Category Archives: HTC

Is HTC pulling out of China?

It seems so. According to the message on HTC’s Weibo account, the TMall and Jingdong Chinese online stores are no longer selling that company’s smartphones. HTC devices can still be bought via either HTC’s online store or the physical one in Shenzhen, but supplies seem to be running dry as some of their newest phones are listed as Out of Stock.What might be the reason behind this disappearance? No one knows for sure. The official spiel of HTC is one of long-term business strategy for China, and that can mean anything. Some people believe that HTC needs to drastically cut ...

HTC Desire 12s. Specs, price, availability

Device’s trailer can be watched here.– 5.7-inch display, HD+, 2.5D glass,– Snapdragon 435 CPU, Adreno 505 GPU,– 3/4GB RAM, 32/64GB storage,– 13mpx main camera, f/2.2 aperture, PDAF, 1080p videos, LED flash,– 13mpx selfie shooter, f/2.4 aperture, LED flash,– 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS, NFC,– 3075mAh battery,– Android 8.1 Oreo, HTC Sense UI,– 154.2 x 72.7 x 8.3 mm; 150g. Depending on the RAM variant, Desire 12s costs either NT$5990 or NT$ 6990 – $194 or $226. It is unknown when the device will be ...

Android One program HTC U11 Life has its OS updated in Europe

The Android One program continues its relentless work against the Android OS fragmentation. Its newest victory is updating the 2017 smartphone HTC U11 Life’s operating system to its newest version, 9 Pie. Device used to run on Oreo and, without the Android One program, it probably would not see the Pie update for a long time, if ever. The update is currently available over-the-air in parts of Europe, and will eventually cover the whole old continent (hopefully). The US update will have to wait, as their U11 Life comes with a Sense skin that requires more work in order to get it to ...

HTC is making a new mid-ranger, gets certified

HTC may have concentrated on high-end premium devices lately, but the company seems to be finally throwing a bone to the lower-cost spectrum of buyers. This bone is code-named HTC 2Q720000 and it has just received its Wi-Fi Alliance certification. Certification says very little of its specs, only that it will be run by Android 8.1 Oreo and its CPU will be a Snapdragon 435. Rumour is that a variant with Snapdragon 625 will also be available. ...

HTC Exodus 1 officially announced

HTC’s Exodus 1 smartphone will concentrate on, quote, „decentralized applications and security”. In order to buy it, at least until the end of its Early Access (can be ordered at htcexodus.com), the customer will have to pay in Bitcoins (0.15 BTC, roughly $960). Shipments will begin in December. HTC Exodus 1’s features will include:– secured hard drive area for private data and cryptocurrency keys,– Zion API that allows Exodus 1 to sign transactions,– wallet SDK,– 6′ QHD display,– Snapdragon 845 chipset, 6GB RAM and 128GB flash ...

HTC U12 Plus Flame Rose up for pre-order in the US

HTC U12+ was always supposed to be available in three colour variants: Translucent Blue, Ceramic Black, and Flame Red. While the first two became available in the US of A pretty soon after the device’s release in May, them Americans had to wait until now for Flame Rose. To be more precise, they will still have to wait a bit: while this colour variant can be pre-ordered in North America as we speak, devices will reach US store shelves on September 10. Phone’s price is, and will be after the device reaches stores, $799.U12’s specifications include 6′ display, 12mpx ...

Rumour goes that the HTC U12 Life will not be made by HTC

According to an allegedly reliable leakster, HTC will outsource the production of its upcoming mid-ranger U12 Life (which may or may not be called differently). The leakster does not know who will HTC’s original design manufacturer be. As for the reason for the outsourcing, it probably has something to do with HTC’s recent financial problems; lets not forget that the company recently had to lay off a quarter of its Taiwanese employees.By the way, the phone will probably have Android 8.1 Oreo on board. ...

Four HTC smartphones will be upgraded to Android 9 P

Taiwan smartphone producer HTC has just announced that four of its devices will receive an OS update. These will be HTC U11, HTC U11+ oraz HTC U11 life and HTC U12+. First three of these smartphones were HTC’s top of the line models from 2017, while the last one belongs to the Android One program. Sadly, we have no information on when exacly will the update take place. We will live and learn. ...

We have the HTC U12 Life specs

HTC’s upcoming product, a HTC U12 smartphone codenamed ”Imagine Life”, is created with a mid-deep pockets’ customers in mind. We do not know how much exacly will it cost – possibly around $700. U12’s release date is also a mystery, with some saying it will come out on November and others believing it will be faster than that. Thanks god that we at least have the device’s specifications, right?– 6′ Full HD+,– Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 CPU,– 4 GB RAM and 64 GB flash memory,– microSD slot,– 16mpx + 5mpx main camera, ...