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Japan market: HTC unveils 2 SIM-free smartphones

Oct 2, 11:08

HTC on October 1 unveiled two SIM-free smartphones, Desire Eye and Desire 626, for launch in the Japan market at retail prices of JPY50,000 (US$416) and JPY29,800 in mid-October,...

HTC unveils flagship smartphones

Sep 30, 11:14

HTC on September 29 unveiled two flagship smartphones, HTC One M9+ and Butterfly 3, in Japan, with the two models to be launched in the Taiwan market on October 5 at contract-free...

HTC North Asia president Jack Tong

HTC gearing up for virtual reality applications

Sep 24, 15:58

High Tech Computer (HTC) has been aggressively pushing into the virtual reality industry and in addition to plans to launch its virtual reality device HTC Vive in October and release...

Microsoft to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based devices in October

Sep 17, 11:11

Microsoft is expected to unveil Windows 10 Mobile-based mobile devices, including Lumia smartphones and Surface tablets, at a product event to be held in New York on October 6, according...

Taiwan market: HTC, Samsung launch inexpensive 4G dual-SIM smartphones

Sep 15, 16:18

HTC and Samsung Electronics have both launched new 4G smartphones with high hardware specifications at low prices in the Taiwan market in order to cope with increasing competition...

HTC to unveil 2 new flagship models in Japan

Sep 8, 16:14

HTC plans to launch two new flagship smartphones in Japan at the end of September as the vendor will begin to tap the SIM-free market in the country from October, according to industry...

iPhone supply chain makers set to see strong sales in September, say sources

Sep 7, 15:02

Makers in the iPhone supply chain are set to see strong sales in September thanks to incoming orders for new iPhone devices which are due to be unveiled in early September, according...

HTC sees decreased August revenues

Sep 4, 14:12

HTC saw its consolidated revenues continue to decline for the fifth consecutive month to NT$6.89 billion (S$212 million) in August, down 6.99% on month and 52.62% on year.

HTC to lay off 600 employees working in Taiwan

Sep 1, 15:07

HTC will lay off 600 employees working in Taiwan, with the layoff to take effective at the end of October 2015. The layoff is part of its plan to reduce up to 15% of its workforce...

Japan market: HTC to beef up marketing of SIM-free smartphones

Aug 31, 21:57

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC expects demand for contract-free (SIM-free) smartphones in the Japan market to take off after the Japan government allowed sales of such smartphones...

HTC to buy back treasury shares to save stock price

Aug 25, 11:00

HTC has announced it will buy back 50 million treasury shares, which will account for 6% of the company's outstanding shares, and will complete the process in two months.

Taiwan market: InFocus to launches 3 new smartphones

Newswatch - Aug 20, 14:46

The US-based smartphone vendor InFocus plans to launch three new models, the M812, M808 and M370, in the Taiwan market on August 25. The three models feature a 5-, 5.2- and 5.5-inch...

HTC plans to sell Shanghai plant, says report

Aug 20, 11:41

HTC plans to sell its plant in Shanghai to China-based companies and is likely to initiate a second round of layoffs before year-end 2015 after announcing a restructuring plan recently...

HTC to slash jobs to sustain revenue and profit growth

Aug 14, 12:44

HTC has announced that it will reduce its operating costs by 35% and its global workforce by 15% by implementing a restructuring plan to sustain revenues and profit growth with a...

HTC loses NT$9.70 per share for 2Q15

Aug 7, 11:32

Smartphone vendor HTC suffered net loss per share of NT$9.70 (US$0.308) for the second quarter of 2015 mainly due to lower than expected demand for high-end Android smartphones, and...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan handset shipments to remain flat in 2H15

Aug 5, 10:48

Combined handset shipments by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs in the third and fourth quarters are likely to be lower than the amount they shipped in the second quarter, reflecting...

HTC to make investment in VR application provider WEVR

Jul 30, 10:43

HTC plans to take up 1.73 million shares, or a 15% stake, in virtual reality (VR) application provider WEVR for US$10 million, according to a company filing with the Taiwan Stock...

China Internet service company plans to invest in HTC, claims report

Jul 29, 15:46

China-based Internet security service company Qihoo 360 plans to acquire up to 31.5% share of Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, according to a China-based report,...

Taiwan market: HTC releases HTC One E9 dual sim

Jul 24, 10:44

HTC has added a new member to its HTC One family lineup, the HTC One E9 dual sim, in the Taiwan market. The new model will take on Samsung Electronics' newly released Galaxy A8 and...

The HTC Vive

HTC to seek partnerships with game developers for HTC Vive

Jul 22, 11:43

HTC will showcase its forthcoming virtual reality device, the HTC Vive, at Taipei Game Developer Forum (TGDF) to be held from July 23-24, according to the forum organizers. The forum...

The HTC Vive

HTC launches 4 HTC Desire smartphones in the US

Newswatch - Jul 17, 15:49

HTC has launched four new models of its HTC Desire family, the HTC Desire 626, 626s, 526 and 520, in the US targeting the mid-range segment.

