HTC Windows Phone 8S



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General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
Announced 2012, September
Status Available. Released 2012, November
Body Dimensions 120.5 x 63 x 10.3 mm (4.74 x 2.48 x 0.41 in)
Weight 113 g (3.99 oz)
Display Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches (~233 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
 - Beats Audio sound enhancement
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 32 GB
Internal 4 GB, 512 MB RAM
Data GPRS Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes, v3.1 with A2DP, EDR/ v4.0 LE after Amber update
USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592 х 1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection
Video Yes, 720p@30fps, check quality
Secondary No
Features OS Microsoft Windows Phone 8, upgradeable to WP8 GDR3
Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon S4
CPU Dual-core 1 GHz Krait
GPU Adreno 305
Sensors Accelerometer, proximity
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Radio FM radio
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Java No
Colors Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue, High-Rise Gray
 - SNS integration
- 7GB free SkyDrive storage
- MP3/WAV/WMA/eAAC+ player
- MP4/WMV/H.264/H.263 player
- Document viewer
- Voice memo/dial
- Predictive text input
Battery   Non-removable Li-Po 1700 mAh battery
Talk time
Misc SAR US 0.97 W/kg (head)     1.08 W/kg (body)    
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Tests Display Contrast ratio: 1318:1 (nominal)
Loudspeaker Voice 66dB / Noise 65dB / Ring 75dB
Audio quality Noise -79.7dB / Crosstalk -75.3dB
Camera Photo / Video

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HTC Windows Phone 8S - user opinions and reviews

  • nokruOS

How did you manage to get enough free space for upgrade? I have removed all the apps, maps, cleared the temporary files....still not enough space. Should I maybe reset the phone?

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  • Biloz

I have this phone as a backup one, but I recently updated it to Windows Phone 8.1 and it acted like it was on steroids! Phones flies and the biggest issue I had with it was the low ''apps storage'' but on 8.1 you can install directly to the SD Card. ...

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  • 2014-04-16 21:37
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  • Charlie

I've had the Windows Phone 8S for 16 months, and I cannot wait for my contract to expire. This phone is truly terrible. The screen is incredibly brittle and without extreme care can leave it smashed. It's storage capabilities are diabolical, as ...

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