News tagged "HTC"

GSMArena.com site search

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

Canalys analysts claim Android rules the smartphone world

02 August, 2012 | comments (62)

Analysts have crunched the numbers and revealed the state of the mobile world in Q2 of 2012. Canalys released a report that mostly talks about China - and with good reason too, as the country broke the record for smartphone shipments for a second...


HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

HTC EVO 3D and EVO Design 4G for Sprint treated to an ICS update

31 July, 2012 | comments (15)

HTC's ageing EVO 3D for Sprint Wireless just got treated to the long-awaited update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The major OS upgrade is available as an over-the-air download. Unsurprisingly, the ICS update for the EVO 3D for Sprint...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC to shut down its office in South Korea

HTC to shut down its office in South Korea

30 July, 2012 | comments (61)

HTC will be shutting down its office in South Korea, reports The Next Web. The reason for this is reportedly due to HTC's inability to compete with Korean companies like Samsung and even LG on their home ground, where sales of HTC devices are...

Tags: HTC


Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

Here's why the HTC Desire HD won't get Android ICS

28 July, 2012 | comments (119)

With last week's announcement that the highly revered HTC Desire HD won't receive an official update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich causing quite a stir, the Taiwanese company has posted the reasons for the decision in its blog. The biggest issue...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

HTC One X+ with 1.7GHz Tegra 3 might be headed to T-Mobile USA

26 July, 2012 | comments (43)

So far, AT&T has been enjoying exclusivity of the HTC One X in the US (theirs is a renamed Krait-powered One XL), but now a rumor based on a leaked shot of T-Mobile's inventory shows that the carrier will be getting the "HTC One X+". So,...


Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

Android 4.0 ICS is officially a no go for HTC Desire HD

22 July, 2012 | comments (154)

It looks like the saga surrounding the official Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update of the much beloved HTC Desire HD is finally over, folks. HTC have officially removed the 2010 Android monster from the official list of devices scheduled to get...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

HTC officially confirms Jelly Bean coming to One X, XL and S

20 July, 2012 | comments (147)

Yesterday, Telstra let the cat out of the bag - HTC is working on a Jelly Bean update. Today, HTC officially confirmed it and offered the full list of devices that are planned to get the update. There are no big surprises here - the HTC One X...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

Jelly Bean update in the works for HTC One XL, One S says Telstra

19 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Australian carrier Telstra let it slip that HTC is working on an Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for at least two of the One series smartphones - the One XL and the One S (those are the two Snapdragon S4-based One droids). Owners of the Tegra...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

ICS update for HTC Desire HD reportedly canned (Update: Not)

16 July, 2012 | comments (85)

Back when HTC announced the list of handsets that will be receiving the Android 4.0 update, we were especially happy to see the aged Desire HD being part of the list, something we commended HTC on. But it was not to be, as it seems the...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Powerful HTC phone for Verizon leaks, GLBenchmark confirms

Powerful HTC phone for Verizon leaks, GLBenchmark confirms

13 July, 2012 | comments (75)

HTC is obviously working on an immensely powerful smartphone. At least that's what the website of the popular GLBenchmark tool suggests. Planned to launch on the Verizon network, the unannounced smartphone has a model number HTC6435, which seems...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC releases unaudited report for Q2, revenue down by over a half

HTC releases unaudited report for Q2, revenue down by over a half

07 July, 2012 | comments (92)

It has not been a very good quarter for HTC - in Europe, the financial crisis meant lower demand, while in the US the patent battle with Apple meant delayed shipments, both of which hurt HTC’s performance. HTC has yet to release the full report,...

Tags: HTC, Android


HTC DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE coming to Verizon on July 5

HTC DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE coming to Verizon on July 5

03 July, 2012 | comments (9)

Verizon has announced that the previously unveiled HTC DROID INCREDIBLE 4G LTE will now be available from them exclusively starting Thursday, July 5. The phone will be sold for $149.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate and two-year contract. Other...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

Rumor: HTC One XXL to be like One XL, but with quad-core Krait

22 June, 2012 | comments (108)

Android users have become power-hungry - dual-core processors no longer cut it. If you're among that crowd, this next rumor should give you a twitch of excitement - an HTC One XXL with two extra cores than the XL, better graphics and more RAM. A...


HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

HTC Windows Phone 8 roadmap leaks out, 3 models in tow

21 June, 2012 | comments (100)

HTC's Windows Phone 8 roadmap has leaked out, revealing three models with the freshly announced Microsoft OS in the pipeline. In a fashion, similar to the Android running HTC One series, the Taiwanese company will release an entry-level, upper...


Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

Nokia, Samsung, Huawei, HTC to make the first phones with WP8

20 June, 2012 | comments (57)

Microsoft's preview of the upcoming Windows Phone 8 mobile OS is over and there's an important takeaway - which companies will debut the first WP8 phones and where the chipsets for those phones will come from. Nokia is obviously one of the...


HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

HTC One S Deluxe Edition comes with Beats Solo in Singapore

20 June, 2012 | comments (47)

HTC stopped bundling Beats headsets with its high-end smartphones, but on rare occasions there are exceptions. We already saw the One X get bundled with a Beats Solo headset in Taiwan and now it's the HTC One S getting the Deluxe Edition treatment...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

HTC admits Wi-Fi hardware issue on the international One X

19 June, 2012 | comments (97)

Quite a few owners of thе HTC One X have reportedly noted connectivity issues with Wi-Fi and strangely, it's something that can be temporarily solved just by squeezing the handset in the right place. Clearly then this is a hardware...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI


HTC will not release low-end smartphones in emerging markets

HTC will not release low-end smartphones in emerging markets

13 June, 2012 | comments (66)

This piece of news hardly caught us by surprise - after all build quality has always been among the strongest features of any HTC product we've encountered this far. The Taiwanese giant's CEO Peter Chou has reaffirmed in an interview that HTC will...

Tags: HTC


HTC announces ICS-based dual-SIM Desire V and Desire VC

HTC announces ICS-based dual-SIM Desire V and Desire VC

07 June, 2012 | comments (44)

HTC has just announced its first dual-SIM phone – the Desire V alongside a dedicated dual-mode version for China called Desire VC. The Desire V and Desire VC have identical specifications but for the network support – the Desire V supports...


AT&T HTC One X gets update to fix Wi-Fi connectivity bug

AT&T HTC One X gets update to fix Wi-Fi connectivity bug

07 June, 2012 | comments (18)

The AT&T version of the HTC One X is now receiving a firmware update that brings the phone to version 1.85.502.3. The update weighs in at 64.55MB and is now rolling out over the air. The main change here is fix to the Wi-Fi connectivity...

Tags: HTC, Android, Touch UI