HTC 8X and HTC 8S announced for Windows Phone 8

Turns out it is sometimes better not to wait too long when it comes to the smartphone race. While Nokia was the first to showcase their Lumia 920 & Lumia 820 devices for Windows Phone 8 at the Nokia Press Event in New York City earlier in Sept, they failed to follow up with two very important factors: price and availability. HTC made a similar announcement 3 days ago, the HTC 8X and HTC 8S, this time accompanied by availability. Both devices will be available in over 50 countries via 150 carriers in November 2012.

HTC 8S phoneThe HTC 8X has a screen size of 4.3 inches, weighs 4.59 oz and has an internal memory of 16 GB powered by a 1.5 GHz dual core S4 processor which together with NFC and 1 GB RAM makes it a very powerful smartphone.

The HTC 8S on the other hand is slightly less powered than the HTC 8X. It sports a screen size of 4 inches (like the iPhone 5), internal storage of 4 GB, a 1 GHz dual core S4 processor and an internal memory of 512 MB.

Microsoft has its own event taking place in October where they will showcase their Windows Phone 8 OS and have thus

Another interesting announcement from the event was a partnership between Microsoft and HTC that is committed to delivering an integrated campaign for Windows Phone devices. This is sure to wreak some havoc within Nokia who was supposedly the flagship device manufacturer for Windows Phone OS after having tried numerous flavours of its own problem riddled Symbian platform.


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