May 082013

As early as last December, there were news that HTC was making two 7-inch and 12-inch Windows Tablet PCs, and there were news confirmed this rumor last month. Recently, more detailed information about these two tablet has also been disclosed by media.

Allegedly, the codes of the two tablets are R7 and R12, the number represents the size of the screen, and the letter “R” may represent the Windows RT Blue system.

HTC R7 will become a part of the small-size tablet that Microsoft hopes to be introduced by Windows Blue, the device uses a 7-inch 1080p display, 2.3GHz four-core Qualcomm Snapgragon 800 processor and 2GB memory. If the configuration information is true, then the R7 performance should be quite powerful.

The rest configuration parameters include: 16GB storage space (supports microSD card expansion) and 13 megapixel camera. However, there are news that the R7 may not have the HDMI, DLNA and NFC functionality, but it supports LTE/HSPA+ connection, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0 and A-GPS.

The larger size HTC R12 configurations are the same with the R7, but the 12-inch display resolution will reach 2048×1536 and it’s with more connectivity options.

The specifications, battery capacity and price of these two devices are not included in the exposed information. Reportedly, HTC plans to officially released on these two tables on October 13 this year, which should also comply with the Windows Blue launch date.