Taiwanese smartphone maker, HTC has seen better days in the past accrediting to its software and hardware innovations. Noteworthy, it was the worlds first company to launch a dual camera smartphone, the EVO 3D. However, in an economy like India which is majorly driven by the specification to price ratio, HTC failed to persist and ceased its operations in the country last year. Reportedly the company is planning to make a comeback in India but in a completely different convention. The company is in talks with three Indian OEMs, Micromax, Lava and Karbonn which will license its brand name and will pay a royalty in return.Why Would Indian Companies Want To License HTC’s [...]
HTC tasted a lot of success in the hands of the Vive VR Headsets, which clearly shows in the fact that the HTC Vive is one of the highest selling VR headsets worldwide. The company has announced the Vive Focus Plus on February 21, which is a newer and upgraded version of the Vive Focus VR headset. First revealed in October 2018, the Vive Focus had support for three degrees of freedom. With the recently announced Vive Focus Plus, the controllers can be tracked in six different degrees, which means that you can now move the controllers around, not just rotate them on the spot.The Competition
With the announcement of the ‘standalone’ Oculus Quest VR headset last year, [...]
Though HTC’s sales have been plummeting, they are known for making smartphones with revolutionary features. Some examples include: Beats audio integrated smartphones , ultra-pixel camera in their HTC One and the Active edge technology.
Active edge is a feature with which the user can squeeze the smartphone bezels to toggle certain actions like activating Google Assistant and more. It was first seen on the HTC U11 and now can be seen on the likes of Google Pixel 2 & Google Pixel 3. Recently, HTC has released yet another revolutionary smartphone that can mine cryptocurrency like Bitcoin and Ethereum. The smartphone is called the HTC EXODUS 1.
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HTC has teased its very own blockchain smartphone in an Instagram post. The device, named Exodus, will launch on October 22. This is the world’s first major blockchain phone. The announcement about this was made earlier this year, in May. Blockchain refers to the decentralised ledger technology which underlies cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The HTC Exodus is a crypto phone that supports cryptocurrencies. Rumours also say that you will be able to purchase the phone using cryptocurrency.
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Mobile technology has been evolving so fast that flagship devices released in past years see huge price-cuts by the manufacturers within a short time of being launched. We have picked up such top smartphones from last year that offer top specifications at really low prices.Moto X4:
The device was originally priced at Rs 23,999 and is now available for Rs 15,549.
Motorola released the Moto X4 back in October 2017. The Motorola X4 has a 5.2 inch LCD capacitive IPS touchscreen. The device has 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage. It runs on the Qualcomm Snapdragon 630 processor with the Adreno 508 GPU. The device has 12MP and 8MP dual back cameras with [...]
With their sales dipping year after year, HTC might just call it quits in the Indian market. The company has been facing a bit of trouble across its global markets and are struggling to keep their sales figures up as well. In a recent report by the Economic Times, the resignation of Country Head Faisal Siddiqui, Sales Head Vijay Balachandran and Product Head R Nayyar has left the Indian arm of the company in dire straits. In a stunning move, the company has asked around 70 to 80 of its Indian employees to leave the company with only Chief Financial Officer Rajeev Tayal staying behind after the three key members’ resignation. Although the company could halt all Indian operations [...]
HTC launched two new budget smartphones in India this month. The HTC Desire 12 and Desire 12+ were launched in the sub-20K category where the Indian market already has devices like the Huawei P20 Lite and Redmi Note 5 Pro. The Desire 12+ is also the first budget HTC smartphone to sport a dual-camera setup on the back.
The HTC Desire 12 is priced at Rs 15800 while the Desire 12+ will retail for Rs 19790. Pre-order will be done exclusively on HTC India E-Store. Both the smartphones are available in retail since the 11th of June. With the competition quite steep, can the two HTC smartphones hold their own? Let’s unbox the two devices first and do a quick one-over before we [...]
HTC has launched two new budget smartphones in India, the Desire 12 and Desire 12+. Both the smartphones were initially launched on March 20th in Europe and have now made their way to the Indian shores. The HTC Desire 12 is priced at Rs 15800 while the Desire 12+ will retail for Rs 19790. Pre-order will be done exclusively on HTC India E-Store. Both the smartphones will be available in retail from the 11th of June onwards.
HTC recently launched its new flagship device, the HTC U12+ to much fanfare. The company, however, has decided not to bring the new device in India just yet. Instead, the Desire 12 and Desire 12+ have been unveiled in the country’s highly [...]
The HTC U12 Plus is a 2018 flagship smartphone thanks to its top-notch specifications. HTC adopted a new design language with the U11+ and has continued with that for the U12 Plus as well. The smartphone has an 18:9 aspect ratio with thin bezels all around the display. It is worth noting that the company has not completely given in to the smartphone trends. The device does not support a notch, unlike modern flagship devices like the OnePlus 6, LG G7 ThinQ and more.Latest News
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The month of May has been an exciting one for smartphone enthusiasts around the globe. OnePlus launched the OnePlus 6, which has been well-received by consumers so far and Xiaomi is all set to launch the Mi 8 on May 31st. HTC, which last launched a flagship smartphone in November 2017, has unveiled the new HTC U12 Plus at an event in New York.
On the 30th of January, the Google-HTC deal worth US$ 1.1 billion was finalised. The acquisition saw the transfer of over 2,000 engineers from HTC. Along with the transfer, Google also received a non-exclusive license for HTC’s intellectual property. HTC announced at the time that the company will continue making smartphones and the HTC [...]
Ever since Google acquired HTC’s smartphone division, HTC has launched a few impressive devices. The HTC U11+ had an 18:9 aspect ratio and that beautiful clear design at the back. Earlier in 2018, HTC has launched the Desire 12 and Desire 12+, two budget smartphones. The company has already announced that its new flagship smartphone will be unveiled on May 23rd. Official renders and a specifications sheet of the HTC U12+ has leaked ahead of the launch, leaving nothing to one’s imagination.
Evan Blass, the ever-reliant leaker posted two images on his Twitter account. The first image was an official render of the HTC U12+ revealing the design and colour variants of [...]
Flagship smartphones in 2018 have not disappointed so far. From the Samsung Galaxy S9 to the Huawei P20 Pro, we have seen some impressive flagship devices being launched. A few high profile launches are scheduled for the month of May. The LG G7 ThinQ was launched on the 2nd of May while the OnePlus 6 will be unveiled on May 16th in London. Now, HTC has announced that it will launch a new smartphone on the 23rd of May. The company is expected to launch its follow up to the HTC U11, the HTC U12 or HTC U12+.
Coming Soon. A phone that is more than the sum of its specs. pic.twitter.com/m2skJSK0qt
— HTC (@htc) May 3, 2018
The teaser [...]