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HTC SPONSORS ELITE ESPORTS TEAMS CLOUD 9, TEAM LIQUID AND TEAM SOLOMID

Bellevue, Washington, USA, January 26, 2015 - HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced their entrance into eSports arena in North America and Europe with sponsorships of three elite eSports teams: Cloud 9, Team Liquid and Team SoloMid (TSM).

The sponsorships kicked off this weekend with Cloud 9 and Team Liquid playing in the first Counter Strike: Global Offensive tournament at the X Games Aspen, and all three teams participating in the season start of the North America League of Legends Championship Series (LCS).

"eSports has seen significant growth in the past few years and we see synergy between people who are passionate about this sport and our own customer base. It was an easy decision for us to sponsor these talented teams and individuals," said Cher Wang, chairman, HTC.

Cloud 9, Team Liquid and TSM are some of the most storied and successful eSports teams in the world. Cloud 9 is one of the most successful North America-based gaming organizations with nearly 150,000 Twitter followers, TSM attracts six million unique Twitch viewers per month, and Team Liquid’s YouTube channel has been viewed 25 million times.

With eSports rapidly growing in popularity around the globe, achieving viewership levels on par with many traditional sports, these elite team sponsorships present a tremendous opportunity for HTC to connect with the gaming community and customers. HTC is proud to partner with these teams that embody the essence of the HTC brand in their Pursuit of Brilliance.

For more information on HTC and the teams, follow HTC, Cloud 9, Team Liquid, Team SoloMid on Twitter.

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). www.htc.com.

HTC Global Marketing Division
Eve Chen
Sr. Corporate Communications
Email: eve_chen@htc.com
Mobile: +886-989-685-172

Eddie Ho
Sr. Product & Social Community PR
Email: eddie_ho@htc.com
Mobile: +886-972-508-820

HTC ANNOUNCES THE RE CAMERA DELIVERS LIVE STREAMING VIA YOUTUBE TO SHARE MOMENTS AS THEY HAPPEN

Anyone can live the experience – even when they can’t be there

Las Vegas, CES, January 8, 2015 –HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced live streaming from its new RE™ camera to YouTube. Now consumers can easily share the moment by connecting a RE camera to their YouTube channel and sending a live broadcast link to viewers around the world.

Available for Android™ devices beginning tomorrow, Jan. 9, through a free update to the RE app in the Google Play™ store, the new live streaming feature allows RE users to not only capture great video with ease, but also to share special moments and favorite events with those who can’t be there. Friends across the world or traveling family members won’t miss any live action. The free update will also be available for iOS later in Q1 2015.

The RE camera’s wide-angle capture and small form ensure that both you and your RE won’t miss anything. With storage via a microSD™ card in addition to backup to your smartphone and the cloud, RE is always ready to capture your precious memories.

The live streaming feature is a simple-to-use and handy add-on to get the most out of video capture, making it easy to broadcast a piano recital, snorkeling adventure, puppy cam and more. With the RE app, sign in to your YouTube channel and activate live streaming. Once verified, broadcasting from your RE is a snap. Any live footage you wish to share is transmitted directly from RE to your smartphone, which then sends your broadcast to your YouTube channel. Invite people to view the event by sending your broadcast link to tune in via SMS or social networks. Even if they can’t watch it live, the link will continue to be active, even after the broadcast ends.

Viewers do not need a YouTube channel to view broadcasts, and live streams can be broadcast in public mode, which makes videos available to anyone who has the link or discovers it on YouTube, or in private mode, which limits the broadcast to only those you share it with.

Availability

The updated software for the RE application will be available beginning tomorrow, Jan. 9, in the Google Play store and is coming to the Apple App Store™ later in Q1 2015.

RE is widely available at Amazon.com, AT&T, Best Buy, HTC.com, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.
 
When used according to guidelines, the RE is rated for use in up to one meter of water for up to 30 minutes.  For further information on availability, features, functionality and accessories, visit
www.REcamera.com

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and HTC Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498).   www.htc.com.

© 2015 HTC Corporation. All rights reserved. HTC, RE, and all other HTC product and feature names are the trademarks or registered trademarks in the U.S. and/or other countries of HTC Corporation and its affiliates. Any other trademarks that appear are the property of their respective owners and their use does not constitute or imply these owners’ endorsement of, endorsement by, or affiliation with HTC.

