HTC Accord spotted in the wild, headed to Verizon

HTC Accord spotted in the wild, headed to Verizon
HTC is expected to announce not one, not two, but three different Windows Phone 8 smartphones on September 19, and the rumored HTC Accord (likely just a codename) is among them. What we think we know about this handset is that it lacks a microSD card slot, yet should be able to take impressive photos with its 8-megapixel camera. We also know what the smartphone might look like, based on the image that was leaked not long ago.

But if you need an even more solid proof revealing the looks of the HTC Accord, look no further than this photo that just arrived in our inbox, courtesy of an anonymous tipster. The smartphone is branded for Verizon and has support for the carrier's 4G LTE network, he also adds. Without a doubt, the HTC Accord will ship with Windows Phone 8 on board and will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, just like the remainder of WP8 handsets scheduled to launch before the year's end. 

So if you are interested to learn more about the HTC Accord, stay tuned as the device is very likely to be announced officially tomorrow, alongside a couple of Windows Phone 8 siblings. The HTC event begins at 11:00 AM EST, and we'll be reporting all about it.

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  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
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1. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

It actually looks rather nice.

3. lsguntu

Posts: 67; Member since: Aug 06, 2012

Looks like Samsung Omnia/Samsung focus flash to me.

5. jubbing

Posts: 150; Member since: Aug 20, 2008

Actually it looks more like a bigger HTC Touch Diamond tbh. Outer frame wise.

12. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

Yeah, I thought the same thing. Reminds me of a Touch Diamond.

2. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

so verizon will get lumia 822 (verizon's version of lumia 820) and HTC accord? coz lumia 920 might be exclusive to AT&T and t-mobile might get 820 or other lumia that nokia will unveil next year (the zeal and flame anymone?!) wow the rise of the Windows Phone is getting bigger and better!!!

14. Just_a_boy

Posts: 183; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Is great have three top OS contenders, because they are fighting to flatter us, competition is always good for consumers!

4. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

i thought they said they were gonna use their top designs for WP8....this is hell ugly.. look at the new Droid..... looks way better thn this purple shit

6. jove39

Posts: 2145; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Whats wrong with color?

7. Mercenary

Posts: 61; Member since: Oct 21, 2011

It's the first time that I don't really like the look of a HTC device...

8. tedkord

Posts: 17302; Member since: Jun 17, 2009

Why do they insist on making WP phones so garish and gaudy, with the bright color bodies, etc...I mean, I know they have no choice with the UI, but they could make the exteriors more refined and better looking.

13. ca2l3vin

Posts: 22; Member since: Aug 12, 2009

They tried that with all of their previous WP7 phones and no one bought them. I liked the quality of those phones (HTC Trophy, HTC Surround, HTC HD7, HTC Titan, HTC Titan 2, HTC 7 Pro) But if no one is buying and saying the hardware isn't unique enough then they change and people complain they have changed too much. Seems HTC cant please everybody. Though im not a huge fan of color I like the way this phone looks actually.

9. Glim12808

Posts: 394; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I'm glad WP8 is going the way of attractive colors, aside from the black and white of phones the world over! Black and white phones are so two years old and we are now moving towards 2013!

10. Joshing4fun

Posts: 1245; Member since: Aug 13, 2010

I agree! A few years back before smartphones ruled, everyone had colorful phones. Now we're trapped with black and white rectangles. I like the color choices.

15. Galen20K

Posts: 575; Member since: Dec 26, 2008

Exactly let the boring people complain about the exciting fun colors such as Purple, I rather love the look of this phone! (color included)

11. kweldude101

Posts: 9; Member since: Aug 09, 2012

id buy a windows phone if there app development kicked up some, hopefully windows 8 helps with that

16. codymws

Posts: 237; Member since: Jun 17, 2010

I love the color of that thing. Take my money.

17. Suts_97

Posts: 128; Member since: May 05, 2012

This is the first time I like the look of a HTC device.

18. jlangner

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 18, 2012

Since we found out last week that Tmobile would have as well and now Verizon, that will be good.

19. meowcenary

Posts: 187; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Looking forward to HTC and Nokia WP8 devices. It's going to be hard to decide which one of them to get...

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