HTC reportedly to cooperate with Google on next-generation Nexus

HTC logoHTC reportedly will team up with Google again and will jointly launch the next-generation Nexus 10 tablet, according to industry sources.

The speculation comes as a surprise to the industry since HTC's smartphone business has been stagnant, and the global growth momentum for tablets has begun to slow down, the sources noted.

Sales of HTC's first 7-inch Flyer tablet launched in the first half of 2011 and its first 10-inch Jetstream launched in late 2011 were poor due largely to bad pricing strategies and a lack of killer applications, forcing the smartphone vendor to retreat from the tablet market, revealed the sources.

HTC reportedly also turned down Google's proposal to jointly launch the Nexus 7 in 2012, forcing Google to tie up with Asustek Computer for its first 7-inch tablet, which turned out to be rather successful, noted the sources.

Given that Samsung and Google have also failed to ramp up shipments of the original Google Nexus 10, it would be a difficult task for HTC to deliver a turnaround with the new Nexus 10, the sources commented.

Source: DigiTimes

Tags: Google, HTC, tablets

Comments
Add comment

Your name:
Sign in with:
or
Your comment:


Enter code:

E-mail (not required)
E-mail will not be disclosed to the third party


Last news

 
Apple’s 2017 iPhone could employ the use of Samsung’s Flexible OLED Atomic Layer Deposition Technology
 
Redmond not willing to pay so much for Twitter
 
Foxconn and Pegatron will both be behind the production
 
 
New iTunes backup password verification system exists in parallel to the much stronger, older iOS 9 system
 
The companies willwork together to bring enable Lenovo customers authenticate to online FIDO-enabled services
 
ARM's new Bifrost architecture, which focuses on high-end 4K and VR experiences
 
Users complaining of poor battery life in iOS 10
Samsung Galaxy TabPro S - a tablet with the Windows-keyboard
The first Windows-tablet with the 12-inch display Super AMOLED
June 7, 2016 /
Keyboards for iOS
Ten iOS keyboards review
July 18, 2015 /
Samsung E1200 Mobile Phone Review
A cheap phone with a good screen
March 8, 2015 / 4
Creative Sound Blaster Z sound card review
Good sound for those who are not satisfied with the onboard solution
September 25, 2014 / 2
Samsung Galaxy Gear: Smartwatch at High Price
The first smartwatch from Samsung - almost a smartphone with a small body
December 19, 2013 /
HP Slate 7 is a 7-inch Android 4 Tablet PC with good sound
A cost-effective, 7-inch tablet PC from a renowned manufacturer
October 25, 2013 / 4
 
 

News Archive

 
 
SuMoTuWeThFrSa
    123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930 




Poll

Do you like Windows 10?
or leave your own version in comments (32)