HTC posts preliminary Q2 report, revenue and profits down

05 July, 2013
The month-on-month change is negative too, breaking HTC's positive streak.

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  • Hootan

it is because HTC completely forgets about updating their phones.I have a
ONE-X and guess what!? I have only got two update over the past year!!
just look at Apple updates their phone 5 or 6 times in a year and that is what makes a customer to go for a brand again and again...but Android brands only care about having the upper hand against each other and the only thing they don't care about is a customer's satisfaction

just like myself am in love With HTC but I'm not sure that's my next smartphone will be from this brand

I live in Indonesia, after all the great marketing effort on all new HTC products in our country. People are not willing to buy this phone cause the after sales and service centre is so lousy. if repairin a phone needs a month minimun, it just doesn't make any sense. That is maybe the reason HTC sales is doing so badly in Indonesia.

  • Limited

tomakali, 08 Jul 2013this is why Nokia didnt go for android...Die Nokia, die!

LOL cmon, that's not even the reason why the sales are low.. HTC phones are OVERpriced. People would buy a handset that has new and powerful specs even with a little difference in cost.

this is why Nokia didnt go for android...

  • Biloz

Be Cool, 08 Jul 2013Galaxy S4 takes much better night pictures, than HTC One, just s... moreIt doesn't... Just take the time to read the article. My brother has the S4 and I have the One. Most probably just a fanboy. But whatever I guess.

  • Anonymous

HTC going to close down. They are another Nokia the dead zombie company.

  • Anonymous

Biloz, 07 Jul 2013 moreThe fact is that the camera, though good at taking low light pictures, would have fared better if they did something similar with 8 ultra-pixels. 4up is just too low a number for most people to give it a second look.

But the REAL problem is the auto-focus and auto-white balance. Both of those are atrocious on the HTC One... like like the One X. I was really hoping they would have resolved that issue when they updated the camera. Unfortunately, for most cases the Galaxy S4 will end up taking better photos.

Also, the decision to make Blinkfeed run even if you don't want it was a stupid decision. I find Flipboard far more useful, so I don't need blinkfeed slowing my phone down and using up battery when I don't even want it.

  • Anonymous

RammyC, 08 Jul 2013This is inevitable for HTC because they forget the customers who... moreIf updates bothers you so much.. you should have picked iPhone.

It is smooth and have quality apps compared to what HTC is offering.

This is inevitable for HTC because they forget the customers who have bought their phones and try to sell the new phones to the rest of the world... people like me are waiting for JB v4.2.x or at-least v4.1.2 for that matter but there are no signs of the update coming out. I bought an LG for my wife and always tell all my friends to not to go with HTC as they wont provide enough updates to their older phones. For me its a GOOD BYE HTC!

Biloz, 07 Jul 2013 moreGalaxy S4 takes much better night pictures, than HTC One, just switch it on 'night mode'.

because they never learn from their customers. cmon htc release a midranger dual core phone with front facing cam with the badass battery because thats the only thing is lacking.. can you not get that?

  • Anonymous

Biloz, 07 Jul 2013 moreI was refering to daylight performance. The thing that really counts for most people.

Anonymous, 07 Jul 2013No, it's got 4 million(=mega)-pixels. 4 UltraPixels=4 larger pix... more

The low light king... It takes really great pictures. You wanted facts, there they are.

  • Anonymous

The only thing left to hope for is for HTC to survive this debacle (the One) so that they can avoid making such mistakes in the future (poor camera, too high a price-tag, no customer support, poor battery life etc.).

Even though a few well-known people have been seen with an HTC One, the masses don't seem tempted to buy this phone.

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 05 Jul 2013There is no need to hunt for the perfect phone, good quality and... moreYes, of course, why not waste a wheelbarrow of money on the feature-phone of the future, the iPhone. Even those 100-euro Android smartphones are more functional.

  • Anonymous

Eisley, 05 Jul 2013Isn't its camera 4 ultra pixels? Although I don't know about ... moreNo, it's got 4 million(=mega)-pixels. 4 UltraPixels=4 larger pixels. OIS is good, but the camera is let down by its low resolution which gives poor detail levels and a lot of noise. If you don't trust me, go to the camera compare tool on this site and compare the S4 and the One. If you pixel-peep, you'll see a striking difference.

  • Anonymous

Shin, 06 Jul 2013I love these comments Do you own an Htc One? Have you used on... moreDesign won't run Android smoothly by itself. It's a minor aspect in the complete package offered by a phone. And he's right, partially. If you take photos of objects with a lot of fine detail and zoom in 100%, you won't see a thing. That's bad for a modern flagship. Night-time photos are good but most of us take more pictures in daytime.

  • Anonymous

Cancer, 06 Jul 2013You are right, Samsung missed the predicted sales but still sell... moreThat camera is not way inferior either, but it is inferior. HTC are losing share among people seeking phones that are great all-round for any price asked. If they had put in a better camera and had better customer support, they could've asked 800 euros easily. Oh well.

  • Anonymous

xperia zzzzzz, 06 Jul 2013in tech: one > s4 > z > but in advertise : ... moreActually, in tech the order is S4>XperiaZ>>One. That camera is inexcusable. The S4 and Xperia Z are quite close in terms of hardware, the One is behind them.

  • Silver

Yet the so call plastic Phone sells more the logic those who buy the S4 look at the features INSIDE not the pretty OUTSIDE design also Expandable Battery and Card slot hey even LG and Sony knows this