Smartphone maker HTC is facing stiff competition and
sees around a 14.5 percent fall in revenue in the fourth quarter
from the previous three months, while its margins will also
The company expects its fourth-quarter revenue to be about T$60
billion ($2.05 billion), down from T$70.2 billion in the third
HTC also said it expects a gross margin and an operating margin of
around 23 percent and 1 percent, respectively, falling from 25
percent and 7 percent in the previous quarter.
HTC has rolled out new models to regain market share, including the
5-inch full-HD "HTC J" targeted at the Japanese market and the "HTC
One X+", an upgraded version of its high-end flagship model last
Tuesday, both running Google's operating system.
Last month, the company also introduced two models running
Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 software, the Windows Phone 8X and the
Windows Phone 8S.