Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 13th May 2013 22:21 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless "The HTC First, or 'Facebook phone' as many prefer to call it, is officially a flop. It certainly wasn't a good sign when AT&T dropped the price of HTC's First to $0.99 just one month after its debut, and now BGR has confirmed that HTC and Facebook's little experiment is nearing its end. BGR has learned from a trusted source that sales of the HTC First have been shockingly bad. So bad, in fact, that AT&T has already decided to discontinue the phone. Our source at AT&T has confirmed that the HTC First, which is the first smartphone to ship with Facebook Home pre-installed, will soon be discontinued and unsold inventory will be returned to HTC." Wow. That's pretty bad - but not unexpected.
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What they did wrong ...
by WorknMan on Mon 13th May 2013 22:26 UTC
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They should've made this one aluminum too (and possibly silver as well), then they would've had sheeple lined up around the block, praising its build quality and 'sex appeal'.

Edited 2013-05-13 22:31 UTC

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