HTC Windows Phone 8X

  • HTC Windows Phone 8X
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  • Svelte and sexy design in multiple colors.
  • Beats Audio.
  • Bright and colorful 4.3-inch 341ppi display.


  • Lackluster battery life.
  • Camera not as sharp as competition.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Mobiledia on 80

The 8X is better if you're a music devotee who'd like a lighter device, while the Lumia boasts a better camera. But either way, the 8X is a solid option for any Windows fan.

By PC Mag on 70

The HTC 8X is the best-looking Windows Phone 8 handset on T-Mobile, but you'll pay extra for the...

By SlashGear on

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is without a doubt the finest Windows Phone machine HTC has ever produced, and certainly one of the most beautiful devices they’ve ever created regardless of operating system. Because we’ve already done a full HTC...

By Techradar on 70

The HTC 8X promised so much on paper and the excitement leading to it arriving was building up for us. Yet when it arrived, we found it to be a mediocre handset and this is the best of the two WP8 phones HTC is launching.

By DigitalTrends on 90

HTC has put it’s all into the 8X, and it shows; we highly recommend it. Give it a try before you commit to Android or iPhone. And next time you see someone walking around with a purple phone, you may want to hold back your laughter.

By cnet on 80

With top specs and a striking design, HTC's Windows Phone 8X makes a smart choice for anyone ready to dive into the Windows Phone OS.

By Engadget on

There's no doubt that HTC's Windows Phone 8X is a worthy flagship. It combines phenomenal looks, solid construction and high-end specs in a relatively compact and delightfully colorful package.

By The Telegraph on 80

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is a beautiful device with a delightful form factor. It is without doubt the best phone that HTC has made and has enough punch to be seriously considered alongside the iPhone 5 and the Galaxy SIII.

By PhoneArena on 80

Ultimately, the HTC 8X is surely a strong competitor in the Windows Phone camp, but as we look at the broader spectrum, it pales in comparison to some of the smartphone elites out there.

By The Verge on 78

The Windows Phone 8X is what every new smartphone should aspire to be: a combination of the software and hardware vendor’s best work to date, topped off with some unique new additions of its own.