HTC Posts on XDA

Betrayal of Hype: Playing Fast and Loose with Release Dates Breeds Consumer Mistrust

Yesterday, Google launched Allo on the very last day of summer, just narrowly squeezing into their “Summer 2016” launch window. The product we got was compromised, and arguably doesn’t have a defined place in their product lineup, which raises the question of “Why was it launched now?” If Google had been upfront with us and come out...

HTC Teases Phone Announcement for 20th September

The HTC 10, despite being a well built flagship and a worthy contender, could not capture the throne in the flagship wars. The competition was just ahead of the curve, and hence, the 10 had to be content with the few runner up positions. But if HTC's latest teasers are any indication, the company wants to...

HTC One A9s is Now Official: 5″ 720p Display, Helio P10 in Tow

When the HTC One A9 came out, HTC stressed that it was not the one "copying" others around. Metallic builds and plastic antenna bands were its gift to the mobile world, and so the A9 was not to be misinterpreted as an iPhone clone, despite its similarities. And with the One A9s, the device is...

[UPDATE: Response from HTC] HTC Breaks One A9’s 15-Day Update Promise on the Phone’s First Major Update

Today, HTC announced their planned update schedule for Android 7.0 Nougat. The HTC 10 will be getting the update in Q4, and the HTC One M9 and HTC One A9 will be getting it afterwards. It’s always fantastic when an OEM is clear, concise, and communicative about their planned update schedule. That communication is a big part...

Opinion: The HTC 10 Is One of the Best Devices We’ve Already Forgotten About

When I reviewed the HTC 10 a few months back, I was impressed by just how solid of a device it was, and how restrained yet wholly functional its user experience turned out to be. It was a good phone, a great phone even, but I parted ways nonetheless. Everyone in the XDA staff that also...

HTC 10 XDA Review: HTC Delivers a Delightfully Restrained User Experience

HTC has had a rough year, leaving the company desperately needing to prove its worth to both its old followers and general audiences. The HTC 10 thus comes at a breaking point for the smartphone legend, and it's clear that they are trying to grab your interest and secure your pocket. But among all of its competitors, can...

HTC Announced Devices to Receive Android N

Taking advantage of Google (Alphabet?) I/O HTC has announced which of their lineup will receive an N update after it has shipped to OEMs later this year. Although there is no timeline that they can share at this moment with the speed that Google is sending out N previews we hope that the update will...

Piecing Evidence Together: The Nexus Line, HTC M1 & S1, and an Elusive Tablet

Google I/O 2016 is less than a month away, which means we've entered the final bout of new Nexus rumor hype. Today, famed device leaker @evleaks threw the Android enthusiast world into a tailspin with his latest tweet: https://twitter.com/evleaks/status/725395035022319616 Now, Mr. Blass has a penchant for leaking accurate information, so I was already on board with the...

TWRP Makes its Way to the HTC 10 Weeks before its Official Release

It was just last week that HTC unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the HTC 10. After weeks and weeks of rumors and leaks, we thought that HTC had little left that could surprise us. In a move that surprised many of us, HTC announced very consumer-friendly bootloader locking terms. Well, it looks like merely days after the announcement we're already seeing the...

What are Your Thoughts on the HTC 10?

Now that the HTC 10 is finally released, we can stop the speculation train and give our own opinions based on the released specs of the device. What are your thoughts on the HTC 10? Does it live up to its "hype"? What parts of a flagship experience did HTC nail? What areas they dropped the...

HTC 10 Comes With Unlockable Bootloader, Decent Warranty Policy

Just in case you thought you saw everything there is to see about the HTC 10, keep in mind that the device will come with an unlockable bootloader if purchased directly from HTC. Yep, that's right, unless your device is tainted by carriers, you are guaranteed some XDA fun on this upcoming flagship. HTC is committed...

HTC One M10 Leak Spree: New Name, New Live Images, and Clear Renders

The hype regarding the flagships has shifted from the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, and the LG G5 as the devices have started making their way onto the hands of reviewers and the general public. Now, it's time for HTC to take the centre stage with the launch of their flagship for 2016. There's still...