The power of 8: HTC 8X on Windows 8

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"HTC 8X"


It is the first in its league for HTC, the new 8X smart phone that runs on Windows 8 brings lightning fast efficiency for mobile devices. Made with the latest windows phone features, the HTC 8X can change the way mobile are used.

Here, is a glance at this smart device:


Product and Design

The sleek HTC 8X has beautifully rounded edges with polycarbonate chassis for a comfortable feel. A 4.3-inch light, scratch resistant screen with Gorilla Glass supports high definition viewing. Built with Windows 8 technology, the smartphone is powered by Intel’s 1.5 GHz dual core processor with a total storage of 16 GB.

Data and Connectivity

An internal GPS antenna along with Bluetooth and wi-fi connectivity on 4G ensures faster web access by up to 45%. Capable of identifying wi-fi hotspots, the data sense on the phone also updates you about your data usage.


The 8X has a Live Lock screen feature that allows Facebook updates even when the phone is locked. Personal chat groups enable easy sharing of data and photos.


  • Clear images of 720 resolutions make the visual display a delight.
  • The gadget provides an incredible audio experience with its Beats Audio sound processing and two in built rear amps.
  • Available in several colors this ultra light slim phone weighs only 4.6 ounces.
  • A high-resolution front facing ultra wide-angle camera of 2.1MP gives the best imaging experience.


  • The HTC 8X is devoid of a battery chamber and a microSD card slot. Accessing the camera or volume buttons too, can be difficult, as they are not conveniently designed.
  • Built with an 1800mAh battery, the battery generally lasts about 6 to 8 hours.
  • Some premium apps apart from Facebook and Skype are yet to arrive on this phone.

Overall, the phone looks powered packed, and a promises a lot. It is expected to hit markets later November.

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