Windows 8X and Windows 8S by HTC: Overview, Specs and Price

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You may now celebrate these new Windows 8 smartphones by HTC. Expectation-reviews of the Windows Phone 8X and Windows 8S by HTC seem good and shall definitely have you guys celebrating the swankiest, super-tech windows 8 phones in the recent times. HTC is certainly not giving in the market to the iPhone 5, Samsung Galaxy SIIIs, Lumias or Xperias without a fight. And the Windows 8X and Windows 8S definitely seem good contenders if you preview them before the devices are released in October..

The two Windows 8 smartphones have some nifty features you'll be interested in (BTW, what does the 'S' in Windows 8S stand for? Probably it means 'System' or well, borrowed from Samsung Galaxy S3 to market-ize the mobile devices). Anyhow, here is an overview of the 8X and the 8S, its main features and price:.

The Windows 8X by HTC has an ultra-wide-angle front-facing 5MP camera which means you can cozy up wonderfully for your Facebook self-portrait photos and Skype calls, full-screen on the 4.3 inch display, that is. The camera has a built-in f2.0 lens and Back Side Illumination functionality so you can take clear pictures even in dim/dark conditions. The camera is a wide-angle, low-light front camera, scratch-resistant Gorilla® Glass screen. The Windows 8X runs on 1.5 GHz dual core processor and comes with a 1 GB RAM, 16 GB memory. You can choose your Windows 8X from the colors blue, black, yellow and red.
Windows 8X by HTC and Windows 8S by HTC
(L-R: Windows 8X by HTC and Windows 8S by HTC)

The Windows 8S will be available in blue, black, yellow and white when they hit the market.

Windows Phone 8X by HTC main specs 
  • Display: 4.3 inch screen 
  • Storage: 1 GB RAM, 16 GB memory 
  • Camera: f2.0 aperture, Back Side Illumination, Image Chip Megapixel 
  • Processor: 1.5 GHz dual core processor 
  • Battery: Integrated Li-ion battery (1800 mAh) 
Windows Phone 8S by HTC 

The Windows 8S by HTC is similar to the 8X. The mobile device runs on 1 GHz dual-core processor and assures of a "strong, long-lasting battery." The smartphone comes with a 5 MP, 720p, auto-flash camera, or a Beats Audio™ audio music feature.
Windows Phone 8S by HTC specs
  • Display: 4 inch super LCD touch screen with WVGA resolution, Gorilla® Glass 
  • Storage:512 MB RAM, 4 GB memory, expansion SD card slot 
  • Camera:5 MP, 720p HD video recording, auto-focus and LED flash, f2.8 aperture and 35 mm lens 
  • Processor: Qualcomm® S4 1 GHz, dual-core Battery:Li-ion Polymer battery 1700 mAh Network:GSM/GPRS/EDGE, HSPA/WCDMA

Price: (Prices for the Windows 8X and 8S are yet to be official. The list given below are the expected prices estimated by online mobile pundits)

Windows 8X by HTC US price: $ 777 approximately
Windows 8X by HTC UK price: GBP 480.377 approximately
Windows 8X by HTC India price: Rs.35, 000 approximately 

Windows 8S by HTC US price: $488.89 approximately
Windows 8S by HTC UK price: GBP 301.704 approximately
Windows 8S by HTC India price: Rs.22, 000 approximately