HTC and Asus are faced with a decline in smartphone sales even in their home market
Sources report that in her home market of smartphones, Asus and HTC are faced with growing pressure from competitors.
Recently, the company Oppo has overtaken HTC in the market of Taiwan, occupying fourth place among the largest manufacturers of smartphones. The first three so far consists of Samsung, Apple and Asus.
In June HTC has made 228,5 million dollars, which was a record this year. Explained good start for model U11. However, the new flagship of the a short time could improve the performance of the company and in July revenue fell to 205 million dollars. Analysts say that in the second half of the year HTC will be even harder to sell their flagship smartphone, as the market will be a new top model from Samsung, Apple, Google and Huawei.
The company Asus, the situation is also deteriorating. Smartphone sales on the home market in the second quarter fell to a seven-year low. It was one of the main reasons why the manufacturer has postponed the announcement of the new smartphones ZenFone 4. Now Asus expects to sell at year 15 million smartphones, while earlier it was going to make 20 million.