HTC was founded way back in 1997, and it was founded on May 19, which means tomorrow will be 20 years of HTC's existence, so HTC decided to commemorate this occasion by releasing a really nice infographic. If you take a look at the infographic which is available down below, you will essentially get to see a timeline of their key products. Now, as part of this infographic, the company also added 20 'fun facts' for you to read, which are attached to certain years, and relative to HTC's key successes / moments.
Now, let us mention some key moments of HTC as a company. HTC was founded by Cher Wang on May 19, 1997, and the company is headquartered in Taiwan, though it has sales and service centers in Europe, the Americas and Asia. The HTC Kangaroo was the first device launched by the company, and in 2006, HTC introduced the first 3G-enabled Windows-running smartphone. Now, the first HTC-branded Android device was announced back in 2008, and it's called the HTC Dream. The company won several prestigious rewards in 2009 and 2010, while the first HTC-branded Nexus phone arrived in 2010, the HTC Nexus One. This is a smartphone that many people remember with affection, and easily one of the company's best-known devices to date. HTC was named the 'Device Manufacturer of the Year' back in 2011, and the HTC One M7 and HTC One M8 received the 'Phone of the Year' awards in 2013 and 2014, respectively.
The company introduced the 'HTC RE' in 2014, thus expanding its product line, and the HTC Vive VR headset arrived in 2015, it was unveiled during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona. HTC also mentions a number of partnerships the company managed to achieve during its lifetime, including the one with Under Armour back in 2016. The HTC U11 is also listed on the company's infographic, as this is the company's all-new flagship, and it managed to climb all the way up to the top of DxOMark's best smartphone camera ratings list. If you'd like to check out the full infographic HTC released, it is included below this article, and shares a number of additional facts about the company.