This week was big for HTC. The company finally took stage, following up on its recent teasers, and announced not one, but two smartphones. The HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play are the first two members of a brand new U Series of smartphones. What we want to know is, are you at all interested?
HTC uncovered two smartphones today that had been rumored for a long time. The U Ultra and U Play are part of a brand-new line, HTC’s U-Series of smartphones. As you might expect, the HTC U Play is the smaller, less premium and thus more affordable model of the two, whereas the HTC U Ultra is the larger and more premium unit, and thus the more expensive model. Additional models may be added to the line soon, as noted in [Read More]
HTC is all set to unveil something, most presumably a smartphone or two, tomorrow at a private event happening in Europe. Just a day ahead of the announcement, real images have surfaced containing what sources believe is the HTC U Ultra. This may just be HTC’s big surprise tomorrow. Spoilers ahead!
If you’re an HTC fan, you’re probably familiar with the private event scheduled to happen on January 12, just after CES 2017. If you can recall a post back from mid-December, the company put out a teaser with a giant ‘U’ on it (pictured above). Sources now claim that they know what that ‘U’ stands for.
HTC promised us three new smartphones for Q1 of 2017. The U Ultra was one, the U Play was another, but what’s the third? Sources say it’s the One X10, and believe that a new leak just exposed it.
Earlier this week, HTC announced their fourth quarter 2016 results and although the numbers are not pretty, they have been worse. HTC has and continues to make underlying changes to the business to improve performance.
HTC hit a home run with Vive last year. The Vive headset was perceived well by VR fans all throughout the world, so much so that the company now has a whole semi-division dedicated to improving the platform.
HTC has a private event scheduled for January 12th, when it is expected to unveil one or more smartphones. We’ve heard rumors and seen leaks depicting many HTC handsets, including one code-named ‘Ocean Note’ and another named ‘X10’, which may or may not be the same device.