HTC Corporation, the Taiwanese company has recently turned 20 years old and the company has made a video about it. They put together a series of their innovation and how it changed the global smartphone market. HTC has become the most focused player into the
smartphone market since two decade now. For those of you who don’t know, HTC is the first company to bring Android phones into the market.
However, HTC was not a smartphone manufacturer from the beginning. Founded on May 15th of 1997, HTC started as a manufacture of Notebook Computers. In the year 1998, HTC started designing world’s first touch and wireless handheld devices. All the credit of the first Windows smartphone, first Android smartphone, 3G and 4G phones goes to HTC.
HTC Dream which is also known T-Mobile G1 was the first phone on market to run on Android. HTC officially announced the HTC Dream in September 2008 and was marketed under T-Mobile brand in United States. The phone was able to cover a fair market share and became one of the top sellers. Being the first Android operating device, the phone was able to offer Google services such as Gmail and Android market for new apps.
This was the beginning era of the Android smartphones. HTC has seen a lot during its two decade long journey into consumer electronics. The company is a tough player in today’s market without a doubt. In addition, HTC has released and marketed best-known devices till date which makes it one of the active smartphone manufactures. HTC has been awarded several titles including ‘Device Manufacturer of the Year’ back in 2011, ‘Phone of the Year’ award for HTC One M7 and M8 in 2013 and 2014 respectively.
Moreover, HTC took the MWC 2015 as an opportunity to unveil the HTC Vive which is a VR headset. HTC Vive is truly the first interactive VR experience taking virtual reality to the next level. The HTC Vive is still considered the best VR headset till date.The company has also unveiled new U series devices this year including U11, U Ultra and U Play. Although HTC isn’t as successful as it used to be in global smartphone market, the company is still trying to deliver the next big comeback.
With around two decades of experience in consumer electronics, HTC can be a revolutionary company in the future. We wish HTC all the best for its bright future ahead. We want our readers to drop their views regarding the 20th Anniversary of HTC. Feel free to pass your remarks in the comments section.