HTC is a leading brand in the smartphone industry. Most of the people know this brand only because of their smartphones. But did you ever thought what does HTC stand for? Yeah, this question is asked to me very time by many peoples. So here is your answer.
Below there is some information about the Company and who is their business faces of the HTC. After reading this you know everything about this Company. So, Let’s go to the question of What does HTC stand for?
HTC is a Taiwanese Company which manufactures cellular handset devices and other telecommunication equipment. This company is founded in 1997 by Peter Chou ( Vice Chairman ) and Cher Wang ( Chairwoman ) and till now it has acquired a big global recognition as a standard smartphone mobile manufacturing company. It is headquartered in New Taipei City, Taiwan.
At the initial time, they manufacture only Windows Mobile and became a co-founding member of the Open Handset Alliance. But lately, they start working with the ANDROID platform. HTC expanded into virtual reality hardware with the release of HTC Vive. HTC is belonged to VIA group.
But very few of us are familiar with what the HTC stands for, it was HIGH TECH COMPUTER CORPORATION. This name is derived from the work of the company because at starting this company only manufactures computers but at later they shorten the name to make it a brand.
List of Products that the company manufactures:-
- Personal digital assistant (PDAs)
- Android phones
- Windows Phones
- HTC phones have attained substantial growth due to its great user interface and sleek design.
History of HTC (wiki). Link
Cher Wang (王雪紅), H. T. Cho (卓火土), and Peter Chou (周永明) founded HTC in 1997. Initially a manufacturer of notebook computers, HTC began designing some of the world’s first touch and wireless hand-held devices in 1998. The company is credited with creating the first Android smartphone, the first Microsoft-powered smartphone (2002) and the first Microsoft 3G phone (2005). Their first major product, one of the world’s first touch-screen smartphones, appeared in 2000. As an ODM for HP and Palm, HTC built the HP iPAQ and the Palm Treo 650.