HTC has already unveiled its HTC Windows Phone 8X. The new Windows-run smartphone carries some of the proprietary features HTC is known for on its high-end Android smartphones. And these include a slim and stylish design, Beats Audio, and amazing camera features.
The Windows 8 is really a redefined/rebuilt operating system intended by Microsoft to run across many devices such as a PC, tablet. And with it having a touch user interface almost at par with Android or iOS, Microsoft has now a competitive edge to get into the huge mobile tablet and smartphone space dominated by Android and Apple OS.
As a Windows phone, the HTC Windows 8X features a Live Tiles user interface—these are touch-sensitive boxes which organize information and apps in one area. They’re “live” since the user can get to see content that gets updated, for example, for a new email, a new message, you get to see prompts.
Other Windows 8 features include the Windows Phone Store and Xbox Live.
Similar to other HTC handsets, the HTC Windows 8X has a unibody design and comes in adventurous colors California Blue and Graphite Black.
For the camera feature, the HTC Windows 8X features 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 sensor with backside-illumination (BSI) for improved low-light performance, along with an f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens and the dedicated HTC ImageChip. In addition, there’s also the presence of a physical shutter button, which makes it quick and easy to capture spontaneous action, even if the phone is locked.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X by HTC features a 4.3” HD-resolution super LCD 2 screen protected from everyday bumps and scrapes by lightweight Gorilla Glass 2. The display is also covered with optical lamination reduces reflections and glare, ensuring you see every detail.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X comes with a suggested retail price of P28,800.