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HTC One is no flop: Shipments of HTC’s potential savior approach 5 million

Zach Epstein
May 23rd, 2013 at 1:30 PM
HTC One Sales 2013

Many industry watchers believed the delayed launch of HTC’s flagship HTC One smartphone would be its undoing. The notion wasn’t exactly a stretch with Samsung’s Galaxy S4 looming on the horizon, but comments made to The Wall Street Journal by an unnamed HTC executive suggest shipments of HTC’s new flagship phone have been impressive thus far.

According to the paper’s report, an anonymous executive confirmed that HTC One sales into channels have reached about 5 million units in the month since the phone launched. “Orders are pretty good so far and are still more than what we can supply,” the executive said. “This is partly due to the shortage of components. When the issue is resolved next month, we will have a better idea if it’s doing really well or not.”

BGR recently reviewed the HTC One and called it the smartphone that changes everything.

Zach Epstein

Zach Epstein has worked in and around ICT for more than 15 years, first in marketing and business development with two private telcos, then as a writer and editor covering business news, consumer electronics and telecommunications. Zach’s work has been quoted by countless top news publications in the US and around the world. He was also recently named one of the world's top-10 “power mobile influencers” by Forbes, as well as one of Inc. Magazine's top-30 Internet of Things experts.




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