HTC is reportedly preparing a smartphone based on Windows Phone 8.1, which will inherit features from HTC One M8, aesthetically.
HTC is rumored to be working on the One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1, which is likely to arrive in the second half of 2014. The rumor fits perfectly with the confirmation from HTC executives that HTC will launch a new smartphone with Windows Phone in 2014.
Since the launch of Windows Phone operating system, only Microsoft and Nokia are pushing the new platform. Eventually, the results are pretty good, and Microsoft has penetrated the mobile market in several countries, even surpassed iOS in some.
Now, according to the latest rumors, HTC is preparing a smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 scheduled for coming months. The rumors suggest that the device will share same aesthesis as the newly introduced HTC One (M8).
According to WPDang – a fairly reliable source in terms of Windows Phone leaks, the HTC One M8 with Windows Phone 8.1 will have similar aluminum body as its Android version along with two rear camera. Although, other specifications aren’t known yet, but it would be easy to predict as Windows Phone 8.1 already supports such hardware. Therefore, the new HTC device with Windows Phone should come with same Qualcomm MSM8974AB Snapdragon 801 processor with 2GB of RAM, 5-inch Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen with Full-HD resolution, BoomSound speakers, 4G LTE, etc. Certainly, It would be an excellent news for Microsoft and its consumer base.
Windows Phone 8.1 will likely incorporate support for on-screen buttons that strengthen the rumors because the One M8 also comes with on-screen virtual buttons than capacitive. However, both Microsoft and HTC haven’t commented anything on the rumors, but we may hear about the upcoming Windows Phone devices at Microsoft annual developer conference BUILD where the Redmond developers will officially announce Windows Phone 8.1.