HTC 8X archive

  • Vodafone to start selling Windows Phone 8 phones from 6 February
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    Vodafone to start selling Windows Phone 8 phones from 6 February

    By 4 February 2013

    It's taken a while, considering that the operating system was launched in October last year, but Vodafone is finally ready to range five of the Windows Phone 8 handsets currently on the market. From Wednesday 6 February, you will be able to buy the Nokia...

  • Brian Blessed could record your voicemail message thanks to O2
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    Brian Blessed could record your voicemail message thanks to O2

    By 28 January 2013

    O2 has signed actor Brian Blessed to offer an incentive to those looking to pick up one of the Windows Phone 8 phones from HTC. The first 100 customers to buy either a Windows Phone 8S by HTC or Windows Phone 8X by HTC from O2 this week and tweet @O2...

  • WhatsApp Windows Phone 8 app now available
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    WhatsApp Windows Phone 8 app now available

    By 19 December 2012

    WhatsApp has released a version of its popular messaging app for Windows Phone 8. The app, which is already available for Windows Phone 7.5 users, has been missing from the WP8 launch roster to date. According to Nokia, WhatsApp has worked with the phone...

  • HTC 8X Portico update rolls out, adds SMS call reject and Always on Wi-Fi
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    HTC 8X Portico update rolls out, adds SMS call reject and Always on Wi-Fi

    By 11 December 2012

    HTC 8X owners are starting to see a new update to their Windows Phone 8 phone that adds a couple of new features and some bug fixes. Dubbed Portico by Microsoft - remember, every update has to finish in an "o" for some reason - the new update brings with...

  • Three talks-up 'Ultrafast' network, LTE coming 2013
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    Three talks-up 'Ultrafast' network, LTE coming 2013

    By 15 November 2012

    Three has adopted the term "Ultrafast" to describe the DC-HSDPA network that it has been rolling out in the UK. Deployment was announced in February 2012. The company has also revealed that it will be rolling out LTE in 2013, but hasn't specified whether...

  • Nokia Lumia 920 review
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    Nokia Lumia 920 review

    By 1 November 2012

    It's the flagship phone from Nokia. It's the device that should save the company. A phone that will make everyone ditch Android and the iPhone and turn to Windows Phone. That, at least, is what Nokia is hoping it can achieve with its latest top-of-the-range...

  • How heavy are the latest smartphones?
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    How heavy are the latest smartphones?

    By 31 October 2012

    You carry them everyday, but just how heavy are the latest smartphones on the market? Here at Pocket-lint, we wondered just how much heavier the Nokia Lumia 920 is compared to the iPhone 5 or the Samsung Galaxy S3.  When you have a couple of grams here,...

  • HTC 8X review
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    HTC 8X review

    By 29 October 2012

    Consider November the rebirth of Windows Phone and, with that new beginning, expect an array of new phones packed with new tricks all trying to impress the money out of your pocket. Like Android there's plenty of choice too, with HTC, Nokia, and Samsung...

  • HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5
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    HTC 8X and HTC 8S pricing unveiled by Clove - cheaper than the iPhone 5

    By 21 September 2012

    Smartphone supplier Clove has begun taking pre-orders on both the HTC 8X and HTC 8S, pricing them at £399.99 and £224.99 (inc. VAT) respectively. HTC has so far remain tight-lipped as to what we might be expected to shell out for their flagship Windows...

  • Microsoft bored of Nokia, HTC 8X now lead Windows Phone device
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    Microsoft bored of Nokia, HTC 8X now lead Windows Phone device

    By 19 September 2012

    Nokia's moment in the spotlight as the lead Windows Phone device manufacturer seems to be over. HTC has told Pocket-lint that it will be the lead manufacturer used to promote Windows Phone 8 and that the Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be the flagship device...

  • HTC: Windows Phone 8 finished end of October, 8X and 8S in shops November
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    HTC: Windows Phone 8 finished end of October, 8X and 8S in shops November

    By 19 September 2012

    HTC has told Pocket-lint that Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 will be finished by the end of October and that it will be releasing its two phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC, a couple of days later in November. The confirmation means that fans of...

  • Windows Phone 8X by HTC pictures and hands-on
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    Windows Phone 8X by HTC pictures and hands-on

    By 19 September 2012

    The Nokia Lumia series isn't the only new kid on the block when it comes to Windows Phone 8. HTC has a new flagship phone too, the 8X, and Pocket-lint has already had a fumble with it ahead of the official launch and release in November. The Windows...

  • Windows Phone 8S by HTC pictures and hands-on
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    Windows Phone 8S by HTC pictures and hands-on

    By 19 September 2012

    HTC has announced a mid-range but colourful new Windows Phone 8 smartphone. Called the Windows Phone 8S by HTC, Pocket-lint has already had a play with it ahead of the official launch event in New York City and its release in the UK at the beginning of...

  • HTC teases new phone, new leaked picture suggests it is the 8X
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    HTC teases new phone, new leaked picture suggests it is the 8X

    By 19 September 2012

    HTC has teased its Facebook followers with a new image of device that is expected to launch today, Wednesday 19 September, and kick start the company's Windows Phone 8 push. The teaser includes the corner of a new phone, with the time 10:08 in the same...

  • Windows Phone 8X by HTC (formerly the HTC Accord) in new specs leak
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    Windows Phone 8X by HTC (formerly the HTC Accord) in new specs leak

    By 7 September 2012

    An image of what is said to be the spec list of the new HTC Accord has been published on Twitter. The current thorn in HTC’s side, @Football4PDA, is again at the centre of the leak, posting the image on their Twitter feed. Some of the specs tie in with...

  • HTC X8 and 8S Windows Phone 8 devices to be announced on 19 September?
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    HTC X8 and 8S Windows Phone 8 devices to be announced on 19 September?

    By 5 September 2012

    HTC has asked a number of publications to save the date on 19 September "to see what's next" in New York, prompting us to believe it will be the official release of the HTC 8X and the HTC 8S Windows Phone 8 devices.  The invite, which is fairly simple,...

  • HTC 8S to join the HTC 8X as Windows Phone 8 launch handset
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    HTC 8S to join the HTC 8X as Windows Phone 8 launch handset

    By 4 September 2012

    HTC is to launch the HTC 8S running Windows Phone 8, Pocket-lint has learnt. It will join the HTC 8X, seeming to follow the naming convention used on the HTC One devices. Previous leaks about forthcoming HTC Windows Phone 8 devices suggested there would...

  • The HTC 8X: The final name for the HTC Accord?
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    The HTC 8X: The final name for the HTC Accord?

    By 2 September 2012

    The HTC accord, currently rumoured to be HTC's next Windows Phone 8 phone expected at the end of September, could be called the HTC X8 - or to be precise the Windows Phone X8 by HTC, if documents leaked on Twitter are to be believed.  The naming comes...