HTC One M8 running Windows Phone OS leaked by Verizon

Yap. HTC One M8 for Windows is no longer a rumor if the leaked image above is anything to go by. The image also confirms that the smartphone will ship packed with Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and other HTC customizations.

HTC, the company that was the Android smartphone giant in 2010 before Samsung infiltrated the market with cheaper options is looking to boost more sales by including Microsoft’s OS in their very high end One M8. Several android fans continue to favour HTC’s flagship phone thanks to its premium design and feel, as compared to Samsung’s Galaxy S5.

HTC One M8 is also an upgrade to last year’s HTC One that received lot of accolades in various reviews. The Windows version of the M8 is expected to be officially launched on August 19th.

HTC One M8 for Windows will ship with HTC’s blinkfeed, Duo Camera, tv remote control and program guide. In terms of hardware, nothing will be added or removed, the phone will feature specs of it’s android counterpart.