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  Reply # 1558947 24-May-2016 20:54
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What's the signal reception/coverage been like, compared to other phones you've used? Also, I'm curious how it does on Thorndon Quay, near Glengarry - my current phone (on Spark) always drops data around that area.


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  Reply # 1558957 24-May-2016 21:11
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Any news from HTC on NZ release date, retailer and price? Especially for the Carbon 64GB handset! :-)


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  Reply # 1558958 24-May-2016 21:15
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Just tried a few music clips on YouTube and have to say the HTC 10 was actually a bit better than the HTC M9.

 

Mobile data on Thorndon Quay is good, but I use Vodafone.





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  Reply # 1559151 25-May-2016 08:56
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Bowering:

 

Any news from HTC on NZ release date, retailer and price? Especially for the Carbon 64GB handset! :-)

 

 

Seen it in PBTech over the weekend, but it's battery was flat so couldn't have a play.


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  Reply # 1559754 26-May-2016 00:23
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Have had the phone for a couple of weeks now... bought through Vodafone in Melbourne. It's a wonderful machine. GF and I are constantly arguing over whether her SG7 is better or not... I think cognitive bias will mean that debate is never truly solved... Her phone definitely opens up individual apps faster, but mine bounces between them and around the os in general noticeably faster. 

 

The screen is lush (especially for LCD!), the camera great, I only charge it once every day and a half with about 4 hours screen time, but it's with headphones that it seriously blows me away every time. I'm going through all my old music just to check out how much better it sounds. 

 

+1 for definitely get a case... my carbon black shell is great in the hand but the screen is slippery as hell. I have a spigen gunmetal case. 

 

also because someone asked... reception seems ok so far... I have dropouts in the same locations as the iPhone I've been using as a temp for the last couple of months. I imagine it's probably not as good as a plastic phone, but isn't noticeably bad for me.


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  Reply # 1559786 26-May-2016 08:15
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seaphorm:

 

Have had the phone for a couple of weeks now... bought through Vodafone in Melbourne. It's a wonderful machine. GF and I are constantly arguing over whether her SG7 is better or not... I think cognitive bias will mean that debate is never truly solved... Her phone definitely opens up individual apps faster, but mine bounces between them and around the os in general noticeably faster. 

 

The screen is lush (especially for LCD!), the camera great, I only charge it once every day and a half with about 4 hours screen time, but it's with headphones that it seriously blows me away every time. I'm going through all my old music just to check out how much better it sounds. 

 

+1 for definitely get a case... my carbon black shell is great in the hand but the screen is slippery as hell. I have a spigen gunmetal case. 

 

also because someone asked... reception seems ok so far... I have dropouts in the same locations as the iPhone I've been using as a temp for the last couple of months. I imagine it's probably not as good as a plastic phone, but isn't noticeably bad for me.

 

 

 

 

Any chance of getting some camera samples side by side with your 10 and better halfs S7?


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  Reply # 1560240 26-May-2016 19:59
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Sure thing. I'll see if I can get a couple of shots of something interesting on the weekend.

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  Reply # 1560262 26-May-2016 21:02
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Legend.

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  Reply # 1560471 27-May-2016 09:34
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSdA_SSXsvA

 

The "real" HTC 10 review!


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  Reply # 1561805 29-May-2016 17:14
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dafman:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lSdA_SSXsvA

 

The "real" HTC 10 review!

 

 

I was interested in the H9, but the camera was rubbish. Interested in this phone, with its improved camera, but sounds like I might have to give up some of the features that i like from a Samsung phone if I went the way of the HTC.

 

I must say too, that this review is brilliant. Like his style. Even if you're not interested in this phone, watch the review, the guy tells it like it is.


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  Reply # 1566799 6-Jun-2016 22:22
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I've had the 10 now for about a week. 

 

If you are an HTC fan, you will love this phone, its everything the 9 should have been.

 

Its fast, the camera is a great step up, HTC sense is just there but not bloatware, fast charge is awesome. Fingerprint scanner is almost instant. Speakers are great too.

 

I was at the point of wondering about something else as the 9 was such a let down (even went back to the M8 for a bit)

 

but this has steadied me back with HTC for a while longer. 

 

If you are HTC and are looking for a reason to stay this is it. 

 

If you are in an open frame of mind / in the market then this is a solid offering, and there are a tonne of reviews out there, but do try to get hold of a 10 and feel it. 

 

Cheers

 

RB


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  Reply # 1566836 7-Jun-2016 08:12
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After reading this it makes me think HTC made some seriously stupid software decisions

 

 

 

http://www.xda-developers.com/the-htc-10-how-the-developer-community-changed-my-experience/

 

 


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  Reply # 1566958 7-Jun-2016 11:04
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Didn't sound that serious to me (other than battery, of which there are other opinions)

 

And the poster was able to source other software to solve the things he didn't like.

 

If HTC had blocked / prevented installing alternative software than it would be an issue, but they hadn't..

 

Meh...


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  Reply # 1566960 7-Jun-2016 11:06
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afe66:

 

Didn't sound that serious to me (other than battery, of which there are other opinions)

 

And the poster was able to source other software to solve the things he didn't like.

 

If HTC had blocked / prevented installing alternative software than it would be an issue, but they hadn't..

 

Meh...

 

 

 

 

So you have to install and search other software to make a phone usable in a basic manner.


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  Reply # 1566969 7-Jun-2016 11:15
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Has anyone else noticed this to be a real world issue?

 

 

If so, fair enough.

 

 

Have you come across other reviews commenting on this problem ?

 

 

I must admit I haven't in the reviews I've come across.

 

 

A.

 

 


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