The final version of Windows Phone 8 is yet to be unveiled by Microsoft. However, the OEMs have already started announcing their new Windows Phone 8 handsets, which are expected to be available before the end of the year 2012. At a developers only conference, Microsoft did give a glimpse at some of the features of their new WP8 OS, but the full-fledged version is yet to be available for public consumption. The announcement of making previous Windows Phone 7 series device obsolete with this update has bollixed up the whole WP7 community. However, enthusiastic tech industry pundits are eagerly waiting for Microsoft to bring some joy on the face of perturbed users who were rattled by previous disheartening announcement.
Just after a month, first Samsung came ahead with their new Windows Phone series device for the rest of the 2012, and then Nokia joined in the party. Yesterday, HTC became a party pooper for Samsung and Nokia by the unveiling rest of the plan for the year 2012, with two new hunky handsets. Well, for the end-users, the party has just begun. With the series of new powerful Windows Phone 8 devices announcement, users have gotten plenty of options on their hand. The rattling question would be, whether this new WP8 devices will be able to survive against the likes of iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy III or will sink both Microsoft and OEMs altogether. Let’s wait for the future to answer such a burning question.