Originally Posted by EarlyMon
Ok, facts time.
They sunk a lot of coin into the One launch and took a big hit not being able to ship at levels matching demand in March, last quarter.
I'm really sick and tired of the blogosphere fearmongering by idiot "reporters" whose understanding of manufacturing economics is at the skill level of balancing a personal checkbook.
Go read the same meme at the launch of the Sensation, the One X and now the One.
Now go back and compare total HTC revenue and earnings between 2010 and 2012.
2010 revenue - NT$ 278.8b, or US$ 9.28b
2011 revenue - NT$ 465.8b, or US$ 15.5b
2012 revenue - NT$ 289.0b. or US$ 9.63b
And if anyone wants to try arguing about profits, get your ducks in a row and come loaded for bear.
I'm not going to politely tiptoe around these sensationalist lies any longer.
Just wanted to add this one fun fact that the
seem to always conveniently fail to mention:
HTC hasn't reported a loss since they were listed on the stock exchange in March 2002.