Featured Articles

IDC says PC market is rebounding

IDC says PC market is rebounding

Research firm IDC has published its latest report into the state of the PC market and while there are some signs…

More...
TSMC steps up development of 10nm process

TSMC steps up development of 10nm process

TSMC, the world’s biggest chip foundry for hire, has reportedly stepped up development of its 10nm manufacturing process.

More...
Broadwell 14nm desktop comes late in Q2 2015

Broadwell 14nm desktop comes late in Q2 2015

A while ago we mentioned that Broadwell won’t show up in the desktop space this year and we got it right.…

More...
AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

AMD A8-7600 Kaveri APU reviewed

Today we'll take a closer look at AMD's A8-7600 APU Kaveri APU, more specifically we'll examine the GPU performance you can…

More...
EVGA GTX 780 Classified reviewed

EVGA GTX 780 Classified reviewed

The EVGA GTX 780 Classified has been dethroned as the company’s fastest non-Titan card following the introduction of the GTX 780…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 19 July 2013 12:35

HTC One shipments might drop 40% in Q3

Written by Fudzilla staff

Enter One Mini

Sales of HTC’s flagship handset could take a 40 percent dive this quarter, according to Macquarie Securities. The outfit forecasts HTC One shipments will drop to between 1.8 and 2.1 million units this quarter, although sales in the previous quarter were in the 3 to 3.5 million unit range.

However, it’s not that the HTC One is facing stiffer competition – it is not. The drop is expected because the high-end market is oversaturated and the phone itself is becoming a mature product. Luckily HTC has another ace up its sleeve, in the form of the HTC One Mini, which could help it maintain its gains before the next generation flagship is ready. It is also rumoured that HTC is working on a phablet based on the One design.

HTC One shipments seem to have peaked in May, with 1.5 million units. In June the figure was closer to 1 million and a further decline to 600,000 to 700,000 units is expected between June and September.

However, the Mini might not be enough to turn HTC’s fortunes around. HTC is at a disadvantage when it comes to mid-range phones, due to its current cost structure and lack of distribution channels. Samsung is a lot better at peddling low- and mid-range phones, even when it has inferior products.

More here.

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments