January 12th is the date that was set by HTC for their event. This date is in a few days and many people are wondering what HTC is going to launch now. Tech experts mentioned that HTC is going to launch the Ocean smartphone. This smartphone is believed that be a phablet like One Max which was unveiled a few years ago.
A leaked promotional video shows that this might not be the case. At the end of the video, a Vive branded smartphone is spotted. Now many people believe that HTC might launch a vive branded smartphone instead of the Ocean smartphone that everybody was expecting.
Vive is a popular brand in the tech industry nowadays because of the VR headsets that they have developed. These VR headsets are available on the market and they are a success. This is why HTC might have made this move. Their smartphones haven’t been selling so great this year.
Once they mix their technology with Vive they might have more chances of making us buy their products. A Vive branded smartphone is a great development for HTC because those who purchased the VR headset might purchase this smartphone too.
These two companies can design a smartphone that works great with the VR headset they launched last year. Despite the fact that the leaked video showed a vive branded smartphone, this doesn’t mean that we will actually get this smartphone at the event announced on January 12th. Although we might not get the smartphone the companies might launch a program like Moto Maker which was made by Motorola.
Many people have been waiting for this smartphone and the fact that the video was removed from all the places where it was posted. This means that it wasn’t meant to be seen by the public before the event. This gives us hope that the Vive branded smartphone might actually be unveiled at this event.
Now we will just have to wait and see what HTC has prepared for us at this event that is going to take place in 3 days. Let’s hope that the Vive branded smartphone is one of the surprises.
What is your opinion about the leaked video? Do you think that HTC is going to launch a Vive branded smartphone?
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