quote: For a fixed focal length camera, more MP means I can take a picture, then crop tightly to make it identical to a telephoto shot.
quote: I'm waiting for a flagship level phone that doesn't make it look like I'm calling someone on a tablet
quote: Galaxy S4 mini
quote: With the One camera, HTC has gone the other way entirely, instead moving up the scale to bigger 2.0 micron pixels while others move down to 1.1, while last year everyone primarily shipped at 1.4 microns. They’ve branded this the ‘UltraPixel sensor’, but really the important thing to think about is that the pixels are 4 square microns (2.0 x 2.0 micron) compared to the flavor-du-jour 1.21 square microns (1.1 x 1.1 micron) and thus have just over 3x the area. The result is, like anything else, a tradeoff but in the other direction - improved low light sensitivity and dynamic range at the expense of spatial resolution. At 1/3" sensor size, use of 2.0 micron pixels translates to 4.0 MP of resolution.
quote: The price in Europe for an unlocked handset reportedly will be around €400 ($523 USD) -- somewhat pricy, given that the "Senseless" HTC One is available for $599 USD unlocked from Google Inc.'s (GOOG) Play Store.