HTC tripled profits in the first quarter of this year. Revenue rose to NT$104.2 billion. HTC reported Jan. 21 that it expected to ship 8.5 million units for the quarter, more than double that of a year earlier, and its second-highest quarter sales following the 9.1 million sold in the fourth quarter 2010. HTC smartphones accounted for 19 percent of market shipments last year, reported Gartner.
HTC is planning a Facebook event, aka party in London, on April 12 when they are expected to announce the HTC Pyramid that will be called the HTC Sensation in the U.K.
The HTC London Meetup Facebook pages says "It is guaranteed to be a sensory experience." Sensory may mean 3D with demonstrations of the HTC EVO 3D." Or it could mean the HTC Pyramid Sensation that you feel when you sense the power of a dual-core processor.
In the U.S., the HTC Pyramid/Sensation is expedted from T-Mobile in the United States. The HTC Pyramid is the higher-powered sister to the HTC ThunderBolt. Features of the HTC Pyramid include a 4.3-inch qHD touchscreen, a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 768MB of RAM, an 8MP camera, and a 1.2MP front-facing camera.