HTC has entered into a strategic partnership with Beats Electronics. The upcoming HTC devices will integrate Beats by Dr. Dre and other sound technologies from Beats Electronics.
HTC has announced a strategic partnership with and investment in Beats Electronics. Under this partnership, HTC will integrate the Beats by Dr Dre sound technology in its smartphones that are expected to be released in a month or two.
Last year HTC had partnered with Dolby for integrating the Dolby Mobile innovations in HTC devices both Android and Windows Phone 7. Several high-end devices featured Dolby Surround sound support for better audio on mobile devices.
Now HTC has decided to invest about $100 million in Beats Electronics. Peter Chou, HTC's chief executive officer, said in an official statement, "Beats is an exciting brand that has been built around providing something very special, and we believe our strategic partnership will provide customers with unbeatable sound on HTC phones. We obsess over every detail of a consumer's mobile experience and audio is a critical part of that experience."
Other than Windows Phone 7 devices, we hope that the upcoming league of Android Ice Cream Sandwich handsets as well as tablets will feature Beats sound.
HTC is said to be making two upcoming Nexus devices which will be powered by Android N operating system.
The HTC One S9 comes three different colour options- Gold, Silver, and Gunmetal Grey.
The Desire 828 2GB variant is currently available on Flipkart for Rs 18,990.
Curiously, on HTC India website, the HTC 10 Lifestyle is still listed but the spec sheet shows the features of HTC 10.
HTC Desire 626G+ was launched in India July last year for Rs 16,900.
HTC 10 Lifestyle has all the features of HTC 10 but comes with a low end chipset
HTC will hold events in New York, Delhi and Taipei simultaneously to unveil the smartphone.
Earlier, HTC issued a teaser hinting at dual rear camera set up in the HTC 10
Xiaomi, Meizu, OPPO and Vivotoo are reportedly also developing pressure sensitive displays.
The Vive has a hefty price tag of $779 but HTC has not said anything about the price of the One X9.