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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...
HTC 8X update GDR2

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...
HTC Design Studio

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...
Lumia 928

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...
Sprint HTC 8XT Windows Phone

Sprint HTC 8XT Windows Phone review

Windows Phone Central's full review of the Sprint HTC 8XT, the first new Windows Phone 8 device exclusive to the US carrier How does it go? "A long time ago, in a galaxy far away...." Granted Sprint isn't a galaxy far away but it's been some time since we've seen a Windows Phone sitting in the...
HTC 8X OTA

HTC updates the T-Mobile US 8X support page with new GDR2 info

Although we have yet to confirm that HTC and T-Mobile have begun to roll out the GDR2 OS update along with new corresponding firmware, we can tell you that it is imminent. HTC have now updated their support page for the device, specifically the US T-Mobile version, with information about the new...
HTC 8X bricked

HTC 8Xs locking up after GDR2 update? Numerous reports say yes

File this under anecdotal, but we’re getting a few complaints that the recent GDR2 OS update for Windows Phone on the HTC 8X (mostly unbranded) is causing the device to lock up, irrecoverably. From our forums, member Serdard notes “While listening to music, I got a message on WhatsApp and when I...
HTC 8XT on Sprint

Sprint HTC 8XT finally available for purchase, as Windows Phone returns to the carrier

Way back at the beginning of 2013, Sprint announced that they were returning to the Windows Phone fold with two new devices slated for release at a later time. Those devices, one from HTC and one from Samsung, were not revealed until months later, prolonging what has to be an endurance run for...
HTC 8X OTA

Exclusive: T-Mobile US HTC 8X to receive GDR2 OS update on July 22nd

It should be clear now that OEMs and partners have begun to roll out the second Windows Phone 8 OS update for the year, dubbed ‘GDR2’, to various devices. With the Samsung ATIV S and HTC 8X getting the update in the last 48 hours, it’s obvious that things are now moving. Earlier, we told you that...
HTC adds ability to delete temporary files on the 8X and 8S with latest OS and firmware update

HTC adds ability to delete temporary files on the 8X and 8S with latest OS and firmware update

One issue that has been bugging some users for a while now is the inability to delete temporary files on their Windows Phone 8 devices.  Nokia got around this by building in their Storage Check app and even Huawei is reportedly making an app to do the same. Now, after reports of the GDR2 (and...
HTC 8X

Some HTC 8Xs reportedly getting Windows Phone GDR2 OS update today

Windows Phone Central has begun to receive reports from users that their HTC 8X (UK Virgin Mobile and non-branded) are receiving updates today. The update, most likely a combo of firmware and the coveted GDR2 OS update (build 10327), will enable things like FM Radio, Data Sense (carrier dependent...
HTC 8XT

The wait is over: Sprint announces HTC 8XT availability for Friday, July 19th, for $150

Sprint just sent out press notifications that the HTC 8XT, Sprint’s first Windows Phone 8 device, will go on sale Friday, July 19th for $99 (after a $50 mail in rebate). The HTC 8XT will feature HTC’s “BoomSound” or in English, "dual front-facing stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier",...
Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 920

Nokia and HTC steal top spots at international design competition for Windows Phone efforts

Windows Phone 8 launched over half a year ago and the message was clear from both HTC and Nokia. Devices were going to be loud, colorful, and playful. They were to be an expression of the operating system they housed inside. The HTC 8X and Nokia Lumia 920 led the charge of premium handsets we...
HTC 8XT

Interested in Sprint and Windows Phone 8? Register now and let them know

We recently covered the Sprint and Microsoft announcement of two new Windows Phones heading to the US network - the Samsung ATIV S Neo and HTC 8XT. What we failed to provide you guys with was the registration link as Sprint has allowed potential buyers to register their interest in either product...
Sprint

Sprint announces two Windows Phone 8 handsets - HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo

Today Sprint and Microsoft outlined plans to launch two Windows Phone 8 handsets on the US network. The HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo will be packaged with Truly UnlimitedSM Sprint 4G LTE this coming summer. Both phones will be able to take full advantage of LTE speeds, offering consumers a rich...
Amzer Shellster ShellCase for HTC 8X

Review - Amzer Shellster ShellCase for the HTC 8X

The Amzer Shellster ShellCase isn't a stranger to Windows Phones. We took a look at the Amzer ShellCase for the Nokia Lumia 900 and found it to be a nice shell/holster combo.  The Shellster recently landed in the Windows Phone Central Accessory Store for the HTC 8X and we recently took it out for...
HTC 8X

Windows Phone 8X by HTC available for just $299 in Australia

The Windows Phone 8X by HTC (or just HTC 8X to the rest of us plebs) is the high-end device from HTC that runs Windows Phone 8. It launched last year and offers a premium experience for consumers with numerous features, including Beats Audio. A superb deal is on offer for those who reside in...
AT&T HTC 8X Update

Windows Phone update rolling through for the AT&T HTC 8X

A Windows Phone update is being pushed out for the AT&T HTC 8X but there's not much to go on as far as what the update accomplishes. The OS version remains at 8.0.10211.204 and the Firmware reads 1532.20.20100.502. The update only takes a few minutes to install and there isn't anything obvious...
Verizon rolls out minor firmware updates for HTC 8X, Lumia 822

Verizon rolls out minor firmware updates for HTC 8X, Lumia 822

We’re getting a few reports in today that Verizon has begun rolling out some tiny firmware updates for their HTC 8x and Lumia 822 smartphones.  Indeed we fired up an 822 to be greeted with a small update that took less than 5 minutes to install. So what’s news? Well, this appears to be a very,...
Verizon Wireless HTC 8X

Deal alert: Verizon Wireless HTC 8X for only $250

If you’re a Verizon customer and want a new Windows Phone right now you can’t go wrong with the HTC 8X. Forget any upcoming Lumia 928, you want a new phone today. If so, check out this crazy awesome deal for the 8X in black. With this $50 coupon, you can get the HTC 8X for Verizon Wireless for a...

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