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HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked

01 December, 2012 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC 8S not coming to US, Verizon's 8X ships unlocked - read the full textHTC officially confirmed the Windows Phone 8S won’t be coming to the United States. HTC says its focus will go entirely on the 8X. Here comes the official statement: "The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless in the U.S. With our...


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Any Idea when it is coming to stores in INDIA?
I cant wait to get one

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  • 2012-12-03 12:02
  • XNsK

That's too bad because 8S is sooo much better than 8X

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  • 2012-12-03 11:15
  • p@BC

> In reply to jbpianist28 @ 2012-12-03 05:20 from 2CEr - click to readIf they only make 2,000, then it's hard to get one and sold out easy.

HTC OneX series will outsell it.
And when Nvidia realease the unlock code for the 5th core of terga3 to HTC engineers, you'll see smoother sense as well powered by the Geforce technology Bus.\
People call this a quadcore but has a secret 5th.

Android sense 4.1 skin versus sense WP8 sense skin.
then see why HTC is not bringing this out.
WP HTC skin sucks that's why

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  • 2012-12-03 06:53
  • uBSg

> In reply to Jeanandroidfan @ 2012-12-02 11:46 from MDVw - click to readI've down loaded Windows Phone 8 Launcher and Windows Phone launcher 7 to see how laggy windows phones are.

They aren't that smooth.

I agree.

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  • 2012-12-03 06:48
  • uBSg

> In reply to jbpianist28 @ 2012-12-03 05:20 from 2CEr - click to readIf u want a windowsphone get Nokia not HTC

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  • 2012-12-03 06:35
  • fqFn

> In reply to Droid @ 2012-12-02 03:35 from uBSg - click to readthan why is the nokia lumia 920 doing so well? am finding it hard to get my hands on one

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  • 2012-12-03 05:20
  • 2CEr

what's the use of 8 core phone? 4 core is so much for a smartphone so why 8 core? its better to add more features in phone than creating a much faster 8 core phone, if you have an 8 core phone would you open all the games and apps and use it all at the same time?? crazy!!

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  • 2012-12-03 05:10
  • t7ub

thanks to apple that other phone company dont sell phone in usa any more.

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  • 2012-12-03 04:31
  • YcFf

I think HTC made a right decision because it could not compete with Nokia which offers a variety of wphones

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  • 2012-12-02 20:48
  • fqFn

> In reply to Droid @ 2012-12-02 03:35 from uBSg - click to readyoure totally wrong, and your reason is not acceptable,.hehe htc from the start knew that wp8 cant beat android by this time,so they should not make phones running wp8? But they did,you dont know why? Because they thought they can compete nokia in this move, but they didnt and they failed, US if youre going to buy wp8,what will you choose,htc 8s or nokia lumia 920? And again,even if wp8 cant beat android,theres people wil buy wp8 not for the os,but for the quality build and innovation of the phone(youre smart and you know what i mean)

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  • 2012-12-02 12:36
  • 9FM%

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-01 19:11 from pIZ@ - click to readthis is why it cannot run at all on single core and is very buggy on apps only smooth on tiles! download launcher 7 from play store to an armv6 galaxy ace with its low ram vs lumia 610 with armv7 and 256mb of low ram: ace is very much smoother than your buggy lumia 610 , ace can run a lot of apps and games while lumia 610 cannot even run any angry birds and so on..

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  • 2012-12-02 11:46
  • MDVw

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-01 19:11 from pIZ@ - click to readThats because windows 8 phone doesnt have as many features as jelly bean.

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  • 2012-12-02 10:34
  • 4bF2

Aww, htc 8s is one of the best looking and sexiest phones on market. And it's also the most affordable windows phone so far. Sad for americans that they aren't getting it.

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  • 2012-12-02 09:48
  • uNVK

> In reply to Altich @ 2012-12-01 23:04 from 05qM - click to readAs long as you are using your phone only for calling/ texting or internet you can use any phone depending on the interface or OS you like with minimum specs. If you try to use your phone to do more than just that (Play Games, Customize your phone, productive stuff etc.) you will need a phone with more processing power to deal with it. Android has the most vast resources that a user can make use of. iOS has the same same capabilities but is closed source and so Windows Phone OS because they are closed source. If iOS would have been open source I would have been an iPhone user, unfortunately it isnt and as a result even if you jailbreak your phone you wont have a huge variety of apps (compared to Android) that would make use of it. Windows phone is too new for me (haven't used it too much)so I can't really comment on it.

I was imagining that someday Windows will come with an OS that is same as the ones we use on our Desktops, enabling us to run the same *.exe files on computer from our phone. Hopefully that day is too close with Quad core phones era. Until then 'for me' Android is best.

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  • 2012-12-02 09:15
  • XNtq

> In reply to droopy @ 2012-12-01 18:14 from KjWW - click to readFor example, in Canada, we cannot get unlocked phones.... Except iPhone. And contracts are not for 2 years, for best phones, but 3 years.

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  • 2012-12-02 06:15
  • cN9w

because they dont want to give $6 to $8 per device to Crapple

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  • 2012-12-02 05:11
  • gFAC

> In reply to TDMaster @ 2012-12-02 01:56 from muGb - click to readHTC know Android is what ppl want.
Better to pull out before they start.

HOX+ uk users group. Custom ROMs

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  • 2012-12-02 03:35
  • uBSg

what reason not to bring unlocked version to US
which is one of the biggest markets out there...
not understood...

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  • 2012-12-02 01:56
  • muGb

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-01 19:11 from pIZ@ - click to readTiles hide the lag, it's only single core as well.

My HOX+ Terga 3 is Quadcores @ 1.7Ghz.
Benmark will prove quad is faster.
I can even hit 1.92GHz mostly stable as well.

Android can use MultiCore, WP can't handle the power

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  • 2012-12-02 01:18
  • uBSg

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-12-01 19:11 from pIZ@ - click to readAndroid runs smooth with 4.3 Custom ROM with factory resets and auto dalviks cache cleans anyway you guys.
8 cores of power to crush WP down
next year.

HOX+ users uk club.

HTC is proving WP is no good by not releasing it into the us market. HTC is and better with android.
When Sense is fixed to be less laggy be the best GUI in history

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  • 2012-12-02 01:14
  • uBSg

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