HTC AND UNDER ARMOUR JOIN FORCES TO SUPERCHARGE CONNECTED FITNESS

The best in mobile technology and design meets the ultimate in athletic performance

Las Vegas, NV, CES – January 6, 2015 — HTC and Under Armour Inc. today announced a strategic partnership that will see the pioneers in mobile innovation and athletic performance collaborate to empower athletes everywhere.  HTC is designing a series of products to work seamlessly with UA Record™, the newest addition to Under Armour Connected Fitness, the world’s definitive health and fitness network. Under Armour launched the UA RecordTM apps and website today at CES. 

Peter Chou, CEO, HTC commented, "Mobile innovation has completely changed people’s lives in recent years, making us more connected to our world than ever before. Now we want to help people be better connected with themselves, helping them to achieve their goals and gain deeper insight into their own lives to become the best they can be. By joining forces with Under Armour, one of today's most exciting and ambitious leaders in empowering athletes, we are taking the first step on this journey and will provide consumers with a range of connected health and fitness products and services that no other brand can match.”

Robin Thurston, SVP, Connected Fitness, Under Armour said, “HTC is renowned for its fearless commitment to innovation, coupled with an attention to detail and premium design that makes it the ideal partner for Under Armour and UA RECORD. By applying these shared values to our collaboration, we will allow athletes everywhere to take their performance to the next level in a more connected and intuitive way than ever before.”

Innovation – a team effort
Under Armour’s team of designers, sports scientists and athletes are working closely with HTC’s Connected Products business unit, as well as its design and engineering teams, to ensure the shared efforts will meet the highest expectations of athletes everywhere. “It’s an incredibly exciting new direction for us,” added Peter Chou. “We want our products to meet the needs of every individual – whether you’re training for a personal best in your next half marathon, or a professional athlete honing your performance with a full training staff behind you. So far, no company has been able to deliver this level of support and we feel we have a tremendous opportunity to disrupt and accelerate the development of this market.” 

1 The first product to integrate into UA Record™ will launch separately at a later date
2 UA Record™ is the newest addition to the most comprehensive health and fitness network in the world, which includes the suite of MapMyFitness applications including MapMyRun and MapMyRide with over 31M members. UA Record™ provides the world’s most dynamic, connected health and fitness community with an extended way to track personal health data with fitness activity, participate in community challenges, and easily share content to keep you synced with your fitness goals 24/7.

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). www.htc.com.

About Under Armour, Inc.
Under Armour (NYSE: UA), the originator of performance footwear, apparel and equipment, revolutionized how athletes across the world dress. Designed to make all athletes better, the brand's innovative products are sold worldwide to athletes at all levels. Under Armour’s wholly owned subsidiary, MapMyFitness, powers one of the world’s largest Connected Fitness communities. The Under Armour global headquarters is in Baltimore, Maryland. For further information, please visit the Company's website at www.uabiz.com.

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HTC RELEASES UNAUDITED RESULTS FOR Q4 2014

Taipei, Taiwan – January 6, 2015 – HTC Corporation (TWSE: 2498), a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today reported unaudited consolidated results for its fiscal 2014 fourth quarter ended December 31, 2014. Unaudited quarterly revenue was NT$47.87 billion and operating profit was NT$0.18 billion. Net profit before tax was NT$0.47 billion, and net profit after tax was NT$0.47 billion, or NT$0.57 per share based on 826,438 thousand weighted average number of shares.

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498).
www.htc.com.

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HTC and the HTC logo are trademarks of HTC Corporation. All other names of companies and products mentioned herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.

ALWAYS DESIRE MORE

HTC unveils the HTC Desire 826, designed for those who aspire to a brilliant life

Las Vegas, CES, January 5, 2015 – Today's consumers desire uncompromising mobile experiences to bring out the best of “me.” They seek ways to better capture, share and cherish their special moments. Harnessing the most innovative technology in the world today, HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, today announced the HTC Desire® 826, helping people create the best possible mobile experiences by capturing the best of “me” in photos, enjoying your best personal moments with stunning surround sound audio, and expressing the best of “me” with bold design, colors and materials.

