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Did the HTC 8X for AT&T and Verizon make an appearance at the FCC?

0. phoneArena 06 Oct 2012, 01:43 posted on

Model numbers PM23100 and PM23300 are on file with the FCC sporting all the familiar...

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posted on 06 Oct 2012, 06:56 3

1. papss (unregistered)


At&t is killing it lately with awesome phones

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 07:43

2. greekmanx (Posts: 16; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


It is in testing already I got to use one 2 days ago at my store (Verizon Wireless) I like it fast as hell, nice interface, and feels good in the hand. back feels weird though.

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 09:33 1

4. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5530; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


How does the phone feel weird? Hard to hold? Unbalanced? Or?

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 18:26

9. greekmanx (Posts: 16; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


just not a huge fan of the texture feels not so smooth

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 08:50

3. Gcombs (Posts: 133; Member since: 22 Aug 2011)


The 8X is going to be a good device also but Nokia with the exclusive apps makes it so much better. I may just have to settle with the 8X since I'm with Verizon.

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 18:27

10. greekmanx (Posts: 16; Member since: 06 Oct 2012)


Verizon is getting all 3 new windows 8 phones HTC 8X Nokia and Samsung

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 20:19

11. Gcombs (Posts: 133; Member since: 22 Aug 2011)


I sure hope so.

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 09:36

5. Droid_X_Doug (Posts: 5530; Member since: 22 Dec 2010)


With 2 carriers selling the HTC, I predict more HTCs will be sold in the U.S. than L920s

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 10:17

6. tigermcm (Posts: 669; Member since: 02 Sep 2009)


so sad but soooo true

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 12:28

7. snowgator (Posts: 3188; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


Not buying that Big Red doesn't get a 920, just after a short exclusive period for AT&T.

1) AT&T desearves it. They went in on Windows Phone and gave Nokia a Hero device status. While not a run away success, the 900 launch and support got Nokia back in the minds of consumers. Nokia will return the favor and give AT&T a head start. However...

2) Nokia can not afford to be timid or play favorites long term. They need the 920 and 820 to be on every shelf of every carrier willing to push it. Verizon is the largest US carrier, and Nokia can count. 100 Million customers with maybe 30-35 million contracts coming due is more important than loyality to AT&T. By December, my guess is Verizon has a 920.

3) The leaked roadmap for Big Red showed the Nokia 920 coming, and the rumors revolve around 4 WP8 handsets. No reason to doubt that.

posted on 06 Oct 2012, 12:38

8. snowgator (Posts: 3188; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)


HTC's Titan series was a plan and simple bust. The first device, which my Wife owned, was a buggy, freezing, unresponsive mess. The call quality was poor, the device never got the Tango update even as my Focus S, the Focus Flash and the Nokia 900 did, and Samsung released updates to the devices on AT&T to deal with some other bugs with sound quality and responses while the 2 Titans on AT&T and the Radar got nada. The Titan 2 (which we got from AT&T after 4 replacement attempts of the original Titan) is better, but still drops the keyboard, still has reception issues (dropping phone calls a couple times) and is still slower than any WP should be.

This is just my buyer beware post. HTC has dropped customers and profits for a reason. I want to see them do well, but both their Android and WP 7 devices have been undersupported and underwhelming. I would give any HTC release a few months of user reviews and forum reading to see if they have improved.

Just my opinion.

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