Vive headset experiences shortage of key components
HTC’s overall device sales next year are expected to hit a plateau as the company experiences a slowdown in smartphone shipments while facing difficulties in increasing shipments of its Vive virtual reality headsets.
Things are not that bad yet
Troubled maker of smartphones HTC has denied rumours that it could be about to flog off its smartphone business.
Lower than expected results
Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.
Slowly ramping up
HTC cannot get a break in the phone market and it looks like the Vive VR, the outfit's over-priced VR kit, sold 140,000 pieces in August and September.
HTC has been showing off the prototype of its VR controller and position-tracking modules for its virtual reality headsets.
Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle out tomorrow
HTC is expected to unveil two new models of its Desire-series products, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle tomorrow.
Trouble just got worse
Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.