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Comment: Stopped reading at the point where you moaned about it being scuffed. What kind of moron puts a £500 smartphone in the same pocket as house-keys - that's like cleaning your car with a scouring brush and complaining that the paintwork gets damaged.
Comment: Sorry Cnet, that's not really a good way of reviewing a flagship. Learn from Verge, Tech Radar, GSM Arena. Missed out on a lot of features and I agree with choccie milk, you seem to be in a rush.
Comment: "I don't think it's the prettiest phone around, but it's far from horrific" REALLY? Almost every other site I've read has been well and truly gushing over the design and this is what CNET say?
Also is it just me or does this feel like a very rushed review? I don't know what the normal turnaround times for reviews but based on CNET's Facebook page they only got the One yesterday and that feels like a very short amount of time to form a full picture of a device especially a flagship device. Huge features seem to have been left out for instance: the dual speakers, IR blaster, the fact that it can create highlight reels of your photos automatically.
I get the impression that it's been a matter of okay we need to get this review out (rightly or wrongly) before the galaxy s4 which will be given a huge review because you've just decided that it's "the next big thing".
Comment: The plastic part of the nexus 4 gives grip, and its much grippier than the iPhone 5
Comment: Also what does CNET UK have against the nexus 4. In an article you said the s3 felt more high end than the nexus 4
Also the one s was anodised aluminium
Comment: Why is the metal so much more luxurious than glass? I think the nexus 4 feels more premium than a lot of metal phones.
And am I the only one who thinks that 1080p is a bit ridiculous on a phone? If you hold a phone like the nexus 4 at a reasonable distance from your face it isn't easy to see pixels. Its pointless to have such high resolution. I do not often agree with apple but over 300PPI its pointless
Comment: This seems a particularly guarded review, considering some of the praise being lavished on other similar tech websites. It's also funny that i have never seen an Iphone review where in the "bad" section it says "No expandable storage or removable battery". Google Nexus devices don't get that and neither do Apple devices, the battle seems to rage on in the memory/battery department.
Good: battery life
Comment: Nicest thing i ever held. And the camera is great fun. Still it last for quite a long working day
Good: Premium build quality, 468 dpi screen, beats the 443 on the sony xperia z
Bad: whats the battery life like,
Comment: when the Samsung s4 comes out I rekon the phone will be plastic, instead of metal
Comment: All of a sudden, while holding the HTC ONE in my hand (at PHONES4U Oxford Street - courtesy of JP that I could have extended time with ONE), I felt all excited about HTC once again. The ALL Aluminium body feel PURE LUXURY and a NO-GAP construction makes it just amazing to look at. With Sense 5, even in it's current slimmed down state (faster n smoother than ever) being the most polished UI on Android platform to date. Super-Crisp'n'Clear display crammed with 468 PPI - a humongous 142 PPI more than Retina of APPLE, superb cameras (both front and rear), HTC came bold and brilliant with their new ULTRA PIXEL technology - took a few shots and a clip, not breathtaking but definitely better than my wife's SG3! (she takes loads of pictures and was sold on ONE's quality) , I believe it's the thing of future. 1.7 GHz Quad Core processor and 2 GB RAM are enough to support a laptop running Windows 7! Both front facing speakers and 3.5mm audio out are boosted by additional amplifiers, latter will charm audiophiles and rock others. Apt X support for excellent Bluetooth audio (I tested my Creative WP350 and the sound they produced was QUIETLY BRILLIANT). I placed my pre-order next morning!
In my opinion HTC produce top devices, it always has been, (shame it's rather less known than competition), the real problem is marketing. HTC just doesn't have the money to match its rivals (Samsung and Apple). And it can only get that money by selling at least a few million handsets (which again require brutal marketing - hence the cycle continues) to get to the place it rightfully deserves.
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