HTC's Windows Phone 8 roadmap has leaked out, revealing three models with the freshly announced Microsoft OS in the pipeline. In a fashion, similar to the Android running HTC One series, the Taiwanese company will release an entry-level, upper mid-range, and a full-blown flagship handsets.
The HTC "Rio" will sit at the bottom of the range. The entry-level device is expected to sport a 4" WVGA display, 5MP camera and 14.4Mbps HSPA. The CPU will from the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 line, coupled with 512MB of RAM.
The HTC "Accord" will sit in the upper tiers of mid-range devices. It will feature a 4.3-inch 720p Super LCD 2, 8MP camera with 1080p video capture, 42Mbps HSPA+, and NFC support. The CPU in this one will be a dual-core Snapdragon S4 silicon, to go with a gig of RAM.
The HTC "Zenith" will sit on top of the company's Windows Phone 8 range. It will feature a 4.7" S-LCD2 display and 42Mbps HSPA+. The CPU will reportedly be a yet to be announced quad-core beast from Qualcomm. The rest of the "Zenith" specs will be in line with those of the "Accord".
We heard the news earlier that HTC is not going to launch its smart-phones in the emerging markets as they think it would decrease the reputation of the brand. The news caused a great fall to the sales of HTC smart-phones in few Asian and African countries. According to CEO HTC, to get profit out of the emerging markets, they'll have to decrease the quality of their smart-phones by a large amount, a discipline where HTC has never compromised. The new windows range of HTC with Windows8 promises an increase in the sales once again for HTC. For comments you've the space below...
Source : www.gsmarena.com