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PhoneArena Awards 2014: Best value-for-money smartphones

PhoneArena Awards 2014: Best value-for-money smartphones

posted: 10 Dec 2014, 12:35

Of course, anyone would love to have the latest, greatest, most capable smartphone of them all, but at the end of the day, most people also have a budget to fit into. That's why phones that provide outstandingly great bang for the...

HTC executive says it will remain the top seller of Android phones in Taiwan after Q4

HTC executive says it will remain the top seller of Android phones in Taiwan after Q4

posted: 05 Nov 2014, 01:23

Jack Tong is the President of HTC North Asia. Mr. Tong expects that his company will ship more smartphones in Taiwan during the current quarter, than it did during the third quarter of this year....

HTC offers 100 GB of free Google Drive storage space on 5 Android smartphones

HTC offers 100 GB of free Google Drive storage space on 5 Android smartphones

posted: 02 Sep 2014, 19:36

HTC is being generous with giving away free storage space, though not all HTC smartphone users are treated the same...

HTC expands U.S. availability of its 2014 Desire line

HTC expands U.S. availability of its 2014 Desire line

posted: 11 Aug 2014, 17:07

HTC announced Monday, that it is expanding the availability of the 2014 HTC Desire series in the U.S. Customers of AT&T have been able to purchase the mid-range HTC Desire 610 since the end of July, and U.S. consumers have also been...

Best phones with front stereo speakers

Best phones with front stereo speakers

posted: 13 Jul 2014, 08:12

Today, even the average smartphone sounds pretty decent. In fact, we're seeing more and more smartphones with front-facing speakers popping up, and these, without a doubt, deliver the best listening experience one can get on a smartphone...

HTC returns to the black in Q2, thanks to the HTC One (M8)

HTC returns to the black in Q2, thanks to the HTC One (M8)

posted: 03 Jul 2014, 14:54

After reporting operating losses for the last three quarters, HTC finally returned to the black for the second quarter, thanks to the well received HTC One (M8). For the three month period ended on June 30th, the manufacturer reported...

Supposed HTC Desire 816 for Sprint appears at the FCC

Supposed HTC Desire 816 for Sprint appears at the FCC

posted: 30 May 2014, 02:33

The HTC Desire 816 is a pretty well-made phone and a good deal overall considering its reasonable pricing. It isn't available from a US carrier, however, or at least not for now. This might change soon given the evidence that we came...

HTC on the hunt for a new Chief Financial Officer, Chialin Chang to focus on sales

HTC on the hunt for a new Chief Financial Officer, Chialin Chang to focus on sales

posted: 07 May 2014, 09:29

After HTC reviewed its financial performance during the troublesome first quarter of the year yesterday, the company's chief financial officer and head of global sales, Chialin Chang, announced today...

HTC Desire 816 now available to buy in Europe, costs around $400

HTC Desire 816 now available to buy in Europe, costs around $400

posted: 30 Apr 2014, 19:52

Not long after it was released in China and other Asian markets, the Desire 816 is now being launched in Europe. The US might also get the handset soon...

New HTC Desire 210 announced in India, One M8 and Desire 816 will be released there, too

New HTC Desire 210 announced in India, One M8 and Desire 816 will be released there, too

posted: 21 Apr 2014, 14:41

The Desire 210 is a low-end HTC smartphone that features a dual-core MediaTek processor. It will cost less than $150 when it hits shelves next month...

HTC Desire 816 previewed and compared to Sony's Xperia T2 Ultra

HTC Desire 816 previewed and compared to Sony's Xperia T2 Ultra

posted: 17 Mar 2014, 07:24

HTC is launching its dual SIM Desire 816 in China this month. The new handset, which runs Android 4.4 KitKat, will be released in many other markets starting April...

HTC Desire 816 also garners 1 million pre-orders in China...or did it?

HTC Desire 816 also garners 1 million pre-orders in China...or did it?

posted: 16 Mar 2014, 18:55

Some excitement came out of China this past week when it was revealed that the Nokia X had picked up 1 million pre-orders in China after just four days. However, that figure turned out to be tainted when it was discovered...

HTC Desire 816 seemingly headed to the UK

HTC Desire 816 seemingly headed to the UK

posted: 12 Mar 2014, 23:59

The Desire 816 offers midrange features, but looks like a high-end HTC smartphone, obviously borrowing design elements from the company's One flagship...

HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 priced in Europe

HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 priced in Europe

posted: 06 Mar 2014, 16:37

Both the HTC Desire 816 and Desire 610 were announced at MWC 2014, but the 816 will be released first - starting this month in China, and in April around the world...

Mystery solved: HTC Desire 816 should run Android 4.4.2 KitKat at launch

Mystery solved: HTC Desire 816 should run Android 4.4.2 KitKat at launch

posted: 05 Mar 2014, 23:00

The Chinese version of the HTC Desire 816 has Android KitKat on board, so we're assuming that KitKat is also going to power the handset when it launches around the world starting April...

HTC Desire 816 has more color versions than we thought

HTC Desire 816 has more color versions than we thought

posted: 04 Mar 2014, 06:35

It looks like the new Desire 816 has a total of eight color versions, including pink and yellow. HTC will launch the handset later this month in China, with a global roll-out expected to follow in April...

HTC Desire 816 hands on: the 'flagship' mid-ranger

HTC Desire 816 hands on: the 'flagship' mid-ranger

posted: 25 Feb 2014, 10:53

HTC needs a hero mid-ranger, the type of device that is cut from the cloth with rival Motorola Moto G. It's unlikely that the the company will completely abandon its premium pricing model, but it sure feels like HTC will be trying very...

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