Sony managed to obtain a profit in Q1 2013, buoyed in part by improving smartphone sales.
HTC has made a profit in every quarter since its founding, but the next few months may bring its first loss, warned the company.
Samsung has released its financial results for the second quarter of 2013, reporting a $6.96 billion net profit, but smartphone profits are struggling.
LG Electronics has released its earnings report for Q2 2013. The company banked a net profit of 156 billion won, and shipped a record 12.1 million smartphones. But is it enough to break the pessimistic investor attitude towards the smartphone market?
After a string of poor financial results and underwhelming sales of the HTC One, an analyst from JP Morgan suggests that a merger between HTC and Huawei could help the struggling business survive.
Has Samsung reached its peak? Or is everyone just expecting too much? Last month, Samsung’s market capitalization was reduced by an alarming $25.3 billion, a figure that is greater than the total value of Sony Corp.
With Apple and Samsung stock prices struggling, and as HTC failed to meet its revenue targets, we examine the current state of the smartphone industry.
HTC revealed its financial results for Q2 2013 – while the full launch of the One brought a modest increase in profits, the company failed to meet analysts’ forecasts.
HTC’s recently posted May revenue figures show strong growth since the launch of the HTC One, however the company is still facing internal resignation problems.
In the first quarter of 2013, Samsung managed to bag around 95 percent of all profits made on Android. But how does a company as Samsung manage to crush its competition so badly?