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Unannounced HTC U12 shows up at Verizon’s developer site

HTC may not be ready to launch its new flagship phone yet, but someone at Verizon apparently didn’t get the memo. The wireless carrier has posted a page for the unannounced HTC U12 on its developer website. This isn’t the first time we saw the HTC U12. Pictures started making the rounds earlier this year. […]

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HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset dev kits are now available

The HTC Vive Focus is a standalone virtual reality headset, which means you don’t need to plug it into a PC or game console and it doesn’t depend on a phone to work. Everything is built into the headset itself. First unveiled in November, the Vive Focus launched in China in December. Now HTC has […]

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HTC Vive VR headset price drops to $499, Vive Pro goes up for pre-order for $799

It’s been about two years since HTC released its first VR headset, the HTC Vive. At the time it carried a hefty price tag of $799, but HTC has slashed the price a few times and today the company is permanently reducing the price of a Vive headset, controllers, and base stations to $499. But […]

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HTC U12+ leaked with a 6 inch full screen display, 6GB RAM, and Snapdragon 845

Google may have acquired a substantial portion of HTC’s smartphone business, but the Taiwanese device maker still plans to produce and sell new devices under its own name. According to reliable leak purveyor Evan Blass, the next flagship phone from HTC will likely be called the HTC U12+ and it’s expected to launch in May. […]

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HTC U12 breaks cover a little early

HTC may have just sold most of its smartphone engineering team to Google, but rumor has it the company still plans to release up to half a dozen new phones this year… including the successor to last year’s well-reviewed HTC U11. Now it looks like the company has started showing off a prototype a little […]

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HTC introduce Vive Pro virtual reality headset (with higher-res display)

Today’s virtual reality headsets aim to offer an immersive experience thanks to a combination of motion tracking, spatial audio, and special lenses that make tiny screens seem like huge displays. But when you get a really, really good look at the 2160 x 1200 pixel displays on a device like the original HTC Vive and […]

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HTC Vive Focus standalone VR headset goes on sale for $600 next week in China

The HTC Vive Focus is the first standalone virtual reality headset from HTC that can be used without a PC or smartphone. First unveiled in November, the headset is going up for pre-order in China starting December 12th and it’s expected to ship to customers in that country in January, 2018. HTC is charging ¥3,999 (about […]

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HTC reveals Vive Focus standalone VR headset (but cancels its Google Daydream-compatible headset)

HTC was one of the first companies that said it would build a standalone virtual reality headset that uses Google’s Daydream VR platform. Now the company has unveiled its first VR headset that doesn’t need a phone or a PC to function… and not only is it not a Daydream device, but HTC says it’s […]

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The HTC U11+ was almost a Google Pixel phone

Google launched two new phones this year: a 5 inch model manufactured by HTC and called the Pixel 2, and a 6 inch phone called the Pixel 2 XL, which was built by LG. But when details about Google’s Pixel 2 lineup started to leak earlier this year, we heard about a third phone. It […]

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HTC U11+ is like a U11 with a bigger screen, bigger battery, bigger price

The HTC U11 already has one of the fastest processors available to Android phone makers, and one of the best cameras of any phone released this year. So when HTC decided to launch an even-more-premium version of the phone, the company focused on the display, design, and battery among other things. The new HTC U11+ […]