HTC unveiled the first signature Windows Phone 8 smartphones, dubbed "Windows Phone 8X" and "Windows Phone 8S."
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"We've been inspired by Windows Phone 8 to create new smartphones that give the platform the iconic design and personality it deserves," said Peter Chou, CEO of HTC Corporation.
HTC's Windows Phone 8X and 8S utilize a three dimensional, pure uni-body design based on the Windows Phone Live Tiles.
Windows Phone 8X sports a a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 display with Gorilla Glass 2 protection and 720p resolution, a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 16 GB of storage, and two amazing cameras: The 8MP rear camera shoots full 1080p video, while the front has a 2.1MP, 1080p-capable camera with an 88 degree viewing angle.
The 8X will come in a variety of colors including California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow.
And, the Windows Phone 8S has a 4-inch Super LCD display with Gorilla Glass, allowing users to see the Windows Phone Live Tiles, and every message and photo, with crystal clarity and sparkling color, dual-core 1GHz processor, 5MP rear camera, and 4GB of internal storage. Its two-tone polycarbonate body comes in four color combinations.
The 8S by HTC will be available in Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue and High-Rise Gray.
The Windows Phone 8X and 8S will be available beginning in November through more than 150 carriers in 50+ countries.
Here's a video from Microsoft Windows Phone spokesperson Ben Rudolph:
Here's the infomercial: