Verizon Plans Second Windows Mobile Smartphone
Aug 30, 2004, 11:05 AM by (staff)
The FCC late last week approved a new, unannounced smartphone intended for Verizon Wireless. Made by Taiwanese manufacturer HTC, the dual-band CDMA device will run the 2003 version of Microsoft's Windows Mobile for Smartphones operating system. Code-named "Vivida", the phone is notable for its unique sliding form factor and internal antenna. Documents made public on the FCC web site include a photo of the Vivida with a Verizon logo, and versions both with and without a camera. Verizon's first Windows Mobile Smartphone was the Samsung SCH-i600. HTC makes a number of carrier-branded Windows Mobile devices, including the popular XDA and SPV series.
Verizon-Branded Windows Phone Pops Up on FCC Site
Documents on the FCC website recently revealed an unannounced handset from Microsoft intended for Verizon Wireless. The FCC notes the device supports Verizon's LTE and CDMA networks, but reveals little else.
HTC One Trades Android for Windows Phone
HTC today announced the One for Windows Phone, a variant of the One (M8) that swaps Google's mobile platform for Microsoft's. The One for Windows Phone runs the latest operating system from Microsoft and carries over a few HTC apps, such as Blinkfeed, the HTC duo-camera, SenseTV, Video Highlights, and BoomSound.
HTC One with Windows Phone Leaked by Verizon
An image has been found on public Verizon Wireless web servers that appears to show an HTC phone running Windows Phone. The phone appears almost identical to the One (M8), HTC's current flagship phone with a curved metal body.
HTC's One for Windows Also Hits AT&T Nov. 7
AT&T today revealed availability and pricing details for the HTC One (M8) for Windows. The device, which is already being sold by Verizon Wireless, replaces the Android operating system with Windows Phone 8.1 but is otherwise identical.
I can not wait to get details on this smartphone.
It's not designed to compete against something like the Treo, BTW. The Treo is a full-fledged PDA-phone.
A smartphone like this is really just a high-end phone, that happens to have a platform with much m...