HTC launches One (M8) for Windows with 5-inch HD display and Windows Phone 8.1, exclusive to Verizon Wireless. Taiwanese handset maker HTC and Microsoft are making history today with the launch of the HTC One (M8) for Windows phone, making it the first time an iconic flagship device is offered on multiple operating systems - Android and now Windows Phone. The HTC One (M8) for Windows is the first smartphone from Verizon Wireless to have Windows Phone 8.1 and all its new features at launch, including the personal digital assistant, Cortana. "Consumers love the HTC One (M8) and today's introduction extends that enthusiasm to new audiences hungry for choice in their mobile experience," said Jason Mackenzie, President of HTC Americas. "The HTC One (M8) for Windows is true to the flagship product's award-winning design and unique experience while also taking the best of what Windows Phone has to offer," said Darren Laybourn, corporate Vice President of Engineering for Microsoft.
HTC One (M8) for Windows
The new HTC One (M8) for Windows is unmistakably the One, offering the same premium design unique experiences that are standard in the HTC One (M8), including HTC BlinkFeed, HTC BoomSound, Duo Camera with UltraPixel technology, a 5MP wide-angle front-facing camera and support for the HTC Dot View case. This new One (M8) for Windows smartphone combines the stunning, award-winning design and experiences of the HTC One (M8) with the latest Windows Phone software.
Under the hood is Windows Phone 8.1 update, which incorporates a host of meaningful innovations including Cortana, Action Center, Apps Corner, and Live Tiles. Cortana, Window's truly personal digital assistant, makes her HTC debut in this phone. Adept at searching for sushi and setting calendar appointments, Cortana also offers the ability to proactively warn you when it's time to leave for your next appointment or remind you to pick up milk on the way home.
The HTC One (M8) for Windows is also covered by HTC Advantage, which provides the industry's only free cracked screen replacement offer, along with a commitment to support timely software updates.
Pricing & Availability
The XLTE-ready HTC One (M8) for Windows will be available online starting at noon ET today and will be in stores starting tomorrow, Aug. 20. Customers will also have a selection of accessories to choose from such as the HTC Dot View case. For a limited time, customers can purchase the smartphone for the promotional price of $99.99 with new two-year activation. Verizon Edge is also available for eligible customers.
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