In addition to unveiling a tablet-laptop hybrid and a seven-inch tablet at the ongoing Computex 2014, Microsoft s Nick Parker also hinted that the company was rekindling its partnership with HTC, The Verge reports. In the past year, we have heard about HTC s alleged plans of launching a couple of Windows Phone 8 devices codenamed Tiara and Harmony. Also Read - Windows 11 out now in “reliable” beta version, allows Dev Channel users to switchAlso Read - Xbox Series X restock in India possible by early August, no news on Series S
When asked about device partners at the Computex press conference, Parker named HTC and said, I’d love to break some news here if I could. But instead I’ll just say that Microsoft will continue to have a great relationship with HTC. New things are coming, so get excited. Also Read - Xbox Game Pass: List of games coming to consoles in July, big games releasing next month
While it isn t clear what new things Parker was referring to, this comes a couple of days after serial leakster @evleaks revealed HTC s plans to launch the W8. This is essentially a Windows Phone 8.1 smartphone boasting a couple of flagship features like BoomSound front-facing speakers and Duo cameras. The device is headed for US, with no word on when the company could bring the device to our shores.
Additionally, Microsoft s hardware partners including BLU, Prestigio, InFocus and Yezz showcased their Windows Phone devices at the ongoing event.