HTC One Sales are Good, but Company Still Likely to Post 8% Net Loss in Q3

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  1. dgstorm

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    Despite the new HTC One selling very well for the company, it looks like HTC is still in for some hard times. According to their latest financial results press release, sales of the HTC One were solid and in fact were much better than their previous hero device of the same time last year. Unfortunately, despite these excellent results for the HTC One, the company is still hemorrhaging money and is likely to report an operating loss of 8% in Quarter 3.

    The company is shifting their strategy a bit in order to fight this. They are introducing the new mid-tier HTC One Mini, and they also plan to introduce more mid-tier products later in the year with a focus on the emerging market in China.

    It looks like the HTC One isn't quite bringing them back to competitive levels just yet, but at least it's keeping them afloat.

    Here's the press release,

     
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    Please just kill Sense already.
     
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    Add removable battery and micro SD card support, and their phones will sell like hot cakes, the way this company is operating with the mindset of a mule "one way direction to their demise", they will soon be no more. I can see them being bought out by another competitor in the near future.
     
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    It is going to take awhile to recover from years of bad decisions and devices. HTC took a big hit in reputation thanks to the thunderbolt disaster. And though they fixed the issues public opinion already moved on to other devices. Than the poor timing of releasing the rezound with the razr and nexus the year after and that is just me highlighting the mistakes with vzw customers. The HTC one is a good device that sold well but one device will not fix years of failure. It will take a few more good devices along with strategy and planning. Continue to make solid devices and offer customers choices (Google experience devices) along with throwing in a sd card slot.
     
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    They still don't get it. They are going to launch more mid-tier devices rather than discounting older models like Apple, and to lesser extent even Samsung. Instead HTC will realize higher production costs with more phones and shorter runs, and also higher R&D for more devices.
     
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    This......^^^

    They need to release sanother top tier device and discount the one. The one was a great step in recovery though. I really like HTC.
     
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