We all know that Android remains the to be leading among all mobile operating systems available today. But Windows Phone has a growing number of users. Although all we know is Nokia, now owned by Microsoft, is known for making Windows Phone devices, HTC and Samsung are also making devices with Microsoft’s mobile OS. Recently, Indian smartphone manufacturer Micromax announced that they will be making Windows Phone devices. Filipino brands MyPhone and Starmobile rebrands Micromax smartphones when it reaches to our shores so it may not take long before we see a MyPhone or a Starmobile running Windows Phone. Two more manufacturers will also make Windows Phone – US-based smartphone maker Blu and Chinese maker K-Touch.
The HTC One M8 For Windows is the Windows Phone 8.1 version of the HTC One M8 which runs Android 4.4 Kitkat. All the specs are the same even that dual 4 megapixel Ultrapixel rear camera is also present on the Windows Phone version. And, yes. That’s the official name of the phone – HTC One M8 For Windows.
HTC One M8 For Windows specs:
- 2.3GHz Quad Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor
- Adreno 330 graphics
- 2GB RAM
- 16GB internal storage expandable via MicroSD up to 128GB
- 5-inch Full HD Super LCD 3 display (1080 x 1920 pixels) 441 ppi
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Dual 4 megapixel rear facing Ultrapixel camera with autofocus and dual LED (dual tone) flash
- 5 megapixel front facing camera
- LTE, WiFi, WiFi direct, DLNA, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0
- NFC, Infrared Port, USB OTG (on-the-go), USB host
- GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
- 2,600 mAh Li-Po battery
- Windows Phone 8.1
The HTC One M8 for Windows is now available in the US for Verizon subscribers. Worldwide release will be on September.