HTC will launch more smartphones in the $150-$300 price range in 2014, both in emerging and developed markets. Besides the new mid-rangers, the company plans to focus on a “very aggressive” marketing its upcoming flagship, the M8.
This week in your world of Android: the HTC M8 leaked, Samsung revealed the Galaxy S5 launch date, Google released the Chromecast SDK, details about the G2 Pro leaked, the red Nexus 5 launched, the rumored HTC Nexus made the rounds, and Google updated several of its top apps.
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In patent deal, HTC will pay Nokia to bury the hatchet
This week in your world of Android: Samsung and Google signed a massive patent deal, Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, Samsung reportedly agreed to cut back on Android customizations, we learned a few more details about the HTC M8 and the Galaxy S5, Chrome apps for Android got rolling, and a rumor about the death of the Nexus made the rounds.