HTC has just returned to profit in the second quarter by posting a net profit of 2.26 billion Taiwan dollars (55 million euros) from April to June, against a loss of 1.88 billion Taiwan dollars (46 million euros) the previous quarter, for a sharp drop in turnover. Main explanatory factor: the good sales of the One M8 launched last March.
The electronics manufacturer, long regarded as one of the leading companies in the sector, faces stiff competition from Apple and Samsung. But it has also been confronted with the rise of Chinese manufacturers like Huawei or Xiaomi, two of whose smartphones have made their mark. entered the top 10 best-selling models in the world in April.