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HTC's profits during the first quarter of this year tripled compared with the same period in 2010, according a report from Reuters. The massive increase in profits is attributed to strong sales of the manufacturer's line-up of Android smartphones.

From atop a gigantic pile of cash, HTC announced that it made a first-quarter profit of T$14.83 billion (~$511 million), beating the predicted figure of T$12.99 billion. Q1 2011 revenues apparently topped T$104.2 billion (~$3.6 billion), with consolidated sales for March hitting T$37 billion (~$1.3 billion). That's a lot of phones.

Expectations are already high for the second quarter, with analysts suggesting HTC's profits could increase by up to 20% during the next three months.
Short article, quoted the entire read.

http://www.androidcentral.com/strong...profits-triple
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Wasn't I reading comments around this site about how HTC was failing and that they were a sinking ship? Well... so much for those posts.
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Wasn't I reading comments around this site about how HTC was failing and that they were a sinking ship? Well... so much for those posts.
Yea. Lol'd when I read those, lol'd harder when I found this in the morning. HTC is raping and no one can deny that. The EVO 3D will only push their success further. I'm anxious for it to release so I can just switch from T-Mobile to Sprint already.
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There always the first out with nice hardware for android.
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Yep, their motto is "quietly brilliant" for an absolutely good reason. I personally love HTC, I've bought 4 of their phones so far, sure some may not have been amazing, but lets be honest, there will always be good and bad variants, and HTC makes more phones then pretty much anyone, and over all have done very well on the majority of them.

Did you know HTC made the very first PDA smartphone in the early '90s? It was rebranded as an HP at the time, but believe it, HTC all the way.
     
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Their past few Android phones are some of the best on the market.
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Their past few Android phones are some of the best on the market.
Desire HD/Inspire 4G
Google G2/Desire Z
Thunderbolt
Sensation/Pyramid
EVO 4G
HD2

Yep.
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Their past few Android phones are some of the best on the market.
Agreed. I like the Droid X, but I can't help but prefer the EVO over it.

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Desire HD/Inspire 4G
Google G2/Desire Z
Thunderbolt
Sensation/Pyramid
EVO 4G
HD2

Yep.
Even the G1 was/is a great phone for its age. Overclocked with Froyo, it has pretty decent performance for being the first Android phone.

For the record I have an HD2 with Android. Hell of a phone, I love it. It might not have some functions of the EVO and a lower res camera, but it's just roughly equal to it and I love it.
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I'm still angry at HTC for abandoning phone users as soon as they release a new phone.

Example:

I put a custom Desire HD ROM on my Desire only to find out certain features are much better, such as the stock mail and news feed apps. Certain things they could and SHOULD port over to the Desire. They're not Desire HD hardware-centric, so why leave us out?
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Well... DUH
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