A Windows Phone 8 hot rod

HTC's new Windows Phone 8X represents a big new commitment to Microsoft's upcoming mobile operating system. The phone boasts a 4.3-inch Super LCD 2 screen, 1.6GHz dual-core Snapdragon CPU, and NFC technology. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Hues a plenty

The HTC Windows Phone 8X comes in a myriad of colors including Flame Red and Limelight Yellow shown here. Other hues available are California Blue and Graphite Black. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Another 8X view

We placed the HTC Windows Phone 8X in the light box HTC provided and snapped another shot of the Flame Red version. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Power and headphones

On top of the HTC Windows Phone 8X are a power button and 3.5mm headphone jack. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

A plain left side

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is rather plain with no controls or buttons. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Smooth on back

The HTC Windows Phone 8X has a back side that's smooth and featureless save the 8-megapixel camera and LED flash. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Controls in a row

Unlike the HTC Windows Phone 8X's left side, which is barren of buttons, the phone's right side has controls for volume and a dedicated camera key. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Left of limelight yellow

Here's a look at the left side of the Limelight Yellow version of the HTC Windows Phone 8X. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

USB on bottom

On the bottom edge of the HTC Windows Phone 8X is its micro-USB port. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

An all-yellow back

The back side of the HTC Windows Phone 8X is all the same hue. Here's a view of the Limelight Yellow model. Also here is the 8-megapixel camera and LED flash. Read full review
Updated:
Photo by: Brian Bennett/CNET / Caption by:
Editors' Rating
4.0 stars

MSRP: $449.99

See manufacturer website for availability.

Hot Galleries

CNET Forums

Looking for tech help?

Whether you’re looking for dependable tech advice or offering helpful tricks, join the conversation in our forums.

Hot Products