Mobile phone carrier AT&T has posted details about the upcoming 64GB version of the HTC One smartphone, underlining that it would have the exclusive rights to sell the phone in the US.
AT&T added that it would also offer the phone in both colors - the Glacier Silver and the Stealth Black. The company also showed off two accessories, HTC Double Flip Case and the Morphie Juice Pack, which will be selling alongside the smartphone. For heavy users, there will be an extended battery pack as well.
The latest generation HTC smartphone, the HTC One, is perhaps the most serious contender to Apple's iPhone and Samsung' Galaxy handsets.
The new HTC One features 4.7-inch, full HD screen, with a resolution of 1,920 by 1,080 pixels that gives it a density of 468 pixels per inch (ppi). Corning's Gorilla Glass protects the display.
Under the hood, it has a quad-core 1.7 Gigahertz Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 processor, and 2GB of RAM.
In a move which marks the culmination of an over two-year-old Apple-HTC patent dispute - which began when Apple accused HTC of inappropriately copying the iPhone -, the two companies said in a late Saturday announcement that they have mutually consented to dismiss the series of lawsuits they have filed against each other.
According to the announcement by Apple and HTC, the settlement worked out by the two companies includes a licensing deal which, over the next ten years, will grant both parties the rights to each other's present and future patents.
Cut-throat competition from the side of smartphone behemoth Samsung finally forced HTC shut down its operations in South Korea.
HTC's "One" smartphone series has received positive reviews, but that help the Taiwanese handset maker gain a foothold, mainly due to dominance of Galaxy smartphones.
The Taiwanese handset maker confirmed on Monday that it was closing its Korean sales office with immediate effect.
According to a Monday statement by Taiwanese handset maker HTC, some of the shipments of two of the company's smartphones - the One X and the Evo 4G LTE - which have been under review by US Customs because of an Apple patent dispute, have received Customs clearance and have been released to carrier customers.
The hold up of HTC handsets in US Customs was largely a result of a "limited exclusion order" issued by the International Trade Commission (ITC). The order makes its mandatory for the HTC smartphones to pass a Customs review before hitting the US markets.
Taiwanese handset-maker HTC has officially announced that it much-awaited One X smartphone will hit the AT&T stores on May 6; with the pre-orders for the handset to begin from April 22.
Priced at $200, with a two-year service contract from AT&T, the HTC One X will be the first AT&T smartphone to be powered by the latest Android OS version - the Android 4.0 `Ice cream Sandwich.'
T-Mobile USA, which currently carries neither the iPhone nor any of the hottest-selling Android handsets, will soon have a shining star --- the premium HTC smartphone, the HTC One S, which the carrier will start selling from next week.
The thin and light HTC One S smartphone is scheduled for availability at the T-Mobile stores, as well as and, from April 25, priced at $199.99 with a two-year service contract. The handset boasts the newest Android 4.0 `Ice Cream Sandwich' version, and will also support the latest version of HTC's own Sense 4.0 software.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc. won a patent-infringement ruling that bans HTC Corp. from selling some of its smartphones in the US starting next year, but the Taiwanese manufacturer has hailed the ruling, saying it was better than what it had expected.
On Monday, the International Trade Commission (ITC) ordered HTC to stop importing its smartphones in to the US by April 19 next year, as they were found infringing on a patent held by Apple.
After having warned last month that the company was not likely to witness any growth in its sales during the 2011 fourth quarter, Taiwan-based handset maker HTC has recently reported an approximately 30 percent plunge - to NT$30.9 billion - in its year-on-year sales for the month of November.
The latest revelation from HTC underscores that the company - which was once considered the leading Android handset manufacturer - has, during the last one year, been overtaken by its rivals largely because of the fact that it has been losing ground with most of its carrier partners.
The HTC Corp has accused Apple Inc of violating the copyrights, the Company is presenting the copyrights that it acquired from Google in order to strengthen its suit.
The company has accused Apple for breaching the copyrights of Wi-Fi capability and processor communication technology. This was for the third time that HTC Corp had filed a case against Apple.
HTC has refused that there will be no product announcement before Monday exclusive of contacting ITProPortal. com.
A Spokesperson has affirmed that an event is organized to mark the move by the Taiwanese handset manufacturer to new, bigger and shinier offices in Slough.
She has also said that the news released yesterday by a Dutch website was false. The HTC Puccini, as well as the other eagerly awaited devices will take some more time to launch.
She didn’t reveal when the next wave of HTC devices will hit the UK and ended the talk with a cheeky, "stay tuned".
Recently Verizon has joined hands with AT&T, Sprint as well as T-Mobile; it will offer a smartphone running on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 operating system. The company has made the announcement of its first smartphone named HTC Trophy running on Windows Phone 7.
The costumers can get this new phone at verizon. com from 26th May, while it will available on Verizon stores from 2nd June. The price of the phone will be $149.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with a new two-year customer agreement.