No exclusive launch, then?
HTC says farewell to the One S, telling customers to focus on the camera and speakers instead of the lack of updates.
GoldGenie encases the HTC One in gold or platinum. SIM unlocked and Beats audio earphones thrown in to sweeten the deal.
Poor sales have reportedly led to a surprising $0.99 new-contract price and a possible discontinuation for the HTC First.
In contrast to the rather dismal results in Q1 2013, HTC CEO Peter Chou expects a 63.6 percent increase in Q2 2013 revenue and growth in gross margin to between 22 percent and 24 percent.
Samsung is being probed by Taiwanese officials and may be facing fines of up to 25 million Taiwanese dollars (USD 840,000).