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September 19, 2012

Windows 8 powered HTC Phones 8X and 8S coming soon




HTC has unveiled two Windows Phone 8 handsets at an event in New York which  it intends to promote the 8X, which features a 4.3" (10.9cm) display, as its flagship device alongside the Android-powered One X.

The HTC devices have a design based on the Windows Phone Live Tiles and will come in colors including "California blue," graphite black, flame red, and "limelight yellow."
The firm is also offering a smaller 8S model with a 4" (10.2cm) screen.
HTC's share price has fallen more than 50% since February after the firm experienced weak sales of earlier models despite positive reviews.HTC said the 8X would launch in 50 countries in early November across 126 mobile operators, while the 8S would be available in 52 countries with more than 146 operators.
 This comes after Nokia unveiled its smartphones powered by Windows Phone 8, Microsoft's upgraded mobile operating system that aims to compete with Apple's iOS used on the iPhone and a multitude of Google Android handset