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HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

HTC to remain top seller in Taiwan in Q4, top exec believes

05 November, 2014 | comments (18)

HTC North Asia President Jack Tong anticipates a rise in the company's sales in Taiwan during the current quarter of the year. Provided this happens, HTC will remain the top smartphone manufacturer in Taiwan, climbing on top of rivals like...

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HTC Desire Eye has 13MP selfie camera, S801 chipset

HTC Desire Eye has 13MP selfie camera, S801 chipset

08 October, 2014 | comments (89)

There was a lot of speculation what the Eye will be, well it turns out it's the new Desire flagship. The HTC Desire Eye can be seen as an upgrade over the HTC One (E8) as it takes the 13MP camera with dual-LED flash from the back and brings it...

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Alleged press image of HTC M8 Eye makes the rounds

Alleged press image of HTC M8 Eye makes the rounds

30 September, 2014 | comments (41)

The yet to be announced HTC M8 Eye appeared in an alleged press image. The previously leaked high-end handset is expected to debut next week, on October 8 alongside an action camera from HTC. As you can see in the image above, HTC M8 Eye...

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HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

HTC doubles available Google Drive storage for new owners

02 September, 2014 | comments (14)

HTC doubled the available Google Drive storage for new owners of its high-end and mid-range smartphones. Going forward, users will have 100GB available free of charge for two years. To redeem the offer, you need to simply launch the preloaded...

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HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

HTC announces Butterfly 2 for South Asian markets

19 August, 2014 | comments (49)

HTC has announced the Butterfly 2 for the Asian markets. The phone was previously launched on KDDI in Japan as the J Butterfly but will now be available in other Asian markets, including Hong Kong, India, Malaysia, Singapore, and...

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A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

A number of HTC Butterfly 2 photo leak out on Twitter

12 August, 2014 | comments (16)

The yet to be revealed HTC Butterfly 2 leaked out in a number of press images on Twitter. The high-end Android smartphone is a version of the Japan-only, latest generation HTC J Butterfly, made for Asia-Pacific markets. The alleged images...

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HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

HTC Butterfly 2 pays the Taiwanese NCC a visit

22 June, 2014 | comments (38)

The HTC Butterfly 2 has been spotted at the NCC, the Taiwanese equivalent of the USA's FCC. The phone carries the model number B810x and is set to launch in Asia sooner rather than later. The Butterfly series of phones was considered to be...

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Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

Plastic HTC One M8 Ace leaks again in promo images

28 May, 2014 | comments (20)

More images of the HTC One M8 Ace have found their way on the net before the official unveiling of the phone on June 3. These appear to be official promo images that tout the key features of the new phone. First off, it's similar to the HTC...

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Purported press image of HTC B2 handset leaks on Twitter

Purported press image of HTC B2 handset leaks on Twitter

09 May, 2014 | comments (20)

Alleged press render of unannounced HTC B2 smartphone made the rounds on Twitter. The image was posted on the social network by @evleaks. The press image reveals the front of the device. A duo of stereo speakers and a front-facing camera...

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HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

HTC Droid DNA to get Android 4.4, Sense 5.5 tomorrow

23 April, 2014 | comments (12)

HTC unveiled the Droid DNA in late November 2012 with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and Sense 4.0. The smartphone has since been updated to 4.3 Jelly Bean and Sense 5, but starting tomorrow it will get yet another major update. The update will bring...

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Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

Alleged HTC Butterfly S successor shows up in AnTuTu database

04 April, 2014 | comments (29)

A mysterious HTC device with high-end specs made an appearance in the AnTuTu benchmark database. Carrying the model number 0PAJ3, the mysterious handset could be a successor to the HTC Butterfly S. HTC 0PAJ3 specs (click to enlarge) Listed...

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Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

Original HTC Butterfly to get Android 4.4 KitKat shortly

31 March, 2014 | comments (8)

HTC has confirmed on its official Facebook page that Android 4.4 KitKat update for the original HTC Butterfly is in the works and will be released soon. This is the only information HTC has given as an answer to a Facebook question. We know...


HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

HTC One 2013 family to get Sense 6.0 in June/July

31 March, 2014 | comments (19)

HTC has a shiny new Sense UI version for its new flagship, but the 2013 flagships will get it too. A leaked table shows HTC plans to update (or not) its phones. According to the table, the phones that will get Sense 6.0 are the 2013 HTC One...


2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 10 in review: the news that you might have missed

16 March, 2014 | comments (5)

This week's news highlights some of the anticipated March releases, namely the next One flagship from HTC, which has been leaking all over the place. Not to be left out, Samsung's own S5 flagship has also had several of its features detailed prior...

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Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

Sony Xperia Z Ultra and HTC Butterfly S get Android KitKat

09 March, 2014 | comments (34)

Two popular Android smartphones has been brought recently to the latest version of the OS - 4.4 KitKat. Sony has launched the official KitKat update for the Xperia Z Ultra phablet. The first device to get it is apparently the C6833 LTE model in...


2014 week 5 in review: the news that you might have missed

2014 week 5 in review: the news that you might have missed

01 February, 2014 | comments (10)

Itís been a busy week with events ranging from small (pre-orders and such) to large (the sale of a cornerstone company). Here's the week in review with all the must-know events of the past few days. The big news, of course, is that Google...

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HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

HTC Butterfly receives Android 4.3 Jelly Bean upgrade

29 January, 2014 | comments (20)

HTC is now rolling out Android 4.3 firmware for the first Butterfly smartphone. The update is available over-the-air, weighs about 500MB and brings lots of novelties. The update notification on HTC Butterfly These are some of the changes the...


Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

Nokia X aka Normandy pops up on Browsermark's database

28 January, 2014 | comments (61)

Is there anything we don't know about the Nokia's Android phone codenamed Normandy? We already learned its name - Nokia X, we know its specs too - a 4" WVGA display, dual-core Snapdragon 200 chipset, a 5MP cam, 4GB storage, dual-SIM, six different...

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Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone

Vivo breaks the 1080p barrier with the first 2K smartphone

16 October, 2013 | comments (120)

While we're still far from getting 4K displays on smartphones, but the latest news from Asia indicates that Chinese manufacturer Vivo is in production of a display set to feature 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution. Vivo teased its upcoming product...

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HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

HTC announces Android 4.3 for One coming this week

24 September, 2013 | comments (53)

President of HTC America Jason Mackenzie posted on Twitter that the Android 4.3 and the latest version of Sense will hit HTC One Developer Edition smartphones starting this week. This will be followed by Canadian HTC One owners by the end of the...

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