HTC 2Q7A100 with Full HD+ display, Snapdragon 710, 6GB RAM, 128GB storage surfaces in benchmarks

It has been months since HTC had launched a mid-range or high-end smartphones. A report from last December said that it will launch new mid-tier to high-end models in 2019, after confirming that it is not shutting down its smartphone business. Now the company’s first smartphone for the year has surfaced in benchmarks. “HTC 2Q7A100” benchmark listing reveals a Snapdragon 710 SoC, 6GB of RAM and Android 9.0 (Pie).

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HTC will roll out Android 9.0 (Pie) update for U11, U11+ and U12+ in Q2 2019

HTC was the first company to confirm Android Pie update for its  smartphones – HTC U12+, U11+, U11, and U11 life. The company rolled out Android Pie update for its U11 life Android One smartphone back in November last year. 7 month after confirmation of Android Pie update for its flagship HTC U12+, U11+, U11 smartphones, HTC today confirmed that it will roll out the update for the phones starting from Q2 2019, which is between April and June. Continue reading “HTC will roll out Android 9.0 (Pie) update for U11, U11+ and U12+ in Q2 2019”

HTC Exodus 1 gets new blockchain features, can now be purchased with real money

HTC’s EXODUS 1 which was announced back in 2018 is now expanding its reach to non-crypto natives, meaning users who wish to buy the phone can now use real money, instead of using cryptocurrency. The Exodus 1 was available for pre-order in October, but users had to pay in crypto: either 0.15 bitcoin or 4.78 Ether.  Continue reading “HTC Exodus 1 gets new blockchain features, can now be purchased with real money”

HTC 5G Hub with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 855, X50 5G Modem, Android Pie announced

HTC has introduced the new HTC 5G Hub which is a first-of-its-kind dedicated 5G mobile smart hub. The company says it has designed for ease of use in both home and office environments, and it enables smooth 4K video streaming, low-latency gaming, and 5G mobile hotspot features for up to 20 users. Continue reading “HTC 5G Hub with 5-inch display, Snapdragon 855, X50 5G Modem, Android Pie announced”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced

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HTC VIVE has introduced the VIVE Focus Plus which is its newest premium virtual reality standalone hardware for enterprise customers. Vive upgraded the existing six degrees of freedom (6DoF) Focus headset to incorporate dual 6DoF controllers, giving users the ability to seamlessly interact with their virtual environment with the same freedom as PC VR devices. Continue reading “HTC Vive Focus standalone VR with Snapdragon 835, dual 6DoF controllers announced”

HTC Vive Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking, Vive Cosmos VR headset and more announced

Vive Cosmos

HTC VIVE has announced the new VIVE Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking. The company also announced unlimited subscription access with Viveport Infinity, meaning all the best content is available at any time. HTC also unveiled a developer kit for a future headset; the Vive Cosmos. Lastly, the company also introduced the ‘Vive Reality System.’ Continue reading “HTC Vive Pro Eye headset with built-in eye tracking, Vive Cosmos VR headset and more announced”

HTC to revamp smartphone sales with mid-range and high-end models in 2019

According to HTC Taiwan president Darren Chen,  the company is said to be planning on rebooting its smartphone segment mostly around the sales in the first half of 2019. The company is said to be focusing on mid-tier to high-end models, hoping they can improve its market share and profitability. Continue reading “HTC to revamp smartphone sales with mid-range and high-end models in 2019”

HTC Desire 12s with 5.7-inch 18:9 display, 4GB RAM, 13MP front and rear cameras with LED flash announced

HTC has announced Desire 12s, months after introduction of Desire 12.  It has a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by Snapdragon 435 with up to 4GB of RAM, runs Android 8.1 (Oreo) with HTC Sense UI on and 13-megapixel front and rear cameras, both with LED flash. It has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, comes with dual SIM support and packs a 3075mAh battery.

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HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019

Sprint and HTC

HTC has announced that the company would work along with Sprint to create a 5G mobile smart hub in the first half of 2019. HTC aims to lead the U.S. 5G industry, and 5G is expected to bring impressive data speeds and reliable wireless signals. Continue reading “HTC and Sprint to bring 5G mobile smart hub in first half of 2019”

HTC confirms to not quit smartphone business, to launch new models soon

Reports about HTC putting an end to their smartphone market has been in the news for quite some time. However, the company has yet again dismissed recent speculation and reports that U12+ being the last of its model. Continue reading “HTC confirms to not quit smartphone business, to launch new models soon”

HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset rolls out globally

At GDC 2018, HTC Vive announced that it will roll out the Vive focus to global markets later this year. Vive Focus is the first 6DOF stand-alone VR headset to be commercially available. The company is also making Vive Focus developer kits available to registered developers in most countries through the developer portal. Continue reading “HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset rolls out globally”

HTC EXODUS 1 native Blockchain smartphone now available for pre-order, shipping in December

After so much hype, HTC has introduced its new blockchain-powered smartphone, “EXODUS 1,” as it promised. Right from the way how consumers can order the devices, the EXODUS 1 is wholly dedicated to blockchain encryption.  Continue reading “HTC EXODUS 1 native Blockchain smartphone now available for pre-order, shipping in December”

HTC Exodus native blockchain phone to be announced on October 22nd

HTC Exodus

Back in May, about HTC confirmed that it will be launching ‘Exodus’ smartphone with native blockchain for secure cryptocurrency trading. The wait now seems to be coming to an end as the company will launch the phone as early as this month. It made the announcement on the newly opened HTC Exodus Instagram account.  Continue reading “HTC Exodus native blockchain phone to be announced on October 22nd”

HTC Vive Wireless Adapter with support for up to three players goes on sale starting at $299.99

HTC Vive today announced that it is launching the Vive Wireless Adapter that was introduced earlier this year. This frees Vive owners from the tether back to the PC and letting users experience the full potential of premium VR. It is compatible with both the Vive and Vive Pro. Continue reading “HTC Vive Wireless Adapter with support for up to three players goes on sale starting at $299.99”

HTC U12 Life with 6-inch FHD+ display, Snapdragon 636, dual rear cameras, Dual Tone Liquid finish announced

HTC has announced U12 Life, the company’s latest mid-range smartphone ahead of IFA, as expected. It has a 6-inch Full HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display, is powered by Snapdragon 636 with 4GB of RAM, has a 16-megapixel rear camera along with a 5-megapixel secondary rear camera to capture portrait shots, Dual LED display, along with a 13-megapixel front camera with LED flash.

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