HTC 8X, 8S and 8V to be the company's eventual Windows Phone 8 portfolio

HTC 8X, 8S and 8V to be the company's eventual Windows Phone 8 portfolio
HTC might start matching the naming scheme of its upcoming Windows Phone 8 portfolio with the one it utilizes now for its Android handsets, which was started this year with the One series.

On the Android side we have the HTC One X, S and V, from high-end to low-end, and on the WP8 side it is rumored we will have HTC 8X (the leaked HTC Zenith), HTC 8S ( HTC Accord), and eventually the HTC 8V (codenamed HTC Rio). The HTC 8X is saod to arrive on T-Mobile, and the purported specs of the 8-series gang are as follows:

There will be a grand HTC event next Wednesday, where the phone maker is expected to unveil its new 8X, 8S and 8V WP8 portfolio, and eventually show a new tablet a pretty unique design, if rumors turn out true. What do you think about this possible new HTC Windows Phone naming scheme?



1. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

wow i like it... high end, mid range and low end!! they beat nokia releasing a low end!!!

7. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

sadly you're so right on that. all we have are rumors of a low-end to be released early next year. smh what really happened with Nokia

18. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

nokia lost its game in low end... kinda piss off with nokia lately... im even a huge nokia fan! they should release or announce low end WP8 devices! or else HTC will get the crown!

2. wendygarett unregistered

I knew it!! That 8x will not have microSD support because it want to compromise with that unibody plastic!!!

3. No_Nonsense unregistered

800 megapixel camera? What's this PA?

5. darkskoliro

Posts: 1092; Member since: May 07, 2012

8 megapixel. In Asian countries they say 800 million pixels instead of 8 mega pixels.

12. No_Nonsense unregistered

1 million pixels is 1 megapixel. Anyways that's been corrected in the article.

4. redmd

Posts: 1926; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

wow 800 megapixel.they should hype

6. moanismk unregistered

soooooooo, its pretty much the htc one series + WP8, just replacing the one with 8 to appear "cool", i love htc, but this is a bit corny........

8. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

technically samsung is doing the samething

10. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Samsung did the same thing. The Ativ S is just a Galaxy S 3 + WP8, just replacing Galaxy with Ativ.

11. moanismk unregistered

you're both right...... its easier than making EACH AND EVERY PHONE with a unique name, but its starting to be too much now.......

14. tigermcm

Posts: 861; Member since: Sep 02, 2009

I feel WP8 shouldnt have to be androids rehashed as wp8. I mean why does wp8 have to get the short end of the stick?

19. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Because it's only a new OS. No one knows if it's gonna be successful or not, so no one wants to go all in on something that might fail. Nokia seems to be takin it seriously though.

9. lubba

Posts: 1313; Member since: Jan 17, 2011

Thought rumor is Zenith aka 8x will have quad core processor.

17. SmartPhoneStream

Posts: 162; Member since: Jun 21, 2012

Yeah, I read that too, when is aw this i was pretty disappointed because i was hopping for the Quad Core S4 pro with the Adreno 320 GPU in a WP8 phone

13. FranksGT

Posts: 167; Member since: Aug 29, 2012

Hopefully HTC ca pull it off. They have some steep competition.

15. Nikolas.Oliver

Posts: 1574; Member since: Jul 01, 2012

uglyyyy....don't like the design

16. Bluesky02

Posts: 1439; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

For god sake Micro SD on High end model please!

20. cdgoin

Posts: 614; Member since: Jul 28, 2010

WHEN will a WP8 with a QWERTY Keyboard show up..? Until it does.. Im stuck with my DVP or possibly the BB10 phones. I have huge hands and can not use the screen to type.. I need by QWERTY keyboard. Even more so the smaller one. I know it wounds counter-intuitive. But small raised keys are easier and faster for my thumbs to navigate than the larger landscape keyboards. I don't know why MS, HTC, Samsung, or Nokia don't make one for launch.

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