5 Windows Phone 8 Upcoming Handsets in 2013

    Mobile phone business has been growing to great heights; With the advent of the unique and innovative features and designs in the current tech world, it's now grown to become a need to an individual living in a modern day.

    There are multiple manufacturers that focus on different aspects of the devices. For example, Sony has the niche of giving its devices a sleek look with the design that offers super durability. Most of their devices come with the features that include waterproof, dust resistant and scratch proof. The usage of Gorilla Glass also has been a common trend these days. Likewise Nokia has its focus on coming up with a better camera while Samsung has a reasonable combination of all.


    There are also trends of devices getting "Nesusified" or turning into a Google edition device while others bank towards getting Windows OS and evidently most come from an Android background.

    The tech world have seen a couple of handsets and tablets getting a Google tag like, LG Nexus 4 and Asus Nexus 7 while there are devices in the line of Windows OS like Windows Phone 8X by HTC, Samsung ATIV S and most of the Nokia Lumia Series like, Lumia 520, Lumia 620, Lumia 720, Lumia 810, Lumia 820 and more. These above mentioned devices run on Windows Phone 8 OS while other which run on older version of the same OS are Dell Venue Pro, HTC 7 Surround, LG Optimus 7, and many more.

    Compared to the number of Android devices currently available in the market, Windows phone can't match it anytime soon. However, there are quite a number of upcoming Windows phone 8 in a queue waiting to hit the market soon. Thus, GizBot has lined up few upcoming Windows powered devices that would be seen soon in the market.

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    HTC Tiara

    Talking about the specifications, HTC Tiara is going to be the third flagship Windows Phone 8 handset by HTC after HTC 8X and 8S. As per the ongoing reports, HTC Tiara will come powered by Windows Phone 8 OS and would probably feature 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU and a 4.3 inch Super LCD screen with WVGA(800 x 480) resolution. Other features would include, 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory, 8 Megapixel primary camera, along with a 1.6MP front-facing snapper for video calling. Earlier reports also suggested that the handset would come with a GDR2 update. The HTC Tiara could be powered by a 1800 mAh battery.
    Recently, the official images of the soon-to-be-unveiled handset was leaked online, but as of now there are no further information regarding the specs, price and availability.

    Huawei Ascend WQ 5

    The Chinese Mobile manufacturer already sells the Ascend D2 with a 5 inch 1080P screen, so the Ascend WQ 5 will likely be a Windows Phone version of this Android phone, which will also have a similar features like 13 megapixel camera and waterproof design.

    Nokia EOS

    Lastly the Nokia EOS is a rumored Windows Phones with a new design style - thinner and clad with aluminum body, which may explain why wireless charging has supposedly been left out. The Nokia EOS is rumored to have a 41 megapixel camera possibly with variable aperture.
    Windows Phone 8 GDR 2 is said to bring support back for the FM radio in windows phone and also features such as double tap to wake in Nokia handsets and other minor features. Other informations regarding the specs are not mentioned as of now but we'll keep you updated as soon as we hear about it.

    Samsung Cronus

    The Samsung Chronus is an aluminum-clad Windows 8 notebook while there are rumors that takes the name to be of a smartphone with LTE support based on WP8. As of now there is a confusion regarding the name of the device because Cronus LTE shows an image of a notebook rather than showing a smartphone. But if it is a smartphone it is sure to come with the LTE support.

    Nokia Catwalk

    The leaked specs from windowsphoneapps suggests that the Nokia Catwalk would feature Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor clocked to 1.5 GHz. The Catwalk may sport an OctaOLED 4.5 inch screen offering up to 1280 × 768 pixels screen resolution and 1 GB of RAM. The internal storage capacity is reported to be 16 GB. Dimension wise the Nokia Catwalk would be 129 x 71 x 8.4 mm and would weigh approximately 132g. It is said to be powered by 2000mAh Battery, And like the Nokia EOS this Windows 8 powered will also be clad with aluminum body. The device is also expected to be sleek, slim and good looking.

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