The HTC U11 supposedly squeezed in more sales than its predecessors in less than a month

The HTC U11 supposedly squeezed in more sales than its predecessors in less than a month

Focus Taiwan reports the new HTC U11 smartphone has already outsold both its predecessors, the HTC M10 and M9, in less than a month on the market. The information comes directly from the president of HTC's smartphone and connected device division, Chang Chia-lin.

According to the director, HTC's smartphone business is facing the challenge of a homogeneous market where increased sales won't always translate to increased profits. As part of its strategy to combat this, HTC is re-focusing is research and development efforts on preparing the launch of 5G services by year 2020.

Additionally, HTC will further reduce its operating costs and limit its new smartphone introductions to three or four devices per year.

In related news, HTC Chairwoman Cher Wang is looking towards a promising financial year for the company. The virtual reality business it has is said to be enjoying an excellent opportunity in a rapid-growing market. Wang claims HTC's Vive headset is considered the best out there, and the company would like to hold onto this position of success and influence.

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  • Display 5.5" 1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 16 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, Octa-core, 2450 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 3000 mAh(24.5h 3G talk time)

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31 Comments

1. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

This is quite the surprise !

4. Bankz

Posts: 2463; Member since: Apr 08, 2016

This is quite a surprise i must say. Htc U rock!!!

8. HillaryClinton2020

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 08, 2017

why surprise? HTC sell 6gb+128gb variant cheaper than Galaxy s8 4gb+64gb Those who value money whould know to choose. Also galaxy s8 sold 6gb ram only in china, HTC U11 sold 6gb variant at least 3 countries, in India, only oneplus 3 and HTC U11 offers 6gb RAM, pretty much no competition over there

9. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

If you choose your smartphone solely based on storage and RAM, then why are you an iPhone fan? LOL

10. HillaryClinton2020

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 08, 2017

Because I value status quo, money has no ploblem to me that's why

13. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

" HillaryClinton2020" delusional much? yes, the answer is yes.

14. Myphoneisonfire

Posts: 403; Member since: Sep 05, 2016

@Hillaryclinton202 English language "has BIG problem to you"

15. killer7D

Posts: 550; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

Hahahahaha I agree

17. maple_mak

Posts: 953; Member since: Dec 18, 2013

Because he's butthurt and nervous during he's typing.

23. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1408; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Donnie just roosted HRC once again lol

25. NoToFanboys

Posts: 3231; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

Yeah right, looks like you have more money than brain cells.

27. RicoRecklezz

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 04, 2017

You use a phone to display a status quo? Isn't that a little silly? It's a phone.

20. Papa.Ji

Posts: 18; Member since: Aug 02, 2016

Samsung is officially selling S8 6gb in India.... Stop hating Samsung

24. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1408; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

Samsung sell 6gb RAM device after HTC U11 released FYI.

28. RicoRecklezz

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 04, 2017

That's extremely incorrect. It was announced way before U11 even hit the market.

12. you_sukk_it

Posts: 219; Member since: Apr 11, 2017

I doubt its as good as they make it seems. lets wait to see their next quarterly. im not optimistic.

2. Podrick

Posts: 1283; Member since: Aug 19, 2015

Congratulations HTC! Good news.

3. haruken

Posts: 303; Member since: Nov 06, 2013

Well I mean they could only go up considering their non-existent sales

5. Martin_Cooper

Posts: 1774; Member since: Jul 30, 2013

Exactly. People dont realise that HTC is at the very bottom. They are under 3% market share and if Im not wrong before U11 they would have been around 1-2%. This might be a slight increase before Note 8 and iPhone 8 come out and obliterate anything.

7. HillaryClinton2020

Posts: 190; Member since: Feb 08, 2017

HTC 10, available in US, China, Taiwan Only HTC U11, available in China, India, Russia, Malaysia, SIngapore, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, and of course Taiwan. DO i need to explain more?

11. Ozsikhs

Posts: 58; Member since: Sep 03, 2015

HTC 10 is available here in Australia too !!

16. killer7D

Posts: 550; Member since: Sep 18, 2014

You are an idiot Htc 10 is available (UNTIL NOW) in All Countries ... U11 is not !!!

19. trojan_horse

Posts: 5868; Member since: May 06, 2016

Are you saying that availability is what prevented the HTC 10 to sell as much as the U11 did in less than a month? HTC U11 simply has a better appeal (in all senses of the word), so it is proving to be more successful than the HTC 10.

22. HugoBarraCyanogenmod

Posts: 1408; Member since: Jul 06, 2014

If you compared 1st month to 1st month, HTC 10 available only in US and China. While worldwide in the following month

29. RicoRecklezz

Posts: 26; Member since: Jun 04, 2017

The U11 is also a Sprint exclusive in the US so yes explain more, not to mention you can easily buy it online from HTC themselves eBay or Amazon Soo...

6. nebula

Posts: 1009; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Congratz!

18. Pureviewuser1

Posts: 140; Member since: Mar 28, 2016

Well done im glad for htc i was going to get one but that bend test made me a bit apprehensive hope it gets sorted out and i would gladly get one

21. tokuzumi

Posts: 1762; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

I'm not a fan of the size of the phone, but it looks like the phone is an amazing device. I love the color changing red/gold. Camera is again top notch compared to the competition, and build quality is on point, as has been the case since the One M7. While it's not the new "standard" 18:9 ratio, HTC LCD panels are always great looking. My HTC 10 is awesome, and if the 11 is an improvement (which it sounds like it is), it's very much a device worth having. I'm glad HTC appears to be hitting a home run with this device.

26. Plasticsh1t

Posts: 3088; Member since: Sep 01, 2014

Good to see HTC is making a comeback.

30. Nath4N

Posts: 29; Member since: Apr 19, 2014

Great news! :)

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