As we all know, HTC is one among the first companies to partner with Microsoft for releasing the first range of smartphones powered by the new Windows Phone operating system. HTC has announced the release of three smartphones that will be powered by Windows Phone 8 operating system. The three mobile phones are named HTC Zenith, HTC Accord and HTC Rio. All the three mobile phones are expected to be released later this year.
HTC Rio is designated to be a low-end smartphone for attracting the users of low-end mobile phones. HTC Accord is designed to be a midrange phone, and HTC Zenith will be a high-end smartphone that will come with advanced features and specifications. There is no official information as per the sources regarding the exact pricing of these three mobile phones.
To start with HTC Rio, it is a low-end smartphone that will feature a 4-inch screen display size. This mobile phone will have a screen resolution of 800 x 480 pixels. It will also feature 14.4 Mbps HSPA cellular data link. RAM storage capacity is 512 MB. This mobile phone will also feature a 5 mega pixel camera capable of taking video recording at 720p. The processor in this low end phone will be Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus processor.
HTC Accord is an advanced version compared to HTC Rio. This Windows 8 smartphone will sport a screen display size of 4.3 inches. This device will use Super LCD 2 display technology. It will have an 8 mega pixel camera capable of video recording at 1080p. Videos can be uploaded faster with the help of 42 Mbps HSPA+ cellular data link. Dual-core Snapdragon S4 Plus processor will be included in this device. This device is also expected to support NFC technology.
HTC Zenith is the high-end Windows 8 smartphone. The camera specification is similar to that of HTC Accord. The only difference is in the screen display size. This smartphone will make use of a screen display size of 4.7 inches Super LCD 2 display. Processing is a bit faster compared to Accord with this smartphone expected to make use of quad-core Snapdragon S4 plus processor.
We will have to wait until these HTC Windows 8 smartphones are officially released later this year. Users will be able to see newer dimensions in the smartphone market with Windows 8 making its entry in to the competitive mobile phone operating system market.