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HTC, Samsung likely to price WP8 models cheaper than Nokia

Oct 16, 21:51

As the first wave of the competition over Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones will kick off in November, HTC and Samsung Electronics are expected to adopt more aggressive pricing strategies...

Asia-based vendors take lead in offering of 5-inch smartphones

Oct 16, 15:20

Following the steps of Samsung Electronics, a number of branded vendors in Asia including LG Electronics, Pantech, Sharp, Panasonic and HTC as well as some China-based handset makers,...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

HTC sees revenues slide over 50% on year in September

Oct 9, 01:15

HTC has announced revenues of NT$21.2 billion (US$721.43 million) for September, down 11.6% sequentially and 53.4% from a year earlier. Third-quarter revenues of NT$70.2 billion met...

Asustek September revenues up on month, year

Oct 9, 01:10

Taiwan-based vendor Asustek Computer on October 8 reported non-consolidated revenues of NT$33.763 billion (US$1.14 billion) for September, growing by 5.49% on month and by 8.12% on...

HTC unveils HTC One X+

Oct 3, 16:12

HTC has unveiled the HTC One X+, a refreshed version of its HTC One X smartphone, running the HTC Sense 4+ experience on Android Jelly Bean. The HTC One X+ combines the design, camera...

Nokia, HTC may engage in patent lawsuits over WP8 smartphones, say sources

Sep 27, 01:50

Nokia and HTC may engage in a new round of patent lawsuits over Windows Phone 8 models released recently by the two vendors due to their similar designs, according to industry sour...

HTC continues to be top Taiwan-based global brand in 2012

Sep 26, 10:52

Government-sponsored Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) on September 25 announced that smartphone vendor HTC has been appraised as the most valuable Taiwan-based global...

Non-iPhone brands to counter iPhone 5 with more NFC-enabled models, say sources

Sep 24, 16:32

Although Apple's iPhone 5 is expected to enjoy strong sales, the lack of NFC (near field communication) functionality in the latest iPhone model will allow rival brands to differentiate...

Chipset solution supply to play a key role in year-end smartphone sales, say sources

Sep 24, 12:08

The ability of smartphone vendors to secure sufficient supplies of key components, particularly chipset solutions, will be crucial for them to win in the sales competition during...

Nokia to miss out on year-end sales for not delivering WP8 models ahead of HTC or Samsung, say sources

Sep 21, 14:21

Nokia is likely to miss out on the year-end sales opportunities if it lags Samsung Electronics or HTC in the delivery of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones, according to industry so...

HTC hopes to regain US market share with new Windows Phone 8 smartphones

Sep 20, 01:15

The rise of Apple and Samsung Electronics has pushed HTC to rank number three in the US smartphone market with an approximately 14% market share. The firm plans to regain turf with...

TXC revenues to hit new high in September, ramping up capacity for new orders

Sep 17, 16:20

Quartz component maker TXC is expected to see its revenues continue to hit a new record in September 2012 after revenues topped an historic high of NT$972 million (US$33 million)...

iPhone 5 strong debut to affect non-iPhone camp, but may trigger patent war on LTE

Sep 13, 14:53

The iPhone 5 has made a strong debut in terms of design, Retina display, A6 chip, adding 4G LTE, and an upgraded camera that is likely to impact non-iPhone smartphones. The impact...

HTC introduces smartphones selling in China, Japan to other markets in Asia

Sep 12, 01:05

Taiwan-based vendor HTC has scored points in tapping the China and Japan's smartphone markets and has launched new Desire series models selling in China in India and Southeast Asia,...

China-based Huawei, ZTE to step into tablet market, say sources

Sep 11, 12:19

While international smartphone players including LG Electronics, Motorola Mobility, RIM and Nokia have apparently retreated from the tablet PC market in order to focus on their core...

HTC revenues down for fourth straight month in August

Newswatch - Sep 7, 11:09

HTC has reported revenues of NT$24.02 billion (US$803.34 million) for August 2012, down 4% sequentially and 47% on year. The data shows that HTC's revenues have been declining for...

Timing is good for WP8 phones, but Microsoft faces challenges to maintain relationships with partners

Sep 6, 15:30

The timing for Nokia, Samsung Electronics, and HTC to release Windows Phone 8 (WP8) smartphones at the end of October or later in 2012 could not be better, but Microsoft's preferential...

