After unsuccessful Sales Flyer, launched in 2011, the company HTC has decided to temporarily abandon the production of tablets and until the right moment to take a wait. It seems that such a moment has come .

According to the newspaper The Wall Street Journal, citing informed sources, Google chose HTC more experienced manufacturers of tablets, such as Samsung, as the manufacturer of the future 9-inch Nexus. Recently Taiwanese experts visited the campus Google Googleplex in Mountain View on a working visit.

The company declined to comment on a mutual partnership on Nexus.

At first glance, the choice of Google may seem unusual, because HTC does not have much experience in the production of tablets and specialized almost exclusively on smartphones. In another case. Google has always sought to create a broad partner network. Not wanting to concentrate production in a few hands, the company constantly chooses a partner separately for each device. Taiwanese candidacy Google treats from last year.

The flagship HTC One was greeted with enthusiastic reviews from critics, and was named the best Android-smartphone of 2013. In recent years, the Taiwanese manufacturer has done everything possible to keep the volume of sales, competing with giants such as Apple and Samsung.

As another reason for the establishment of a partnership with HTC newspaper said concerns Google increasing share of Samsung in the market of Android-devices. Google is afraid that the manufacturer of the tablet Nexus 10 – the largest manufacturer of devices based on the operating system Android – can oust her on the mobile advertising market.

As for HTC, a Taiwanese manufacturer, is losing ground in the smartphone market, seeks to gain a foothold in new segments. The company also plans to enter the market of wearable electronics, despite the high competition in this segment .

Recall that HTC has released the first smartphone Nexus for Google. However, since 2010 the Taiwanese company did not update this line.


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