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United States : HTC One(M8) for Windows Available Exclusively from Verizon Wireless

August 20, 2014



You re browsing for a new smartphone and find the one for you but then realize it doesn t have the mobile OS you were looking for -- dilemma time. But now this no longer applies to the HTC One (M8). Starting today, Verizon Wireless is the only place where customers have the choice of this popular smartphone on multiple operating systems.

Users still experience the full-metal unibody design, 5-inch full HD display, and dual front facing speakers with HTC BoomSound, but now Windows Phone is an option. And football fans can really put the HD display and front facing speakers to good use with NFL mobile. MORE Everything customers get NFL Mobile for the entire 2014/2015 NFL season, including access to live streaming games and NFL Network 24/7, on their smartphone at no additional cost. The smartphone is also the first Windows Phone with Verizon Messages so users can sync their messages across devices and text from a tablet or desktop.

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. Her talents include helping you find good pizza when hungry, reminding you to pick up groceries, and sending text messages and more by just using your voice. Have an appointment? Cortana will have the directions ready for you but also let you know if there is traffic and if you need to leave early.

Another new Windows Phone 8.1 feature is Action Center, which makes it easy to view and manage notifications as they come in, along with customizable settings shortcuts. And the updated Start screen experience allows for a new level of personalization with custom Live Tile background images and the ability to create folders for a more organized look. Users also now have a selection of over 300,000 apps through the Windows Store, including favorites like Vine, Instagram and Uber.

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.

And for a limited time, customers who activate or upgrade to a new smartphone on MORE Everything plans with at least 1 GB of data will get an extra 1 GB of bonus data per month for up to 24 months, as long as that smartphone remains active on the MORE Everything plan.


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Source: TendersInfo (India)


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