HTC Windows Phone 8X

Announced:
Sep 19, 2012
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Nov 9, 2012

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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  • Fingerprint
  • Lightweight
  • Thin
  • LTE
  • Waterproof
  • NFC
  • Dual SIM

Display

Display size:

4.3 inches

Resolution:

720 x 1280 pixels

Pixel density:

342 ppi

Technology:

S-LCD 2

Screen-to-body ratio:

58.10 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor, Scratch-resistant glass (Corning Gorilla Glass)

Camera

Rear:

Single camera

Main camera:

8 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Autofocus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.0; Focal length: 28 mm

Flash:

LED

Video recording:

1920x1080 (Full HD) (30 fps)

Features:

Video calling

Front:

2 megapixels

Design

Dimensions:

5.21 x 2.61 x 0.40 inches (132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm)

Weight:

4.59 oz (130 g)
the average is 6 oz (173 g)

Colors:

Black, Yellow, Blue, Red

Hardware & Performance

System chip:

Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus MSM8960

Processor:

Dual-core, 1500 MHz, Krait

GPU:

Adreno 225

RAM:

1 GB

Internal storage:

16 GB

OS:

Windows Phone, 8.1, 8

Battery

Capacity:

1800 mAh

Charging:

Qi wireless charging

Talk time:

11.30 hours
the average is 23 h (1388 min)

Stand-by time:

12.1 days (290 hours)
the average is 21 days (500 h)

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 17, 4

UMTS:

850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900, 2100 MHz

GSM:

850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz

CDMA:

800, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE Cat 3 (100/50 Mbit/s), HSDPA+ (4G) 42.2 Mbit/s, HSUPA 5.76 Mbit/s, UMTS

SIM type:

Micro SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

3.1, EDR

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

microUSB

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass

Other:

NFC, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Compass

Notifications:

Haptic feedback, Music ringtones (MP3), Polyphonic ringtones, Vibration, Flight mode, Silent mode, Speakerphone

Hearing aid compatibility:

M3, T3

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Oct 05, 2012

FCC ID value:

NM8PM23300 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.78 W/kg

Body:

0.75 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.26 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.78 W/kg

This device is also known as HTC Zenith

ALTERNATIVE VARIANTS

We list only the specs that are different than the main variant

HTC Windows Phone 8X C620e

Differences from the main variant:

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Sep 28, 2012

FCC ID value:

NM8PM23200 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

0.41 W/kg

Body:

0.62 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

0.87 W/kg

Wireless Router:

0.70 W/kg

US CARRIER AVAILABILITY

Discontinued

Pros

  • Supports wireless charging

Cons

  • Thick body (0.40 inches)
  • Too little RAM
  • Low pixel density screen (342 ppi)

Description

The 8X by HTC sports a 4.3" LCD 2 HD screen, which, if the One X display is any indication, should be a sight to behold, and has the respectable 342ppi pixel desnity. It ups the WP ante with a modern 28mm dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 chipset, 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal memory, thus equating its specs with the fierce WP8 competition in the face of the Samsung ATIV S, or the innovative Nokia Lumia 920, which, however, has a lot more going for it with the PureView camera. How does the HTC 8X intend to differentiate from those? Why, Beats Audio, of course. The prominent branding is featured proudly on the back of the phone, promising deep bass sound and clearer audio. As for the sniping capabilities, we have an 8MP shooter on the rear with dedicated shutter key, equipped with HTC's exclusive ImageSense technology, which is essentially a proprietary ISP, allowing for some additional photo trickery, like ultra fast capture times, and continuous shot mode that takes multiple frames per second. It sports ultra wide f/2.0 aperture, just like on the Lumia 920.

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