Sep 192012
 

As widely expected, HTC today unveiled two new Windows Phone devices, the Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S. Described as “hero products” by CEO Peter Chou, they are the result of close cooperation between HTC and Microsoft.

HTC 8XWindows Phone 8X by HTC specifications:

  • Processor: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
  • Operating system: Windows Phone 8
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA/WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR, NFC
  • Display: 4.3-inch 720p HD super LCD 2 with Gorilla Glass 2
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 1GB RAM
  • Storage: 8 or 16GB onboard
  • Rear-facing camera: 8MP AF with f/2.0 aperture, BSI, LED flash, and 1080p video capture
  • Front-facing camera: 2.1MP with f/2.0 aperture, BSI, and 1080p video capture
  • Connectors: 3.5mm stereo audio jack
  • Battery: 1,800mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 132.35 x 66.2 x 10.12 millimeters / 130 grams
  • Colours: California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow
  • Other: Beats Audio with exclusive built-in amp

HTC 8SWindows Phone 8S by HTC specifications:

  • Processor: 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
  • Operating system: Windows Phone 8
  • Cellular connectivity: HSPA/WCDMA/GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Other connectivity: GPS/GLONASS, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1+EDR
  • Display: 4-inch WVGA (800×480) super LCD
  • Input: Capacitive touchscreen
  • Memory: 512MB RAM
  • Storage: 16GB onboard and microSD cards
  • Rear-facing camera: 5MP AF with f/2.8 aperture, LED flash and 720p video capture
  • Front-facing camera: None
  • Connectors: 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • Battery: 1,700mAh
  • Dimensions / weight: 120.5 x 63 x 10.28 millimeters / 113 grams
  • Colours: Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue, and High-Rise Gray
  • Other: Beats Audio

Both the Windows Phone 8X and 8S will launch in November with 150 operators in over 50 countries. The Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be carried by AT&T, T-Mobile USA, and Verizon. Rogers has also confirmed that it will carry it in both 8GB and 16GB configurations. Pricing was not announced.

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