Although Verizon’s HTC One (M8) for Windows announced a few day ago and now its gone for sale, which is now available to purchase at Amazon US. It costs $49.99 with a two-year contract, and also be grabbed as a contract-free model for $599.99 with Verizon branding.
The M8 for Windows handset went official as a Verizon exclusive and when speaking of its hardware, identical to Android-powered sibling – the HTC One (M8) flagship, now runs on Windows Phone 8.1 i available now.
For specifications and live images of the HTC One M8 for Windows are here.
The One (M8) for Windows runs Windows Phone 8.1 Update, powered by a 2.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, coupled with 2GB of RAM. The HTC One (M8) comes with a 5-inch (1080×1920 pixel) display wrapped in an alluminum body. The screen it sports is flanked by BoomSound front-facing speakers. Available in 16GB and 32GB storage options, with support for expandable storage via microSD cards of up to 128GB capacity. It supports Nano-SIM cards, and has a 2600mAh battery.
HTC has ported with a unique Duo camera setup that poses with 4MP UltraPixel sensor and an additional camera for depth-measurements and special effects. The primary camera can record full-HD (1080p) video with HDR and also houses a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The One (M8) for Windows relies on the proprietary HTC ImageChip 2 to work its magic.
Connectivity offering from Verizon for HTC One (M8) for Windows, gets CDMA connection (also regular GSM 2G/3G for roaming) and 4G LTE. Still got a dual-band Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac with Miracast, Bluetooth 4.0 with apt-X, NFC and a microUSB.
Notably, the HTC One (M8) for Windows on Verizon will be exclusive for a limited time, as AT&T has already confirmed it will be selling it later this year. Current report suggests that the Windows One M8 handset is coming to T-Mobile and Sprint as well.
Nevertheless, there’s no official confirmation regarding HTC’s One (M8) running WP 8.1 handset launch on either of those, but expected, if successful will launch on T-Mobile and Sprint around the same time it hits the AT&T’s retail stores.
Currently, the HTC One (M8) for Windows now available to buy from Amazon, exclusively.
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