More and more smartphone manufacturers have been moving towards on-screen buttons, with Google really pushing for it over the physical button alternative. However, there are still a few OEMs (we're looking at you, Samsung) that have preferred to keep things a bit more traditional. Tell us which way you prefer and why.
The Best HTC Device 2009 Poll, Vote Now!
In 2008 “The best HTC device ever, till 2008 models” poll was created and more than 3800 members voted. The HTC Kovsky (Xperia) was voted the best HTC device with over 1800 votes!
2008’s top 3:
1. Kovsky – 1,831 votes
2. Blackstone – 1,261 votes
3. Universal – 763 votes
Now in its second year, this popular poll will have very interesting results on what our members preferences are for the best HTC device of the year. At the moment the Leo and Rhodium are fighting for first place with the Hero and Topaz batteling for third place. There’s less than one month to go until this poll closes so if you have not voted yet, please do so in the voting thread!
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