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From the Forums: HTC 8X, 8S, and the no longer cool Apple iPhone

Welcome to another From the Forums, where we bring you the latest and greatest discussions from the Windows Phone Central forums. It has been a rather busy day with a lot of articles being pumped through our feed so we figured it would be a jolly good idea to wrap up the discussions that are on-...
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WPCentral 149 - Special HTC 8X and 8S with Windows Phone 8 edition

Stream with the Official WPCentral App Download it directly with this link Watch the HD video after the page break Subscribe on your Zune Subscribe via iTunes Subscribe directly to the Podcast feed with your favorite Podcatcher here Listen to it here with the flash...
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Quick demo of the HTC 8X with audio amplifier

As you may have noticed, the new HTC 8X for Windows Phone 8 features a nice little hardware amplifier (2.55v) to boost audio output. We got to sample it today in New York and you’ll see as I try to narrate over the audio, I simply cannot compete. While it’s hard to get the “real feel” via video,...
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Site News - HTC 8S and 8X have landed on the Windows Phone Central Forums

HTC announced the 8X and 8S today at its New York Windows Phone 8 presentation. These two new smartphones are the company's Apollo entries to go up against Samsung's ATIV S and Nokia's family of Lumias.  The HTC 8X and 8S sport new designs and implemented features that are sure to turn heads and...
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More themes to choose from in Windows Phone 8, or just an added black accent?

The black and white HTC 8S sports a unique black (on light) theme for use, according to a hands-on video by smartphoneinfos. We've taken a good look and it's definitely a new theme. The question is if this is simply an exclusive colour to HTC or we could well be seeing more colours on offer for...
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HTC 8X and 8S Windows Phones - our first impressions

HTC 8S Windows Phone HTC has officially entered the Windows Phone 8 arena with the announcement of the 8X and 8S Windows Phone. The announcement completes the October tri-fecta that included similar announcements from Samsung and Nokia. We've all had time to digest the HTC announcements and here...
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HTC 8X and 8S global availability and a pricing hint

We know that the HTC 8X Windows Phone is headed to AT&T, T-Mobile and Rogers Canada. We are now learning of additional global carriers and a hint at U.S. pricing. According to HTC's press release posted on their UK site, The Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC will be available beginning in...
WP Central Team behind HTC 8x for Windows Phone 8 and explain that iconic design

Team behind HTC 8x for Windows Phone 8 explain that iconic design

HTC has just released all the juicy details about their upcoming Windows Phone 8 devices but the story certainly isn’t over yet. It’s clear HTC is keen to get back into the game with Windows Phone 8 and prove they are more than a match for Nokia. Design and colour look to be the key...
HTC 8X headed to T-Mobile

HTC 8X Windows Phone joins the T-Mobile lineup

You can add T-Mobile (US) to the growing list of wireless carriers who will be adding the HTC 8X Windows Phone to their shelves in the coming months. Details on pricing and availability were not released by T-Mobile beyond availability is expected in the coming months.  While no release date was...
HTC 8X to AT&T

HTC 8X Windows Phone headed to AT&T

We reported earlier that the HTC 8X Windows Phone was headed to Rogers Canada. You can now add AT&T to the list of wireless carriers who will be offering the new HTC Windows Phone. In a short and to the point press release AT&T has confirmed plans to carry the 8X with the coming months.  ...
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HTC 8X and 8S Windows Phones both heading to Three UK

HTC 8X and 8S both on their way to UK shores Three UK has announced on their official blog plans to stock both HTC Windows Phones that were announced today at the manufacturer's event in New York. The HTC 8X and 8S are HTC's entries for Apollo to match Nokia's new Lumia line and the Samsung ATIV S...
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Trade in your old phone for up to $300 with HTC's new "Trade Up" program

Not long before their big event today in New York City, HTC has announced a new endeavor called "HTC Trade Up." As the name suggests, the Trade Up program lets you trade in your old smartphone (as long as it is in working condition) for up to $300 toward a new HTC phone. Here's how it works:...
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Poll - Which HTC 8X Windows Phone colour would you choose?

Which HTC 8X colour would you choose? The recently announced HTC 8X is a colourful Windows Phone from HTC, which is a step in a new direction compared to what we're seen from the company in the past with its aluminium and dark plastic builds. Providing consumers more choice in terms of colour and...
WP Central Comparison of the HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 920

Comparison of the HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 920

HTC have finally put their cards on the table and released details of the HTC 8X, their new flagship Windows Phone 8 device. Gone are the HTC ultra-utilitarian design aesthetics and in its place we see a smooth curvy body design that comes in some cheeky colours. HTC have been with Windows Phone...
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Rogers and Bell confirm HTC 8X for Canadians

HTC announced the 8X today, and Rogers just dropped me a line saying that they'll have both the 8 GB and 16 GB model available. Rogers will actually have an exclusive on the 8 GB model, though I'm having a hard time believing anyone would really be itching for less storage rather than more.  No...
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Poll - How do you rate the HTC Windows Phone event?

How were you left feeling after HTC's Apollo event? HTC announced a number of handsets at its Windows Phone event today, but how did it leave you? Were you impressed by the new hardware the manufacturer had to show off, or where you expecting more? It's easy to write off Windows Phone OEMs when...
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HTC 8X Windows Phone cameras, can it compete with the Lumia 920?

One of the centerpiece features of the Nokia Lumia 920 is the Pureview camera and optical image stabilization. Now that the specs are official with the HTC 8X and 8S we know that HTC has scaled back the camera resolution from the HTC Titan II but kept the BSI Sensor in play. But there are a few...
HTC 8X Beats Audio

HTC to include Beats Audio in the 8X and 8S

HTC announced both the HTC 8X and HTC 8S today at its Windows Phone 8 event in New York. What was relatively unexpected by many was the inclusion of Beats Audio on both handsets. Beats Audio by Dr Dre (official website) has been coupled with an extra amplifier for audio out for large Beats...
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HTC 8X and 8S with Windows Phone 8 - Video hands on

We managed to spend some near and dear time with the recently announced HTC 8X and the HTC 8S. What can we say besides that we love the new look for HTC--bold colors, smooth designs, excellent screens--we see a bright and popular future for the new HTC series. The HTC 8X features a 4.3" 720p...
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HTC 8X with Windows Phone 8 - Hands on Photo Gallery

The HTC 8X featuring Beats Audio Today with the announcement of the HTC 8X with Windows Phone 8, we figured we inundate you with a barrage of hands-on-photos of the beautiful and stylish new devices. Personally, we're smitten with the Limelight Yellow and California Blue colors, which match their...

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