HTC Announces Windows Phone 8S With 1GHz Dual-core Krait

By 08:39 Wed, 14 Jul 2021 Comments

HTC just unveiled its second Windows Phone 8-powered smartphone - called Windows Phone 8S. It’s more compact than the 8X and should go easier on the wallet as it comes with with less capable hardware.

The HTC Windows Phone 8S is based on the elegant Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset and runs on a 1Giga Hertz (GHz) dual-core Krait processor and Adreno 225 GPU. It has 512Mega Bytes (MB) of Random-Access Memory (RAM) and 4 Giga Bytes (GB) internal storage expandable via a microSD card slot. The classy screen is 4-inch capacitive Super Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) of WVideo Graphics Array (VGA) resolution, which has Gorilla Glass protection.

HTC Windows Phone 8S

The rest of the specs include a 5MP capturing camera (F2.8, 35mm lens) with Light Emitting Diode (LED) flash, 720p video recording and dedicated capturing camera key. The 8S comes with the usual connectivity package – Wi-Fi, GPS (with GLONASS), and Bluetooth (no LTE) and packs a 1700 mAh battery.

HTC Windows Phone 8S runs on the latest Windows Phone 8 (yes, really) and has the Beats Audio enhancements.

The phone will be available in the beginning of November in over 50 countries and on 150 carriers. The color options are Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue and High-Rise Gray.

You can read our hands-on impressions of the HTC Windows Phone 8S from the event..



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