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  • Last update: Tuesday 23 June 2015 [836 news items]

Commentary: Is HTC co-governance a cure or curse?

Oct 28, 10:42

HTC has revamped its management model under which its chairperson Cher Wang and CEO Peter Chou will co-govern the company, instead of the previous policy of allowing the CEO to handle...

HTC denies it is scaling back production

Stockwatch - Oct 24, 10:58

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC on October 23 denied media reports that claimed the company had shuttered some of its production lines, looking to outsource production in order...

Smartphone vendors ramping up offerings of 5-inch entry-level models

Oct 21, 13:02

Smartphones with a display size of 5-inch and a price tag of US$300-400 have become mainstream models of the entry-level smartphone segment, attracting not only China-based handset...

HTC unveils large-size HTC One Max

Newswatch - Oct 15, 22:19

HTC has announced its first large-size smartphone, the HTC One Max, which comes with a number of features including a fingerprint scanner as well as HTC BlinkFeed, HTC Zoe and HTC...

HTC One Max

Smartphone vendors likely to revamp strategies for mini models

Oct 9, 12:15

Smartphone vendors are likely to be forced to revamp their strategies regarding the launch of "mini" series smartphones due to slow sales of these models, according to industry...

HTC 3Q13 performance falls short of guidance

Oct 4, 14:47

HTC has reported revenues of NT$47.05 billion (US$1.6 billion) for the third quarter of 2013, falling short of its guidance of NT$50-60 billion set for the quarter.

Xiaomi outperforms HTC to become fifth most used smartphone brand in China, says TrendForce

Oct 3, 14:48

While Samsung Electronics and Apple remain the top-2 brands in China, Xiaomi Technology has managed to outperform HTC to take the fifth spot in China's most used smartphone brand...

HTC sells back holdings in Beats

Newswatch - Sep 30, 12:01

HTC has signed an agreement to sell back to Beats Electronics its holdings of a 24.84% share in the US-based audio solution provider for US$265 million, according to a company announcement...

Nokia ruling to not have significant impact on HTC, say sources

Sep 25, 15:49

The recent preliminary ruling of the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on Nokia's May 2012 complaint against HTC for radio transmission patent infringements will not have significant...

Taiwan market: HTC may lose top-rank title due for lack of new flagship models

Sep 25, 12:37

HTC may lose its top-rank title in Taiwan's smartphone market in the fourth quarter of 2013 as it has failed to deliver a new flagship model for the second half of the year in the...

HTC to adopt old Qualcomm processor for HTC One Max, say sources

Sep 18, 11:36

HTC reportedly will adopt an old Qualcomm processor, the quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon S4 Pro APQ 8064, for production of its first large-size HTC One Max to be launched in October...

HTC has no plans to replace incumbent CEO, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 10, 15:22

HTC has no plans to replace its incumbent CEO Peter Chou despite the recent charges of espionage that might have resulted in a leak of its trade secrets, the Chinese-language Economic...

WP platform likely to become closed OS, forcing other brands to develop alternatives

Sep 3, 15:42

The Windows Phone (WP) platform is likely to become a closed OS after Microsoft completes its acquisition of Nokia's devices and services business, a development which will force...

HTC shares under downward pressure amid possible leak of trade secrets

Sep 2, 15:09

HTC share price plunged to an intraday low of NT$146 (US$5) before closing down NT$10 or 5.75% at NT$147.50 on September 2 as investors dumped the company's shares on concerns of...

Smartphone vendors in China expected to use mostly Full HD panels in 2014

Aug 27, 20:33

Supply chain sources in the panel industry believe that most smartphone vendors in China will be after Full HD panels in 2014 in order to keep up with market demand.

HTC continues losing ground in LTE smartphone segment

Aug 26, 16:03

HTC, a pioneer of LTE smartphones previously, appears to have lost its competitive advantage in the segment and has seen its market share lag behind Samsung Electronics, Apple, Sony...

China market: Smartphone vendors slashing WP8 phone prices to win market share

Aug 22, 21:42

Smartphone vendors, including Nokia, HTC and Huawei, have slashed the prices of their Window Phone 8 (WP8) models to below CNY1,000 (US$163) in the China market in order to compete...

Beats inclined to end partnership with HTC, say Taiwan makers

Aug 19, 21:42

US-based headphone and audio device vendor Beats Electronics plans to end its partnership with Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC through repurchasing HTC's stake in it, according...

