensation has got the correct frequencies for Vodafone's network as opposed to XT's, so I'm hoping these are the same.

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  Reply # 593712 11-Mar-2012 20:05 Send private message

I'm not worried about it working here, it will. I'm worried about the original carrier the phone is made for. So I can find out if it will have lots of annoying carrier specific crap on it.


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  Reply # 593726 11-Mar-2012 20:31 Send private message

scoobydoo: Good point, I've sent Expansys an email asking that question.

I know my current Sensation has got the correct frequencies for Vodafone's network as opposed to XT's, so I'm hoping these are the same.


Have anyone used Expansys? Are they any good?

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