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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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smartphones with windows 8 pro! excellent. if nokia launch phones and tabs with win 8 pro, definitly nokia will come to top again.

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  • 2013-02-27 04:25
  • U@Ka

Windows 8 pro on a smartphone....this is really awesome...will wait to see the phone....also want NOKIA to launch a phone with such specs.....that will really kill android and ios....

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  • 2013-02-27 04:19
  • GRN0

Apple has already registred all the trademark for the i-XXXXXX even including i-shXX.

So this Dubai company will be sued by Apple soon!

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  • 2013-02-27 03:27
  • 9At6

Oh the name i-mate brings back so many memories! Hope they don't get sued by Apple for using 'i' as the first letter.

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  • 2013-02-27 03:10
  • R3Df

Sweet, I might finally get to stop wondering when somebody will pair an intel powered phone with the windows (non RT) OS. PLEASE don't screw this up.

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  • 2013-02-27 02:10
  • YbjT

If this really comes out at those said specs, then all other brands- time to alter your business!
A killer it'd be! Looks awesome too.

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  • 2013-02-27 01:49
  • utea

Couldn't they make the handset wireless? It sticks out like a sore thumb.

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  • 2013-02-27 01:37
  • mYge

Another windows...

Its really a year for windows., and why not... Its smooth as butter

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  • 2013-02-27 01:32
  • v0qJ

why are designs like the iphone 5 now a days... the bb10 etc...

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  • 2013-02-27 01:14
  • K7ev

I wanted to replace my Viliv S5 since I dropped it. Hopefully, this gets released and I can disable/uninstall the background phone processes.

I wonder if my carrier is going to recognize this as PC or a phone plan.

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  • 2013-02-27 01:02
  • 4Jnc

Finally, this is why I'm waiting for the Lenovo K900, to attempt exactly this.

Also means we'll soon be seeing the calling and text app available on W8.

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  • 2013-02-27 00:53
  • uBP7

'sup with the almost pastel hues in this image?

I like it.

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  • 2013-02-27 00:28
  • j8LN

Does not matter If they make it to market or not, design look awesome!

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  • 2013-02-27 00:27
  • GFk1

Jim Morrison is making Mobile Phones now?

Btw, I thought that HTC bought imate. How wrong I was.

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  • 2013-02-27 00:13
  • utr6

Intel cpus in smartphones will enable windows software to run on a tablet and smartphone. This is because of the CPU architecture of the Intel CPUs. This will be the next big turn in the whole game of smartphone business.

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  • 2013-02-27 00:13
  • 3t4n

To me, it is not just that the name looks misspelt, it looks like it is "inelegant" misspelt, which can hardly be a good connotation.

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  • 2013-02-27 00:11
  • PVqZ

I heard the CPU and GPU is intel i7 3960x at 5GHz and NVidia 690 in quad SLI

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  • 2013-02-27 00:10
  • Lh@x

smartphones and PCs are merging together

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  • 2013-02-27 00:06
  • MZ52

win 8pro?!? owesome... how bout the battery?

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  • 2013-02-27 00:00
  • U}}A

If the phones will run windows 8 pro , game over to Android and iOS...

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  • 2013-02-26 23:51
  • ssCr

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