HTC Windows Phone 8X 

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Phonecurry's 2-Minute Review

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What we liked
  • Solid unibody construction, light feel, soft touch finish
  • Available in a wide array of colors
  • Beautiful display with exquisitely sharp details (342 ppi pixel density), punchy colors, wide viewing angles, and good visibility outdoors
  • Windows Phone UI is slick, smooth and lag-free
  • Great social networking integration
  • Great on-screen QWERTY keyboard
  • Good audio/video playback
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life
  • Good integration with Microsoft Office
What we didn't
  • Average camera
  • Average loudspeaker
  • Physical power button key and volume controls are flush and difficult to feel out
  • Windows Phone continues to be a distinctive, pretty looking UI but falls behind in functionality and customization, when compared to Android
  • The Windows Phone app store also continues to lag far behind Android and iOS in the availability and quality of 3rd party apps
  • Bing maps is far less comprehensive, when compared to Google Maps or Nokia Maps

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HTC Windows Phone 8X Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSWindows Phone 8, Upgradeable to GDR2
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.3 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 342 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
  • Scratch Resistant
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Dual Core
RAM1 GB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1800 mAh
Dimensions
Weight130 gm
Thickness10.12 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Touch Focus
  • BSI Sensor
  • Video Light
  • f2.0 Aperture
  • HD Video Recording (Front Camera)
  • Ultra Wide Angle Lens (Front Camera)
Secondary Camera2.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
NFCYes
More
App StoreWindows Marketplace
Noise FiltrationYes
More
  • Beats Audio
  • Built in Amplifier

About HTC

Motorola
Headquaters Taiwan
Brand Perception
Very Good
Service Quality
Good
Contact Info
Service Centre Locations