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HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down

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HTC releases Q3 results, profits continue to slide down - read the full textHTC released its unaudited Q3 financial results and the numbers show a net profit of $133.2 million and $2.4 billion in revenues. Although a positive quarter it shows a serious decline from this year's Q2 when HTC achieved $3 billion in revenues and $273 million in profits. The numbers...


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> In reply to Anant @ 2012-10-11 07:50 from ub69 - click to readSo you say the Snapdragon S4 in the One S is outdated?

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  • 2012-10-26 19:38
  • 3Kbq

I totally agree with you man! I used to love my iphone 4 because it was the best for a long time, now my One X is already bested by the plus. Im still in school so to have everyone say, "aw youre phone is old, have you seen the HTC One X Plus?" I hate HTC's business side. The phone itself, when i have space on my phone, is very good. I find it runs smoothly enough for my liking, yet still not as fast as my iPhone 4. I love the screen though as it is gorgeous for watching movies, youtube videos, music videos and playing HD games like Beach Buggy Blitz and Reckless Racing HD! I also like the sond qality on the phone and the camera. Although lots of high quality pictures take up lots of space so the lack of an SD card slot is seriously hurting their sales.

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  • 2012-10-16 23:26
  • mxsW

the problem is not in their product,it's the way they market them,they should put billboards for their phones in almost every where,shit Samsung even has commercials in Iraq,every fucking where,I just did't see any HTC commercials since the sensation xl and xe,and HTC chacha,people will buy their products,,,,IF THE KNOW THEM!!!in fact i knew about this company via internet,but not ALL have interests in phone stuff,so they just see commercial of them,(not in HTC's case)other then that,their products are the best,,,

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  • 2012-10-16 15:45
  • 6vUE

why HTC is loosing because of their services, htc is still using outdated processors in mid range mobiles (upto 25k). Ok if htc have to stand in market then they must go for good processors and care services. Putting lot of money and getting a shit is just a waste of money and time. the situation could be override if htc goes for good inbulit hardwares.

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  • 2012-10-11 07:50
  • ub69

> In reply to Kernekraft @ 2012-10-10 16:53 from xZke - click to readI don't know whats going on in your mind but the GS3 doesn't have Jelly bean and project butter either. HTC annouced Jelly bean for october, so you have like what.. half a month? Do you really need google now right now? And who cares if you have a "flagship" phone? Even if the One X isn't flagship anymore, it's still specd better than 90% of phones out there, iphone 5 included. Go and enjoy your iphone buddy.

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  • 2012-10-10 23:29
  • ItVx

It's their own fault.
I used to be a happy HTC owner, but after two major repair on my Evo3D I almost switched to an iPhone, but then decided to give Samsung a chance.

After my SGS2 died on me, I figured I'd give HTC one more chance and got the One X, their so called flag ship phone. Am I happy? Heck no... I'm getting an iPhone in December, I'm finally fed up with HTC and tired of mediocre Android phones.

The camera in the OneX is great, awesome, I don't even mind the built in battery and unexpendable 32 GB RAM.

BUT.... It's been 4 months since Android 4.1 came out, and I'm still waiting to get it on my phone. And Android still isn't as smooth, flawless or stable as it should be. How come my quad core HTC isn't as smooth as a dual core or single core iOS product?

I could probably live with all of that, if it wasn't for HTC returning to their old tricks, and releasing 2 or 3 different flagships in a year.
(Silly me, I actually believed them when they said that they'll release fewer phones)

Now part of the joy of getting a flagship, and part of the reason for getting one, is that you have the BEST. You have the absolute top model for a while. It's a nice feeling. And now, a couple of months after I got my One X, HTC is releasing the One X Plus (or whatever it'll be called in their asinine naming scheme)

With an iPhone, you get to have their flagship for a year and a half or two years. Heck, even Samsung gives you a whole year to enjoy owning their flagship. HTC? You'll be lucky to have their flagship for six months before they stick a slightly faster CPU and more RAM in it, add a "Plus" or "XL" sticker to it, and call it their new premium phone.

Screw you HTC, I'm getting an iPhone!

