HTC Announces the HTC 8X- Windows Phone 8

HTC recently announced it’s Windows Phone 8 running handset as HTC Windows Phone 8X. HTC’s variant of Windows Phone 8 looks quite promising with it’s compact iconic polycarbonate design beefed up by some unique color options to choose from. Talking about the Windows Phone 8, the OS has gone some major changes as well and the applications in it’s market have gone up as the developers are now interested in customizing the clean UI of Windows 8.

HTC Windows Phone 8X features a 4.3 inch SLCD 2 display fused with Corning’s Gorilla Glass 2 for protection which gives out a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels @342 ppi. It is 10.12mm thin and weighs 130gms.
The rear camera on the HTC 8X has an 8 Mega-Pixel count with LED Flash and BSI sensor. As with the latest HTC Android phones in the market, this one does have a separate HTC ImageChip. The snapper uses a F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens and can shoot videos in 1080p res. with stereo sound. It also has a front facing 2.1 megapixel camera with 1080p video recording capabilities.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X is powered by a Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset that has a Dual-Core Krait CPU clocked up to 1.5Ghz in it’s heart and further it uses Adreno 225 for graphics rendering. The Dual-Core CPU is supported by 1GB of RAM and the Internal memory has been allocated in 16GB with no further expansion to the memory which seems quite a drawback for a flagship smartphone.
Additionally, the Windows Phone 8 powered smartphone possesses the usual sets of sensors and connectivity features and it is NFC supported.
HTC has provided the sound enhancement with Beats-Audio integration but will not give away the Beats Headsets out of the box.
A Non-Removable Li-ion Polymer battery has been used in the HTC 8X which has a capacity of 1800 mAh.
The smartphone will come in unique colorĀ Palette such as; California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red, Limelight Yellow.

As for the availability of the HTC Windows Phone 8X, we will have to wait till November as it will come out in the beginning of November. HTC however, did not comment on the price of the Flagship Smartphone.

Highlights-
Dimensions: 132.35 x 66.2 x 10.12 mm
Display: 4.3 inch super LCD 2 touch screen, Gorilla Glass 2
Camera: 8 megapixel rear camera and 2.1 megapixel front camera, Dedicated HTC ImageChip
Platform: Windows Phone 8
Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
CPU: 1.5 Ghz Dual-Core krait
GPU: Adreno 225
RAM: 1GB
Internal Memory: 16GB
Sensors: G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor
Connectivity: 3G, micro-SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 2.1, NFC
Battery: 1800 mAh Li-ion Polymer battery

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