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HTC getting serious, unveils 'Change' marketing campaign starring Robert Downey Jr.

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HTC getting serious, unveils 'Change' marketing campaign starring Robert Downey Jr.

HTC has just unveiled a new marketing campaign that will feature a series of YouTube, cinema and TV spots starring actor Robert Downey Jr. Called 'Change', the new brand platform is a long-term investment for the troubled Taiwanese manufacturer that will try to get people interested and talking about HTC.

Following the just published 15-second teaser (that makes two of those), a complete, 2-minute spot will air on YouTube on August 15. TV and cinema commercials are scheduled to hit the screens immediately afterwards, so it looks like it'll be pretty hard to miss HTC's marketing message this summer.

After a brutal sales slump that has continued for years, HTC seems convinced that the problem isn't really in the products themselves, but rather - the lack of media presence. Meanwhile, the company's biggest rival, Samsung, has been pouring tons of marketing dollars over its mobile devices, and those investments have obviously produced the results the Korean company has been looking for. With the 'Change' brand platform, HTC will be trying to counter this.



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posted on 12 Aug 2013, 02:28 12

1. b1acktiger (Posts: 207; Member since: 19 May 2012)


Finally, HTC is back for the hunt.

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 02:37 11

2. tiara6918 (Posts: 1390; Member since: 26 Apr 2012)


The only reason why htc is loosing marketing share is because they are overshadowed by the aggressive marketing campaign of their opponent. I hope their new strategy will make them back on the track

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 03:32 4

5. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2579; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


They are slow dear. Marketing team is not good, they need to learn it from Sammy. This is a good move till now after making One.

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 03:06 11

3. darkskoliro (Posts: 965; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Introducing RDJ is a very good move...a very very good move...

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 05:53 4

10. darkskoliro (Posts: 965; Member since: 07 May 2012)


Jarvis powered HTC device one day? :D:D

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 11:26

11. MobileCaseReview (Posts: 241; Member since: 10 Feb 2012)


That would be awesome. On that alone the phone would sell like crazy.

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 17:01

12. Geezy03 (Posts: 43; Member since: 10 Apr 2009)


I'd buy one on day 1

posted on 17 Aug 2013, 01:53

13. ShenAlJoker (Posts: 93; Member since: 19 Jul 2013)


wake up from ur sleep!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 03:11 11

4. LetsBeHonest (Posts: 762; Member since: 04 Jun 2013)


Good move HTC
marketing is the only thing you lack. You develop such high quality,gorgeous looking devices.
and RDJ is just so cool a high potential actor for sure & i am a fan too.. Ha ha

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 03:46 3

6. chocolaking (Posts: 438; Member since: 22 May 2012)


Way to Go HTC! keep it up and hope it's the right directiong for your marketing strategy!
I ufckinglove my ONE still!!

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 04:16 1

7. amiroo (Posts: 269; Member since: 03 Sep 2012)


big step and maybe push htc to ring with best quality in adv.

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 04:21 2

8. sonisoe (Posts: 325; Member since: 06 May 2009)


good luck htc.. hands down htc one is the best device today...

posted on 12 Aug 2013, 05:24 5

9. DKMDROID (Posts: 102; Member since: 09 Aug 2011)


Now that they have Robert Downey Jr. to do their ads they should consider making an Ironman version of the One or One Max im sure the red and gold paint job would go down well

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