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HTC revenue hits a six-month peak in November thanks to the HTC One A9

HTC revenue hits a six-month peak in November thanks to the HTC One A9
Led by the HTC One A9, HTC posted strong top-line growth in November. In fact, the $314.32 million in revenue reported for the month was a six-month high, and a 14.96% improvement from October's figure. To be clear, HTC remains in a slump. Year-over-year revenue in November was down 39.25%. For the first 11 months of the year, HTC brought in $3.5 billion, down 33.32% from the first 11 months of 2014.

The good news for HTC is that the sales momentum should continue this month. The combination of holiday sales along with the release of the HTC One A9 in additional markets, should lead to continued top-line growth on a sequential basis.

In addition to the mid-range One A9, the company is still selling the HTC One M9 flagship model which includes certain variants including the HTC One M9+. HTC's next flagship model, dubbed the HTC O2, is rumored to include a 6-inch screen with a 1440 x 2560 QHD resolution; the phablet is expected to be equipped with the Snapdragon 820 under the hood.


source: Digitimes

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29 Comments

1. Arch_Fiend

Posts: 3935; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Its Hard To Believe People Like The One A9 Even A Little Bit.

9. maherk

Posts: 6642; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

As much as I disliked it at first, I do like it now, a lot. If it wasn't for the fact that the next major flagships are less than 2 months far from now, I would ve bought one and gave it a try. As for HTC, please, just please, give us the same design as the concept m9 that was leaked, and I will definitely pass on a Galaxy flagship for the 1st time in almost 5 years now. Make sure to ditch that horrible toshiba sensor in favor for a kick@ss Sony one.

19. combatmedic870

Posts: 982; Member since: Sep 02, 2015

Sony just bought toshibas sensor division. No worries there!

20. vincelongman

Posts: 5585; Member since: Feb 10, 2013

Toshiba's sensor wasn't the problem Nokia also use Toshiba sensors and they are among the best HTC need to improve their software processing

13. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

People like criticizing phones that they never had their hands on.

15. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

And such people are many on here. Especially Mxy.

31. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

Changing the design of the phone, doesn't change how the phone works. If you have used a phone in the past, how much is going to change? For some alot, for some nothing at all. Example, I never liked Samsung TouchWiz. My first usage of it was on the Droid Charge which was a horribly slow Android version for Verizon of the Samsung Focus that appeared running Windows Phone 7 on AT&T. I bought it on eBay for $100 and I did so to get use to TW since I was considering the Galaxy S III. It almost made me not get it, but I am happy I did. But TouchWiz has evolved to a point that I liek it now. But at the time after having my HTC Droid Incredible for 2 years and loving the Sense UI, I never thought I would switch away from HTC. But Sense after that got slow and boring. I liked it for the tight integration of FB and Twitter and not having to open those apps to reply to posts and messages. I liked having a single messaging app to handle all the social networks I was using like AOL, FB, Yahoo and MSN. But Sense 5 and 6 were terrible to me so I moved on. But someone once you have tried a phone, and yet it has changed in years, like for me the iPhone, thought I've never really used the iPhone 6/6S models on a daily basis, I know enough to know I don't ever want one because nothing has really changed since the 4's I had. You can look at a device and tell you won't want to use it. That is how I am with the Xperia, LG G series, Moto X, Nexus and many others. Like I don't like Vanilla Android, So I automatically would be bias against such a phone because they are boring to me and have no features which explains their typical low cost.

14. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Too hard to believe!

16. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

zeeBomb! A9 is jaw-droping gorgeous. You've got to admit it.

22. Jango

Posts: 369; Member since: Oct 24, 2014

But aren't you a little happy even to hear that HTC is making a LITTLE bit of money again? They are Android legends when you look at their contributions. I'm rooting for them, even though I have the undisputed Android king, the Nexus 6P. I've previously had the OG Desire and the One X from HTC, awesome devices.

26. .General.

Posts: 5; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

I still love my M7, after the M7 the designs have gone smoother curves rather than edged like the M7.

27. Shocky unregistered

It's overpriced, they're talking advantage of people for the sake of making a quick buck. If it was 33% cheaper I would say it's a good phone, but that's not the case. You can buy phones in the UK for £100 less with better specs, the people buying the A9 are clueless.

32. true1984

Posts: 860; Member since: May 23, 2012

not really. you're paying for the software and user experience. to some people its worth it and to others it isn't. it has nothing to do with being clueless

2. TechieXP1969

Posts: 14967; Member since: Sep 25, 2013

So where is all the naysayers who claimed their attempt to get iPhone users you giving them the HTC M9 at a discount was working and they only extended save face? Where you guys at now. I wonder how many iPhone users jumped at the HTC deal.

5. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

Looks like the iPhone trade in is working

6. xperiaZlover

Posts: 202; Member since: Nov 15, 2015

The problem with HTC is that they dont have a strong midrange offering. Htc desire 620/626 have so many versions and only the Sd210 version has lollipop. I am surprised HTC used a crappy soc like SD210 to power up a midrange device. And no software upgrades for atleast desire 600series. And they have a good 5.5 inch htc desire800 series.but they are very late in updates. They are even late than sony. Sony updated the midrangers to lollipop before htc desire 820. I love htc phones as well. They make nice design. But i think the range of devices by them is the reason for their downfall.

28. Shocky unregistered

The A9 is a mid ranged phone priced as a high end phone, what would their mid range be exactly? 720p and Snapdragon 410? Their pricing is disgraceful.

7. xperiaZlover

Posts: 202; Member since: Nov 15, 2015

When it comes M series.they have too many M series devices. With all the way from sd615 to Sd810 to mediatek helio x10.

8. avishekmukherjee

Posts: 362; Member since: Apr 09, 2015

A9 is a good phone

30. Shocky unregistered

Nope, it's pretty rubbish for the price. Otherwise it's okay, not much positive about the hardware.

11. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1408; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

People love to forget that pricing is the reasons why this device sucess

12. shinywindow unregistered

A9 is awesoke phone way nicer than krapple phone. I only pass on it because no ir blaster. Really love the feel and finish.

18. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I don't think a single carrier picked this up on Canada, BC for sure. Lol I was trying to find a display model to play with but nada. That's hilarious if it's only available online. At least Bell picked up the Sony phones.

21. Darkerm

Posts: 319; Member since: Jan 31, 2012

Congratulation. hope to see some great phone in 2016 :)

23. Piyath_ale

Posts: 79; Member since: Nov 02, 2015

If a good phone designer comes in to HTC, the company will sell lots of phones.. The only downside of the HTC is it's clumsy phone designs. Their hardware is great. Software is great. But the designs are not for humans..

24. Piyath_ale

Posts: 79; Member since: Nov 02, 2015

HTC phones are too bulky, too heavy, their button placement is off, their logo placement is off and the camera design and placement is way off..

29. Shocky unregistered

For this privilege they charge you premium price for hardware found in most mid-ranged devices.

25. Lenny86

Posts: 301; Member since: Sep 20, 2012

To be honest...when I was exploring this phone after the first touches I made I was asking is the HTC serious or anyone by that company?It feels so cheap,it is just not right sized,non quality phone.U better go for a nokia 3300!!!!

33. Eclectech

Posts: 336; Member since: May 01, 2013

The A9 is a good phone. I dare you to spend some actual time holding and playing with the device in a store. I came away impressed. It felt and appeared to perform better than my Galaxy S6, even though my phone has better specs.

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