One of the hottest smartphones these days, the HTC One is about to make its entrance on the market.
This may be one of the last tries of the handset maker on the smartphone market after the previous fiscal year, which proved disastrous for the Taiwanese company.
Unfortunately, things are not looking good for HTC, as the company has just confirmed its upcoming flagship smartphone the HTC One had been delayed.
HTC came forward with a short statement for Slashgear
, immediately after UK-based retailer Clove announced
its customers the HTC One launch date has been pushed back two weeks:
“This is an update for all customers interested in the HTC One. The original launch date was due to be the 15th March. We have today been advised officially by HTC that the UK launch date has been put back to the 29th March.
“We apologize for this delay, but you will appreciate that this is out of our control. We hope to ship all back orders as soon as the stock arrives and will update you as soon as we can with further information.”
Soon after Clove made the announcement, Slashgear reached out to HTC for a comment and they got the following statement:
“We will start fulfilling pre-orders by end March in certain markets and will roll out to more markets as we approach April.”
Aside from Germany where the HTC One is available for purchase as expected, the launch of HTC One seems to have been postponed.
Currently, there’s no telling when exactly the smartphone will go on sale with a few exceptions such as the UK (postponed) and the United States (NOT postponed).
Given the fact that Samsung will unveil its Galaxy S IV superphone tomorrow, it will be interesting to see how many customers interested in HTC One turn to the South Korean company’s flagship smartphone.