One thing that never fails to get us moaning is bloomin’ smartphone names. If nerds who read and write about mobile phones on a daily basis struggle to keep up, what chance does Joe Consumer have?
With that in mind, imagine our reaction upon hearing that the imminent HTC M7 might be renamed simply HTC One when it hits shelves. For f…
Firstly, we’ll be disappointed if HTC decides to stick with the One thing, given the relatively lacklustre response to the HTC One X, HTC One S, HTC One V, HTC One SV...
It’s time for a fresh start, you maniacs. You have a chance to call it something awesome, anything you like; something that really stands out. For example, I like HTC Ultimate X. Okay, that’s rubbish, but you know what I mean.
Also, calling it the HTC One implies – to me, at least – that it’s almost a step back from the HTC One X. HTC One = fine, HTC One X = even finer.
I’m sensing a full-scale feature-based rant coming on again, so I’ll quit moaning for now.
The HTC One (or M7 or whatever the heck it’s called) is set to launch with dual events in New York and London on February 19.