HTC 8X

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Key Specs
  • Display 4.30-inch (720x1280)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus
  • Front Camera 2.1MP
  • Rear Camera 8MP
  • RAM 1GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 1800mAh
  • OS Windows Phone 8
Market Status Released
Release Date November 2012

HTC 8X Summary

HTC 8X mobile was launched in November 2012. The phone comes with a 4.30-inch touchscreen display offering a resolution of 720x1280 pixels at a pixel density of 342 pixels per inch (ppi). HTC 8X is powered by a 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960) processor. It comes with 1GB of RAM. The HTC 8X runs Windows Phone 8 and is powered by a 1800mAh non-removable battery.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the HTC 8X on the rear packs 8-megapixel camera. It sports a 2.1-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.

HTC 8X is based on Windows Phone 8 and packs 16GB of inbuilt storage. The HTC 8X is a single SIM (GSM) mobile that accepts a Micro-SIM card. The HTC 8X measures 132.35 x 66.20 x 10.12mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 130.00 grams.

Connectivity options on the HTC 8X include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v3.10, NFC, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, proximity sensor, and compass/ magnetometer.

As of 27th February 2024, HTC 8X price in India starts at Rs. 17,745.

HTC 8X Full Specifications

General
Alternate names Windows Phone 8X
Brand HTC
Model 8X
Price in India ₹17,745
Release date November 2012
Form factor Bar
Dimensions (mm) 132.35 x 66.20 x 10.12
Weight (g) 130.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 1800
Removable battery No
Display
Screen size (inches) 4.30
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720x1280 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 342
Hardware
Processor 1.5GHz dual-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Plus (MSM8960)
RAM 1GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage No
Camera
Rear camera 8-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 2.1-megapixel
Software
Operating system Windows Phone 8
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 3.10
NFC Yes
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 1
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE No
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor No
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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HTC 8X User Review and Ratings

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  • This time HTC has done
    Arun Kumar Nechlani (Feb 1, 2013) on Flipkart
    This time HTC has done a great job. HTC 8X signature phone for Windows Phone 8 from HTC is one of the best device I have ever bought. It's tremendously fast and has lot's of features: 1. Amazing looks & design. 2. Awesome sound with & without headphones. 3. Tremendously fast 4. Go social at one central hub 5. Crispy screen texture & brightness 6. Power of Windows Live tiles to keep you updated. 7. Battery backup is amazing if the all the emails are not kept as push. 8. Best inbuilt email app so far. 9. Bold solid colors 10. Extremely thin & light yet powerful like a monster.
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  • Xcellent product by HTC on a different OS
    Amit Singh Sandhu (Jan 1, 2013) on Flipkart
    Hats-off to Flipkart for delivering it withing shipping time as usual. 1. Sleek & light weight phone. 2. User interface is smooth like cream. 3. Windows 8 is quickly grabbing market when it comes to competition. 4. Liked its color (Blue) HTC's offering for vibrant colors make it stand different in the market wen compared to other phones. 5. Battery back-up is two days when i used wi-fi & watching movies. 6. Display is crisp clear & visible in broad sunlight. Cons: 1. A bit xpensive 2. Sound output is not upto the mark even thought this phone has beats audio.
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  • Awesome 8X! But, Where is HTC 8S?
    Aswin Silvadasan (Dec 1, 2012) on Flipkart
    I am really amazed by HTC's Flagship Windows 8 Phone, 8X. But what most of the Indians like me would think is to buy a cheaper model from somebody - who has made something like 8X - WITH Windows 8 in it already! The cheapest phone I see in market now in India is this one! As per research on google, 8S is already launched in many other countries. Why is India still waiting for the cheaper one?
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  • Simple and elegant
    AYUSH SHUKLA (Feb 1, 2013) on Flipkart
    I am in love with simplicity of the OS and the smoothness which the graphics works. The screen is a wonder, colors are crisp and everything is very responsive. This is a phone which delivers what it promises. Hardware is great, so is the camera. Definitely not as good as the iPhone but it does a great job. Apps may be a problem to few people, but Windows is ramping up the numbers and types of apps. So watch out. The office suit is perfect and the phone had augmented my laptop in many ways. Often, I work on the phone. I would definitely recommend it for a working professional. Overall, a great hardware and a great device to stay connected.
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  • Great design, Few flaws
    Raunaq Kumaran (Feb 1, 2013) on Flipkart
    Design: I've never, ever held a phone that feels better than this. The body has a nice grippy feeling, it's the perfect size and fits perfectly in my hand, unlike the One X that's always felt a bit too big and easy to drop Screen: 4.3" is my new favorite. It's the perfect size for me, not too big such that it's difficult to use with one hand, not too small either. It's a respectable display (colors and viewing angles), not the best. But definitely better than most. Camera: The rear facing camera is excellent, similar to the One X, meaning it'll give you some very respectable images, the wide angle lens for the front facing camera isn't a joke either, you can fit in a lot, difficult to do in most other devices. Audio Quality: Beats Audio certainly makes a difference, sometimes it's a positive, other times a negative. Rear speaker is incredibly loud compared to other devices I've tried. Battery Life: Isn't the best, but shouldn't be a problem for most.
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