Tag: HTC

In pictures: HTC U Ultra and HTC U Play

HTC, the manufacturer of the Google Pixel smartphones, unveiled two new smartphones that will be its leading Android devices in 2017. The HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play are “all about U” and comes with a faster processor, better camera, and more storage when compare the HTC 10 from 2016. You can check…

HTC will release half as many smartphones in 2017 as it did in 2016

HTC is paring back on its mobile releases this year, President of Smartphone and Connected Device Business Chialin Chang has confirmed to Engadget. Whereas 2016 saw 11 to 12 global releases, this year the company plans to launch just six to seven smartphones, two of which have already been announced. Engadget reports that the decision…

HTC U Ultra vs. HTC U Play vs. HTC 10: What’s the difference?

This is a new direction for HTC, again. HTC unveiled two new smartphones with the core premise of bringing you into the device, specifically leaving the “Be Brilliant” tag line behind and ushering in “It’s all about U.” Two new smartphones, the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play, with a 5.7-inch and 5.2-inch…

The U Ultra is HTC’s new 2017 flagship

While it’s not quite the Vive-branded, virtual reality-focused smartphone some were expecting, HTC did announce a new flagship smartphone this morning, and it has a lot going for it. Dubbed the U Ultra (HTC also announced a midrange variant of the device called the U Play, which we’ll get to in a later article), the device…

Leak shows new HTC device with secondary screen and glass back

Images of a new and as-yet unannounced HTC device — seemingly code named the ‘Ocean Note’ — have leaked via Chinese social platform Weibo, revealing two intriguing design elements: a glass back and a secondary always-on screen that looks cloned from the LG V10/V20. The photos also show a protruding camera bump and four colour…

Is HTC developing a Vive-branded smartphone?

A recently discovered video suggests HTC may announce a Vive-branded virtual reality smartphone at its upcoming January 12th event. Notable mobile tipster Evan Blass found the video and posted it to Twitter this past Friday. In the video, the narrator laments how all modern phones look the same — HTC, it should be noted, helped…

5.5-inch HTC One X10 leaks in new photo

Rumours point towards HTC unveiling three Android-powered smartphones in Q1 2017. What looks like the first official photo of one of these devices has just leaked. According to reputable device leaker Evan Blass, HTC will release a follow-up to the One X9 with the launch of the 5.5-inch One X10. The exact release date is…

HTC to reportedly launch three new smartphones in the first quarter of 2017

HTC is set to launch three new smartphones in the first quarter of 2017, according to a report from Taiwanese news site ePrice. The article suggests that the models to be debuted are from the flagship Ocean, One and Desire series and that at least one will be unveiled at the January 12th ‘For U’…

HTC teases new ‘for U’ product, reveal set for January 12

HTC is teasing something new for 2017. While the message is vague, the company is promoting that it’s all about “U.” Early rumours indicate HTC could be planning to unveil new controllers for the Vive, or possible a second-generation of its virtual reality headset. The Vive competes directly with Facebook-owned Oculus and Sony’s PlayStation VR….

Here’s what HTC’s Android Nougat skin looks like

HTC began rolling out Android Nougat to U.S. HTC 10 devices last week. And while Canadian users will have to wait at least another week or two to get their hands the software update, they can get a look at what Android 7.0 looks like on their smartphone thanks to HTC’s Elevate fan community. “Globally…

HTC’s 10 Evo is a Bolt by a different name, [Update] not coming to Canada

Like clockwork, HTC has announced the HTC 10 Evo, a global version of the Sprint-branded HTC Bolt. Besides the name change, this is the same smartphone HTC unveiled less than two weeks ago. It features a now archaic Snapdragon 810 processor supported by 3GB of RAM, 5.5-inch IP67 certified all-metal outer casing, 32GB of internal storage…

The rumoured HTC Bolt might be globally released as the HTC 10 evo

Eminent mobile tipster Evan Blass has just revealed more information about the rumoured HTC Bolt — stating that it might actually be branded worldwide as the HTC 10 evo. This title connects the device to HTC’s Evo 4G handset, which was released in 2010 in the U.S. through Sprint, and the HTC Evo 3D which…

The Bolt, HTC’s latest phone, may come to Canada

The Bolt, HTC’s latest smartphone, has leaked a second time, coming again courtesy of VentureBeat Editor Evan Blass. The first time we saw this device, the information that was available suggested the Bolt was likely to be exclusive to U.S. carrier Sprint. This leak, however, indicates HTC’s newest smartphone may come to Canada. According to…

Unlocked HTC 10 can now be purchased for $200 less

Hot on the heels of the Note 7s’ second recall, HTC is offering up a massive discount on the HTC 10. Usually priced at $999, HTC notes interested Canadians can purchase its flagship Android for $200 off the retail cost, bringing the price down to $799 unlocked. The HTC 10 can is available in onyx…

Photos of Under Armour-branded HTC smartwatch leak

It looks like HTC’s long rumoured smartwatch may finally close to materializing  if leaked images obtained by Dutch website TechTastic are to be believed. Like HealthBox, the health and fitness kit HTC created in collaboration with Under Amour, the smartwatch, dubbed Halfbeak, is branded to look like an Under Armour product. And in keeping with…

Huawei reportedly passed on the opportunity to become Google’s Pixel manufacturer

The Nexus 6P, the result of Huawei and Google’s collaboration, was critically well-reviewed — so why is it that this year HTC is producing Google’s newest handsets, the Pixel and Pixel XL? A recent report from Android Police sheds light on the matter. Drawing from a conversation with a source “familiar with Huawei’s operations” the report offers a…