In a press release HTC has confirmed that they support Windows Phone 8, and will be â€œbringing new Windows Phone 8 smartphones to market later this yearâ€.
HTC, a global leader in mobile design and innovation, today pledged its ongoing support of Microsoft by backing the new Windows Phone 8 platform. Building on the two companiesâ€™ long mobile partnership dating back to 2000 and including more than 40 million phones sold, HTC will be bringing new Windows Phone 8 smartphones to market later this year.
â€œHTC is committed to Windows Phone more than ever and we are excited to be bringing new Windows Phone 8-enabled smartphones to customers later this year,â€ said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation. â€œWith the introduction of Windows Phone in 2010, Microsoft initiated a new powerful mobile ecosystem with a consumer experience that was both unique and user friendly.â€
â€œWe have seen great momentum for Windows Phone since its launch in 2010, with 100,000 apps now in the Marketplaceâ€, said Terry Myerson, Corporate Vice President of Windows Phone at Microsoft. â€œHTC is one of our closest partners and we share a common goal in driving people-centric innovation, which makes it easy to work together. We canâ€™t wait to see how HTC brings Windows Phone 8 to its product portfolioâ€.
We look forward to seeing what HTC delivers to be competitive with Nokia later this year, with a Windows Phone version of the HTC One X most likely.