“Taiwan smartphone maker High Tech Computer Corp. said on Monday it had sold 800,000 units of its own branded HTC Touch phone, launched in Europe and Asia in June,” John Bowker reports for Reuters.
“‘This is better than I expected … We feel very good about our success,’ Chief Executive Peter Chou told Reuters in an interview, adding that the smartphone’s popularity was close to that enjoyed by Apple Inc’s competing iPhone,” Bowker reports. “The iPhone sold 1 million phones in the three months after its launch in the United States, also in June, and Apple is set to begin selling the product in Europe in November.”
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MacDailyNews Take: So, who’d they sell them to and what did they give them to drink, inhale, and/or inject to get them to blow their money on that thing?
Let’s take a look at how the HTC Touch compares to the Apple iPhone, shall we?
Apple’s OS X-based iPhone:
HTC’s Windows Mobile-based HTC Touch:
The HTC Touch is a joke.