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HTC Accord spotted in the wild, headed to Verizon

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HTC Accord spotted in the wild, headed to Verizon
HTC Accord

HTC Accord

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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posted on 18 Sep 2012, 02:56 5

1. jubbing (Posts: 150; Member since: 20 Aug 2008)

It actually looks rather nice.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:08

3. lsguntu (Posts: 67; Member since: 06 Aug 2012)

Looks like Samsung Omnia/Samsung focus flash to me.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:19 2

5. jubbing (Posts: 150; Member since: 20 Aug 2008)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 08:15 1

12. ahhxd717 (Posts: 332; Member since: 08 Dec 2011)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:03 2

2. pikapowerize (banned) (Posts: 1869; Member since: 03 May 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!!!

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 10:35 1

14. Just_a_boy (Posts: 183; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:09

4. StreetNerd (Posts: 836; Member since: 08 Dec 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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:20 1

6. jove39 (Posts: 1996; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

Whats wrong with color?

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:21

7. Mercenary (Posts: 61; Member since: 21 Oct 2011)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 03:34

8. tedkord (Posts: 14742; Member since: 17 Jun 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.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 09:06

13. ca2l3vin (Posts: 22; Member since: 12 Aug 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.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 05:22 1

9. Glim12808 (Posts: 394; Member since: 26 Oct 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!

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 06:17 1

10. Joshing4fun (Posts: 1238; Member since: 13 Aug 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.

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 11:46

15. Galen20K (Posts: 545; Member since: 26 Dec 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)

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 07:41 1

11. kweldude101 (Posts: 9; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 13:48 2

16. codymws (Posts: 237; Member since: 17 Jun 2010)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 16:04

17. Suts_97 (Posts: 124; Member since: 05 May 2012)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 16:11

18. jlangner (Posts: 1; Member since: 18 Sep 2012)

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

posted on 18 Sep 2012, 23:40

19. meowcenary (Posts: 187; Member since: 13 Apr 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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