It has been more than 12 months since the tablet market that we now have started to change. Yes, Apple’s iPad is still going strong and even released the New iPad. There is also the Kindle Fire by Amazon and Google’s Nexus 7. We used to have the BalckBerry Playbook and the famous Samsung Galaxy tablets. But I know that you have once heard of HTC’s amazing tablets (i.e. Flyer, EVO View 4G, and Jetstream). If you look at the top Tablet makers of today, you will notice that HTC is not included in the list. This is despite of coming out with amazing tablets that can basically beat other famous tablets that are out in the market today.
The sad this is, I don’t think people value the internals of the Tablet they want to own. I think that they are more of after the Brand. Well, with HTC announcing that they are pulling from the US Tablet market for now, this only backs up my sentiment over lame Tablet users who only wants the brand and not the Tablet.
Recently a spokesperson from HTC explained HTC’s decision and also delivered an impressive attempt in revising history. The spokesperson said: “HTC is pleased with the results of our first foray into tablets – the HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G, and HTC Jetstream – and like any products in the mobile space that were released some time ago, out tablets have run through their planned lifecycles.” And the spokesperson also added: “and we only sold 12 of them”. You see, if the number is correct, it is too sad for a great Tablet maker to end up with record-breaking low tablet sales. We are talking about premium tablets here and not just some fancy branded tablet. We are talking about high-end tablets in the likes of the HTC Flyer, EVO View 4G and Jetstream.
HTC may be losing it big time back in the US with the tablet market, but I sure hope that they can take back their lost crowd with their amazing mobile phone lineup. I am talking about their new Windows Phone 8 devices (HTC 8X and HTC 8S) and their latest Android handset and the sequel to their former flagship the HTC One X (the new HTC One X+).