Feb 19, 2013
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Inside the HTC One: betting the company on two daring features
HTC was once a dominant, if not the dominant, player in the smartphone industry. It began by manufacturing smartphones like the Palm Treo, entered the market with Windows Mobile devices, and created the first Android smartphone. Yet HTC’s early lead in the space has evaporated: Apple created the iPhone, Samsung has dominated the Android market, and the carriers — once HTC’s greatest allies — are less relevant than ever in creating consumer demand. 

Inside the HTC One: betting the company on two daring features

HTC was once a dominant, if not the dominant, player in the smartphone industry. It began by manufacturing smartphones like the Palm Treo, entered the market with Windows Mobile devices, and created the first Android smartphone. Yet HTC’s early lead in the space has evaporated: Apple created the iPhone, Samsung has dominated the Android market, and the carriers — once HTC’s greatest allies — are less relevant than ever in creating consumer demand. 

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    Htc phones > Samsung and apple!!!!
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    Yeah, HTC always have that one weird thing they change. This seems to be it. I’ll wait for the Verge review before I...
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    It is, but why does it only have a Home button and a Back button? HTC always does strange stuff with its capacative...
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    “A flagship in every sense of the word” I’m really into the One’s design. It’s aluminum and very pre-Sensation in the...
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    I used to love HTC’s Windows Phones, but when I got my first iPhone (the 3GS), I never looked back. This may be the...
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