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Windows Phone 8X by HTC (Black)
World-class camera. Get
more people in the shot,
including you, with the new
ultra-wide-angle front and back
cameras. 8X takes sharp, crisp
Perfect-fit design. This
is the most comfortable phone
you¡¯ll ever hold. Its seamless
form feels great in your hand
and on your ear. The
ultra-unique matte finish comes
in a variety of distinctive
built in amplifier for Beats
high-def, uncompromised sound
for all you do. Boost sound with
less distortion than other
phones for the ultimate
Windows Phone 8X and 8S take the
Windows Phone lead."
Capture twice the
picture with the ultra-wide-angle
front camera lens.
How many times
have you wanted to take a picture of
you and your friends in front of
somewhere cool, but the photo just
captures your head and nothing of
the background. Or, you don¡¯t really
get your friends in the shot,
either. Get more people in the shot,
including you! Now, easily fit more
people in the shot with an exclusive
88¡ã ultra-wide-angle front camera
that captures nearly triple the area
of most other front cameras. Enjoy
more people, more background, more
The 8X provides a
simple, human feel combined with an
innovative, unique unibody
construction resulting in a phone
with a perfectly sculpted,
continuous form, without bumps or
protrusions ¨C and for the camera,
the buttons are completely flush
with the body, adding to the iconic
Amplified by Beats
The 8X has a
dedicated amp built right into the
phone, so it pumps more power to
your headphones than ever. Plus,
Beats Audio is coming to Windows
phones for the first time ever. Take
that combination and transform your
listening pleasure with deeper bass,
crisper vocals and detailed high
notes for music, games, movies and
Your world delivered
information is constant and updates
are non-stop. Live Tiles let you
arrange your Start screen just how
you want it and make it easy to see
everything that¡¯s going on with the
people and passions in your life in
real-time. You can make a Live Tile
for anyone and almost anything, and
pin it right to your Start screen.
Pin a person or an app and you
instantly know what their latest
updates, deals, changes just by
looking at your phone. Resize,
rearrange and recolor for easy
access to what matters most to you.
Qualcomm® S4 1.5 GHz, Dual-core
SIM card type
Total storage: 8 GB, available
Internal GPS antenna with GLONASS
Ambient light sensor
3.5 mm stereo audio jack
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n
Studio-quality sound with Beats
Audio™ built in
Enjoy bigger sound and superior fidelity with exclusive built-in amp
8 megapixel camera with auto focus,
LED flash, and BSI sensor (for better low-light captures)
F2.0 aperture and 28mm lens
1080p video recording
Dedicated HTC ImageChip
Capture more with the
ultra-wide-angle front camera
2.1 megapixel front camera
1080p front camera video recording
Dedicated HTC ImageChip
Audio supported formats:
.amr, .m4a, .mp3, .wav, .asf, .wma (verison 9 and 10)
Video supported formats:
.3g2, .mp4, m4v, asf, .wmv (version 9 and 10)
Embedded & rechargeable Li-ion
Capacity: 1800 mAh
Voltage range/frequency: 100 ~ 240 V
AC, 50/60 Hz
DC output: 5 V and 1 A
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Experience: 30 Days
sleek sharp design
windows phone 8 os
This is one good looking phone. I chose the blue one, looks real nice. It has sharp corners, slightly rounded back and a blue polycarbonate back, very distinctive. not like those iphone and android clones with rounded corners and squarish looks. There's not need for a case, the polycarbonate provides a good, comfortable grip . I never drop it.
The Windows 8 OS works really well, very intuitive. There's a lot of complaints aimed at the desktop version of Windows 8 but on the phone, it's perfect! YOu can pin anything on the startup screen, be it facebook, email, twitter, voice call, pdf and easily unpin them.
The other features work as it should, like the camera, wifi, bluetooth, music etc. but it's missing a micro sd slot.
but my biggest gripe is the battery, it will last a day of normal use, however if i surf the net for 3, 4 hours, the battery bars goes down quick. there's a battery saver function but I havent' tried it yet. guess I have to turn it on from now on.
Experience: 2 Months
Beautiful, Slim, FAST,
No microSD slot!
While very functional and capable, this phone's biggest claim to fame is it's amazing design. I have never held a phone that is it's equal.
Sound quality is really good on this phone. While I think the beats thing is a bit gimmicky, it doesn't change the fact that of the 4 smartphones I've had over the years (and media players) this cranks out the loudest, and clearest sound. That includes call quality too! (it is a phone after all). If sound quality is important to you, take this phone very seriously.
Front facing camera is the best on the market bar none. Rear facing camera is very good too, but not quite as good some others I've used (though pretty darn close).
Screen is just the right size for me (though some may find 4.3" too big). Screen is what you would expect from a top-tier smartphone and is one of the best from a color accuracy/brightness/glare perspective. Has a great crisp HD display.
I love the shape and feel of the phone, it fits so nice in my hand, and in my pocket since it has a nice slim tapered body. The color is very eye catching (mine is the blue one) and EVERYONE I know comments on how striking it is.
Battery is average. Easily gets through the whole day for me, though not 2.
I don't use a case (doesn't really need one because of the gorilla glass on the front and whatever you call that grippy material on the back). Had it for about a month now and it's actually taken a few mild tumbles onto the floor (tile). Not even a scratch on it so I'm pretty impressed so far (though I'm sure things would be different if it landed on concrete).
If you're considering this phone, all you need to do is hold one in a store and you'll probably like it.
MY ONE GRIPE:
Windows Phone 8 aside (it's still maturing), this phone has all the bells & whistlers save one important one for me - a microSD slot. It's true that with cloud storage it's not as important to me as it used to be, but I still miss having one.
Windows Phone 8 is very very easy to use and pretty intuitive, it does offer more out of the box than Android/iPhone IMHO, but still has to catch up in the app department. It may not be everyone's cup of tea, but I would challenge anyone to actually use it before dismissing it as you will probably be pleasantly surprised on how nice WP8 is to use - as someone who has had iOS & android stuff, I was quite impressed and look forward to seeing how the OS progresses. I will say that there are one or two apps I do miss from Android (my previous phone)
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