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30th March 2012, 01:31 PM   |  #2481  
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HTC One smartphones taken 12,000 feet in the sky, take photos of models
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Aaah, the things that companies do only to get noticed! While some tout how fast their smartphones are at doing certain things and others mail parcels around the world, HTC has taken off to higher heights... literally.

To celebrate the launch of its One series of Android smartphones, HTC has staged "the world's first free fall fashion shoot". Filmed in the skies over Arizona, it featured model and champion skydiver Roberta Mancino and Nick Jojola - an amateur photographer and HTC fan who was asked to capture the event using an HTC One smartphone.

It took 35 free-fall leaps and a total crew of 9 skydivers including lighting experts, mid-air make-up artists, and smoke machine carrying divers. LA Times stylist Hayley Atkin was the one responsible for outfitting Roberta, and for that task he chose a design by Martin Izquierdo, who has worked on numerous Hollywood costumes including the latest Spiderman outfit. What Roberta was dressed in was a "futuristic mirrored bodysuit" made out of 75 pieces of plexi glass and a jacket with feathers that were hand sewn in order to withstand the 126mph free-fall.

Besides trying to grab the audience's attention, the goal of this marketing stunt is to show off the photo and video taking capabilities of the HTC One smartphones regardless of the conditions. And sure enough, with the help of the HTC ImageChip, smartphones from the One series need only 0.7 seconds to boot and 0.2 seconds to lock the focus in place. Also, the back-illuminated sensor and f/2.0 aperture should make a difference when lighting conditions are not optimal.

What do you think of this HTC marketing campaign? Would it make people want to grab a HTC One handset or would it be a dud? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

30th March 2012, 01:33 PM   |  #2482  
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fIfj-xrFZOw

amazing

wat is amazing exactly? Sense 4 or the smoothness or speed or camera?

damn it! where is mine!!
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amazing

Looks good, but all the german/french speakers are killing me
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Good video but we learn nothing new over MWC videos lol
What about video and music playback, apps and games speed,wifi and GPS connectivity,screen under sunlight...
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Looks good, but all the german/french speakers are killing me

Indeed ...
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Looks good, but all the german/french speakers are killing me

No worries, I can do a Dutch one tomorrow.
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No worries, I can do a Dutch one tomorrow.

Oh god.. just speak english guys (not my native language either)
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does the article say the iphone is better i can't open the damn thing! but looks at my analysis up

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show...postcount=2474

Nope it says the One X is the better option:

"Overall, whether the One X or the iPhone 4S has a better camera boils down to individual preferences. The One X delivers sharper images at the expense of some noise, while the iPhone 4S delivers better colors and noise control.

Personally, the fast shutter speed and sharper images of the One X feel like the better option."
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Good video but we learn nothing new over MWC videos lol
What about video and music playback, apps and games speed,wifi and GPS connectivity,screen under sunlight...

well we do learn something, final retail unit with final firmware behaving as it supposed to do, compared to month early prototype being poked by hundreds of journalists , eeee should learn to worry less

thanks for all your posts eeee, your are on fire today! i'm literally loosing all patience!

This device is seriously the most desired thing right now, it has the Transformer Prime effect, mystical and highly desired, we need some sales metrics soon

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Nope it says the One X is the better option:

"Overall, whether the One X or the iPhone 4S has a better camera boils down to individual preferences. The One X delivers sharper images at the expense of some noise, while the iPhone 4S delivers better colors and noise control.

Personally, the fast shutter speed and sharper images of the One X feel like the better option."

thanks!
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