HTC releases phone with three-year-old chip
Published in Mobiles


Cutting edge it isn’t

HTC has released its Desire 650 which has nearly identical specs to the Desire 630 that it announced in February 2016 and has a three-year-old same Snapdragon 400 chipset.

ASUS, HTC, Acer fall short of smartphone shipment targets
Published in Mobiles


Shipment delays, price competition, slower sales


According to the latest claims from industry sources, the three leading Taiwan-based smartphone vendors Asustek, HTC and Acer have all missed their target smartphone shipments for 2016 due to price competition and lower-than-expected sales in certain countries.

HTC sends invites to product event on January 12th
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A few days after CES


Over the weekend, HTC sent out invitations to a new product announcement it will be holding on January 12th, 2017, during the week following CES in Las Vegas.

HTC One X10 packs a Helio P10
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MediaTek has another design win in the 5.5-inch format

MediaTek had some success in the 5.5-inch market with HTC and it looks like the partnership will continue with HTC One X10 which will launch soon with the Helio P10 under the bonnet. 

Nvidia announces new Geforce VR bundle
Published in Games


For those buying Geforce GTX 10 series and HTC Vive headset

Nvidia has unveiled yet another promotion which gives away three VR games to those that buy a Geforce GTX 10 series graphics card and HTC Vive VR headset bundle.

HTC's overall device sales to plateau in 2017
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Vive headset experiences shortage of key components


HTC’s overall device sales next year are expected to hit a plateau as the company experiences a slowdown in smartphone shipments while facing difficulties in increasing shipments of its Vive virtual reality headsets.

HTC denies flogging off its smartphone business
Published in Mobiles


Things are not that bad yet

Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.

Taiwan’s smartphone sales decline
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Lower than expected results


Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.

HTC sold just 140,000 Vive VRs
Published in Graphics

Slowly ramping up

HTC cannot get a break in the phone market and it looks like the Vive VR, the outfit's over-priced VR kit, sold 140,000 pieces in August and September.

HTC shows off new controller prototype
Published in Wearables


Handcuffs anyone?

HTC has been showing off the prototype of its VR controller and position-tracking modules for its virtual reality headsets.