The price details for the T-Mobile HTC Windows Phone 8X have gone live along with launch information for various other devices including the Google Nexus 4 and the Lumia 810. The handset will be available next month in 2 purchasing options where the cost varies based on the tariff plan selected.
The device has already been confirmed to reach the US through various carriers. So far AT&T has officially announced its arrival, while various leaks suggest that a Verizon launch is imminent. The handset along with its 8S sibling has even reached UK shores. The 8X is designed to be comfortable to hold and it comes in various color options. The rear camera employed here has an 8MP BSI sensor with an f2.0 aperture, a 28mm lens and the HTC ImageChip. The front-facing 2.1MP shooter can also record videos in 1080p.
The handset measures 10.12mm in thickness and it weighs just about 130 grams. Resting on the front is a 720p HD super LCD 2 display spanning 4.3-inches diagonally. In addition to a Corning Gorilla Glass 2 layer, the device packs in 1GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. A Qualcomm S4 dual core 1.5GHz processor powers up this smartphone with support from a 1800mAh battery.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X will hit T-Mobile stores starting November 14. The carrier will offer the handset with its Value Plan for a $149.99 down payment after a $50 mail-in rebate. Buyers will have to cough up 20 equal payments of $20 each month and even sign up for a 2-year agreement. With the Classic Plan, the device will be available at $199.99 after a $50 mail-in-rebate, which includes a 2-year service agreement.
Quick overview of specifications:
– 1.5GHz dual core Qualcomm S4 SOC, 1GB of RAM
– MicroSIM card slot
– HSPA, EDGE network support; GPS with GLONASS, Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 3.1