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Amazon reveals HTC Windows Phone 8X market release date

25 September, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
Amazon reveals HTC Windows Phone 8X market release date - read the full textThe HTC Windows Phone 8X was announced at an HTC event last Wednesday, and now we have a date when you can expect to get your hands on one. Amazon UK has the SIM-free variant up for pre-order, with an expected shipping date of November 8th. It can be had for the rather steep price of...


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im pretty excited to see what is on the horizon; though, admittedly, i am not thus far impressed. i love the windows phone navigation. that and the camera and the music are the three things i care most about in a phone. i have no idea why a phone with the camera abilities of the one x doesnt come with a dedicated shutter button. that phone is awesome. the gsIII has an amazing camera, and a lot of other cool stuff that i dont care as much about, and yet no dedicated shutter button. it's frustrating precariously holding your phone up and having to poke a finger on the screen praying you dont mess up a good shot more than you do mess it up.

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  • 2012-10-04 07:14
  • 0hE3

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-27 03:49 from 9xci - click to read7.8 update will add the same customizing as 8.

Good thing they are starting again with the core code.
Windows Phone 7 is build on CE

Windows Phone 8 is build on an NT hybrid core and from day 1 will handle up to 64 cores for future use.
Google it.

Android is a bloated mess with design issues from
day 1 causing the problems you see today.
They need to start again.

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  • 2012-09-27 10:30
  • PZUm

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-09-26 11:24 from PZUm - click to readyeah wp8 as been made extremly customozable compared to wp7 and the ui is more customizable than the average android ui

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  • 2012-09-27 03:49
  • 9xci

Nothing special about HTC Windows Phone 8X.
In fact it is a very boring W8 phone.
It is just a Lumia 920 clone.

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  • 2012-09-26 18:10
  • IW9K

> In reply to nothanks @ 2012-09-26 10:50 from 3af{ - click to readBecause the new iPhone has such a new UI and design, and is way more customizable?!

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  • 2012-09-26 13:14
  • 3DVj

I really don't see why buy this instead of the lumia 920 which has all and more...

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  • 2012-09-26 12:33
  • p5Fw

> In reply to nothanks @ 2012-09-26 10:50 from 3af{ - click to readI'm buying one of the 3 or 4 then that are sold.

Acutally you can customise it.

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  • 2012-09-26 11:24
  • PZUm

> In reply to nothanks @ 2012-09-26 10:50 from 3af{ - click to readNothing special about the iPhone 5. Its camera is not as good as the Lumia 920.

The screen on the iPhone 5 isn't better neither.

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  • 2012-09-26 10:55
  • kg3U

Why is this supposed to be the new windows os and it looks the same as tge last one.Large boring tiles and uncustomisable operating system.Dead in the water before its released.To be honest they might sell 3 or 4 at the most.Anyone now is buying the new iphone.

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  • 2012-09-26 10:50
  • 3af{

i would have to so say they're prices are incorrect i'd go buy cloves prices rather than amazons.

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  • 2012-09-26 09:38
  • v6YA

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-26 06:17 from PvYx - click to readpoor guy ...running out of words......nothing to say huh ?? comparing android OS to PC OS .....u r a big LOL thing is for sure, u just can't deny the fact that WP os is much much much silky smooth than android os ........ and after installing a app or 2 gives it best lag on about smooth buttery os from android atleast for a couple of yrs until they come up with a os than will need a alienware cpu with 16 gigs of ram..

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  • 2012-09-26 09:14
  • vbM3

Are they Normal, at those prices, they don't stand a chance of gaining much market share with this phone

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  • 2012-09-26 08:11
  • MfxH

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-26 06:17 from PvYx - click to readICS does lag. Even on the lastest quadProS4 chips.
As seen here. at 2:39? mark of video. LOL

Your seriously comparing the desktop Windows 7 now to ICS? So not against the Windows Phone 7 then.

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  • 2012-09-26 07:52
  • PZUm

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-09-26 06:17 from PvYx - click to readIs your brain ok? Did you just compare Windows 7 - the PC OS - to Android?

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  • 2012-09-26 06:51
  • JEhq

I'm an iPhone user but it's good to see windows is making a comeback with W8 to give android a dose of reality that once there's more competition is that they can no longer flood the market with these crappy fragmented phones.

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  • 2012-09-26 06:17
  • FFhq

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-09-26 01:50 from PZUm - click to readICS didnt lag either.

windows 7 have huge lag i deal with quadcore 3.4ghz 8 gb of ram.

jelly bean locks the animations at 60 fps so it doesnt lag .

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  • 2012-09-26 06:17
  • PvYx

> In reply to Windows Phone Fan @ 2012-09-26 01:50 from PZUm - click to readyeah android works perfectly without lag on ics with krait processors , it's just the first gen quad core processors that caused the lag especially with android not having been used for quad cores before.
just look at the htc one s , no lag whatsoever then the one x will have lag ( only because of sense)

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  • 2012-09-26 04:18
  • 9xci

> In reply to SShoby @ 2012-09-25 19:55 from jwbI - click to readif only more peple were like you there both good options , good to see two decent os' competing for once rather thatn that piece of shit ios , but both very different os' so its good to see some more diversity in the marketplace , especially when it comes to os' , but very excited to see what win8 will hold , either gonna buy the 8x or one of the new nexus' that get released. lets see what the future holds :)

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  • 2012-09-26 04:15
  • 9xci

> In reply to shame @ 2012-09-25 19:53 from Lftx - click to readseems like you've used windows 8 and know it's laggy, troll along, it's not even released yet

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  • 2012-09-26 03:43
  • LBHT

I didn't know that windows phones are quite expensive... the more reason i would not like to have a WP

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  • 2012-09-26 03:36
  • RxVc

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