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HTC is counting on CryptoKitties to boost HTC U12+ sales

Remember when the HTC Touch Diamond 2 and Touch Pro 2 were the talk of the smartphone world back in 2009? Or when every one fell for the dual camera setup and design of the HTC One (M8)? The company has not been relevant since that latter model was released in 2014. Since then, HTC has been overflowing with red ink, and if not for the $1.1 billion it received from Google for its Pixel engineering team...
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vandroid

Posts: 404; Member since: Sep 04, 2012

What were they counting on during the design process?

ijuanp03

Posts: 408; Member since: Dec 30, 2014

Make sure you sell the U12+ in the market because even in Southeast Asia, this phone can't be found anywhere.

drunkenjay

Posts: 1501; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

no wonder they are going bankrupt.

japkoslav

Posts: 1195; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

Hopefully, Valve will buy Vive division before they go bankrupt. Probably the only part of HTC worth saving.

DurTeeDee

Posts: 146; Member since: Sep 05, 2014

I really wanted to buy the U12, all they had to do was have a decent financing program or sell it through carriers (I know such a "small" request) In their bid to save money probably didn't want to make different models and run them through the carrier gamut, hence why they possibly chopped the volume buttons.

Godlymansean

Posts: 249; Member since: Apr 14, 2017

CRYPTO KITTIES?!?!? JUST TRADED IN MY IPHONE

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