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  • 2012-10-10 16:53
  • xZke

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-10-10 05:20 from IaHY - click to readBlindly is the wrong word. IF somethings good and marketed well enough people will buy. If the s2 wasnt as good im not sure as many would of cared about the s3. When there are many great devices its down to other factors which influence peoples buying habits

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  • 2012-10-10 16:34
  • n5Ps

> In reply to Ex_HTC fan @ 2012-10-10 04:38 from 2C{9 - click to readTrust me. Im still not sure why HTC took that route.

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  • 2012-10-10 16:29
  • n5Ps

sad to say that the world is blindly following and buying Apple and Samsung phones only.

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  • 2012-10-10 05:20
  • IaHY

forgot to add to that no SD Card...another bad idea! Why do you want to copy all the bad things people hate in the rotten fruit???

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  • 2012-10-10 04:38
  • 2C{9

Yawnnnnn....boring HTC handset, all looks the same + ever since you change to non-swappable battery in the One series I stopped looking at your handset....bad idea copied from a rotten fruit. if you want to copy something good like Samsung's Spen. Really Dumb idea to change to non-changeable battery.
Little wonder you are losing market share Johnny!

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  • 2012-10-10 04:30
  • 2C{9

> In reply to Still HD2 owner @ 2012-10-09 22:33 from sc4P - click to readYes. Downfall comes from most of the one x series have no sdcard slot and removable battery..

Back in the days HD2 is one of the best hardware phone HTC ever built.. but they stay there with the 1ghz no internal memory .. for a very very long time and charging ppl premium for it.. while other smart phone company like samsung caught up.

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  • 2012-10-10 04:15
  • uREv

Despite dirty comments that I hear in this forum about HTC, I must say it is good to degenerate that a new generation may come. HTC will drastically rise like a fallen giant with handsets that are totally different from the one we used to own. I'm behind U from South Africa no matter what.Rise HTC Rise

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  • 2012-10-10 01:14
  • f0kx

> In reply to Rafe S. @ 2012-10-09 13:08 from PFx6 - click to readyou should buy a nokia 1100...

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  • 2012-10-09 22:54
  • LJYn

I still use a 2+ year old HTC HD2 with ICS and love it, but HTC lost me with no sdcard slot on their latest HTC One phone. What are they trying to do? Be another iPhone? There's iPhone for that. They should really quit trying to mimic others' success and be an innovator. They were with HD2 when it first came out, but couldn't impress me ever since. Waiting for Note 2 to come out on Tmobile, then unfortunately it's goodbye HTC.... :(

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  • 2012-10-09 22:33
  • sc4P

My Android experience was started on HTC ..from Desire ..n i loved it from the first day ...anyways
HTC; i love it for its simplistic and mature designs, durability and uniqueness ..though heard reliability has gown down these days.
anyways, Pakistan is one of the countries which has huge tendencies for Mobile Companies only if they bothered. Here people go crazy on new releases and try every bit of em.
They should all give some support here, which they hardly have right now, n we dont care about warranty, when we bought a mobile, we will screw it, so to hell with warranty..we just got used to it due to lack of support from major organizations.

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  • 2012-10-09 22:22
  • ITJ9

no support for ics on desire HD - loss of customer loyalty

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  • 2012-10-09 18:29
  • NrG0

HTC makes cheap phone look expensive and charge user for premium.

HTC co-branded with stupid Beats Electronic who knows nothing about making a great headphone/earphone.

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  • 2012-10-09 17:38
  • ib4h

> In reply to peter @ 2012-10-08 23:31 from L6e4 - click to readIt is BIG PROBLEM with HTC battery.
I don't know about you Peter, but me WANT Phone that can last at least 2 days of normal use.
I travel a lot to other city and I hate to run out of juice in the middle of the trip.
And that's keep me from one X or even X+
GO FIGURE... The battery Just won't cut it for me.
Look at huge SCREEN and hungry CPU of Galaxy Note II, and it's deliver!!!
That's why Sammy is on top

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  • 2012-10-09 13:08
  • PFx6

i just bought HTC ONE X, don't know what's the reason the second hand price drop so much here, even cheaper than SAMSUNG NOTE, which is just two core.

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  • 2012-10-09 13:01
  • ibfi

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