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HTC: Yeah, We’re Not Making Any More Cheap Phones

HTC has announced on a conference call (via Phonescoop) that they’re not making cheap phones anymore, therefore leaving the low-end handset market for good. Instead, they’ll focus on flagships and high-end devices that can generate higher gross margins.

The shift will be taking place later this year, with HTC stating they’ll still support previous mid-range and budget smartphones they made over the years. Of course, with the news that HTC will release 6 or 7 phones this year, there’s still some devices in the works besides the recently introduced U Ultra. But now that we know they won’t be cheap, it’ll be interesting to see which of the handsets stand out on top amongst the rest throughout 2017.


Max Buondonno is a technology enthusiast who has been working as a journalist in this industry for more than a year. He has grown up in the age where everyone has a smartphone which has influenced his decision to become a professional technology writer, his passion in life. He's dipped his toes in the development of websites, while you can ask him anything about Apple, Google, or Microsoft and he's bond to give you an answer. He's reachable on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, and email.

1 comment on “HTC: Yeah, We’re Not Making Any More Cheap Phones

  1. shantanum016

    When it comes to cheap phones, Xiaomi is the best of the lot. It is about to launch it’s flagship Mi 6 really soon. You can check out the Mi 6 release date here.


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