- 8MP Auto Focus Rear–Facing camera with Single–LED Flash
- f/2.0 aperture lens, backside sensor illumination for low light performance, and the exclusive HTC ImageChip which allows continuous shooting for up to 20 images
- 2.1 MP 88° ultra–wide–angle front–facing with improved low light performance
- Formats: bmp, .jpg, .png, .gif
- Smart Shoot, Panorama, & Cinemagraph Lenses available via download from the Windows Phone Store
- Photo Sharing: Facebook, Twitter, SkyDrive, and more
- Video Playback– Video Decode – H.263: 3gp, .3g2, H.264: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .m4v, Mpeg4: 3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .m4v, VC1/WMV: .wmv
- Video Encode – H.264: .mp4, VC1: .wmv
- Rear–Facing camcorder – HD capture up to 1080p
- Front–Facing camcorder – HD capture up to 1080p
- Beats Audio delivers the most authentic sound experience on a phone, ever–with deeper bass, crisper vocals, and detailed high notes for your music, games, and videos
- Create and Manage Playlist
- Audio Formats Supported: AMR/AAC/WAV/WMA/MP3
- Headset: 3.5mm Audio Jack
- Bluetooth®Profiles Supported: Headset, Hands Free, Serial Port, Stereo, Audio/Video Remote Control , Generic Audio/Video Distribution, Advanced Audio Distribution, Audio/Video Control Transport, Object Push Profile: Object Push (Vcard, Music, Album, Cal – Push only), Phone Book Access Profile
- Windows Phone Store–More than 120,000 apps choose from, with hundreds added every day
- Microsoft Internet Explorer 10
- MS Exchange, Gmail, Yahoo, AOL, Windows Live Hotmail, POP3/IMAP
- Games Hub–your on–the–go arcade. Dress up your avatar, message your Xbox friends, and see how your scores and achievements measure up.
- Music + Videos Hub– Listen to your tunes, watch videos, subscribe to podcasts, and create Smart DJ playlists based on the music you love.
- Global Ready™
- Simultaneous Voice and Data
- Mobile Hotspot with support for up to 8 Devices on 3G or 4G
- Wi–FI: 802.11 a/b/g/n (2.4 & 5 GHz)
- NFC– Tap and Share with other NFC devices; Tap and Pair with compatible NFC Bluetooth Accessories
- Advanced Security features include: BitLocker device encryption, Information rights management, App sandboxing, Code signing, and Secure boot
- Embedded ringtones, vibrate alert and silent
- Voice input– make a call, launch an app, send a text, take a note, find something online, and lots more
- Supported Languages: 50 (some via download)
- Virtually limitless contacts (limited only by 16GB on–board memory)
- Text, Picture, and Video messaging with threaded feature
- Calendar, Alarm Clock, and Calculator
- Assisted GPS E911 and GLONASS
- TTY Compatible
- Hearing Aid Compatibility–M4/T4
- Its bold, distinctive, new design is super slim at the edge for an even more comfortable fit in your hand
- With wireless charging support all you have to do is plug in your power–mat and simply drop and charge your Windows Phone 8X by HTC
- 5.21 (H) x 2.61 (W) x 0.40 (D) inches
- Weight: 4.66 oz
- CDMA1x/EV–DO Rev A, LTE/DO Rx diversity
- Global Network: GSM (850MHz, 900MHz, 1800MHz, 1900MHz), UMTS (850MHz, 900MHz, 1900MHz, 2100MHz)
- Pre–installed 3FF SIM card
- Windows Phone 8
- •Live Tiles – Pin what matters most right on your Start screen and see everything that’s going on, as it happens
- •Live Apps – A delightful innovation that puts the information you want right on your Start screen
- •Seamless integration with other Microsoft products: Outlook, Office, OneNote, SharePoint, SkyDrive, Xbox and more
- •Rooms–easy sharing of pictures, messages, calendar and more
- •Kid’s Corner–grants your little ones access only to the apps, games, videos, and music you choose for them, so you can relax and let them play
- •Data Sense – Track your monthly data plan, use less data while browsing the web, and find Wi–Fi hotspots when you’re out and about
- •SkyDrive – With SkyDrive, your stuff goes wherever you go.
- •Security – With Windows Phone, every single app is certified by Microsoft to make sure it’s safe and ready for your to download and protect you from malware.
- •Office Hub – Work hard on the only phone that has Office Mobile built in so you can access, edit, and share Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents and OneNote notebooks with anyone
Memory / Processor
- 16GB internal (actual formatted capacity is less)
- 1.5GHz dual–core processor & 1GB of DDR2 RAM
- 4.3", 720P HD Super LCD2 Corning® Gorilla® Glass 2 Display
- 1800 mAh Li–Ion (non–removable)
- Embedded Wireless Charging support (VZW Exclusive, Charging mat sold separately)
- Usage Time– Up to approx: 15 hrs OR
- Standby Time– Up to approx: 12.5 days
- Head 0.689 W/kg / Body–worn 0.846 W/kg
The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is brilliant yet simple if you are shopping for your first smartphone or looking to be wowed by a new operating system. Running on the new Windows Phone OS, this 4G LTE smartphone is packed with amazing features, starting with an HD screen. Powerful Beats Audio makes your playlist come alive. An extra–wide–angle front camera captures more people in your photos. Three colors (including black and red that are exclusive to Verizon) to pick from. And built–in wireless charging, also exclusive to Verizon, to give you an easier way to power up.
Perhaps most distinctive to this Windows Phone OS is its colorful Live Tiles. Create a dynamic Start screen with Live Tiles so you can quickly find out what your friends are up to, along with the latest news, weather and more. You’ll see those updates faster on Verizon’s 4G LTE, the fastest 4G network in America. If you’re looking for something simple yet sophisticated, meet the new Windows Phone 8X by HTC.
Why Windows Phone OS?
- Simplicity and flexibility. Live Tiles are dynamic and intuitive, providing you the latest news, weather, flight info, sports scores and more at a glance.
- The Microsoft programs that you’re already familiar with are part of the intuitive Windows Phone experience.
- Add your Facebook, Twitter, Outlook and other accounts to People Hub. You get one place to see and respond to everyone’s updates, chats, calls, messages and photos.
- Get help monitoring your monthly data usage with Data Sense, exclusive to Verizon customers for a limited time. Receive alerts and access smart controls that help you save on data.
- Create a child–friendly space within your phone using Kid’s Corner. They can access only the apps, music and videos you permit.
- Only Windows Phone OS has Xbox® LIVE built in. Track your achievements, view your gamer score, chat with friends or just change your avatar.
Immerse yourself in this phone’s photography and music features
- Instantly launch your camera, even from your lock screen, with a button on the side of your Windows Phone 8X by HTC, so there is less delay in shooting the action.
- Document more when the lens is facing you with a wide–angle, front–facing camera. See more people and background in self–portraits and more of you while video chatting.
- Shoot excellent photos in low light. And with downloadable Lenses, you can instantly add special effects such as vintage, blur or fisheye.
- Save photos as you take them to the cloud using SkyDrive to provide quick access to people who want to see them.
- Get pumped with bigger sound and less distortion from Beats Audio to improve your tunes, games and Xbox® Music. And there is enough power for high–end headphones
Verizon has stopped activating CDMA (3G) phones for new customers since July 2018, except for prepaid service.
You should only buy this phone if you:
1) are a current Verizon subscriber who wants to replace your phone, or
2) plan to use Verizon prepaid service (new or existing account).
Do not buy this phone if you are not currently a Verizon subscriber, unless you plan to use Verizon prepaid service.