HTC is trying to come back by releasing the new version of M8 which is named as HTC One M8 (WP). This new device is set to launch mid of this month. The phone will be a clone of HTC One M8 Android Version. The only changes expected is in the OS. In the beginning, it has been just rumors, but Verizon released some pics related to the phone and it is confirmed the device will be supplied exclusively through Verizon network.
Update: Image has been taken down by Verizon. But, it can’t take down the internet, you can see the leaked image at the end of this post.
Last year, Microsoft’s Operating System chief Terry Myerson reportedly asked the Taiwanese smartphone-maker to add Windows Phone as a second operating system option on devices that currently run Android.
Rumored HTC One M8 Windows Phone Specifications:
As mentioned above, HTC One M8 (WP) will be a clone of HTC One Android device with only difference in the OS. HTC One M8 (WP) will be a device with 5-inch screen with full HD resolution, and coming with Corning Gorilla glass 3. In first sight the device looks much similar to HTC One.
HTC One M8 (WP) will be running on a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon processor, which is same as HTC One. For boosting the phone’s performance there will be a 2GB RAM. As per the rumor around the tech world, there will be 2 variants of the phone which is a 16GB version and 32GB version. Both device’s prices will be varied in a little margin. There will be and SD card slot for both variants.
The camera of the phone will be a surprising element because there are no rumors about the phone’s camera not even a single penny. HTC One M8 (Windows Phone) may be having a Dual 4 MP (Ultrapixel), 2688 х 1520 pixels primary camera along with a 5MP front facing camera, similar to that of HTC One M8 Android phone.
It has been 6 months, Beats Audio has separated with HTC. From this version onwards may be all HTC phones comes with HTC’s own Boomsound capability. So this will be quite interesting factor for the customers. It has been cleared from the leaked pics, HTC One M8 (WP) will be getting the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1 with update 1. Also, there is a possibility to have a wireless charging option on the phone, but it has to be confirmed.
The tech world is eagerly waiting for the phone’s announcement which should be probably taking place on 19th of this month in NY. Price would be around $199.99 and mostly through Verizon with 2-year contract.
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