HTC launches new Windows smartphone
Dubai, December 24, 2012
Leading mobile innovation and design company, HTC, in partnership with Microsoft, have launched the new signature Windows Phone 8S – the lightest Windows smartphone – across the UAE market.
The smartphone features the new Windows Phone 8 operating system and boasts an iconic design, clean minimal form, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio and incredible camera capabilities, a statement from the company said.
HTC created the Windows Phone 8S to blend the virtual and the physical utilising a three dimensional, pure uni-body design based on the Windows Phone Live Tiles.
Weighing a mere 113 grams with battery, the Windows Phone 8S by HTC’s unique design comprises a playful exterior and ultra-smooth surface replete with bold, sophisticated color-dipped accents, the statement said. The color combinations available include uniform blue, black and white, and grey and green.
It comes with a 5 megapixel camera, as well as a f/2.8 aperture and 35mm Wide Angle lens that allows up to four people and more to be captured at once.
It also supports 720p HD video recording with stereo sound. The Beats Audio integration provides authentic, studio-quality sound that delivers the spirit of the original recording, it said.
The Windows Phone 8S by HTC also includes a bright super LCD 4” screen with Gorilla Glass, allowing users to see the Windows Phone Live Tiles, and every message and photo, with crystal clarity and sparkling color.
The smartphone’s array of features also ensures a superfast connectivity and access to the latest videos, music and games when on the move, it said.
“The new signature Windows Phone 8S by HTC is sure to leave our UAE customers with an unforgettable and remarkable HTC experience,” said Neeraj Seth, senior brand communications manager – Middle East and Africa. “The smartphone is truly an industry leader; it keeps you connected, acting as an extension of your personality. It is a powerfully personal smartphone that epitomises lifestyle integrated innovation.”
The Windows Phone 8S by HTC will be available in UAE retail outlets starting this week, priced at Dh 1,399 ($380.94). – TradeArabia News Service