A Smart Phone Color Boost Offered by the HTC Windows Phone 8X
If you couldn’t tell Microsoft is on a new mission with mobile being the underlining theme. The reinvention of their Windows platform in the mobile space has taken a few more steps toward maturity and has reached store shelves in all shapes, sizes and colors. What started as a ground up re-build of Windows Mobile has become a full fledge contender in the market place. Windows Phone 7 was announced and back in 2010 and shortly their after manufacturing partners were announced. HTC, the infamous phone builder was on that list. Early models of the company Windows Phone offerings pumped out the likes of the HTC Radar 4G as well as the Titan and Titan II. A new device however was announced and it goes by the name of 8X.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X as it is called is an amazingly thin piece of hardware that brings amongst other things a much needed color boost to a rather bland marketplace. As Microsofts Windows Phone OS goes through its first official upgrade, new hardware is sure to help usher it in. The HTC Windows Phone 8X was announced back in September of this year and released to At&t, T-Mobile and Verizon shortly their after. So what’s in a name you ask? Well first, colors. HTC has made the 8X is four different vibrant colored flavors like purple, black (not so vibrant), red and my favorite yellow. Matching other Windows Phone 8 devices released into the wild, these color options are a breath of fresh color in a mild black and white market place. The device starts with a 4.3 inch touch S-LCD 2 touch screen that offers up a 720×1280 pixel resolution at a whopping 342 pixels per inch. Internally the 8X offers up a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus system chip that puts forth a dual core 1.5 GHz processor. To help the computing load you can expect an Adreno 225 GPU, 1 GB of RAM and 16 GB of built in storage. Around back of its beautiful build the 8X provides an 8 mega pixel camera with an F2.0 aperture, LED flash and full 1080p HD video recording, amongst other camera tricks. A front facing shooter is also present and clocks in at 2 mega pixels. Additional connectivity is provided by the likes of GPS, Bluetooth 3.1, WI-Fi, Hotspot, Micro USB 2.0, DLNA, and NFC. Add in the likes of Windows Phone 8 and the HTC 8X is an awesome piece of gadget for a rather reasonable price.
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