HTC reports slim profit for third consecutive quarter

HTC is looking beyond smartphones to grow its business as the company reports slim profit margins in its latest quarterly earnings. The Taiwanese firm announced profits of $ 15.9 million from revenues of $ 1.5 billion in the quarter ending December 31st 2014, with CEO Peter Chou describing it as a “solid platform” on which to continue building a new range of “mobile lifestyle” products. So far, this strategy has produced only the Re camera — a well-designed, but underperforming action cam — but HTC is promising much more, including “a line of connected health and fitness-related devices” made in collaboration with Under Armour.

As well as gadgets, HTC promises “utopia in progress” for its next flagship smartphone

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