HTC Loses Ground in WinMo Smartphone Market

When factoring out touch-screen phones, High Tech Computers (HTC) has lost their foothold in the mobile industry to Motorola and Samsung. No surprises here in the US as the Motorola Q and Samsung Blackjack sold like crazy last year.

Motorola, Samsung and HTC have been competing fiercely in the segment with each vendor accounting for a 20-30% share globally, with Motorola now leading the contest with a small margin, the data showed. – Internal data from Microsoft.

Expect the numbers to get thinner all around as more companies jump into the game.

When comparing touch-screen versions, or PDA phones, HTC still has nearly a 50% share. At least according to the same internal data. Again, this will not last long with companies like Palm, HP, and Dell looking to revive or reimagine their product lines.

Read more at DigiTimes.


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