HTC Announces Two Windows Phones: 8X and 8S

HTC has unveiled first of its windows phone 8 smartphones, with 8X being the flagship device while 8S as dual core smartphone for those with slightly lower budgets.

HTC 8XHTC 8X

HTC 8X is powerful smartphone with two Krait cores clocked at 1.5GHz coupled with 1GB of RAM. On top of it there would be a Adreno 225 GPU to smoothen the graphic experience.

Here is the complete rundown for HTC 8X specifications:

    • CPU: Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait, Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon

    • OS: Windows Phone 8
    • Design
      • Dimensions: 132.3 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm
      • Weight: 130 g
    • Display:
      • S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
      • 720 x 1280 pixels, 4.3 inches
    • Memory:
      • microSD, up to 32GB
      • 16 GB Internal storage, 1 GB RAM
    • Connectivity:
      • GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA; HSUPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, NFC, MicroUSB v2.0
      • Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
    • Camera:
      • Primary: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, 28mm wide, F2.0, LED flash
      • Secondary: 2.1MP, 1080p video
    • Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1800 mAh

    No words were said about the pricing but it was announced that HTC 8X will be available soon, i.e. not later than November 2012.

    HTC 8SHTC 8S

    More compact than of HTC 8X, the HTC 8S comes with lower specs and of course at a better price.

    This dual core powered smartphone is going to fill the mid to higher range slot in the market with more focus on price conscious customers.

    Here are specs for HTC 8S:

      • CPU: Dual-core 1 GHz Krait, Qualcomm Snapdragon S4

      • OS: Windows Phone 8
      • Design
        • Dimensions: 120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm
        • Weight: 113 g
      • Display:
        • S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
        • 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches
      • Memory:
        • microSD, up to 32GB
        • 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
      • Connectivity:
        • GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA; HSUPA, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, MicroUSB v2.0
        • Bluetooth: Yes, v2.1 with A2DP, EDR
      • Camera:
        • Primary: 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
        • Secondary: VGA
      • Battery: Standard battery, Li-Ion 1700 mAh

      No words were told for pricing and availability of HTC 8S.


        • Muhammad Anas

          Looks Great!!!

        • Khurram

          Windows phones are no way near to quad core even in late 2012. They cant beat Apple or Android with these specs.

          • Telecom

            They can beat and Nokia will let in this race

        • Shakala

          HTC 8S looks pretty sexy!

        • asif

          great phone
          but price estimate not included

        • Mushahid Hussain

          Please Correct it….
          8X has no microSD card slot…

        • better then the iphone5
          htc using windows 8 good news for windows phone lovers

        • Spider

          I’ve used windows phone 7 on lumia 710 and it has boring GUI i’ve used so far and specially app store really sucks. lets see how much improvement WP8 gets.

        • salman

          good n fo indoz phon lov