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HTC unveils October revenues, Q4 not starting off well

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HTC unveils October revenues, Q4 not starting off well - read the full textHTC's performance in this year's third quarter was underwhelming and the final quarter for the year isn't starting off great either. The company announced its revenues for the month of October - $588 million, which is down from the $1,508 million it made in October last year. That's 61% down...


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> In reply to Aaron @ 2012-11-06 18:25 from pKha - click to readit's not only the desire c...there are many other devices cheaper than desire c and with ICS...

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  • 2012-11-06 22:32
  • vj1T

HTC is not listening.

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  • 2012-11-06 22:18
  • t7Xk

I'd like to add poor design too. My DHD died the other day. I was talking on the phone in an humid afternoon and my sweat somehow got into the phone and took away the display. How does sweat get into a phone?

And it is not true that HTC customers want sleek designs rather than a good battery. I had to keep an extra battery to just survive the day. 8 hours max and then plug in the fresh battery.

I think they should make 4 phones: 1. Phablet, 2. Flagship, 3. Mid-range and 4. Entry-level. There could be variants of the four like LTE ones or one with qwerty. That way it is easier to update when needs be. and breaking promises to customers don't help.

HTC promised ICS for DHD but then changed its mind. Now I own a galaxy note.

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  • 2012-11-06 22:09
  • Kh2X

htc is rubbish. cheap devices. got it twice. 1st hd2 n later sensation xe. both had so many issues and problems n has annoyed me. now im a happy apple user. atleast it gives what is promised.

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  • 2012-11-06 21:41
  • uWEi

The forefathers of smartphones was Palm and Qtek aka HTC. One dead, one dying.

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  • 2012-11-06 21:35
  • nDGm

> In reply to Zeake @ 2012-11-06 19:34 from 01dn - click to readactually, HTC's profit is going down cause thier phones are GARBAGE. period. since the day i first remember HTC coming out in norht america, i rememeber issues with screens, with cameras, with speakers, with hardware keyboards... Even last year, 4 of thier TOP selling phones had major hardware issues mainly including screen problems.

Fact is, wen you look at just quality of hardware, nokia, sony, apply, and Motorola are leaders.. samsung is okay too. But LG and HTC are the WORST!

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  • 2012-11-06 21:24
  • Mfxa

Htc was the king of android 3-4 years ago but 2 years ago they have lost the momentum (no more top notch display when they went from amoled to slcd, used old scorpion arhitecture instead of tegra or ti) and now these are the results of those actions/decisions tha have been made back then.
Now they have changed the strategy but it is very difficult to regain the market that was lost as in the markrt there is a new leader and new players (huawei, zte, so) and older players that are doing a recovery race (sony, lg, motorola)).
And it is true that they have some quality control issues not solved yet.
If u do not innovate constantly and made smart choices none is forever on top/alive!

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  • 2012-11-06 21:23
  • 0U1K

Sad state of affairs.
Like the piddling batteries they (HTC) fit to their smartphones, they're running out of puff to quickly!!
C'mon HTC, it's as rough as guts out there in the smartphone market place, you need to do something pretty spectacular right now.

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  • 2012-11-06 21:08
  • Xrj4

> In reply to Maximus @ 2012-11-06 20:35 from 05ZP - click to readwait one more week

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  • 2012-11-06 20:39
  • mc9J

Bulshit man HTC rocks

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  • 2012-11-06 20:38
  • mc9J

jb for one x-big lie.

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  • 2012-11-06 20:35
  • 05ZP

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-11-06 18:46 from 3xxA - click to readIf you even notice....
They did

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  • 2012-11-06 20:21
  • IVPg

i had the One X and it had the flickering issue caused by the stupid tegra 3 chip. i sold it for 100 bucks just to move on with life. never gonna buy hTC anymore.

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  • 2012-11-06 20:20
  • 0C{c

Only HTC problem is marketing. Who says that they are doing crappy phones is eather using Sammy or didn't have any HTC at all. Their phones are still great, they will come back, they just need to put some money in marketing and comerials.

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  • 2012-11-06 20:04
  • 39mr

htc made best phone
whay this company cant sell god i have no idea but i have one x and its best phone s3 and i phone 5 suks

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  • 2012-11-06 20:03
  • g81L

My father has one htc radar and so far top notch. Solid phones and for me the only manufacturer whi does it right close to apple standards. Hope they increase sales in the near future.

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  • 2012-11-06 19:56
  • 3b5B

> In reply to Zeake @ 2012-11-06 19:34 from 01dn - click to readNo QWERTY phones? They don't make QWERTY phones these days! :P (It's sad)

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  • 2012-11-06 19:51
  • 0UuG

> In reply to Zeake @ 2012-11-06 19:34 from 01dn - click to readHave you been living under a rock?
Double check your info cause half of it is long gone...

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  • 2012-11-06 19:44
  • sw}8

This is what happens when you refuse to market yourself.The number of billboards,full-page newspaper Ads,and endless rigorous facebook/twitter hype etc for the SIII I've seen here in Kenya is massive.Htc isn't even recognised.Then they launch the one X and price it as the Note II,and don't forget the Sensation,yes their 2011 duo-core fiasco is priced almost the same as the SIII.Htc simply needs to wake up and stop playing Apple.

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  • 2012-11-06 19:35
  • NseN

Htc's Problems. This is Why they suck and will CONTINUE to lose money.

1. Too many phones. Way to many.
2. No updates.
3. Bad UI. Sense is GARBAGE!!!
4. Phone button placement
It should be Menu-> Home-> Back (Nothing else)
5. No qwerty phones.
6. No penta band phones.

HTC should follow apple and apple should follow Steve Jobs.

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  • 2012-11-06 19:34
  • 01dn

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