Official: HTC One (M8) with Windows Phone 8.1
We have become accustomed to the fact that the rumors are becoming more accurate and prepare us for the premiere of new technological products. So is the case with the new smartphone from HTC. As expected, this is the truest version of the Android flagship, which is based on the mobile operating system from Microsoft.
First and foremost it should be noted that it is the first device with Windows Phone over the past few years, not manufactured by Nokia and another major company. Thus, it will be interesting to see how this smartphone will be able to affect the market share of WindowsPhone, which decreased slightly and is currently around 2.5%.
The new phone will be available today to consumers in the United States. According to CNet editors who had the pleasure to test HTC One (M8) for Windows Phone, the operating system and the phone are perfect for each other. Android-version of the flagship has received good reviews and the only difference with the new version is… operating system. However, I briefly recall the specifications – 5-inch FHD OLED display, 4-ultraextra camera, stereo speakers BoomSound and a great aluminum design.
Inside installed a 4-core processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, 32 GB of internal memory and 2 GB of RAM. In the presence of a microSD slot and modules NFC/Bluetooth 4.0 and as a software platform uses the latest version of Windows Phone 8.1.
Users will be able to use the services of voice assistant Cortana, and another good news is that a significant part of the typical HTC software there was a place in the operating system from Microsoft – BlinkFeed, HTC Sense TV and branded camera app that allows you to make full use of both sensors camera. According to the Taiwanese company, about 90-95% capacity version of the Android app has moved to version for Windows Phone.
We are pleased to see the mobile platform from Microsoft in the device is not from Nokia, but the question remains – will it change anything?