All you need to know about the HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S

All you need to know about the HTC Windows Phone 8X and 8S
Today was HTC day, as the company has made its first Windows Phone 8 devices official. Meet the HTC Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S! Beautiful names, right? Oh well, we guess we'll have to put up with it. Anyway, the two phones are here now, and they are not bad at all! The flagship model, the 8X, is a pretty promising handset with a nice 4.3" LCD 2 display and a staggering pixel density of 342ppi! The other internals are just as impressive. Meanwhile, the slightly more affordable Windows Phone 8S also seems like a very stylish and capable offering, although it does bring the resolution down to mere 480x800, which should still be enough to provide decent image quality on the 4" display.

It's also worth noting that both phones are very colorful, and come in a bunch of different color schemes, which immediately reminds us of Nokia's Lumias. The only WP handset thus far which has refused to succumb to this coloromania is Samsung's ATIV S, which has a more "business" kind of appearance. But back to the 8X and 8S - if you want to know all the details about HTC's new products, just check out our coverage below - you'll find all you to know there.

HTC WINDOWS PHONE 8X AND 8S COVERAGE


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Windows Phone 8X
  • Display 4.3" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1800 mAh(11.3h talk time)
Windows Phone 8S
  • Display 4.0" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 5 MP
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus, Dual-core, 1000 MHz
  • Storage 4 GB + microSDHC
  • Battery 1700 mAh

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15 Comments

1. satydesh

Posts: 71; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

rise of new copycats!!!

6. Seymur unregistered

Looks more like Microsoft's plan than copying. HTC isn't stupid enough to do it.

2. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

Waits for Nokia to sue HTC for copying their design. The 8X looks to be a good phone. It uses the screen from the Rezound, with the internals of the One X. Should be a great performer.

13. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Windows Phone is becoming more like Nokia's OS if other OEMs dont step up..

3. Whodaboss

Posts: 176; Member since: Nov 18, 2011

Great looking devices!!!! HTC = Winner!

4. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

If you look clearly the phone looks like One X + Lumia + Something different = HTC 8X

5. rsiders

Posts: 1954; Member since: Nov 17, 2011

All I need to know is that it's coming to T-Mobile baby!

7. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

So this was all? No HTC android news?

8. Peter27

Posts: 233; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

The question for me is how much ? If it is lot cheaper than Nokia then I might end up with one, but if it is around the same price then definitely it will be Nokia for me.

9. tiara6918

Posts: 2263; Member since: Apr 26, 2012

Htc 8x and 8s are hot and colorful handsets, we can see that the design and the specs sheet are just brilliant...

10. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

samsung ativ s design is wayyy better than htc's, it's more elegant and thus the material is more exclusive (aluminium) compared to the polycarbonate on htc's

15. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

Lol... aluminium? Did you read? Its plastic that look like metal

11. Jillxz

Posts: 149; Member since: Jun 04, 2012

Nope , not for me. No screen size less than a 4.6 That is a MUST for me.

12. Kronic

Posts: 321; Member since: Sep 11, 2012

Sucks

14. TMobileRep_52_SwaaaG

Posts: 40; Member since: Oct 03, 2011

anyone notice that the supposed "High End" 8X has no expandable memory yet the more mid-range, 8S has up to 32 expandable? just..... seriously...... why?

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