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HTC One with stock Android confirmed, coming June 26th for $599

By Shawn Knight
May 30, 2013
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  1. Google’s Sundar Pichai just confirmed at D11 what we suspected all along: a vanilla version of the HTC One is on the way. The handset, which will run on AT&T and T-Mobile’s speedy LTE data networks, is scheduled to debut...

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  2. negroplasty

    negroplasty TS Maniac Posts: 537   +12

    Excellent news, I quite like this new trend!
     
  3. yowanvista

    yowanvista TS Rookie Posts: 82

    One thing though. It's not technically 'Stock Android' as Beats Audio is proprietary and does not qualify itself to be part of AOSP. It's more like some kind a vanilla version of Android compiled using HTC's proprietary blobs along with their own kernel. HTC and Google can tweak the OS all they want for the hardware as long as it remains ?stock-y? and can be easily updated by Google directly.
     
  4. Chazz

    Chazz TS Enthusiast Posts: 634   +60

    I really like this phone, this is great news.
     
  5. Railman

    Railman TS Enthusiast Posts: 657   +95

    Can Beats be downloaded? It would make sense considering the number of persons buy the headphones separately.
     


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