HTC sees June revenues drop

Stockwatch - Jul 7, 15:54

HTC has reported consolidated revenues of NT$8.679 billion (US$280.48 million) for June 2015, representing a 19.55% drop on month and 60.4% drop on year. The monthly figures were...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan 2Q15 handset shipments up 18.6% on quarter

Jul 7, 14:48

Taiwan-based brand handset vendors and handset ODMs shipped a total of 20.82 million handsets in the second quarter of 2015, increasing 18.6% on quarter but decreasing 1.6% on year,...

HTC posts net losses of over NT$8 billion in 2Q15

Stockwatch - Jul 6, 16:05

HTC has posted revenues of NT$33.01 billion (US$1.076 billion) for the second quarter of 2015, meeting the low-end target of its revised guidance of NT$33-36 billion.

HTC reportedly to build handset production facilities in India

Jul 1, 14:57

HTC reportedly will team up with India-based Global Devices Network to set up handset production facilities in Noida with trial production to begin in mid-July, according to industry...

HTC chairperson Cher Wang and NorthEast United FC owner John Abraham

HTC ships 4.75 million HTC One M9 in 3 months; unlikely to make new breakthrough in China

Jun 23, 22:21

HTC has so far shipped only 4.75 million units of its new flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, since the model launched in the latter half of March, down 43.75% as compared to shipments...

Acer has no acquisition plans, says CEO

Newswatch - Jun 17, 14:05

Acer will continue to invest in its smartphone business but will not consider a merger or acquisition for the time being, according to company CEO Jason Chen.

Acer CEO Jason Chen

Taiwan market: HTC ships over 1 million HTC Desire family smartphones

Jun 16, 21:23

HTC has shipped over one million units of its HTC Desire family products, including the HTC 816, HTC 820 and HTC 626, in the Taiwan market during the period from May 2014 to April...

HTC dismisses acquisition speculation

Jun 16, 15:22

HTC will not consider any possible acquisition offer from Asustek Computer, and it has not contacted Asustek to discuss the possibility for such a deal, the Taiwan-based smartphone...

Asustek net profit deceases in 2014

Jun 12, 15:20

Asustek Computer has posted consolidated revenues of NT$477.4 billion (US$15.43 billion) for 2014, up 3% on year and net profit of NT$19.47 billion, down 9% on year. The 2014 net...

HTC lowers guidance for 2Q15, expects loss

Newswatch - Jun 8, 11:21

HTC has lowered its sales target for the second quarter of 2015 to NT$33-36 billion (US$1.06-1.16) compared to its previous guidance of NT$46.5-51 billion, citing slack demand for...

HTC to roll out new series of smartphones in 2H15, says chairperson

Jun 2, 16:01

HTC will continue to strengthen its smartphone development and will roll out a new series of products in the second half of 2015, according to company chairperson and CEO Cher Wang...

HTC to block media from attending shareholders meeting

May 28, 14:49

HTC has announced that it will not open its upcoming shareholders meeting, scheduled on June 2, to media, a measure which is not common for listed companies in Taiwan and may reflect...

China market: HTC to launch HTC One E9sw to ramp up sales, says paper

Newswatch - May 26, 15:47

HTC plans to launch a new model of its HTC One E9+ family products, the HTC One E9sw, in the China market to boost its market share, according to a Chinese-language Economic Daily...

HTC may reduce component orders for HTC One M9 by 30%, say sources

May 21, 10:55

HTC may cut its orders for related parts and components for its flagship smartphone, the HTC One M9, by as much as 30% due to lower-than-expected sales for the model in the end-market,...

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    HTC Desire 626

    HTC has launched its Desire 626 in the Taiwan market. The entry-level 4G LTE smartphone model comes with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 CPU and a 5-inch HD display. It is equipped with...

    Photo: Company, Feb 12.

  • HTC+Butterfly+2

    HTC Butterfly 2

    HTC has unveiled its new flagship model, the HTC Butterfly 2, in Tokyo in cooperation with KDDI. The smartphone will also be available in Taiwan, Hong Kong, India, Singapore, Malaysia,...

    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

  • HTC+Desire+310

    HTC Desire 310

    HTC has unveiled the new HTC Desire 310 for the entry-level market. It runs on a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, with a 4.5-inch screen and 5-megapixelcamera. It also features the HTC...

    Photo: Company, Mar 11.

  • HTC+Desire+610

    HTC Desire 610

    The HTC Desire 610 comes with 4.7-inch screen, HTC BlinkFeed and HTC BoomSound. HTC described the Desire 610 as an entertainment hub targeting the midrange market segment. The...

    Photo: Company, Mar 6.

  • HTC+One+Max

    HTC One Max

    The HTC One max is equipped with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor and a 5.9-inch Full HD 1080p display. The 16GB or 32GB onboard memory can be expanded thanks...

    Photo: Company, Oct 23.

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