HTC Mobile Phones in Australia
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Few would guess that HTC stands for High Tech Computer and even fewer would guess that the company is based out of Taiwan. HTC initially started its Smartphone journey making Windows based Smartphones but in keeping with Android's growing popularity decided to shift focus to the Android OS. HTC hasn't totally abandoned making Windows mobile phones and does make Smartphones for the Windows 7 OS as well.
Ranked as the top 3 mobile phone company in the world and as the second best performing technology company in Asia 2007, HTC has pushed the barometer of mobile phone success and technology time again.
HTC History and Early Beginnings
HTC by mobile phone manufacturer's standards is a comparatively young company. Starting out in 1997, HTC has always innovated (now ranked as the 31st most innovative company in the world) and due to this have a number of industry firsts to their name. In fact some of the first touch screen mobile phone & devices were designed by HTC itself. Notable firsts of HTC were
- First color palm-size PC (1999)
- First Microsoft Pocket PC (2000)
- First Microsoft wireless Pocket PC (2002)
- First Microsoft powered Smartphone (2002)
- First Microsoft Smart Music Phone (2004)
- Large 2.8" TFT touch-screen LCD display
- First Microsoft 3G Phone (2005)
- First Microsoft Windows Mobile 5.0 Platform Phone (2005)
- First tri-band UMTS 3G device on the Microsoft Windows Mobile platform (2006)
- First Microsoft Windows 5.0 Smartphone (2006)
- First Tri-band UMTS PDA
- First intuitive touch screen to allow finger tip navigation (June 2007)
HTC is one company that has witnessed a stratospheric growth. It's been decorated with awards like "Device Manufacturer of the Year" for 2011 by the GSMA and in April 2011 overtook Nokia becoming the 3rd largest mobile phone manufacturer of the world. In case you're curious who is 1 and 2, those places go to Apple and Samsung respectively . HTC is poised for rapid growth and its constant drive to innovation makes sure that it will continue to be a major played in the mobile phone space.
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