• HTC 8X
  • HTC 8X
  • HTC 8X
  • HTC 8X
  • HTC 8X


HTC 8X Price
HTC 8X launched in the Indian market on 2012-12-19 and is available to purchase..
Key Features
  • Display Size 4.3 Inches
  • Operating System Windows
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
  • Processor 1.5 GHz Quad-Core
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  • Overview
  • Variant List
  • Expert Reviews
  • User Reviews
  • Specification

HTC 8X - Variant List

HTC 8X Black

HTC 8X Black

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HTC 8X - Price Disclaimer

  • All prices mentioned above is in Indian Rupee.
  • The latest price of HTC 8X was obtained on 17 Jan 2020.
  • The price is valid in all major cities of India including Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Ahmedabad, NCR. Please check instructions at the specific stores for any deviation.

HTC 8X - Expert Reviews


HTC 8X comes powered by the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system along with the Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon chipset. The device is also backed by the Dual-core 1.5 GHz Krait processor along with Adreno 225GPU. The device has a 4.4 inch screen backed by the S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen technology while the dimensions of the device are 132.4mm x 66.2mm x 10.1mm. The 8 megapixel camera is more than formidable and is coupled with various features like LED flash and autofocus. If that was not enough there is also a provision for a secondary camera of 2.1 megapixel. The 16 GB internal storage capacity also lots of space to store all kinds of data. There is no microSD card slot for expansion but the device does offer lots of multimedia features including the music layer and the video player. Available in the colors of California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red, Limelight Yellow, the device comes powered by the standard lithium ion battery of 1800 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to operate on the device for long hours without his or her work being interrupted. Other important features offered by the device include access to Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band along with the NFC technology. There is also the bluetooth facility made available to the user.

Operating system and UI

HTC 8X comes with a 4.3 inch S-LCD2 capacitive touchscreen that gives 16 million colors along with a screen resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels and works at a pixel density of 342 ppi. The screen is further protected by the corning gorilla glass 2 technology and can be interacted with through the touchscreen technology.

Other Features

HTC 8X comes loaded with lots of multimedia features including the music player that allows the user to listen to all the popular musical tracks that the entertainment world has to offer. The music can be heard by the user through the loudspeakers or through the earphones that can be attached to the device with the help of a 3.5 mm jack. The music experience becomes further more enriching with the beats audio sound enhancement. There is also the video player that allows the user to watch and enjoy videos of their own choice. The music player is compatible with the formats  MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA while the video player supports MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV. 


HTC 8X comes loaded with a very powerful 8 megapixel camera that makes sure that the user gets to click pictures with utmost clarity and ease. The camera is further backed by the autofocus and LED flash facility and works at a resolution of 3264 by 2448 pixels. The LED flash feature allows the user to click bright pictures in the dark when the natural light is not up to the required standard. There is also the autofocus feature that makes sure that the user gets to click precise pictures even when the hands of the user are not steady. Other features offered by the device include Geo-tagging and touch focus. There is also the facility of video recording that allows the user to shoot videos. The video recording is also backed by a number of features including continuous autofocus and video light. There is also a provision for a secondary camera of 2.1 megapixel .


HTC 8X comes with the Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band facility that allows the user to connect with the web wirelessly and download all kinds of desired data including music files, games, images and videos. The user can also browse through the web and watch videos on YouTube along with accessing various social networking sites including Facebook and Twitter.


HTC 8X comes with an internal storage capacity of 16 GB which would make sure that the user can store heaps of data including music files, games, images and videos without worrying about the memory space running out. The 1 GB RAM allows the user to access the resources of the system at a faster pace. There is no provision for a  microSD card slot so the user cannot expand the memory of the device any further.

Other Features

HTC 8X comes loaded with lots of games and applications. The device comes powered by the Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system so the user gets to access all the latest application that the Windows operating system has to offer. 


HTC 8X comes powered by the standard lithium battery of 1800 mAh that makes sure that the user gets to enjoy all the features that the device has to offer.


HTC 8X comes loaded with lots of data connectivity features including the USB port that makes sure that the user gets to connect the device with their computers and laptops and exchange data with it. The USB port allows the user to charge the device as well by connecting the same with the computers through the USB cable. The bluetooth feature allows the user to connect the device with other devices and transfer data to that device or receive data form it where the data exchanged may include music files, games, images and videos. The GPRS feature allows the user to keep track of the desired location without getting lost. The EDGE technology is also facilitated. The phone also offers access to the latest NFC technology which stands for near field communication.

Other Features

HTC 8X when compared to Nokia Lumia 920 has a slightly smaller screen with the former featuring a 4.3 inch screen as compared to the latter's 4.5 inch. Both the device support the NFC technology along with the windows 8 operating system but Nokia Lumia 920 has a better storage capacity with 32 GB with HTC 8X featuring 16 GB. The camera feaured by Nokia Lumia 920 is also slightly superior with 8.7 megapixel while HTC 8X featuring 8. 

Other Features

HTC 8X has been in the news for quite some time now and is seen by most as a competition to Nokia Lumia 920. Both the devices feature the windows 8 operating system and will go head to head with each other sometime later this month or may be the next. 

