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HTC Windows Phone 8S

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HTC Windows Phone 8S

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Price$219.00-$334.99

HTC Windows PhoneIf you’re looking for stylish design, great messaging and social media capabilities as well as a lot of memory, you will definitely like the HTC Windows Phone 8S. This is one of the smart phones that incorporate the much-anticipated Windows 8. You will find how the gadget can accomplish several tasks easily because of its powerful features. It is a good choice for individuals who like to try Windows.

Product Specifications

The HTC Windows Phone 8S has 2G network and works via GSM 850/900/1800/1900. The 3G network works via HSDPA 900/2100 through the micro-sim. The product was released in November 2012. It weighs 113 grams and measures 4.74 x 2.48 x 0.41 inches. It also features a capacitive touchscreen S-LCD display with 16 million colors. The resolution is 480 x 800 pixels on a 4-inch screen. There is multi-touch and Corning Gorilla Glass protection. You can also set alerts using vibration, WAV ringtones or MP3. There is a loudspeaker and a 3.5 mm jack for your earphones. The internal memory is 4 GB with 512 MB RAM plus there is a microSD that provides you up to 32 GB of memory. Data transmission is via EDGE and GPRS. You also get a lot of speed from the HSUPA and HSDPA. There is Wi-Fi connectivity via the Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth v3.1 with A2DP and EDR. The product also has microUSB v2.0.

The HTC Windows Phone 8S smart phone has a 5-megapixel with images having a resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. There is an LED flash and autofocus as well. Other things to expect are the geotagging, face detection and touch focus. Videos are recorded in 720p at 30 fps. The HTC Windows Phone 8S runs on the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 and the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Chipset. It has the dual-core 1 GHz Krait CPU and the Adreno 305 GPU. Sensors include the proximity sensor and accelerometer. Messaging is done via Push Email, SMS, MMS and Email. The browser is HTML5 and there is GLONASS and A-GPS support. There is no radio or Java support however.

More Features

HTC Windows mobileThe HTC Windows Phone 8S comes in four unique colors namely High-Rise Gray, Domino, Fiesta Red and Atlantic Blue. Other things that you can get from the device include the 7GB free SkyDrive storage, SNS integration, MP3, eAAC+ and WMA player, MP4, WAV, WMV, H.263 and H.264 player, voice memo and dial, document viewer and predictive text input. The smart phone is also powered by the non-removable Li-Po 1700 mAh battery.

The phone is a well-balanced handset that provides you with great style as well as great messaging and storage features. The microSD card slot and operating system are its main features. The battery life is average and you might notice how internet browsing tends to be slow at times. The HTC Windows Phone 8S is available at $540 which is quite expensive considering how other smart phones and Androids in the line can offer more powerful features. Overall, it is decent enough for those who wish to try the Windows OS.

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