HTC is expected to launch a Windows Phone version of its One (M8)
later this year, a report claims.
WMPoweruser reports that the Taiwanese handset maker will re-enter Windows Phone segment with its Windows Phone 8.1-based HTC One (M8). The company launched the HTC 8S and HTC 8X back in 2012.
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Further confirming the claims, Tom Warren from The Verge in a tweet said, "Oh and HTC is working on a Windows Phone version of the One. Should be out later this year." Unfortunately, there is no specified time frame revealed for the launch of Windows Phone 8.1-based One (M8).
It's worth noting that we are yet to hear any official announcement from the company regarding launch of the smartphone.
Initially announced in March, HTC launched the One (M8) flagship smartphone in India at Rs. 49,900.
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The report suggests that the One (M8) smartphone's Windows Phone version will come with same specifications as the Android version of the handset.
(Also see: HTC One (M8) vs. HTC One)
The One (M8) includes a dual rear camera setup that puts a 4-UltraPixel camera alongside a 5-megapixel front camera. The phone packs a 2600mAh battery; supports Nano-SIM; 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor; 2GB of RAM; 5-inch full-HD display; 16GB and 32GB storage options, and supports expandable storage via microSD card of up to 128GB capacity.
Earlier this month, HTC announced the dual-SIM variant of its flagship, dubbed HTC One (M8) Dual SIM.