..................ha ha ha, and Google said they made the Pixel phone, all the media hype, now turns out it's HTC. Don't these companies realize that telling such lies is bad for their reputation.
arun5959, 08 Oct 2016There only one brand sells smoothly...Apple. First Google has decided that only the Apple brand of merit
HTC, HUAWEI both have incorporated memory expansion, Googles Nexus and now the Pixel are Apple clones no memory expansion, fixed in battery.
In China Android accounts for 84% and in India 97%
People are inherently lazy and will only select those phones in the shop
They will see a price and compare other similarly priced phones, so unless your phone gets in the store or makes the network approved phones no matter how good then again no sale.
It appears that building the pixel has pushed HTC from multiple yearly losses into profit, so even though getting a minority part of the profits, due to the Pixel, being a global launch was enough to affect HTC
As the article states Huawei needed its logo and thus the association to launch itself in the US.
Being a global brand when you look at regional sales and just the US, critics may just point at US figures are practically nil.
Samsung went international with the S2 and then with the Notes and Edge, Huawei are best placed to pick up the sales due to the Note 7 explosions
bgmn105, 09 Oct 2016Indeed, they're the only ones that seem to have their game together. the opinion of consumers on iPhone, it just works, the opinion of apple, it just sells.
arun5959, 08 Oct 2016There only one brand sells smoothly...Apple. Indeed, they're the only ones that seem to have their game together.
kupfernigk, 06 Oct 2016I can't help thinking the real problem for Huawei in the US market is simply that as the third... moreProtectionism? Ever tried to sell anything in China? now that's protectionism. The US , Japan, Taiwan and Especially the EU have learned that. On a more local level, it costs very little to ship or mail a package from China to the US than the other way around (thank our poor, incompetent trade negotiators). Try purchasing something on Ebay from a seller in China and if you have to return it because the item isn't as described or doesn't work (fairly common) it costs about $30 or more to mail it back.
I purchased a Nexus 6p and though it is a quite handsome phone there were too many "little" things wrong that made owning one not as pleasant an experience as other phones I've owned. First issue was that once installing a screen protector the screen stays off so you are unable to hang up on your end and have to wait for the other party to hang up. Next issue came up when, in a pinch I had to tether my pc for a few minutes to download a report, which caused the phone to get really hot (way hotter than other phones I've had). The switching between carriers (sprint and T-Mobile) or from carrier to wifi results in dropped calls more than half the time (never had that issue with any Samsung product). The "noise cancellation" never seemed to work well in moderately noisy environments (walking down a not very busy street) and caused people on the other end hear me cutting in and out. All in all I was disappointed with this Nexus and now that these Nexus 6ps seem to be available as refurbs at Bestbuy and a number of other big consumer chains suggests that there were a lot of customer returns (and further damages resale value). Might be buying the next one since it's made by HTC and though their phones aren't always the latest with the greatest, I've never encountered such problems with their products as I have with this Huawei.
kupfernigk, 06 Oct 2016I can't help thinking the real problem for Huawei in the US market is simply that as the third... moreI got an Honor 8 and I am very happy with it. I can't understand why the sale is not good enough in the US. The phone is slim, fast and power longer than than my previous phone (LG G3). Compare to iPhone 7, it's faster, better screen and more RAM etc. No lag or bug. There was a few bugs initially but they got it fixed in the update a week after the launch. The problem is that many friends of mine don't even know this phone exists.
I can't help thinking the real problem for Huawei in the US market is simply that as the third largest manufacturer world-wide they are a potential threat to Apple, and US protectionism will tend to keep them out. Nobody in Europe cares because they have no manufacturers any more.
Anonymous, 04 Oct 2016No wonder the Pixel is ugly, HTC made it The pixel has been designed inside out by Google and not HTC!
Karly, 04 Oct 2016Once they paid the licensing and marketing fees it wouldn't be so cheap.Might I ask, do you think HTC didn't get to pay licensing and/or marketing fees on the new Pixel (since the Nexus line has recently been pronounced dead) phones?
Kuro Tsu, 04 Oct 2016but will be cheaper and better than htcSo is everything else.
Huawei's decision makes sense to me. They want to see a phone with their brand stamped on the side selling on U.S carrier's shelves. However that ended up not being the case with the 6p and was certainly not going to be the case with Pixel.
Only HTC was desperate enough to take the bid, and probably one of the reasons we ended up with $1000 Google phones this year.
Qxdir, 04 Oct 2016Why are people even comparing HTC and Huawei? Huawei is the GOD of China and is doing extremel... moreQSM: Yeah the new HTC one which is lauded by most if not all reviews to be on par with S7/edge AND sports the same SD820 has crappy specs. Do your 5 min of research before spouting non-sense like that. You look like a tool.
"At this moment, Huawei was like: Â‘um, noÂ’ and immediately ended negotiations with Google."
Lol... this cracked me up.
Madyar, 04 Oct 2016Becuz usa politicts sucks bro thats the reason.He said "South America" not USA. USA consider North America together with Canada.
Why are people even comparing HTC and Huawei? Huawei is the GOD of China and is doing extremely well in Europe too. They only need to have more sales in America.
HTC on the other hand is an ugly manufacturer with big bezels and crap specs.
Karly, 04 Oct 2016Once they paid the licensing and marketing fees it wouldn't be so cheap.but will be cheaper and better than htc