The long-running rumors of HTC coming up with a Windows Phone version of the M8 were laid to rest on Friday when the device made a brief appearance on Verizon's official site.
Ahead of HTC's press briefing on August 19 in New York, a leaked press image of an ‘HTC One M8 for Windows' graced Verizon Wireless site. Pocket-lint first spotted the alleged press shot of a Windows version of the HTC One (M8), ahead of launch.
Not to a surprise, the images show the device sporting Windows Phone Live Tiles. Given the fact that the handset is speculated to be carried by the US-based network provider Verizon Wireless; expect the official announcement on August 19. Although HTC hasn't confirmed the event yet, rumors continue to spread surrounding the debut of a Windows Phone 8.1 version of its acclaimed HTC One (M8).
The leaked image of the device for Verizon Wireless, however, confirms the existence of yet another premium WP8.1 handset for 2014. The Nokia Lumia 930, a Windows Phone 8.1 handset, remains few among the premium handsets running Microsoft-powered mobile OS.
HTC One (M8) for Windows - What to expect?
The Android version of the HTC One (M8) sports a 5-inch Full HD display, Android 4.4.2 KitKat with the new HTC Sense 6.0 UI, Snapdragon 801 processor, 2GB RAM, 16 or 32GB internal memory, a MicroSD card slot, dual LED rear camera with dual flash, 5 MP front facing shooter and a non-removable 2,600 mAh battery.
Going by the recent leaked image of the HTC One 8 for Windows, the phone won't be different from the original Android version in respect of design and form factor.
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