AUO to mass produce small-sized AMOLED panels with 50% yield rate

Sep 6, 01:00

AU Optronics (AUO) is set to start mass producing small-sized AMOLED panels in the third quarter of 2012 with a production yield rate at around 50%, according to industry sources.

HTC to tie up with AUO for AMOLED panels, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 5, 16:37

HTC reportedly plans to take up the rights issues to be released by AU Optronics (AUO) as a means to secure sufficient supply of AMOLED panels for smartphone production, according...

Samsung, HTC, LG lead in LTE smartphone sales in Europe, say sources

Sep 4, 14:25

Samsung Electronics, HTC and LG Electronics have led other vendors with regard to sales of LTE-enabled smartphones in Europe, but competition is set to intensify as China-based and...

Taiwan market: Nexus 7 available for pre-order at NT$8,990

Sep 4, 01:40

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed Nexus 7 tablet PC on September 3, became available for pre-order in Taiwan market with the 16GB model priced at NT$8,990 (US$300),...

HTC showcasing Desire X at IFA

Newswatch - Aug 31, 16:11

HTC will unveil its new smartphone, the HTC Desire X, at IFA, which runs from August 31 to September 5 in Berlin. The HTC Desire X is an affordable smartphone that delivers a state...

HTC has no intentions to settle with Apple, says company chairperson

Aug 29, 01:35

HTC and Apple have been battling over patents. According to Cher Wang, chairperson of HTC, despite Samsung's recent lawsuit loss, HTC does not have any intentions to settle.

Cher Wang, HTC chairperson

HTC considering to launch new tablet PC in cooperation with Pegatron, say sources

Aug 27, 13:56

HTC is considering reigniting its efforts in the tablet PC market by the end of 2012 and is reportedly in talks with Pegatron Technology for ODM production, according to sources at...

HTC announces investment in Magnet Systems to strengthen mobile business applications

Aug 21, 16:08

HTC has announced that it will invest US$35.4 million (NT$1.063 billion) to take up a 17.1% stake in US-based software developer Magnet Systems. The investment aims to strengthen...

HTC to book investment losses on stake in OnLive

Newswatch - Aug 20, 15:35

HTC has said in a statement it expects to book an investment loss of US$40 million on its stake in US-based on-demand games company OnLive.

Competition in smartphone market to heat up in peak season

Aug 20, 13:11

Nearly all smartphone vendors including Nokia, Apple, Samsung Electronics, HTC and RIM will launch new flagship models in the August-September period, aiming to further ramp up, or...

Asia-Pacific-based OEMs dominate chip spending growth on home turf, says IHS

Aug 17, 15:27

On a worldwide basis Apple and other multinational OEMs may be the leading semiconductor purchasers in 2012, but within the all-important Asia-Pacific region it is the locally based...

HTC lacks brand marketing, CEO says in memo to company

Aug 16, 01:30

HTC has been facing operating challenges. Company CEO Peter Chou indicated that problems such as lack of brand marketing, cross-department communication and execution have been causing...

China market: HTC-like device sold for less than CNY1,000

Aug 14, 01:30

A number of smartphones resembling HTC handsets have been developed by China's white-box handset makers and are being priced at as low as less than CNY1,000 (US$157), according to...

Nokia, HTC to unveil Windows Phone 8 smartphones in September, say sources

Aug 13, 12:35

Nokia and HTC have been accelerating development of Windows Phone 8-based smartphones in a bid to halt their declining market shares by launching new models ahead of the release of...

Digitimes Research: Taiwan makers to see decreased 3Q12 handset shipments

Aug 13, 11:58

Taiwan-based makers will ship a total of 16.32 million handsets in the third quarter of 2012, dropping by 15.0% on quarter and by 33.5% on year, according to forecast by Digitimes...

HTC sees revenues down sharply on-year in July

Newswatch - Aug 7, 11:41

HTC saw its revenues dip 16.7% on month and 44.5% on year to a five-month low of NT$25 billion (US$834.45 million) in July. For the first seven months of 2012, revenues amounted to...

HTC to launch 5-inch smartphone in September-October, say sources

Aug 6, 14:58

HTC will step into the large-size smartphone segment by launching a flagship model with a 5-inch display featuring a resolution of 1794 by 1080 pixels in September-October, according...

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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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