HTC to launch three new budget-friendly smartphones soon

HTC quietly launched a brand-new affordable smartphone, the Wildfire E2, last week, but the company has three other cheap devices in the pipeline.

yesterday, 2:20 PM by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
HTC quietly launches its next budget-friendly smartphone

HTC's Wildfire series has just gotten bigger with the release of the budget-friendly Wildfire E2.

Aug 10, 2020, 2:38 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
HTC tumbles to new low ahead of first 5G smartphone launch

HTC posted record-low revenue figures in the month of July. The company's weakened smartphone business continued to tumble, but the upcoming launch of the HTC U20 5G could temporarily turn things around.

Aug 07, 2020, 8:34 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
HTC's smartphone comeback to continue with Wildfire E2

The HTC Wildfire E2 has leaked out as the company's next smartphone. It will target the budget segment and offer a 6.2-inch display, 64GB of storage, and a MediaTek processor.

Jul 16, 2020, 5:58 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
HTC posts its best revenue result in eight months ahead of 5G smartphone release

HTC is alive and kicking, preparing its long overdue 5G smartphone debut while improving its revenue total to the highest monthly level since October 2019.

Jul 07, 2020, 6:59 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  3 comments
Official HTC new product videos show Desire 20 Pro, U20 5G and more

HTC has released three videos related to its recent introduction of the HTC Desire 20 Pro and the HTC U20 5G. These are the two latest smartphones produced by HTC.

Jul 01, 2020, 6:29 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
The HTC Desire 20 Pro and U20 5G are official: HTC is back in the game, or is it?

After a long hiatus, HTC finally announced a pair of new smartphones. But you're unlikely too see them in the wild, as for now they're meant for only one country.

Jun 16, 2020, 6:08 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  6 comments
HTC Desire 20 Pro leaked photo reveals disappointingly dull design

A leaked photo of the HTC Desire 20 Pro shows that there's absolutely nothing unusual or exciting about HTC's upcoming mid-range smartphone when it comes to looks.

Jun 11, 2020, 12:31 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  8 comments

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HTC is making its smartphone comeback next week

HTC is asking us to free up some time next Tuesday for the announcement of its new smartphone. Will this be the first step on the way back to glory or yet another fruitless attempt to save the company? We'll find out in a week!

Jun 09, 2020, 3:16 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov
Leaked specs hint that the HTC Desire 20 Pro will not live up to its name

The phone has been added to Google Play Console’s Device Catalog and is nothing to write home about.

Jun 05, 2020, 12:04 AM,  by Anam Hamid,  7 comments
HTC's first 5G smartphone could arrive as early as July

New information coming from reliable sources suggests HTC plans to gain an advantage over the competition by launching its 5G smartphone in Taiwan as early as July.

May 25, 2020, 8:14 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  4 comments
HTC U Ear true wireless earbuds seen on FCC's website

HTC is evidently gearing up to enter the true wireless headphones industry with AirPods-inspired buds.

May 17, 2020, 4:14 PM,  by Anam Hamid,  4 comments
HTC reports yet another month of shrinking sales

HTC has reported yet another month of shrinking sales. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic finally started to show in April and the lack of new smartphones didn't help either.

May 07, 2020, 4:37 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  2 comments
Leaked sketch reveals premium HTC Desire 20 Pro design

Recently described as a mix between the OnePlus 8 and Xiaomi Mi 10, the upcoming mid-range HTC Desire 20 Pro is today depicted for the very first time with a hole punch design and quad rear-facing camera setup.

Apr 29, 2020, 3:49 PM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
HTC is not dead yet, preparing a new mid-range phone that actually sounds promising

You'd be forgiven for thinking HTC was already out of the smartphone market, but that's not the case just yet, with a relatively promising Desire 20 Pro mid-ranger reportedly in the pipeline.

Apr 25, 2020, 6:07 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  20 comments
T-Mobile's big 5G plans are not good news for all Sprint customers

If you own a Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, OnePlus 7 Pro 5G, LG V50 ThinQ, or HTC 5G Hub on Sprint, expect a serious speed downgrade once T-Mobile integrates the Now Network's mid-band spectrum.

Apr 23, 2020, 1:30 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  2 comments
HTC revenues actually grew in March despite the COVID-19 pandemic

HTC experienced a positive March 2020 with revenues rising sequentially for the first time in three months. These positive results comes despite the COVID-19 impact on the smartphone industry.

Apr 06, 2020, 1:58 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  6 comments
HTC lost a ton of money in Q4 2019

HTC lost loads of money in the final quarter of 2019, the company has revealed today. It follows a continuous decline in smartphone sales and a lack of demand for VR headsets.

Mar 23, 2020, 2:02 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  6 comments
HTC's 5G flagship can't come soon enough as revenues drop to historic low

HTC reported historic low revenue numbers in February 2020. The company is developing a 5G Snapdragon 865-powered flagship that should help turn things around later this year.

Mar 06, 2020, 3:26 PM,  by Joshua Swingle,  14 comments
First HTC smartphone to be launched this year is the Wildfire R70

It looks like HTC is still releasing entry-level phones, such as the Wildfire R70 that's just been revealed today.

Feb 27, 2020, 2:09 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  7 comments
HTC is not done with smartphones yet, plans to release a 5G one in 2020

Despite what many people might think, HTC still hasn't given up on smartphones. The company's chief executive said there's a plan to release at least one 5G phone this year.

