Smartphone market waves are expected to change towards a slew of Windows 8-powered devices by October and November. Samsung, Nokia and HTC all are geared up to release their Windows Phone 8 Apollo lineup.
The recent newsbreak has come from the end of Chinese site WPDang, the folks over there have suggested that HTC will be unveiling its new Windows Phone 8 devices in the third week of September.
Relatively, on Tuesday, Gizbot came up with a report that Nokia will be unwrapping Windows Phone 8 devices in September, at the annual Nokia World event. These phones will be released in the market by the end of this year.
Hence, it seems that all the major manufacturers are prepping their biggies against the current iOS and Android dominators prevailing in the market.
HTC Windows Phone 8 Devices – What to Expect?
As per a report by The Verge, “Chinese site WPDang has disclosed that the Taiwanese firm will unveil its new Windows Phone 8 devices at an event in the third week of September. Although Microsoft is expected to finalize its Windows Phone 8 software in September, with devices available in November, the rumored September events could indicate that devices may arrive earlier than expected”.
In June, there were reports suggesting that HTC is prepping on Windows Phone 8 devices – Zenith, Rio and Accord. Hence, these three smartphones can be looked upon for a release from HTC's end.
HTC Zenith could be a flagship smartphone running on Windows Phone 8. It is rumored to sport a 4.7 inch Super LCD 2 display of high resolution, 8 MP rear camera and a quad core processor.
While, HTC Accord, the mid range phone of the trio will sport a 4.3 inch display, 8 MP camera and a slightly powerful processor. Finally, Rio, the high end model will have a 4 inch WVGA display, a 5 MP rear camera and Qualcomm MSM8227 processor.
Well, it can be said that HTC has been a big supporter of Windows Phone since the beginning, however, it has always been Nokia, which come in and taken the number one spot for the OS in the last quarter, credits to strong sales of Nokia Lumia 800 globally as compared the HTC's Windows Phone.
Although, on a whole it seems, gone will be the days when the mainstream smartphone market would be just confined to Android and iOS credibility, because by this fall all major mobile manufacturers like Samsung, Nokia, HTC and others are will splash the smartphone arena with their big shots in Windows Phone 8 against the current dominators prevailing in the market.