China market: iPhone loses ground as local brands poised for growth, says TrendForce

Aug 19, 10:32

The iPhone now leads Samsung Electronics in the "brand recognition" category by only 1% in China's smartphone market, according to the most recent survey conducted by Avanti,...

China market: Branded smartphone vendors reshuffle top management to stay afloat

Aug 16, 15:44

A number of branded smartphone vendors have recently reshuffled the top management of their operations in China as they are struggling to stay afloat in the country's smartphone industry...

HTC seems to be drifting away from WP8, say Taiwan makers

Aug 13, 15:06

HTC is likely to drift away from Windows Phone 8 (WP8) platform as it has seen its share in the global WP8 market drop to below 5%, while rivals Nokia has taken an 80% share in the...

HTC introduces new ad campaign with Robert Downey Jr

Aug 12, 18:52

HTC has introduced the Change brand platform. Featuring a broad range of digital, social, PR and above the line activity, the global Change platform will kick off with a series of...

HTC July revenues hit 5-month low

Aug 5, 21:35

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC on August 5 reported consolidated revenues of NT$15.728 billion (US$524 million) for July, the lowest monthly level since March 2013 with an on-month...

Chunghwa Telecom, HTC, Orange cooperate to compete for 3G license in Myanmar

Aug 5, 14:59

Taiwan-based mobile telecom carrier Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) and smartphone vendor HTC as well as France-based Orange have cooperated to compete for a 15-year 3G mobile communication...

More smartphone brands shifting focus to mid-range models, say sources

Aug 5, 14:29

Smartphone vendors including Samsung Electronics and HTC have stepped up their purchases of parts and components for production of mid-range models as market demand for high-end models...

HTC pessimistic about 3Q13

Jul 30, 22:17

HTC forecasts third-quarter consolidated revenues of NT$50-60 billion (US$1.7-2.0 billion) slipping 15.1-29.2% on quarter, and gross margin of 18-21% down 2-5pp, as well as zero net...

BlackBerry, Nokia to not launch 5-inch or above smartphones until end of 2013, say sources

Jul 29, 10:35

While vendors of Android smartphones have been competing each other fiercely in the 5-inch segment, vendors of other platforms, including BlackBerry, Nokia and Apple are unlikely...

Taiwan market: HTC to push sales of midrange smartphone models in 3Q13

Jul 24, 11:31

HTC will focus on marketing midrange smartphones priced at NT$10,000-15,000 (US$335-502) in the Taiwan market in the third quarter of 2013 targeting the younger generation, according...

Taiwan market: HTC, TWM to launch Desire 500 smartphone

Jul 23, 20:47

HTC and mobile telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) on July 23 jointly unveiled the HTC Desire 500, an Android 4.2.2 smartphone, for launch in the Taiwan market on August 1 at a contract-free...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in June, but market share falls

Jul 22, 11:55

HTC continued to maintain its top smartphone vendor ranking in the Taiwan market with a 35.4% share in terms of sales value in June, even though its market share was down 1.5pp from...

Digitimes Research: Newly released high-end smartphones lack new functionality

Jul 9, 15:23

While a number of branded smartphone vendors have released their new high-end models recently, including the HTC Butterfly S from HTC, the Xperia Z Ultra from Sony Mobile Communications...

HTC 2Q13 performance meets guidance

Newswatch - Jul 8, 11:56

HTC has reported revenues of NT$22.08 billion (US$735 million) for June, down 23.9% sequentially and 26.4% on year. Second-quarter revenues amounted to NT$70.7 billion, meeting the...

Taiwan market: HTC maintains top smartphone vendor ranking in May

Jul 5, 15:55

HTC maintained its title as the top smartphone vendor in the Taiwan market with a 36.9% share in terms of sales value in May compared to 30.6% in April, according to data compiled...

Samsung, HTC to launch mini versions of flagship smartphones in 3Q13, say Taiwan makers

Jul 1, 21:28

Samsung Electronics will launch the Galaxy S4 mini, a 4.3-inch mini version of the flagship smartphone model Galaxy S4, in the third quarter of 2013, and Taiwan-based vendor HTC will...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan mobile phone shipments rise over 40% sequentially in 2Q13

Jul 1, 11:16

Shipments of mobile phones by Taiwan-based handset vendors and ODMs grew over 40% sequentially in the second quarter of 2013, according to Digitimes Research.

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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.

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    Photo: Company, Aug 21.

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    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.

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    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.

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    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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