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HTC posts preliminary Q2 report, revenue and profits down

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HTC posts preliminary Q2 report, revenue and profits down - read the full textHTC released preliminary financial reports for the month of June and the whole second quarter. Those are incomplete, unaudited numbers, the full report will come later on, but this is enough to let us know what to expect. Q2 of this year seemed to be going well for HTC with growth in revenue and...


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Dont really see the need in arguing to be honest. HTC for me are brilliant. I have never had any issues apart from minor ones, which have all been overcome,and the old saying is 'why fix something which isnt broke' ... ive had many pleasant years and will look to continue that in the future as long as HTC continue to do what sets them apart from the rest... And that is keeping that great deal of thought going into the design and build quality! (besides apple... but then again thats a different story for another day)... anyway look at htc zoe... its awesome and exclusive - everybody can clearly see that HTC are doing their best to reclaim their share of the market but its difficult when they have over-critical and uneducated fanboys constantly criticising them!

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  • 2013-07-05 16:03
  • mCNx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-05 14:29 from RbXH - click to readAlso you seem to have a keen insighton HTC. The (forever) late firmware updates, the beautifully crafted body, please share with me how you came across this information and came to the conclusion, Captain Obvious?

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  • 2013-07-05 15:56
  • MVg6

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-07-05 14:29 from RbXH - click to readYes you're absolutely right. I'm extremely intimidated around the proper use of the English language, please delve deeper into my psyche? I'll take some notes

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  • 2013-07-05 15:53
  • MVg6

All they need: SD card slot! Removable battery! And keep their build design

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  • 2013-07-05 15:51
  • 3sEj

what happen to the 50 million htc one you sold not Shipped ?

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  • 2013-07-05 15:48
  • YhdC

HTC's problem IS their handset design and their stubborn usage of the Beats Audio branding. Years of financial and market share losses havent taught this stubborn company a thing.

The smartphone market IS the mobile phone market today. Dads, moms, grandfathers and grandmothers all use smartphones today. Keep designing your phones for 17 year old boys, HTC. We'll see you at Bankrupty.

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  • 2013-07-05 15:31
  • QY3K

they dont even have a costumer service in my how came they gonna made a real profit in order to face

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  • 2013-07-05 15:11
  • XMFb

I've had two so called high end HTC devices, obsolete after 12 months with no further updates due to hardware issues????? Perhaps they need to sack their R&D team and start again.

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  • 2013-07-05 15:07
  • RN@g

really... I was an HTC fan once upon a time; but lost all faith in them after realizing that they are not interested in retaining their existing customer base(by providing OS updates to their phone)...
i'm an xperia guy now... they gave timely updates from andro 4.0 to 4.1 to 4.2...
and btw my HTC DESIRE is still stuck on andro 2.2 while Galaxy S; released the same period, is on Andro 4.0 already!

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  • 2013-07-05 14:56
  • vw7r

> In reply to dlads @ 2013-07-05 12:46 from 3GZy - click to readCould not have said it any better myself, you also forgot about timely updates, and if you are going to bring your flagship phone to market, do it with JB 4.2.2 as did Samsung with the S4.
I have owned more HTC phones than Samsung, the Incredible being my first Android phone, but once HTC went away from micro SD cards "yes they do matter to me and millions of others" and removable battery "same as above", I left and bought a device "S3" that had those FEATURES, I did not buy the new device because it's name is Samsung, I could care less what manufacturer name is on it, as long as said manufacturer "you listening HTC" gives me what I want for MY MONEY, I don't buy phones because of a name brand "that is what ten year olds do", I buy it because it suits my needs, and will only see my hard earned money when such needs are met. No wonder HTC executives have left by the droves, they saw the writing on the wall. Is the HTC One a fantastic device, it is, but without a micro SD card expansion slot and removable battery, I could care less about an aluminum body phone that I will dress up with a case anyway "as most people will", yes you will get those ten percent that will like to keep it naked "till they drop it and dent that sleek looking metal body". Again, I don't buy a phone for it's looks, but for what it has to offer me in features and longevity, not how shiny it looks and at the same time is missing key features, like Micro SD card and removable battery, also timely updates.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:55
  • Im42

> In reply to [deleted post]Samsung do pay off people. Especially those cave-people at Apple who are currently living in a cardboard box behind a run down chippy.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:34
  • MVg6

> In reply to ThePillowGrabber @ 2013-07-05 13:24 from nwjS - click to readI think that's just his insecurity showing itself. He is either incapable of using or uncomfortable with different word usage in English and feels threatened by it. On topic, Yes, HTC has consistently had some of the best designed phones in the industry. It's their software that seems to be keeping them back though.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:29
  • RbXH

They ditch their updates like addicts ditch rebahs. They try but in the end just can't deliver. The latest fiasco being with the One S. No wonder they're losing customers left and right.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:20
  • PGsY

that's happening just because of insane pricing,especially in lower and mid range segment.HTC is not learning from their mistakes.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:12
  • bEWj

> In reply to [deleted post]Not exactly, merely stating that iPhone users are brianless fashion addicts that buy what they're told is cool, thats all. No offence intended.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:08
  • MVg6

> In reply to ThePillowGrabber @ 2013-07-05 13:24 from nwjS - click to readFair play to you.

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  • 2013-07-05 14:07
  • MVg6

> In reply to dlads @ 2013-07-05 12:46 from 3GZy - click to read100% agree with you sir,
you summed it up perfectly all that I want to say to HTC. :)

so HTC, will you now listen ?

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  • 2013-07-05 13:56
  • txj3

Htc phones are very much expensive than other companies if we compare all specs with others and also no sale and service center in many countries... Htc has to re think about these two matters..

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  • 2013-07-05 13:53
  • 6Qnq

4 ultrapixels is a deceptive is still 4 million pixels or 4 megapixel camera..they would be successful if they released a 12 ultrapixel camera...They should learn their lesson or decline will be their fate..

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  • 2013-07-05 13:49
  • t7Xk

> In reply to Mr. R Sole @ 2013-07-05 13:10 from MVg6 - click to readFunny how you believe that people speaking properly and/or formerly is always done on purpose, with ulterior motives. In fact, this is my normal, every day speech due to my line of work (in which politeness is required, too). And I have to say I prefer it to rudeness.

Let me even correct my first comment to you: I don't feel sorry for your childish behaviour, since it's clearly a result of your own preference.

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  • 2013-07-05 13:24
  • nwjS

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