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Research and Markets: HTC is Projected to Have Total around 47-48M Units of Smartphone Shipments in 2012

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "HTC is projected to have total around 47-48M units of Smartphone shipments in 2012" report to their offering.

It appears that HTC have adopted SMD's (Samsung Mobile Display) super AMOLED panel for the upcoming 4.3 One S (Ville) products in an effort to reduce the thickness down to below 8mm. We anticipate HTC remains to use Super LCD panel from Japanese makers Sharp and Sony for their 4.7 One X and 3.7 One V. We believe that the mass production schedule for the above models is in March and production shipments are forecasted to be -1M units for each model in 2Q12. Based on the above aforementioned, HTC's total Smartphone shipments may increase up to -12.5M units in 2Q12 from 7.5-7.8M units in 1Q12.

Isaiah's Key Takeaways from Our Research:

1. HTC is forecasted to ship total -47-48M units of Smartphone shipments in 2012.

2. Super AMOLED panel can reduce Smartphone thickness down to 7-8mm.

3. Each HTC One S, One X and One V are expected to ship -1M units per month in 2Q12.

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