HTC and Microsoft unveiled the stunning Windows Phone 8X and 8S. The smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system and boast iconic design, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio and incredible camera capabilities.
HTC is bringing bold, sophisticated and adventurous colors in a premium matte finish to these devices. The Windows Phone 8X will come in a variety of colors including California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow. The Windows Phone 8S will be available in Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue and High-Rise Gray.
For the first time, HTC is introducing a 2.1mp, f/2.0 aperture, 88° ultra-wide angle front-facing camera that allows up to four people and more to be captured at once. It also supports 1080p video capture. The rear camera sports an 8mp CMOS sensor with backside-illumination (BSI) for improved low-light performance, along with an f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens and a dedicated imaging chip.
The Windows Phone 8X features a 4.3″ HD-resolution super LCD 2 screen protected from everyday bumps and scrapes by Gorilla Glass 2. The Windows Phone 8S boasts a bright super LCD 4″ screen, also with Gorilla Glass.
The Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC will be available beginning in November. Available through more than 150 carriers in 50+ countries, the 8X or 8S will be available from the world’s top carriers including: United States: AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless. Europe: Orange, O2 Telefonica, MTS, Three UK, T-Mobile, and Vodafone Asia-Pacific: Chunghwa Telecom, Optus, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), Smartone, Telstra and Vodafone Australia.
Take a look at the iconic design behind the Windows Phone 8X and 8S after the jump.