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HTC’s smartwatch will "turn the industry on its head": CEO Cher Wang

HTC’s long rumored smartwatch is expected to be released in April and in a recent interview CEO Cher Wang said ‘it will turn the industry on its head’. April is also when HTC’s flagship One M10 smartphone is likely to be launched.


It s been a really long time since HTC has been working on its smartwatch, yet it isn t any close to see the light of the day. A report earlier this month pointed that HTC will finally release the smartwatch in April. In a recent interview to CNET at MWC 2016 in Barcelona, HTC CEO Cher Wang said, “When HTC comes out with a smartwatch, we will turn the industry on its head.” Also Read - HTC Viverse phone to debut on June 28, here's what to expect

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The first rumors about HTC smartwatch cropped way back in 2013, but the company later scrapped its plan due to plan due to lack of a wow factor . The company is still trying to figure out on how its smartwatch would fit in well with other HTC products. Also Read - YouTube, Gmail, Google Maps stops working on these phones from today: Check if your phone is in the list

Dubbed as HTC One and internal codename Halfbeak , HTC s smartwatch will be powered by Android Wear OS. Details about the processor, RAM, internal storage and connectivity options are scarce at the moment. However, rumors claim that it will sport a 360x360pixel resolution circular display.

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Other competitors such as Apple, HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola and Huawei already have their smartwatches since quite a while now. With HTC known for its impressive design and rumors pointing to April release, it will be interesting to see what HTC has in store for its customers.

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  • Published Date: February 26, 2016 8:27 PM IST

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