updated 05:40 pm EST, Mon January 4, 2010
Meizu M8 firmware to allow Windows Mobile apps
Meizu CEO Jack Wong said on the weekend that the new 1.0 firmware for the M8 M8 smartphone, is being developed with the help of Microsoft that will give the device the ability to run Windows Mobile apps. At the same time, Wong revealed that upcoming M8 phones will switch to a new, more durable PET touchscreen, though it is still undergoing testing.
As for the expected 3G version of the M8, Wong believes it is still about six months away from an official launch. The current M8 resembles the iPhone, although it lacks 3G network support or a GPS sensor. It does have a 3-megapixel camera, Wi-Fi, an industry standard mini USB connector for sync and a removable battery, however. [via MeizuMe]