iPhone 5 competitor HTC Windows Phone 8

For better or for worse, the iPhone 5 reveal has come and gone. Opinion on the new Apple smartphone is mixed; some call it a major upgrade to its predecessor, the iPhone 4s, while others think that Apple didn’t try hard enough.

The good news for people not happy with the iPhone 5 is that there are other phones to check out that may have the specs that you’re looking for. And today, we’ve got a crop of new Windows Phone 8 smartphones from HTC that should satisfy your tech-news cravings.

iPhone 5 competitor HTC Windows Phone 8

According to reports these new phones will be Windows Phone 8 counterparts of their Android-powered HTC One series. The HTC 8S will be the mid-range device while the HTC 8X and the HTC 8V will be taking over the premium and entry level slots.

Here are the rumored specs shared by Yugatech:

HTC 8X “Zenith”:
4.7″ HD Super LCD 2 display
8 megapixel camera
Dual-core Snapdragon S4
NFC
42Mbps HSPA+

HTC 8S “Accord”:
4.3″ HD Super LCD 2 display
8 megapixel camera
1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 (MSM8960)
8GB or 16GB + microSD
1GB RAM
NFC
42Mbps HSPA+

HTC 8V “Rio”:
4.0″ WVGA display
5 megapixel camera
Dual-core Snapdragon S4 (MSM8227)
512MB RAM
14.4Mbps HSPA

According to rumors, the 3 devices are headed to the United States via T-Mobile and should be launched in an HTC even next week.

Ready to forget the iPhone 5 or the Galaxy SIII? Do any of the new Windows Phone 8 smartphones from HTC appeal to you? Share your thoughts in the comments below!


1 COMMENT

  1. While being fine hardware these HTC phones suffer the handicap of running WP8. Sorry. It’s a no.

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