HTC Windows Phone 8X

The Windows Phone 8X is HTC's flagship Windows Phone 8 handset featuring Beats Audio processing, a built-in amplifier, and a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display with 720p resolution. The 8X is powered by a dual-core 1.5GHz Snapdragon S4 processor paired with 1GB of RAM, has 16GB of internal storage, front- and rear-facing 1080p cameras with an f/2 aperture, and NFC support.

  • Status: Available
  • Availability date: November 2012
  • Price at launch: $199.99

Verge Review

The Windows Phone 8X. Reversing a habit of putting merely a token effort into its Windows Phone range, HTC is greeting the launch of Microsoft’s eighth mobile OS with a handset that leaves no doubt about its flagship ambitions. The statement of intent that’s apparent from the look of the 8X — which immediately feels fresh, innovative and modern — is underlined by a bullish $99 price with AT&T in the US. For an LTE-capable phone without a single blemish on its spec sheet, that represents a...

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Basic Specs

Thickness 0.4 inches
Weight 0.29 pounds
Form factor Slab
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Carriers T-Mobile, AT&T, Other
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version 8

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Tech Specs

Hardware
Height 5.21 inches
Width 2.61 inches
Thickness 0.4 inches
Weight 0.29 pounds
Form factor Slab
Color Yellow, Red, Black, Blue
Loudspeaker Yes
Display
Screen size (diagonal) 4.3 inches
Technology Super LCD 2
Pixel arrangement RGB
Resolution (Y) 1280 px
Resolution (X) 720 px
PPI 341
Touchscreen type Capacitive
Connectivity
Carriers T-Mobile, AT&T, Other
GSM Yes
GSM frequencies supported 1900, 1800, 900, 850
UMTS / HSPA Yes
UMTS frequencies supported 900, 1900, 850, 1800
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi support 802.11n, 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11a
802.11n frequencies 5GHz, 2.4GHz
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth version Bluetooth 2.1 + EDR
NFC support Yes
Tethering / mobile hotspot Yes
Processor
Manufacturer Qualcomm
Brand / family Snapdragon S4
Clock speed 1.5 GHz
Number of cores 2
Memory
RAM size 1 GB
Storage
Internal size 16 GB
External No
Front Camera
Resolution 2.1 megapixels
Video resolution 1080p
Rear Camera
Resolution 8 megapixels
Flash LED
Focus type Autofocus
Video resolution 1080p
Software
Operating system Windows Phone
Launch OS version 8
Interface
Video out Yes
Headphone jack 3.5mm
Other ports Micro USB
Sensors
Sensors Compass (Magnetometer), Proximity, Ambient light, Accelerometer
Battery
Capacity 1800 mAh
Removable No
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