HTC today unveiled the Windows Phone 8X smartphone featuring Windows Phone 8 operating system. Windows Phone 8X packs a 1.5GHz Qualcomm S4 dual core processor, 1 GB RAM, a 4.3 inch super LCD 2 touch screen with HD 720p resolution Gorilla Glass 2, 16GB of internal storage, WiFi, NFC and an integrated 1,800mAh Li-ion battery.
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. A physical shutter button makes it quick and easy to capture spontaneous action, even if the phone is locked.
The Windows Phone 8X will come in a variety of colors including California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow.
The Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be available beginning in November. Available through more than 150 carriers in 50+ countries, the Windows Phone 8X by HTC 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.