Folks focused on changing into Windows Phone customers may soon have one other handset to select from.
An image of what seems to be the HTC One M8 working Windows Phone 8.1 has appeared on Verizon’s website. The picture, first spotted by PC Magazine, appears to point that the Taiwan-based cell phone maker will likely be releasing a model of its flagship Android phone as a tool that runs Microsoft’s cell working system.
The gadget’s specs and launch date are unknown, although there have been some rumors floating round about HTC making a lower-cost, all-plastic model of the One M8 to succeed in shoppers who don’t have the deep pockets to afford a flagship price ticket.
The One M8 has acquired very constructive opinions from the tech press, and a model of the handset working Microsoft’s cell working system may show to be a draw for some folks focused on making an attempt out Windows Phone.
What’s extra, HTC has a superb motive to start out wanting outdoors Android for extra sources of income. The smartphone maker has hemorrhaged market share whereas Samsung has taken over because the main supplier of Android units. Windows Phone isn’t wherever close to as huge a market as Android is correct now, however this handset may give HTC an opportunity to be an enormous fish amongst Windows Phone OEMs.
What do you assume: is a Windows Phone-enabled One M8 sufficient to curiosity you in Microsoft’s cell OS, or is it too little, too late?
HTC didn’t reply to a request for touch upon this piece.