Feb 24, 2020, 2:55 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  5 comments
HTC experienced a terrible start to the year

HTC experienced a terrible start to 2020 by recording its second-worst month on record. The company's smartphone business has continued to shrink for the best part of the last decade.

Feb 10, 2020, 3:07 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  11 comments
For HTC's biggest fans, things just got worse

HTC's superfan community site HTC Elevate is dead. The manufacturer used the feedback generated by Elevate to improve its handsets and members were awarded freebies and tickets to new product announcements.

Jan 11, 2020, 8:47 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  16 comments
Last year was HTC's worst ever; revenues have fallen 87% since 2017

2019 was HTC's worst year ever as revenues dropped down to just $332.85 million. This represents a huge 87% decrease from the $2 billion it generated just two years earlier in 2017.

Jan 06, 2020, 11:34 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  5 comments
Sprint finally rolls out HTC U11 Android 9 Pie update

Sprint resumed the roll-out of the HTC U11 Android 9 Pie update, so if you're still using one, you should check whether or not you've been notified about it.

Dec 16, 2019, 12:11 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  3 comments
Tweet from HTC suggests that one of its classic phones could return

The head of HTC's Creative Labs asked a hypothetical question on Twitter; which HTC classic phone would you like to see brought back updated with modern technology?

Nov 15, 2019, 9:17 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  28 comments
The Desire 19s is another cheap yet overpriced phone from HTC

HTC has just announced the $196 Desire 19s in Taiwan. It features a triple-camera setup on the rear, a 6.2-inch notched display, and MediaTek's low-end Helio P22 paired with just 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.

Nov 14, 2019, 6:29 AM,  by Joshua Swingle
HTC reports sixth straight quarterly loss as smartphone woes continue

HTC has reported its sixth straight quarterly loss and continues to bleed through its money. The company's smartphone business shows little sign of recovery and the VR headset division isn't yet generating enough profit to offset losses.

Nov 13, 2019, 5:29 AM,  by Joshua Swingle
HTC's latest revenue figures shut down hopes of a comeback

HTC generated just $21.59 million in revenue between October 1st and October 31st. The figure is down almost 50% annually and follows a surprisingly impressive September, therefore shutting down any hopes of a comeback.

Nov 06, 2019, 6:21 AM,  by Joshua Swingle,  10 comments
HTC keeps its promises, launches a second, cheaper blockchain smartphone

The newly introduced Exodus 1s is now available for purchase in Europe, Taiwan, Saudi Arabia and the UAE for €220.

Oct 19, 2019, 2:35 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  8 comments
HTC surprisingly stops the financial bleeding with solid September revenue score

HTC didn't exactly make a boatload of money in September 2019, but its latest monthly revenue score is the first since June 2017 to represent both a sequential and year-on-year improvement.

Oct 07, 2019, 5:31 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  7 comments
HTC to return to the premium smartphone market when the time is right

HTC's success doesn't depend on developing markets, and that his company will be more active in the premium handset segment focused on “countries with higher GDP (gross domestic products).”

Oct 07, 2019, 1:43 AM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  6 comments
HTC gives its CEO the boot, a new leader will try to bring the company back into relevancy

HTC, once a leader in the smartphone market, made a change at the highest level, hiring former Orange telecom executive Yves Maitre.

Sep 17, 2019, 7:28 AM,  by Georgi Zarkov,  19 comments
HTC Exodus is getting native support for Bitcoin Cash

HTC has just announced it has partnered with Bitcoin to offer Exodus owners native support for Bitcoin Cash.

Sep 16, 2019, 2:32 PM,  by Cosmin Vasile,  1 comment
OnePlus 7 Pro bests LG and Samsung devices in US download speeds, iPhones lag far behind

The OnePlus 7 Pro is crowned the fastest smartphone in the US for 4G downloads by OpenSignal, narrowly beating the likes of the LG V35 ThinQ and Samsung Galaxy S10+ and completely crushing the iPhone XS Max.

Sep 10, 2019, 7:01 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  14 comments
Grab a fork; the HTC U12+ is finally getting Android 9 Pie in the states

The HTC U12+ is finally getting updated to Android 9 Pie in the states. Of course, this comes just as Google is about to release the final and stable version of Android Q.

Aug 21, 2019, 6:09 PM,  by Alan Friedman,  4 comments
featured The state of Android Pie updates on the eve of Android Q: the best and worst brands

With the stable rollout of Android Q right around the corner, this is the ideal time to evaluate the general state of Android Pie updates, as well as the individual performance of the world's top smartphone vendors.

Aug 16, 2019, 9:10 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  9 comments
The HTC Wildfire X is a good-looking budget phone with triple rear cameras

The HTC Wildfire X might just be the company's most interesting smartphone in quite some time, starting at a very reasonable price in India with a stylish design and three rear-facing cameras in tow.

Aug 14, 2019, 3:01 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  8 comments
HTC's financial crisis deepens with a fifth straight quarterly loss reported in Q2 2019

HTC just can't stop bleeding money, losing another $70 million between April and June 2019 on the back of disheartening smartphone sales.

Aug 13, 2019, 5:22 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  6 comments
featured Why is HTC not throwing in the towel yet?

After many failed experiments, a slow descent to smartphone market irrelevance, and poor financial results reported for many years now, HTC is still not giving up, possibly pinning its hopes on 5G and nostalgia to mount a comeback.

Aug 09, 2019, 9:15 AM,  by Adrian Diaconescu,  27 comments
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