After burning its hands with HTC Flyer, the Taiwanese company is now
said to be planning to partner with Microsoft to make a mark in the
PhoneArena.com is reporting that HTC is currently in the
process of developing two high-resolution tablets. These tablets have
been codenamed R7 and R12 and will reportedly run on Windows RT Blue.
HTC R7 will allegedly feature a 7-inch device with full-HD display. It
will be powered by a 2.3GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 CPU along
with 2GB of RAM. There will be a 13-megapixel rear camera. This tablet
will allegedly come with 16GB of internal storage, which can be further
HTC R12 on the other hand will be a 12-inch tablet with a 2014X1536pixel resolution display.
had been news regarding HTC working on Windows-based tablet from
December 2012. However, there were not too many details available at
that point in time.
Even now, there is no word on what could be
the price for these tablets, but these tablets are expected to be
launched in mid-October 2013. From the specifications it looks like
these two tablets will be steeply priced. It is noteworthy, that one of
the reasons as to why HTC Flyer could not make a mark was its exorbitant
price. It will be interesting to see if HTC will end up making the same
mistake again or will the pricing be sensible this time round.
are also rumours that LG too is planning to re-enter the tablet space.
However, there are no details available whether the company will be
piggy backing on Android momentum to make a re-entry or like HTC think
of taking the Windows way.