Is HTC trying to be another Samsung or Sony?
For $300 million, HTC is the exclusive handset maker for Beat Electronics, . This differentiation is what is key to mobile devices and what will drive innovation in the mobile market at large. Frankly, I think this is bigger news than HTC announcing a new handset.
I honestly haven't heard of them until today. Apparently, Beat also has deals in place with HP for the Touchpad and computers.
I think this is a better way for HTC to spend $300 than what they did to buy S3 patents that were later ruled unpatentable.
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