Watch HTC Windows Phone event full video here: “we’ve sold more Windows Phone than anyone”

Watch HTC Windows Phone event full video here: “we’ve sold more Windows Phone than anyone”
HTC and Microsoft jointly announced the new Windows Phone 8X and 8S a couple of days ago, and we were genuinely impressed with both the design and ground-up approach from HTC. It’s definitely worth watching the whole event just for that, but if you want to dig deeper, you should watch it and try to notice the numerous small hidden jabs at Nokia that HTC took.

What’s more, Microsoft’s chief executive Steve Ballmer appeared on stage with HTC’s head Peter Chou to showcase the products and himself said that the gadgets are “truly a Windows Phone hero devices.”

HTC underlined that not only it has “more experience making Windows Phone than anyone,” but is also the company that has “sold more Windows Phone than anyone,” and anyone here sounded like a pretty clear jab at Nokia, the company that bet its future solely on Windows Phone.

HTC and Microsoft’s admitted that’s their “biggest endeavour yet” and the Taiwanese phone maker also stressed that the two have “one of the longest standing partnerships” in the mobile industry.”

With those ailing Nokia Windows Phone sales, we wonder how Nokia felt after that. Check out the full event below, it definitely offers an interesting spectacle for those following the mobile drama story.

source: HTC

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Windows Phone 8X
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  • Camera 8 MP / 2 MP front
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  • Storage 16 GB
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1. PotDragon

Posts: 214; Member since: Jul 22, 2011

I had an HTC Touch Diamond with Win Mobile 6.1. Still such fond memories of that handset that an 8x is my phone for 2013.

11. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

It is just me or HTC CEO Peter Chou's has said "Please wisit my girlfriend Steve Ballmer!" (from 5:00 to 5:10). LOL! ;D

13. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

"Please welcome my girlfriend Steve Ballmer!" *

37. StephenGalop

Posts: 52; Member since: Sep 21, 2012

"... and you know what happens when Steve is excited" I iterally laughed at that LOL, along with the audience watching...

42. wp7tribes

Posts: 52; Member since: Aug 12, 2011

i like steve ballmer his honest and he likes his company he deserve my respect

2. Hemlocke unregistered

Interesting assertion by HTC. I thought Nokia owned half of the WP market?

3. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

You forget that Pocket PC to Windows Mobile 6.5 falls under the Windows Phone category.

7. Hemlocke unregistered

That would be semantics, considering the clean break between Windows Mobile and Windows Phone. Different names, different styles, etc.

29. pookiewood

Posts: 631; Member since: Mar 05, 2012

He clearly meant Windows phones as apposed to Windows Phones.

5. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

nokia came in late by that time HTC was top WP sailer but nokia had quite big share after coming in

4. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

nokia will do good.....

18. wendygarett unregistered

Agree... But unfortunately Nokia has put all his egg to one basket... Which is really risky You know what i mean don't you? :)

21. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

hahahaha what the heck is that avatar wendy :)

25. wendygarett unregistered

Just feel ashamed recently...

26. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

awww really? how come?

30. wendygarett unregistered

Let's keep that as secret ok? :)

33. XPERIA-KNIGHT unregistered

hahahaahha ok wendy :) you crack me up i swear...


Posts: 4851; Member since: Apr 13, 2012

Nokia is going down the drain, cause of Eflop.

6. medicci37

Posts: 1361; Member since: Nov 19, 2011

If I get a windows phone, it will probably be a Nokia.

10. shadez10

Posts: 427; Member since: Jan 15, 2012

SAME HERE!... =D Nokia all the way!..

12. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

and honestly, a lot of people when you say Windows Phone, they'll choose or say Nokia like when you say android, they'll think about samsung!

34. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

well you cant help it. blame apple. if you think of ios, you think of iphone only right? besides, nokia is the reason why windows phone is being noticed today

36. methodofbreathing

Posts: 2; Member since: Aug 30, 2012


39. pegasso

Posts: 285; Member since: Nov 27, 2011

not here. when you say Nokia, people will mention Symbian. but when you say Windows phone, people will think about HTC (MWG/O2XDA/iMate/Qtek) and... Samsung...

40. dexter_jdr

Posts: 1163; Member since: Jun 28, 2012

whats wrong with symbian? it is the best at multitasking ,more power friendly, more capabilities and more features. ive seen belle fp2 OS its the best... you can only complain the apps # , built in browser and elop. but not too much on elop,because he made windows phone the new os of nokia

45. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

agree with you!!! SYMBIAN is the BEST MULTITASKER for a phone OS EVER!!! its still alive even you open many apps! and yes the only problem with it is its browser, # of apps and elop!! belle FP2 is really amazing!!! and even belle refresh on N8 and other products are so fluid! i think belle FP2 is at its finest yet! really like the fluidity of the OS's UI!!!

44. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

well actually your right about that.. that when you think of nokia its symbian..but what i talk about is on these days now! WP=NOKIA ANDROID=samsung! but im talking about worldwide on your second part! yes.. HTC might be the one who make winmo but as of today, they are android! and when you say WP.. its nokia! specially in my place, where HTC's phone are nowhere to be found in the market.. and samsung's WP aren't available to my place too!! and NOKIA is also the reason why WP make it to other country! WP isnt avaiable to my place until nokia release its lumias!

8. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

they must be talking about Windows Mobile coz honestly and Frankly, Nokia was the REAL hero on Windows Phone... no one cared about Windows Phone until nokia decided to join them! and that 3.5% of WP share is mostly nokia! and when u ask people about WP, they'll tell you a nokia lumia! so HTC, shut the F U C K up! you just return to the WP coz you're troubled on the android game! im sorry that i said that but what i said are fact!

19. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

and for those who gives me a thumbs down me.. i have a question.. name one WP device that make it to the best seller on a carrier? name one WP device that make the WP platform worth a buzz? or atleast it make people want to look at a WP...

20. pikapowerize

Posts: 1869; Member since: May 03, 2012

coz if you ask me..none but lumia 900!!! HTC radar, titan/titan2 & others and other samsung devices are great Windows Phones but they dont give the buzz to WP like nokia did! nokia lumia 900 made it to top 3 for weeks on AT&T's best seller... while the titan II which is release same time wasnt even found on top! even they have partnership with Microsoft i think nokia can still pull it through coz they are NOKIA!

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