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Interesting article regarding the unlocked htc one.

http://mobile.thever...ut-att-nonsense

 

too bad there isn't an unlocked cdma/gsm/lte that would work across all 4 primary us networks!

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How are the removable sims working out for the Sprint LTE network? Any issues so far with activation and potentially swapping between phones? I guess there is not really that many choices to swap LTE phones with the removable sims. Maybe if someone swapped between the iPhone 5 and the HTC One.

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too bad there isn't an unlocked cdma/gsm/lte that would work across all 4 primary us networks!

 

Stop day dreaming haha. If phones worked like that on all 4 I would never buy a subsidized phone again.

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Interesting article regarding the unlocked htc one.

http://mobile.thever...ut-att-nonsense

 

The entire problem with Ziegler's column is that you're paying $400 extra over the life of the contract for the privilege to have an unbloated device. For most people, that isn't worth it. Most will deal with the bloat and keep the extra $400 in their pockets. Only T-Mobile is different in that it's cheaper for a SIM Only plan.

 

$574.99 x ($90 a month x 24 3GB) = $2739.99 for AT&T

$579 X ($70 a month x 24 unlimited) = $2259 for T-Mobile

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The entire problem with Ziegler's column is that you're paying $400 extra over the life of the contract for the privilege to have an unbloated device. For most people, that isn't worth it. Most will deal with the bloat and keep the extra $400 in their pockets. Only T-Mobile is different in that it's cheaper for a SIM Only plan.

 

$574.99 x ($90 a month x 24 3GB) = $2739.99 for AT&T

$579 X ($70 a month x 24 unlimited) = $2259 for T-Mobile

 

If only sprint used sim cards. Then you can activate on sprint as you go for the same $70 a month.

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If only sprint used sim cards. Then you can activate on sprint as you go for the same $70 a month.

 

Let's see what SoftBank's policy is once they likely take over.

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Might be a moot point if phones get cheaper , which they pretty much have to by a lot.

 

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Might be a moot point if phones get cheaper , which they pretty much have to by a lot.

 

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There needs to be a hardcore shift away from subsidized pricing models to see a real change... T-Mobile going that direction helps, but I'd like to see Sprint do something similar, like a $70 BYOSP or SIM Only plan.

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I think time will cure all in this situation. You can't fake a 400 device when 90 percent of the functionality comes on a 25 dollar chip.

 

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Let's see what SoftBank's policy is once they likely take over.

 

I am not too educated when it comes to network technology, but wouldn't it cost Sprint a lot of money to switch to gsm? I am assuming most of the radios in the sites are not compatible. If you would so kind, please enlighten me about the differences if possible.

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I am not too educated when it comes to network technology, but wouldn't it cost Sprint a lot of money to switch to gsm? I am assuming most of the radios in the sites are not compatible. If you would so kind, please enlighten me about the differences if possible.

 

Sprint doesn't need to switch to anything other than the CDMA/LTE system they're currently using, Verizon uses C-SIM which are SIM's that interchange between CDMA and LTE. Sprint can implement a similar system.

 

Switching to WCDMA isn't possible because of the spectrum crunch PCS CDMA is currently under, specifically in markets like Houston and Chicago. So I don't see SoftBank doing that unless they also acquire T-Mobile down the line.

 

I think Sprint and T-Mobile sharing networks could be a good idea as well, and I may look at doing posts at how that's possible in the long run here someday.

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Sprint doesn't need to switch to anything other than the CDMA/LTE system they're currently using, Verizon uses C-SIM which are SIM's that interchange between CDMA and LTE. Sprint can implement a similar system.

 

Switching to WCDMA isn't possible because of the spectrum crunch PCS CDMA is currently under, specifically in markets like Houston and Chicago. So I don't see SoftBank doing that unless they also acquire T-Mobile down the line.

 

I think Sprint and T-Mobile sharing networks could be a good idea as well, and I may look at doing posts at how that's possible in the long run here someday.

 

I see. I am glad you touched on that topic of Sprint and Tmobile. I read an article when Dan Hesse announced future consolidation and Sprint+Softbank deal was announced. The author predicted that in the future Sprint and Tmobile may merge along with the smaller carriers to take on Verizon and At&t capping the market at three top compititors. The author also used other European and Asian markets as evidence as industries typically capped out at three major players.

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Slightly OT, flip to 23 minutes in, and listen to Dieter's story of what happens when he tries to buy a MicroSIM at a Verizon corporate store. The Verizon sales people straight up said no.

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I would be so happy if HTC made a nexus again based off the htc one but with a 8 megapixel ultrapixel.

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I wouldn't say that Charlotte is fully deployed, far from it. But there's enough coverage that Sprint officially acknowledged it. The coverage will continue to improve over the next several months.

 

 

 

Having the save problem haha. Power button, charging port, and home all feel off ... For now. Getting used to it.

 

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The Charolotte Market may not be fully deployed but the city is atleast darn close. I travelled to several places in Charlotte over the weekend and the only place I could not get an LTE signal at was on I-485 on its North East route.

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Mossberg suggests buying the One over the S4.

 

"I urge readers looking for a new Android smartphone to carefully consider the more polished-looking, and quite capable, HTC One, rather than defaulting to the latest Samsung."

 

 

http://allthingsd.com/20130423/galaxy-s-4-is-a-good-but-not-a-great-step-up/

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I looked at a bunch of the reviews last night, they seemed to generally lean toward the One.

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If only sprint used sim cards. Then you can activate on sprint as you go for the same $70 a month.

 

Interestingly enough, when I logged onto my Sprint account yesterday one of the options in the sidebar was "Activate new SIM." (It just took me to the "Activate new phone" screen however.) So apparently SIM activation is coming.

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The Charolotte Market may not be fully deployed but the city is atleast darn close. I travelled to several places in Charlotte over the weekend and the only place I could not get an LTE signal at was on I-485 on its North East route.

 

I'm sure the LTE coverage is very good, or Sprint wouldn't have launched. But if you look at the number of completed towers in the city, vs the number of towers that actually cover the city, the number of towers currently complete is likely only between 30 and 50%.

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I know this may sound like a dumb question, but what happens if you remove the SIM card from the HTC ONE? I used to do it when I had T-Mobile no problem, but I don't know how to phone will act since it's not a GSM phone with LTE, but a CDMA with LTE.

 

 

 

-Luis

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Low light photo comparison, pretty easy to guess which one is which:

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153858.jpg

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153830.jpg

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Low light photo comparison, pretty easy to guess which one is which:

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153858.jpg

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153830.jpg

 

Oh wow! Thats very impressive!

 

Our phones finally shipped out and they should be here my Friday! I cant wait to play with this beast!

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Low light photo comparison, pretty easy to guess which one is which:

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153858.jpg

 

http://i1154.photobu...04-24153830.jpg

Is the second one a photo of a black cat inside a coal mine?

 

AJ

 

Wearing a tuxedo jacket and a balaclava?

 

I personally am loving the zero shutter lag...i didn't even realize how many snaps i was taking until i looked at the gallery.

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