Windows Phone 8X by HTC Available in Hong Kong

Tuesday, 27 November 2012 - 4:10pm IST | Agency: PR Newswire

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Available in Hong Kong

Lightning-fast 4G LTE experience Studio-quality sound with Beats Audio(TM)

HONG KONG, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC, a global leader in mobile innovation and design, announces that its first Windows Phone 8 smartphone, the WindowsPhone 8X by HTC, is now available in Hong Kong. This smartphone supports 4G LTE network compatibility, and boasts its iconic design, studio-quality sound with Beats Audio(TM) and incredible camera capabilities.

"HTC is proud to announce the launch of Windows Phone 8X by HTC, the first HTC flagship smartphone with Windows Phone 8 operating system," said Kinson Loo, General Manager of Hong Kong and Macau. "Its compatibility with the 4G LTE network, groundbreaking design, superior entertainment and ultra-wide angle self portrait functions promise to bring user experience to a whole new level."

Iconic Design

The only phone with Live Tiles, Windows Phone has a clear, differentiated vision and the consumer experience has been widely recognized as being groundbreaking, innovative and fresh. HTC created the Windows Phone 8X by HTC to blend the virtual and the physical utilizing a three dimensional, pure uni-body design based on the Windows Phone Live Tiles. The Windows Phone 8X by HTC are perfectly sculpted with a dramatic taper making them feel magically thin in your hand.

Capture and share your world

For the first time, HTC is introducing a 2.1mp, f/2.0 aperture, 88 degrees 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 BSI sensor 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.

Spectacular Sound with Beats Audio(TM)

Exclusively available on HTC smartphones, Beats Audio(TM) provides authentic, studio-quality sound that delivers the spirit of the original recording. The Windows Phone 8X by HTC featuring Beats Audio(TM) also offers a unique audio amplifier powering the 3.5mm audio jack and the speaker, boosting the audio signal for even better sound no matter if you're listening to music, playing a game or watching a video.

Brilliant Display

The Windows Phone 8X by HTC features a beautiful, 4.3" super LCD 2 HD-resolution screen protected from everyday bumps and scrapes by lightweight Gorilla(R) Glass 2, while optical lamination reduces reflections and glare, ensuring you see every detail.


With the Windows Phone 8X by HTC people can carry their favorite music, movies and photos with them wherever they go. With the Windows Phone Store and Xbox Live, it is easier than ever to enjoy the latest video, music and games on the move.

Windows Phone 8X by HTC Specifications

CPU Processing Speed Qualcomm(R) S4 1.5 GHz, Dual Core

Platform Windows(R) Phone 8

Size 132.35 x 66.2 x 10.12 mm

Weight 130g (with battery)

Display 4.3" HD 720p Touch screen

Storage (1) Internal storage:16GB


Camera 8 megapixel auto focus camera, F2.0, 28mm wide angle lens, BSI sensor, LED flash, 1080p HD video recording

2.1 megapixel, 88 degrees ultra-wide angle front camera, F2.0 aperture, 1080p HD video recording

Dedicated imaging chip

Sound enhancement Beats Audio(TM)

Network Bands (2) LTE:1800/2600MHz

HSPA/WCDMA : 850/900/1900/2100 MHz

GSM/GPRS/EDGE : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

Internet (3) LTE: Up to 100 Mbps download speed, Up to 50 Mbps upload speed

HSPA: Up to 42 Mbps download speed, Up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed

Wi-Fi(R): IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n

Sensors G-Sensor, Digital compass, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor

Location Internal GPS antenna

Connectivity 3.5 mm stereo audio jack

micro-USB (5-pin micro-USB 2.0)

Bluetooth(R) 3.1


Power & Battery Capacity: 1800 mAh

Note: (1)The actual available internal storage may differ depending on the software configuration of your phone.

(2)Network bands depend on the mobile operator.

(3)Actual data speed is dependent on the network or Wi-Fi(R) signal strength.

Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

Price & Availability

Windows Phone 8X by HTC is available in "California Blue" and "Graphite Black" now and the suggested retail price is HK$4,998.

About HTC

Founded in 1997, HTC Corp. (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense(R), a multilayered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit ).

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