HTC returns to smartphone market: First smartphone in a long time to be announced soon

June 10, 2024  12:53

Taiwanese technology company HTC, once known for its innovative smartphones, is hinting at a return to the mobile device market. The company's official account on the social network X (formerly Twitter) published a mysterious advertisement for a new smartphone, stylized as a space theme. The announcement of the new product is scheduled for June 12, reports HotHardware.

This publication aroused a lot of interest among users: within a few days, the teaser collected more than 866,000 views, 7,900 likes and 1,700 reposts. As HotHardware notes, interest in HTC's return to the smartphone market is not surprising, given its rich history in this area.

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What we remember about HTC

HTC has a rich history in the smartphone industry. Here are a few key points:

  • 2008: Introduced the world's first Android smartphone, the HTC Dream, which had a slide-out display, a physical QWERTY keyboard, 256 MB of internal memory, a microSD card slot and 3G support.
  • Successful models: Released popular models such as the HTC One M7 and M8, which were highly praised for their design and performance.
  • Competition and Change: Despite its successful models, HTC faced strong competition from Samsung and Apple. In 2018, the company sold most of its mobile division to Google for $1.1 billion and pivoted to the virtual reality market.

New expectations

HTC's return to the smartphone market is generating a lot of anticipation and interest. The company, previously known for its innovation, can once again make a significant contribution to the mobile device industry, and therefore many today are really looking forward to the announcement of a new device.

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