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HTC Cancels New Windows Phone, Blaming Resolution: Report

HTC Cancels New Windows Phone, Blaming Resolution: Report
News from eWeek:

HTC has reportedly canceled a 5-plus-inch smartphone running Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8, due to limitations of the OS’s screen resolution.

HTC reportedly is canceling plans to create a Windows Phone-running smartphone with a 5-plus-inch display because Microsoft’s mobile operating system can’t support a resolution high enough to enable the device to effectively compete in an incredibly competitive market.Google’s Android operating system can support a resolution of 1080 horizontal pixels, while Microsoft’s newly released Windows Phone 8 supports only 720—a considerable difference in a market where display sizes and clarity are highly touted selling points.Citing a person familiar with the project, Bloomberg reported Dec. 17 that HTC planned to introduce the phone next year. The phone’s cancellation delivers a blow to Microsoft, which is scrambling to win market share from Google and Apple. During the third quarter, Microsoft controlled a 2.4 percent share of global device sales, compared with iOS’s 14 percent and Android’s 72.4 percent share, according to

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HTC M7 Android Phone Allegedly Sports 4.7-inch 1080p Display
News from TechnoBuffalo:

by Todd Haselton | December 17, 2012

Dig the HTC DROID DNA but still want something a hair smaller? It appears the company is working on yet another smartphone with a 1080p display, but this time with a smaller 4.7-inch screen.

The phone is currently codenamed the M7 and will apparently ship with a 1.7GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor (likely a Snapdragon Pro), 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, LTE and 42Mbps HSDPA support, a 13-megapixel camera, a 2-megapixel front-facing camera for video chat, Beats Audio, a 2,300mAh battery and Android Jelly Bean.

Those specs sound pretty…………… continues on TechnoBuffalo

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