One of the world’s largest mobile phone manufacturers, HTC, has announced to develop a new smartphone to support Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8 version that is set to be launched by the end of this year.
HTC and Microsoft have been in mutual agreement since the dawn of the 21st century with the former introducing hardware to back latter’s software.
With the advent of Windows 8, this relationship is likely to gain more strength, ushering a new era of smart devices with sophisticated software.
Following the formula “enemy of enemy is friend”, HTC is committed to support Microsoft in the global market of information technology.
Remember, Bill Gates’ Microsoft poses to be the biggest rival of Steve Job’s Apple that competes against HTC in the field of cellular technology.
HTC has made and sold about 40, 000 handsets around the globe since 2000. This is all due to its solid connection with Microsoft.
Now the Windows 8-based smart phone is likely to perk up the worth of the company’s shares to a great extent by boosting its annual sales. Thus, this will serve both HTC and Microsoft.
Microsoft has hailed its partner’s willingness to develop a new gadget, terming it to be a remarkable breakthrough in the IT arena.
Reportedly, Microsoft is going to launch its own Tablet along with Windows 8 to counter the influence of Apple’s iPad.
Thus, the smartphone users and anxiously waiting for all these products that are likely to be big value additions in the competitive IT market.