In Short

HTC is a smartphone manufacturer that makes Windows Phone devices. The Taiwan-based company and was founded in 1997. HTC first made smartphones for other companies, like Palm and HP. It later began producing smartphones under its brand and had a long history of producing Windows Mobile devices and Android handsets.

HTC was one of the OEMs to make Windows Phone handsets. Five handsets from HTC launched alongside Windows Phone 7 in late 2010. They were the HTC 7 Mozart, HTC HD7, HTC 7 Pro, HTC 7 Trophy, and HTC Surround.

The HTC Radar, HTC Titan and HTC Titan II were three other handsets produced by HTC running Windows Phone 7.x.

When Windows Phone 8 launched, HTC was again present with new handsets running the new operating system. They were the high-end HTC 8X and lower-end HTC 8S.

In August 2014, HTC announced the HTC One (M8) for Windows – a high-end smartphone running Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1 and based on hardware that debuted earlier in the year running Android. The HTC One (M8) for Windows is notable for a 5-inch 1080p display, innovative case with Cortana integration and overall sleek hardware.