HTC smartphone biz revamp

HTC has sold part of its smartphone team to Google as it seeks to turn around its business.

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    HTC has introduced its new flagship smartphone, the HTC U12+, in the Taiwan market, priced at NT$23,900 (US$798) for a 6GB RAM/64GB ROM version and NT$24,900 for another 6GB RAM/138GB...
  • Sales of smartphones in the Taiwan market have continued to drop for the fifth consecutive month to 490,000 units in April 2018, according to data compiled by local retail channels...
  • HTC has announced that it is ready to launch its first blockchain-enabled phone, Exodus, which will support a number of cryptocurrencies including Bitcoin, Lightning Networks, Ethereum...
  • HTC reports earnings for 1Q18

    Tuesday 8 May 2018
    HTC has reported net profits of NT$21.1 billion (US$707.69 million) or NT$25.7 per share for the first quarter of 2018, ending its 11 consecutive quarterly losses.
  • HTC sales remain in doldrums

    Monday 7 May 2018
    HTC saw its consolidated revenues decline 24.2% on month and 55.4% on year to NT$2.099 billion (US$70.71 million) in April, the company's lowest monthly figures since August 2004.
  • HTC has sent out invitations for a product event to be held on May 23, with market watchers indicating that the vendor is likely to introduce its new flagship model, the U12+, and...
  • The launch of the standalone VR devices such as Facebook's Oculus Go and HTC's Vive Focus in late 2017 has pave the way for the proliferation of similar devices in early 2018, including...
  • HTC has adopted a double-pronged strategy to boost its smartphone and VR device businesses as it is aiming to bring a rebound to its overall performance, according to industry sour...
  • htc
    HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$2.771 billion (US$94.77 million) for March, up 6.1% on month but down 46.7% on year.
  • HTC launches Vive Pro in Hong Kong

    Wednesday 28 March 2018
    HKT+managing+director+Ringo+Ng+%28left%29+and+HTC+North+Asia+president+Raymond+Pao+
    HTC has teamed up with Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) to promote its high-end Vive Pro VR devices in Hong Kong, with plans to also launch the device in Australia, Singapore and...
  • htc
    HTC has reported a record quarterly loss of NT$9.81 billion (US$337.37 million) or NT$11.93 per share for the fourth quarter of 2017.
  • Asustek+is+likely+to+make+a+breakthrough+with+ZenFone+5
    Asustek Computer, as compared to HTC and Acer, might be the sole Taiwan-based vendor that can prevail in the global smartphone market after the company managed to launch its next-generation...
  • HTC+is+expected+to+begin+shipping+Vive+Pro+in+2Q18
    HTC is expected to announce the pricing of its new VR device, the Vive Pro, on March 20, paving the way for the company to start delivering the new gadgets in the second quarter of...
  • HTC+supporint+VR+startups+to+develop+VR+technologies+and+services
    HTC has announced that it will set up its sixth VR accelerator center in London to support VR startups in the UK and Europe.
  • HTC saw its consolidated revenues drop 23.24% on month and 44.04% on year to a 13-year low of NT$2.61 billion (US$89.3 million) in February.
  • Taiwan handsets – 4Q 2017

    Tuesday 27 February 2018
    Handset+shipments+grew+significantly+in+2017
    Taiwan's handset shipments grew significantly in 2017 because of strong orders from HMD Global for Nokia-branded devices. HMD's manufacturing partner, Foxconn, benefited most.
  • Samsung+Galaxy+S9%2C+S9%2B
    At MWC 2018, Samsung launched the Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus with an evolutionary design building on Galaxy S8 and S8 Plus. Samsung is focusing on enhanced camera capabilities to differentiate...
  • After scoring a sequential gain in the fourth quarter of 2017, Taiwan-based handset brands and ODMs are expected to see their combined shipments drop by 30% sequentially in the first...
  • HTC smartphone business head resigns

    Wednesday 14 February 2018
    HTC has seen the head of its smartphone business resign, about two weeks after it completed a deal to transfer its ODM smartphone team to Google.
  • HTC saw its consolidated revenues dip 15.3% on month and 27% on year to a six-month low of NT$3.403 billion (US$116.42 million) in January.
  • HTC completes deal with Google

    Wednesday 31 January 2018
    HTC has completed the deal of transferring its ODM smartphone team to Google, and the company will now focus more on developing branded smartphone and VR products, according to a...
  • HTC has begun shipping its Vive Focus VR devices to consumers in China, expecting the availability of the standalone VR products to boost its sales performance for the first quarter...
  • Smartphone sales in the Taiwan market slid 5.5% sequentially to 614,000 units in December 2017, as sales momentum of Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8 devices began to slow down, according...
  • HTC launches U11 Eyes in Taiwan

    Tuesday 16 January 2018
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    HTC launched its new smartphone, the U11 Eyes, in the Taiwan market on January 15 and began to take pre-orders immediately. The new model, which features 2D facial recognition capability,...
  • HTC unveils Vive Pro at CES 2018

    Tuesday 9 January 2018
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    HTC has unveiled a new version of its Vive headset, Vive Pro, at CES 2018 as the company moves to further enhance its VR hardware business along with other efforts to expand its VR...
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