HTC Plans At Least Three More Android Phones in 2009
HTC CEO Peter Chou said that the Taiwan-based maker of mobile devices plans to launch at least three more phones based on Google's Android platform during 2009. The Wall Street Journal reports that HTC exceeded its goal of 1 million G1s sold, and one of the new devices will be the "second generation" of the G1. HTC's Chou also said the company plans to launch more than 20 smartphones worldwide throughout 2009, and will begin aggressively targeting the Chinese market. Chou didn't provide a timeframe for when the phones would become available, though the Magic is set to debut on Vodafone's network in the second quarter.
HTC Starts Outsourcing Some Manufacturing
HTC has begun using other companies to build some of its devices, according toThe Wall Street Journal. The company has asked Taiwan-based Compal and China-based Wingtech to manufacture its mid-range Desire series phones.
HTC Appoints Cher Wang as CEO
HTC today promoted Cher Wang, co-founder and chairman of HTC, to the CEO position. Wang is replacing long-time CEO Peter Chou, who is transitioning to a product development role.
HTC to Drop Entry-Level Phones, Focus On Profits
HTC plans to exit the entry-level phone market moving forward and will instead focus its handset portfolio on high-margin devices. The company made the comments during a conference call with media to discuss its fourth quarter financial results.
HTC Reveals Nougat Update Plans
HTC revealed via its Twitter account that it plans to update some devices to Android 7.0 Nougat later this year. The unlocked HTC 10 will be first to receive Nougat at some point during the fourth quarter.
1 heading for Sprint?
1) Sprint for their Data
2) Google for their OS
3) HTC for their Devices
Definitely a winning combination
I have also heard that a WiMax chip maybe included with an upcoming Sprint/HTC Product. Could this be it? Can anybody verify?
Sprint will not be in business for much longer, raising ADMINISTRATIVE FEES without explanation, unexplainable high monthly bills (not talking about base rate plans I am actually talking abou...