HTC Launch Windows 8S and 8X Phones! I want one!

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HTC have just expanded their range of phones to include both Android and Windows 8 phones, and from the look of their the new 8S and 8X HTC are winning at Windows 8 mobile phones!

I’m a pretty excitable person when it comes to tech. I’m excited about the Xiaomi M2, the Oppo Find 5, the new Meizu, even the iPhone 5 and now I’m super stoked about HTC’s new Windows 8 phones!

The new HTC 8S and HTC 8X are both Windows 8 phones which feature a splash of Nokia styling with a healthy dose of HTC’s own styling magic along with Microsoft’s latest mobile operating system.


HTC 8S Windows 8 Specification

 HTC Launch Windows 8S and 8X Phones! I want one!

The HTC 8S features a 4 inch WVGA (480 × 800 pixels) screen with a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 1Ghz CPU, 512MB RAM and 4GB ROM.

 HTC Launch Windows 8S and 8X Phones! I want one!

The 8S also has a 5 megapixel main camera, supports 720p HD video recording, and is equipped with a 1700mAh battery, SD card reader and NFC technology.


HTC 8X Windows 8 phone specification

For those of you wanting a more powerful Windows 8 experience the HTC 8X is the phone for you.

 HTC Launch Windows 8S and 8X Phones! I want one!

The HTC 8s boasts a 4.3-inch touch screen with a resolution of  720 × 1280 pixels and is equiped with a 1.5Ghz Qualcomm S4 CPU, 1GB RAM and 16GB of built in memory.

 HTC Launch Windows 8S and 8X Phones! I want one!

There is also a a 2.1 megapixel front camera and 8 megapixel rear camera with a  f/2.0  aperature and LED Flash. Both the front and rear camera supports 1080p video recording and a 1800mAh battery gives you additional juice to snap photos and record away!

Like the 8S the 8X has NFC technology and a micro SD card reader  but also support for 4G LTE!

Both phones will go on sale this November however prices are yet to be released.

What do you guy’s think of these new HTC Windows 8 phones? Looking pretty good right?


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  • Francis.R.

    I love to see these ones comparated with the lumias. I like the lumia 920 and perhaps could be slightly better for its display (or perhaps no but can use with gloves is a great and useful plus); better for the pureview algoritm; and besides I personally don’t like beats sound. I prefer neutral sound and not bass “enhancements”

    Said that I am a bit sad about the HTC design. It’s so similar to the lumias. And besides I was waiting for something different: windows mobile 6.5 has the legendary HTC HD2, Windows Phone 7 grow to HTC HD7 which has one of the better designs (even I almost think iPhone 5 seems a knock off of it:P), but these newer models to WP8 are so different to HTC stuff!! They look so good but don’t produce me the same emotion or excitement that HTC HD7 had in me.

  • Marius

    Andi you want most of them :)) But seriously now having Windows on my PC is enough for me, I really don’t want it anywhere else.
    Besied that blocky interface looks like crap to me.

  • sara

    I HATE windows, on the phone, pc,laptop, …..
    the only window I like is my rooms window

  • Profesor Yeow

    Yellow & White? Great combination! I like it !!

    @sara Not all must be Android, or iOS. Have many OS is better than an unique option. WM8 is very good, if you don’t use it, you must do it and them comment. I like so much MeeGO, but Chinese factory don’t use it :/ is a pity