Report for HTC
Evaluate HTC's performance to date. What are its competitive advantages and vulnerabilities? Bes sure to elaborate on HTC and its competitors' positioning on performance and cost.
. Succeeded in creating the world's first pocket-size PC with Microsoft.
. HTC manufactured the first color-screened PDA that run on Microsoft Windows' CE platform that can allow users use Microsoft Office applications, handle e-mail, and other media functions.
. HTC built a partnership with Qualcomm, which made HTC became the first Taiwanese company with 3G license.
. Collaborated with Microsoft help HTC to release the XDA, the first Windows-based smartphone.
. Offering the customized phones for customers to satisfy customers' demand.
. The contracts with British Telecom, Orange, and Vodafone contributed to the increase of HTC's global handset sales.
. HTC's dedication to technology innovation also made the Handspring to help them design and make the Treo smartphone.
. The subsidy was contributed to lower the consumer's purchase price.
. Apple opened the door for HTC, as Apple created legitimacy for all the features associated with touch-screen technology.
. The strong performance of phone brought HTC confidence to pursue its own brand.
. HTC collaborated with the search engine giant to make the world's first handset to run on Android.
. HTC's product was light, with an attractive size, which can fit into the palm of a hand.
. The efficient combination of funders and management team provided the high insight of business management.
. The highly customized phones means highly costs for HTC.
. Apple launched the iPhone at the same time as HTC's smartphone.
. Apple provided more than 40,000 applications, wither for free or 99 cents, with more than one billion downloads, and while HTC only had more than 20,000 applications cost around 10...