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DEAL ALERT: Unlocked HTC 8X 16GB for $199 on DailySteals

DailySteals is serving up the carrier unlocked HTC 8X 16GB  for just $199 today. That's a 62% savings over the retail price of $519 and $50 cheaper than the one we told you was being offered by Microsoft just two days ago. Choose between black or blue, new-in-box, with free shipping. The HTC...
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Deal Alert: Unlocked HTC 8X available for $249 at Microsoft's online Store

The 8X Windows Phone by HTC is a premium smartphone running the latest version of Windows Phone 8. Sporting Beats Audio, you're looking at a high-end offering, which is currently on sale over on the Microsoft Store. If you're looking at a solid deal for the festive season ahead, you can pick up...
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Grab the Verizon HTC 8X for $199 with Deal Steals

We all love a good bargain, especially with the festive period coming up. We've come across a superb offer to tempt you to the platform (or for yet another phone for the collection). The HTC 8X is available for just $199 on Daily Steals. The Windows Phone from HTC is a premium smartphone with an...
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Report: Windows Phone Update 3 enables powered-off charging for the HTC 8X, 8XT

Another gripe about Windows Phone has been resolved with Update 3 on the HTC 8X Most pundits and tech enthusiasts tend to agree that Windows Phone 8 is a really good operating system. What it is missing are lots of little things that can annoy some users and keep it from being perfect. The GDR...
HTC 8X Update 3

HTC 8X on AT&T joins its International sibling, receives Windows Phone Update 3

It was only yesterday when we covered the International HTC 8X receiving Update 3 from Microsoft. Now we've had reports in from readers that AT&T 8X Windows Phones are also receiving the update. We've been able to confirm that the HTC 8X with the US mobile operator is indeed upgrading to the...
HTC 8X Update 3

HTC 8X receiving Update 3 around the world

Earlier today, the Lumia 1020 picked up an update that helped address some imaging and touch issues with the phone. Not to be left out of the conversation, the HTC 8X is reportedly received Update 3 around the globe. You read that right, Update 3 is rolling out to international versions of the HTC...
Two great deals on two great phones

Deal Alert: Nokia Lumia 920 for $270 and HTC 8X for $180

Online retailer Dealfisher is serving up a couple of sweet deals on two high-end Windows phones. They have the unlocked AT&T Nokia Lumia 920 for $269.99 and the unlocked Verizon 16GB HTC 8X for $179.99. Both of these phones are factory refurbished and come with charger, cable and a 90-day...
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Deal alert: Unlocked HTC 8X with 16GB for just $179

Nothing to get you through the middle of the week like a solid deal on a solid smartphone. While Nokia may dominate the Windows Phone marketshare with nearly 90%, other OEMs like Samsung and HTC still have good handsets available for consumers. So here’s a deal on HTC’s best Windows Phone yet. We...
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Telstra joins Vodafone and skips GDR2 for HTC 8X; GDR3 due in November instead

The HTC 8X is going through some bad times it would seem. The Windows Phone isn’t faring well with the latest GDR2 update from Microsoft. Vodafone AU has already skipped the update and is instead heading straight for GDR3, and it seems Telstra is also following suit. The mobile operator has...
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Hipstamatic Oggl won’t work well with HTC 8XT due to it “missing a piece of software”

Ever since Hipstamatic released their Oggl software for Windows Phone, the photography app has been growing steadily more and more reliable with each update. However, there is still one area that the app is lacking in and that is in support for non-Lumia devices, specifically the HTC 8X and 8XT....
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Vodafone Australia skipping GDR2 update for the HTC 8X, waiting for GDR3

Vodafone Australia has released some details surrounding the mysterious GDR2 Windows Phone software update for the HTC 8X, which has been in the news recently. It turns out the manufacturer is skipping the operating system update from Microsoft. This is due to HTC 8X customers getting in touch...
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Windows Phone taking the spotlight in TV show "Scandal"

Windows Phone is taking the spotlight in the TV drama show Scandal. In the above shot we have the HTC 8X, the high-end Windows Phone 8 smartphone from the Taiwanese manufacturer. We've seen Microsoft and co. nailing prime time advertisement slots, as well as being featured in numerous music videos...
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T-Mobile US pushing out GDR2 OS update for HTC 8X today

HTC and T-Mobile have finally released the GDR2 OS and firmware update for the 8X Windows Phone. The information, posted on T-Mobile’s support forum, confirms the new OS as 10327 and Baseband 3030.0.33501.531. The update can be installed over-the-air, so long as the recipient is on Wi-Fi at the...
HTC 8X, 8S on Bell Mobility and Rogers started receiving GDR2 too; get Data Sense

HTC 8X, 8S on Bell Mobility and Rogers started receiving GDR2 too; get Data Sense

Yesterday was a whirlwind day of news for Windows Phone and as such, a few items fell between the cracks. Sorry! But that’s what Thursday’s are for, evidently. So today we want to remind our friends up north in Canada who have an HTC 8X or HTC 8S that you should check for an OS and firmware update...
Verizon now pushing out GDR2 OS update for HTC 8X Windows Phone

Verizon now pushing out GDR2 OS update for HTC 8X Windows Phone

Last night we teased you with Verizon’s official changelog (PDF) for the HTC 8X software update, also known as GDR2 (for the OS) and accompanying new firmware. At the time, we suggested that the update was imminent and sure enough, starting at 1PM ET it has gone live nationwide. That means if you...
HTC 8X on Verizon

GDR2 for the HTC 8X on Verizon shows up on support page, could be coming soon

Sorry friends on AT&T, no GDR2 today for your Lumia 920. Instead we’ve got some good news for everyone on Verizon with the HTC 8X – GDR2 is coming soon for you. The little update that brings new features like FM radio support, improvements for Xbox Music and more is right around the corner....
The Expansys HTC 8X is now just £189.99

DEAL ALERT: Expansys UK drops the price of the HTC 8X to £189.99

Expansys UK has dropped the price of their hot-selling SIM free HTC 8X from £349.99 to just £189.99. You can choose between the classic Black or the California Blue. The £160.00 price cut includes free 3-5 day shipping. The 8X is HTC's flagship Windows Phone 8 offering. It features a 4.3-inch...
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GDR2 update available for the HTC 8x on AT&T

Quite the busy day so far. We’ve seen GDR2 updates rolling out for a handful of Lumia owners around the globe. Not to be forgotten, the HTC 8X on AT&T looks to be experiencing its own rollout. We’ve seen the 8X receive GDR2 over the past few weeks, but it’s time for AT&T to get some action...
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Sprint and HTC almost gave you a way to customize the HTC 8XT Windows Phone, but killed it due to money

HTC was working with US mobile operator Sprint to introduce a colour customisation tool for the HTC 8XT, according to The Verge's sources. The online personalisation service would enable consumers to add and change colours on the HTC Windows Phone, offering more options that help make the purchase...
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Deal alert: Verizon HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 928 free on contract (US only)

What do we love here at Windows Phone Central? A handful of things like reviewing new apps, learning secrets about the future of Windows Phone, and saving you money. Earlier today we showed you guys the deal over at AT&T to snag you some wireless charging plates. Now you can grab two free...

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