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HTC 8X And 8S Windows Phone 8 Officially Announced – Details and Specs


After the first windows 8 device, Samsung ATIV S, each smart phone company is in a rush to come in the league of windows 8 device and keeping this in mind HTC has also unveiled its 8X and 8S windows 8 mobile in a schedule event organised by the company.

HTC Windows Phone 8X

HTC Windows Phone 8X

As we all know that HTC is known for its quality and sense of sophistication, it is planning to deliver something which feels like no other device in the category.

Equipped with a Dual Core Qualcomm S4 processor with 1GB GB of Ram and 1.5 GHz clock Speed the 8X will surely perform with lightning speed. The 4.3” Super LCD 2 coated with Gorilla Glass 2 layer delivers a resolution of 720p, which means HD display. A unique front camera which has an 88® ultra wide viewing facility with an 8MP rear camera capable of video recording @ 1080p (Full HD).

Technical Specs: 8X

  • Dimensions.
    5.2”x2.6”x0.4”mm weights 130 grams.
  • OS: Windows 8
  • Processor
    Dual core QUALCOMM S4 processors, 1.5 GHz with 1 GBRAM.
  • Connectivity
    GSM/EDGE/GPRS/HSDPA/WiFi/Bluetooth/USB/3.5mm Audio jack/NFC capable.
  • Camera
    8MP autofocus rear facing camera with LED and BSI (Better for low light captures) capable of shooting 1080p videos, 2.1MP front facing camera with 88® viewing angle for live chat.
  • Storage.
    16GB inbuilt memory, expandable up to 32 GB with Micro SD Card Slot.
  • Sensors
    G-Sensor, Cigital Compass, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor.
  • 1800 MAh battery Lion Polymer battery etc.
  • Official colors unveiled for this window 8 device are Caliphornia blue, graphite black, Flame red and Limelight yellow.
  • Price not yet officially declared by the company but keeping the configuration in mind this device might be priced in between of 400 to 450 US Dollars.


HTC Windows Phone 8S

HTC Windows Phone 8S

The 8S is yet another device in the league of windows 8 mobile from HTC.

The 8S might be on the lower side when compared with the 8x but possesses fairly good configuration when comes to windows 8 entry level device. The phone comes with a Dual-Core QUALCOMM S4 Processor packed with 512 MB of RAM, 4” WVGA screen coated with gorilla glass is brighter and gives HTC’S mark of sensation, the 5 MP rear autofocus camera with LED Flash does a fair job when it comes to shooting objects, no Front camera which is indeed really shocking for a phone using windows.

Talking about its design, a neat and smooth outline surely gives HTC’S quality of sense and design.  Nothing unwanted, everything looks pretty good, going to come in colors like Blue, Yellow, green, White and Black.

Technical specs: 8S

  • Dimensions.8S
    4.7”x2.5”x0.4”mm weights 133 grams.
  • OS: Windows 8
  • Processor
    Dual core QUALCOMM S4 processors, 1 GHz with 512 MB RAM.
  • Connectivity
    GSM/EDGE/GPRS/HSDPA/WiFi/Bluetooth/USB/3.5mm Audio jack.
  • Storage
    16GB inbuilt memory, expandable up to 32 GB with Micro SD Card Slot.
  • Sensors
    G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor.
  • 1700 MAh battery etc.

The HTC 8S will going to enter in the market by the end of November after launch of Windows 8. Price has not officially declared but considering the specifications price may be come in between of $300 to $350.

By Pinaki Dutta

Hi this is Pinaki dutta as a blogger in Widefide, loves to know new technology in elrctronics and automobile industry and likes tasty food.