The launch of the HTC One series makes your iPhone look really dated

Deary me.

A colleague showed me her HTC One X yesterday.

Although I’ve seen the range at Mobile World Congress, observing the device in-the-wild (supplied from Vodafone with some fancy Beats Audio earphones) really made me look at my iPhone 4S and think: Shit.

Yeah.

The iPhone 4S — indeed, the whole iPhone range — is beginning to look seriously, seriously dated.

As my colleague scrolled through legions of useful widgets, smart functions and fancy little user interface niceties, I couldn’t help but think that my statement back in January 2011 is even more relevant today: The iPhone is the mobile industry’s Fisher Price smartphone.

Have you bought an HTC One series device recently? How are you getting on with it?

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  • Iucidium

    3hours battery with constant use.
    Fail.
    I’ll stick with my Nexus S running Vanilla 4.0.4

  • Iucidium

    I’m an EX sense user. No way will I touch another HTC again. Long live AOSP, long live the Nexus Line.

  • Iucidium

    Lies. Do you have a screenshot of your power usage (expanded?)

  • Dgc

    How sad would I need to be to make something like that up!?!

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/8493318@N06/7068017829/ 

  • Iucidium

    I see a partial charge….fail.

  • Dgc

    Where? The top of the peak represents about 7:30am on Tuesday morning and I swear it hasn’t been on charge since.
    I do turn my phone off over night, but that is what I have always done with phones! I am now starting day 3 and still showing 41%. I’d be surprised if I don’t make it most of the way through today too. I’ll show you that image too if needs be?Like I say, what earthly reason would I have to make any of this up?

    Jeez some people are hard to please!?!

  • Iucidium

    Right at the start of the graph. Its partially charged. The graph goes up, then descends. https://picasaweb.google.com/110373111186832560131/Shizzle#5730309282346311218

  • Dgc

    …and just in case my nay-saying friend is still in any doubt

    http://www.flickr.com/photos/8493318@N06/7071072437/ 

    For the record, I did need to plug my USB cable in both yesterday and today for around 20 seconds whilst I got these screenshot’s off my device. I assume he won’t accuse this of being a ‘partial charge’?

    Although I haven’t used my phone much today, I have to say, even I am starting to find this battery rather impressive!

  • http://www.mobileindustryreview.com Ewan

    Good news!

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