HTC exec defends One A9's design: Apple copies us

HTC exec defends One A9's design: Apple copies us

You do not want good imaginative and prescient to see that HTC’s newest smartphone, the One A9, is almost similar to Apple’s iPhone 6 and 6s. However the Taiwan-based mostly firm swears Apple copied its design first, not the opposite approach round, pointing to its One M7 and M8 flagships as proof — each got here out earlier than the iPhone 6 collection. In response to Need China Occasions, throughout a current press briefing in Taiwan, HTC’s North Asia President Jack Tong responded to claims calling the A9 an iPhone clone. “We’re not copying. We made a unibody metallic-clad telephone in 2013 [the year the M7 was released],” he stated. “It is Apple that copies us when it comes to the antenna design on the again.”

Though Tong does have some extent, since Apple did not undertake the outlined, rear-dealing with antenna look till the iPhone 6, there isn’t any denying the A9 borrowed virtually each different design facet from iPhone 6 and 6s’ design. Apple hasn’t stated something concerning the matter but, and let’s hope it stays that means. As a result of the world does not one other authorized kerfuffle between two main tech companies — Apple vs. Samsung, anybody?