HTC BoomSound™, now even more engaging with Dolby Audio™
When enjoying a personal moment watching a video or listening to music on your phone, the sound environment must be high quality for a great experience. Just as stereo sound revolutionized how we experience music, films and TV, HTC revolutionized mobile audio with the first dual front-facing stereo speakers on a smartphone, bringing a great listening experience wherever you go. Now, HTC is raising the bar for mobile audio yet again with the HTC Desire 826, bringing truly immersive HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio1 surround sound to your phone for an experience unlike anything you've heard before on a smartphone.

HTC is the first smartphone company to combine dual front-facing stereo speakers, a finely tuned sound profile and Dolby’s decoding technology to deliver an end-to-end multi-channel audio solution. Listeners can experience sonic depth and breadth not previously heard on a mobile device, giving every media experience an epic, true-to-life sound that jumps out of the speakers and off the screen. The package also includes an audiophile-grade headset2 that is carefully tuned for HTC BoomSound with Dolby Audio, delivering the cinematic surround sound experience wherever you are.

Incredible sound deserves a brilliant screen, so the HTC Desire 826 offers a vivid, 5.5” Full HD 1080p display that brings cinematic quality to your mobile world and means that those instantly streamed or downloaded tracks and movies have never looked better.

Capture, Share and Cherish the Best of “Me”
Taking a self-portrait while celebrating a friend's birthday at a popular nightclub or a special moment at a favorite candle-lit restaurant requires a powerful front camera to capture and share the best of “me” anytime, anywhere, and at any moment. For the first time, HTC is bringing the HTC UltraPixel™ camera to the front of the phone, helping you take stunning self-portraits in any light condition. Together with HTC’s acclaimed HTC EYE™ Experience, the incredible front and 13 megapixel rear cameras capture cherished moments in stunning quality so you can look your best.

When taking a photo with the back camera, you want “me” to be part of it to truly capture your personal moment. HTC’s Split Capture combines photos and videos taken on the front and back cameras into one split-screen image or video. Live Makeup allows you to adjust the level of portrait beautification even before the image is captured, ensuring you always show the best of “me.” Or create fun and funny moments to share with friends with Face Fusion, allowing you to merge your self-portrait with the face of a friend or celebrity for a completely original look. You can also wow your friends by snapping images and shooting video without touching a single button thanks to Auto and Voice Selfie. The HTC Desire 826 is also available with a 13 megapixel front-facing camera that captures amazing, fine detail.

Express the Best of “Me” in Design, Colors and Materials
Just as your clothes represent your unique style and individualism, you want your phone to express the best of “me” in a personal way. The HTC Desire 826’s simple yet bold, dual-tone color and dual finish expresses your individualism through vivid colors such as White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and more3 . The unique colors and materials pop from the phone to express your own personal style.

Gorgeous, soft-touch matte sides make the phone comfortable and easy to grip while giving peace of mind that your memories are safe in your hand. Subtle speaker grills disappear into the design to maintain the phone’s clean lines for an unrivalled audio experience that enhances the look of the device. The award-winning HTC Dot View™ case is also available for the HTC Desire 826, so your phone can be dressed up with an additional splash of color and style that catches the eye as much as it protects your phone and the cherished experiences inside.

Underneath the stylish design is more than enough power for your mobile life: the HTC Desire 826 features an all-new Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 615 octa-core 1.7GHz 64-bit processor that enables instant, seamless multitasking, gaming, and 4G LTE4 streaming to get the most out of the latest Android™ Lollipop software with HTC Sense®.

Availability
The HTC Desire 826 will be available with mobile operators and major retailers in Asia-Pacific at the end of January 2015 and will roll out in other regions over subsequent months.

A range of accessories including the HTC Dot View case will also be available for the HTC Desire 826. For updates on availability, visit  www.htc.com/us/smartphones/htc-desire-826/.

1Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby, Dolby Audio, and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
2Availability of audiophile-grade headset varies by region.
3Colors include White Birch, Blue Lagoon, Purple Fire and more. Availability varies by region.

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and HTC Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498).   www.htc.com.