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i-mate reportedly working on an Intel-based, Windows 8 handset

26 February, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
i-mate reportedly working on an Intel-based, Windows 8 handset - read the full textThe Dubai-based manufacturer i-mate might be planning a grand return to the smartphone scene after several years in the doldrums. According to a recent report, the company, which made a name for itself by selling HTC-made, Windows Mobile devices in the middle of last decade, is set to unveil an...


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Ubuntu is ready to launch a smartphone that is capable to give all the power of a computer based on Ubuntu OS.

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  • 2013-02-28 01:33
  • RqUh

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-27 00:13 from 3t4n - click to readactually that used to be the case, but now MS is trying to get developers to start programming properly for Win 8, and if that is done, the software will be able to run both on x86 and on ARM.

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  • 2013-02-27 21:20
  • mhBi

The battery can probably only last 3 hours.

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  • 2013-02-27 19:55
  • TCrx

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2013-02-27 00:00 from U}}A - click to readit would be up to HW what will be in phone ..

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  • 2013-02-27 19:34
  • mpmX

> In reply to Lone85Tiger @ 2013-02-27 15:08 from v$A9 - click to readActually, Windows 8 can run on my ASUS EeePC with a weak Intel Atom N450 1.66MHz single-core CPU. And this right here will have an Intel Clover CPU, so yeah, it's possible....but will it blend?

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  • 2013-02-27 18:09
  • F9xB

I am using gsmarena daily 4m many years but this is my first comment here, many time i think, even some time i write comments but then i never post dat, but now i-mate force me to do so. m attached with celluler network since 1997, n in last decade i think i use almost minimum 150 diffrent major n minor smartphones and nokia's titanium series, blackberry's bold series n i-mate's windows mobile r in my most favrts. imate is my first windows phone. Now its comeback with windows 8 pro really it awesome n grt grand return. Well its lilbit expensive, but i think who had spend some grt time with imate they never ever think abut dat. As said by some1 here i-mate brings back so many memorie. its true, atleast 4 me.
At last but not least, as in pakistan i jst wana say
" ye cheez "

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  • 2013-02-27 16:37
  • PAmi

> In reply to michael99uk @ 2013-02-27 14:47 from 3sEw - click to readi feel for u bro

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  • 2013-02-27 16:28
  • GRZL

> In reply to ThomasCarlsson @ 2013-02-27 11:30 from J5Nn - click to readStart button you can get it anytime on the Internet or what ever

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  • 2013-02-27 16:11
  • kekx

woah... never thought a computer operating system will be able to run on a smartphone.. i think a quad-core processor is needed to run win 8..

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  • 2013-02-27 15:08
  • v$A9

This makes me wanna smash my phone against the wall

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  • 2013-02-27 14:47
  • 3sEw

> In reply to R @ 2013-02-27 09:14 from gCRJ - click to readThat only works until Microsoft decides to block it! I do not want to risk installing potential malware... just to get basic funtionality back to Windows! Microsoft needs to bring back the Start-button-menu and support it during future updates and upgrades!

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  • 2013-02-27 11:30
  • J5Nn

I own a Nokia WP8 and it's easily the best phone I have ever used!! Interesting to see if iMate make a comeback??

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  • 2013-02-27 09:18
  • XrL}

WP8 is very bad, but a phone with full Windows Pro 8 makes even a "Microsoft-hater" like me interested, if the batterylife and performance is good!
Microsoft should make the Start-button-menu return, and able to disable for those few who do not like it, only then will I consider upgrading to a new laptop with Windows 8 preinstalled!

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  • 2013-02-27 09:07
  • J5Nn

Paying $1600 for a phone desktop base should figure in the Guinness Book of Records for the Biggest Act of Stupidity Ever.

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  • 2013-02-27 08:09
  • 0ph6

Reading something like this and I only have one question. What the fxxk are you doing Nokia? You're the choose one.

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  • 2013-02-27 06:49
  • qnSC


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  • 2013-02-27 06:04
  • tUq{

Good luck iMate and Jim Morrison...I never forget you 1st windows phone was iMate.

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  • 2013-02-27 05:30
  • MGGK

finally something innovative is happening rather than just megapixel , screen resolution and no of cores....
maybe its price will come down..

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  • 2013-02-27 04:44
  • Hs8A

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