Today, Canadian mobile phone carrier Rogers has announced the upcoming availability of a new series of devices on its network, all powered by Microsoft’s operating systems.
The carrier has confirmed once again that it will be the only wireless carrier in the country to offer the Nokia Lumia 920 flagship device to Canadian mobile phone users.
The new Windows Phone 8
device will be accompanied by two flavors of the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, one with 8GB of internal memory and another with 16GB of storage space inside, as well the Samsung ATIV S smartphone.
In addition to these handsets, the wireless operator will make the Samsung ATIV Smart PC tablet available for its users as well.
“The ATIV Smart PC was designed with a classy sleek finish, and delivers a full Windows 8-based PC experience with superior tablet mobility,” the wireless carrier announced.
The operator also added that the Nokia Lumia 920, Windows Phone 8X by HTC (16GB) and the Samsung ATIV S will provide its customers will access to its fast 4G LTE network.
“Rogers has a rich history of innovative firsts, and we're excited to join forces with Microsoft
to bring these great new devices to Canadians,” said Rob Bruce, president, Rogers Communications.
“Our customers are accustomed to Rogers leading the way with exciting new mobile devices. Windows 8, powered by Rogers LTE and broadband networks, will continue this tradition and bring a powerful new multi-screen ecosystem to Canada.”
The company hasn’t provided specific info on when these phones will become available for purchase, but has promised additional details on this in the not too distant future.
Each of these devices
will bring along its own set of appealing features, such as great photo snapping capabilities, highly appealing designs, and top-of-the-line audio (Windows Phone 8X by HTC has been packed with Beats Audio right from the start).