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HTC sales make a slight bump up in the US market

HTC sales make a slight bump up in the US market

HTC has posted its numbers for July and although the overall earnings are less than compared to last years HTC saw an increase in the US market according to the research firm comScore. While ranked fifth in the US market, HTC has managed to draw closer to the fourth ranked US manufacturer, Motorola. Manufacturers ahead of these two include, LG, Samsung, and Apple.

HTC can give thanks to the increase in market share to the sales of the HTC One series phones that hit three of the 4 major carriers in the US. Technically, the phone that went to Sprint was renamed and given a kickstand to keep the Evo name alive, but it includes the same major components that make up an HTC One phone like the processor and signature camera chip.

Recently, the Taiwan based company withdrew handset sales from a couple countries, because the market share was too little to continue investing there and even returned a percent of share holding to the company that controls Beats Audio in an effort to preserve funds. Hopefully, with the asset realignment mentioned above, HTC will continue to make and release its beautiful and unique handsets in the US for all of us to enjoy.

The HTC One series is still a fierce competitor in the US. Surprisingly, AT&T has already dropped the price of the HTC One X to $99 for eligible customers and T-Mobile is preparing to release a quad-core version of the HTC One X on their network.

Which HTC One phone are you using? Are there any accessories you would like for us to review? Sound off in the comments below and we will see what we can do.

Source: TaipeiTimes

About Andy Medders

With over a decade of IT experience working in and for the US Army, Andy has helped implement pilot programs using Android devices at work and helps others learn how to turn a smartphone into a tool for getting things done. He started a blog about HTC as an outlet to share HTC news without spamming his friends on common social networks, but decided to combine forces with HTCSource to have more of an impact on the HTC community. Andy has had an HTC in his pocket since the days of the T-Mobile MDA.

  • Thor Johnson

    Love the HTC One. I wish the accompanying software were more capable, or that the device would work better with 3rd party software. HTC Synch software is awful for synching music which, with HTC One’s Beats sound system, should have been a HTC One selling point. The HTC One doesn’t pay nicely with 3rd party music software products (J River, iTunes) leaving the music lover a bit stranded.

    I returned a HTC phone a couple of years ago for having awful synching capabilities. I’m hoping this area gets simpler over time – for HTC and others.