The One (M8) outperformed the sales of the M7 in the same period last year, said Jack Tong, President of HTC North Asia. The company says it had “solid” sales in Europe, Middle East, and Africa, thanks largely to the M8, as well as “strong momentum” in India and China.
Samsung has announced revenues of 53.68 trillion Korean won (52 billion USD) and an operating profit of 8.49 trillion won ($8.24 billion) for Q1 2014.
Intel has published its revenue report for Q1 2014 and 2013, revealing that the company’s mobile communication division struggling with large losses.
HTC has posted its second loss in three quarters, but can the company’s new line-up of premium and mid-range products put the company back on track?
Sony has just released its figures for Q3 2013 which shows strong growth in its mobile business. But the declining PC market had led the company to sell off its VAIO PC business.
LG announced today results for Q4 2013, and they are a mixed bag. Good smartphone sales could not help LG obtain a profit from its mobile business in the last quarter of 2013.
Samsung’s YoY profit rose by 27% during 2013. Mobile revenue is leading the way with growth of 32%. However, Q4 profits took a hit as a result of high marketing expenses.
For the first time since the third quarter of 2011, Samsung will post a quarter of declining profits. Samsung’s results for Q4 2013 will miss analysts’ estimates, due to slowing sales in the mobile business and massive year-end bonuses paid to employees.
For the second quarter since it went public, HTC posted an operating loss, generated by lackluster sales in what’s generally the hottest quarter of the year. Q4 2013 was the ninth consecutive quarter of declining sales for the company that was the darling of the mobile industry just a few years ago.
Sony managed to sell 10 million Xperia devices in the July-September period, compared to 9.6 million in the previous quarter, and 8.8 million in the same quarter of 2012.