In the middle of the night, HTC unveiled their two new phones that we are assuming are the new line of devices to take them through the foreseeable future. If that means no HTC 11, prepare yourselves, as this might be it for a while. You ready?
HTC announced the U Ultra and U Play. The Ultra is the bigger, badder of the two with high-end specs for 2016 (not a typo), while the Play is the playful little brother that will likely dance around in global markets for a bit, but never quite reach our US shores. The U Ultra is up for pre-order today at $749 and won’t ship for two months or into mid-March (again, not a typo). (more…)
It’s a new year, meaning we have new flagship devices for the first half of 2017 to look forward to! If I’m not mistaken, we should be seeing the next big launches from Samsung, LG, and HTC rather soon, so we’d like to gauge which company’s flagship you’re most looking forward to.
For Samsung, the Galaxy S8 will be the first major launch since the Galaxy Note 7 fiasco, so if you ask me, they’ve got to bring the heat. The LG G6 is expected to ditch the G5’s modularity, so that has me interested. And, as you may have seen, I recently posted up what I’d like to see from HTC, but it’s looking like they aren’t listening to me (courage aka headphone jack).
We also have devices from Moto (mid-2017), Sony (who knows exactly when), and other OEM (Huawei, Honor, ZTE, etc.) launches to look forward to. It should be a really exciting first half of 2017 for Android fans.
In just a couple of days, we will be introduced to HTC’s latest smartphone, or even smartphones (note the plural), but before that takes place, I’d like to share a few ideas I have with regard to what I would like to see from the company in the new year. (more…)
Photos reportedly detailing HTC’s Ocean Note smartphone are making the rounds, just two days ahead of the company’s U event. The photos aren’t the highest quality, but do paint a solid picture of what we should expect, and the codename has been confirmed in past leaks, as well as by LlabTooFeR, one of the more solid HTC intel sources. (more…)
For the past few weeks, the Android community has been patiently awaiting the start of HTC’s upcoming U event. We are expecting to see at least one new phone, so why wouldn’t we be excited? Well, times for the event have been posted, and wouldn’t you know, HTC doesn’t seem to care about our sleep! (more…)
Over the weekend, a couple of concept videos straight from HTC were posted online by @evleaks. The videos do not give us what we’d label as a definitive look at what HTC may soon launch in 2017, but they do at least provide a couple ideas of what the OEM is tinkering with. (more…)
Recently tweeted out by @OnLeaks, who has been known to post up reliable intel in the past, the upcoming smartphone launch from HTC will be for the U Ultra. Codenamed the Ocean Note, it is one of three potential devices from HTC for the first portion of 2017. (more…)
To end 2016, Verizon is sending out a wave of security patches to most of its flagship phones. The batch of updates are available this week for the HTC 10, Moto Z family, Galaxy Note 4, Note 5, Note Edge, Galaxy S5, S6, S6 Edge, and S6 Edge+.
Again, we aren’t seeing anything new for any of these phones outside of the security business, so if you see an update this week, you should now know exactly what it is. (more…)