Before the end of this month, HTC Corporation will unveil to the world its plans on the Windows Phone 8 operating system, most probably on September 19, during a press event the company has already confirmed.
While no official info on the handsets it would launch with Microsoft’s new mobile operating system on board has been provided, rumor has it that three of them will be unveiled in the beginning, namely HTC 8X, 8S and 8V.
All three have been spotted online before, only that they featured codenames, namely Zenith, Accord and Rio.
Various info around the web suggested that Accord might be the upcoming HTC 8X, yet it has been confirmed that it would actually be the 8S model
, a mid-range device.
HTC 8S should hit the market with a 1.2GHz dual-core application processor inside, complemented by a 4.3-inch 720p Super LCD 2 touchscreen display, an 8-megapixel photo snapper on the back, and NFC connectivity.
It will arrive on shelves with 8GB or 16GB internal memory options, as well as with a microSD memory card slot with support for up to 32GB of additional storage space. The phone can allegedly be seen in the image to the left, coming from ITHome
The smartphone has been recently rumored to be en-route to wireless carrier T-Mobile in the United States, yet no specific release date for it was made available so far.
Along with these device, we’ll see HTC launching a new flagship Windows Phone handset, the HTC 8X
, previously known as Zenith.
This smartphone will pack a 4.7-inch HD Super LCD 2 touchscreen, a dual-core Snapdragon S4 application processor, an 8-megapixel photo snapper, support for 42Mbps HSPA+ networks, and the like.
The third Windows Phone 8 handset
from HTC is said to be 8V, also known as Rio. As an entry-level device, it will sport a 4.0-inch WVGA screen, a 5MP camera, and a Snapdragon S4 (MSM8227) CPU with 512MB of RAM.