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HTC’s Smartwatch Rumored To Land In April

January 25, 2016 - Written By Kristijan Lucic

HTC is one of those well-known smartphone manufacturing companies, which are trying to find their way back to the top. This Taiwan-based company has been having financial issues for quite some time now, they’re simply not selling enough devices, and are doing their best to turn things around. HTC has introduced a number of smartphones last year, and their new flagship is expected to arrive in a couple of months. That being said, we’ll probably see plenty more One M10 aka HTC ‘Perfume’ rumors in the coming weeks.

We’re not here to talk about the company’s flagship smartphone, but their allegedly upcoming smartwatch. Plenty of smartphone OEMs have already released their smartwatches to date, like Motorola, Huawei, Samsung, LG, Asus, Sony… but HTC wasn’t one of them. The company is focusing on their smartphone and VR businesses at the moment, but we’ve already seen quite a few leaks regarding HTC’s smartwatch, none of those leaks surfaced recently though. A new rumor did surface quite recently, and it’s coming from @evleaks, a well-known tipster. According to the source, HTC might introduce their smartwatch in April, which means it won’t be announced during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. Now, this is quite interesting on its own merit, but considering the fact that recent reports said that HTC plans to announce their flagship handset during a separate event as well, it is possible that both of these devices will launch in April.

As I mentioned in the previous paragraph, we haven’t seen many HTC smartwatch rumors lately, but some did pop up quite a while ago. Some of those rumors said that this watch will run Android Wear once it gets announced, but that was to be expected, it is hard to expect HTC to use any other platform than Android Wear. This smartwatch will quite probably be made out of metal, and you can expect a somewhat different design than the competition, at least we hope HTC will provide that. This company really needs to differentiate if they want to succeed, plus offer really compelling products at the same time. That’s pretty much it, if any additional HTC smartwatch rumors / leaks pop up, you’ll be the first to know.