HTC 8X User Reviews

Very Good , Based on 374 ratings
5 234 
4 73 
3 21 
2 15 
1 31 
Really Good
by Shishir Gupta on 2012-11-30

Bought a HTC phone from HTC store. Amongst the first ones. Just 2 days
Great phone in looks, design
Probably the best phone now.
Had choice between S3 and 8X, but preferred to risk for

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So finally bought the HTC Windows Phone 8X .... a Happy Camper !!
by Shobhit on 2012-12-18

I had been using a HTC Radar since December 2011 and had been planning to buy a WP8 device since WP8 was announced in June itself. I was very happy with my Radar....a really brilliant phone on its own

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Much more than its current value!
by Anuj Khurana on 2013-10-27

Design: Best of all (Sleek, elegant and comfortable)
Front Camera: Test it to believe (Amazingly WIDE and clear)
Rear Camera: Could have been better (Atleast dual LED Flash)

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A stunning piece of art.
by Arvind Maiya on 2012-12-17

This is by far the most beautiful phone I've ever held in my hands. It feels amazing to hold. The soft touch coating at the back is fantastic and the phone overall feels very light and thin. Well done

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It dies automatically
by Flipkart Customer on 2013-12-14

I bought a new HTC 8X as a gift for my wife on her birthday.
The phone was sleek and looked good.
After 2 months one day it suddenly switched off.
First I thought it needs charging. But it

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Nice Slim n Curvy lookin cell
by Siddharth Agravat on 2013-11-18

As OS is windows8, performance is more than enough for any smart phone with 1GB RAM n 1.5GHz dual core processor...!!
Application support is but obvious less compared to Android n iOS...If you're

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A cheaper, slimmer, lighter, better(?) lumia 920
by Siddhartha on 2013-09-27

Flipkart! How do you even do this?! I received the phone within 24 hours of ordering it. Then the piece I got turned out to have a defective battery. So they replaced the phone within 24 hours of

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Great Windows Phone at this price level!!
by Rachit Pathak on 2013-09-26

Delivery time is quickest that i have ever witnessed. Packaging was excellent and delivered in perfect condition. Booked on Wednesday 4:30 pm and got it delivered on Thursday around 2 pm.

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by Tania on 2012-12-27

beautiful cell phone. best touch screen. newest features. very sleek and a big screen.

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by Pranav Tripathi on 2013-10-30

I have been an android fan for a long time & i still am. The level of flexibility it provides to its users is amazing. But the problem with android phones is that if you want a Branded phone (I am

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HTC 8X - Specifications

General Features
  • Launch Date 2012, September
  • Brand HTC
  • Handset Color Black
  • Model Name 8X
  • Network Type GSM
  • Status Available, Released 2012, November
Other Features
  • SIM Size Mini SIM
  • SIM Option Single SIM
  • Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Proximity
  • SAR Value 0.59 W/kg (head), 0.32 W/kg (body)
  • Business Features Yes
  • Important Apps Facebook, Twitter
  • In The Box Handset, Battery, Charger, Headset, User Manual, Warranty Card
  • Warranty 1 Year
  • Additional Features Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Ambient Light Sensor, G-Sensor, Proximity Sensor, GSM, GPS, WiFi, NFC Capable, Audio Recording, MicroSIM, Threaded SMS View, Voice Input
  • Rear Camera 8 MP
  • Front Camera Yes, 2.1 MP
  • Flash Yes, LED Flash
  • Video Yes, (1080p Full HD)@30 fps, Continuous Auto Focus, Video Light
  • Camera Features Continuous Autofocus, Dedicated HTC Image Chip, Geo-tagging, Image Editor, Touch Focus, Video Light
  • Internal Memory 16 GB
  • Extendable Memory No
  • RAM 1 GB
  • Operating System Windows
  • Processor 1.5 GHz Quad-Core
  • GPU Adreno 225
  • Chipset Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon
  • Operating Frequency GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz / 3G : 2100 MHz
  • Java No
  • Browser HTML5
Data & Internet
  • 4G Yes
  • 3G Yes
  • EDGE Yes
  • GPRS Yes
  • Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band
  • Bluetooth Yes, v3.0.1 with (A2DP, EDR)
  • NFC Yes
  • GPS Yes, With A-GPS Support, GLONASS
  • USB Yes, microUSB v2.0
  • Messaging IM
  • Music Player Yes, MP3, WAV, WMA, eAAC+
  • Video Player Yes, H.263, H.264, MP4, WMV
  • Radio Yes, Built-In Antenna
  • Games Yes
  • Alert Types MP3, Vibration
  • Loudspeaker Yes
  • Audio Jack Yes
  • Sound Features Beats Audio, Built-in Amplifier
  • Display Size 4.3 Inches
  • Display Type Super LCD2 Capacitive Touchscreen
  • Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
  • Display Color 16M
  • Display Features Corning Gorilla Glass 2, Scratch Resistant
  • Horizontal Pixel 1280
  • Vertical Pixel 720
  • Battery Type Li-ion
  • Battery Capacity 1800 mAh
  • Talk Time 900 Minutes
  • Form Factor Bar
  • Dimensions 132.4 x 66.2 x 10.1 mm
  • Weight 130 gms
  • Input Method Touchscreen

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