Smartphone major HTC is reportedly working on its next-generation Windows Phone 8 based devices which could be released in coming months.
According to a report of WPDang, HTC is expected to release three Windows Phone 8 based devices namely Rio, Accord and Zenith. All three devices will feature display measuring 4-inches or higher and one of the three will feature a quad-core mobile processor from Qualcomm. These new devices might be announced at the launch of Windows Phone 8 operating system.
HTC Rio will most likely house a dual-core 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8227 mobile processor manufactured with 28 nm fabrication technology. The HTC Rio will have 14.4 Mbps HSPA 3G network support and will have 512 MB memory to run the Windows Phone 8 mobile OS. This smartphone will have a modest 5 megapixel camera.
The HTC Accord will feature a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 touchscreen display (also used in One X) with 720p HD native resolution support and will house a dual-core mobile processor. This might be one of the high-end devices from HTC for it packs 1 GB RAM and will feature 42 Mbps HSPA+ network support. Accord will feature an 8 megapixel camera sensor which is capable of recording 1080p HD videos. This smartphone will also feature NFC support.
HTC Zenith will feature a large 4.7-inch Super LCD 2 touchscreen display with 720p HD native resolution support. This smartphone will house a quad-core mobile processor and house an 8 megapixel camera. This phone will also offer 42 Mbps HSPA+ data transfer network.
These three smartphones might be announced in October but eventually be made available over a period of 6-8 months.