HTC One M8 Windows Phone 8.1 edition passed Wi-Fi certification over a month ago?

HTC One M8 Windows Phone 8.1 edition passed Wi-Fi certification over a month ago?
Rumors concerning a special Windows Phone OS edition of HTC's One M8 flagship have been circulating around for some time, and while that is usually indicative on its own, we never actually had hard proof. Strictly speaking, we still don't, though we are starting to feel fairly certain that a release is both imminent and inevitable.

"How come?", you ask. Well, even if we turn a blind eye on the many legit-looking reports that have been flying left, right, and center, a new piece of intel will probably shift the discussion from "Is it true?" to "When?". As the Windows Phone faithful would know, we've been covering AdDuplex's Windows Phone usage statistics for a while now. AdDuplex -- a cross-promotion ad network for Windows Phone apps -- gets its stats by identifying information of non-personal nature about the devices it serves ads to. Now, according to its founder -- Alex Mendelevich -- a new device has started appearing in its database, dubbed HTC6995LVW, and he's betting that it's none other than the HTC One M8 version for Windows Phone. This sounds plausible, especially since the device's model number indicates that it is Verizon Wireless-specific, in line with the latest rumors.

If that wasn't tentative proof enough, the folks behind WinCentral went ahead and found that this exact same device has passed Wi-Fi certification back in June, on the 13th.


So can we guarantee that a WP-based model of the One M8 is indeed coming? Of course not -- there's always the possibility that us and our colleagues are wrong. But, at this point at least, it does look like such a device is already well on its way.

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One (M8)
  • Display 5.0" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 4 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 801, Quad-core, 2300 MHz
  • Storage 32 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 2600 mAh(20h 3G talk time)

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11 Comments

1. Dude2014

Posts: 448; Member since: Feb 12, 2014

Hope they release this globally

2. Liveitup

Posts: 1798; Member since: Jan 07, 2014

Yeah hopefully.

3. tech2

Posts: 3487; Member since: Oct 26, 2012

A very smart move by HTC...By releasing a WP of M8 it save a lot in R&D in designing new phone, etc. Plus the marketing done to M8 could be beneficial to both. So low investment = low risk.

4. MAHDI.R

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 25, 2014

Very excellent phone ، I'm sorry for Lumia 930 . It's best.

5. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

SAY what?

6. gaara6775

Posts: 738; Member since: May 20, 2014

Does 930 look better than m8?

8. billgates

Posts: 555; Member since: May 29, 2014

I've never seen the 930 in person so I can't tell you that. The m8 is a pretty self device

10. adwienc

Posts: 136; Member since: Mar 26, 2014

Yes it does.

7. newuser1

Posts: 276; Member since: Dec 10, 2010

HTC One M8 does not take 4K video and camera is only 4mp. That is a disadvantage.

11. zhiae unregistered

i have m8 and i shoot at 720p ill call u crazy if u record 20min vid in 4k that costs 1gb+ memory

9. 7thspaceman

Posts: 1597; Member since: Feb 14, 2011

Bring it on Baby us Windows smart phones FANS! will check it out and buy it with a smile. for Windows smart phones to thrive it needs great hard ware and Better Advertisements on Microsoft's and it's OEM's part. it seems they have a big debit on their Windows smart phone products and then you do not here much about it take for instance the Nokia 2520 RT Windows Tablet it has great specs and is a 4G wireless as well as WIFI Tablet. does anyone still sell them you do get MS home and Student free with it and you can get a version Of MS "Outlook" email client for it making it a good Tablet for a business person right out of the box.

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