HTC and Microsoft have today launched two new Windows Phone 8 devices named the 8X and 8S, with the usual Beats Audio technology and a design that looks like it has been made by Nokia.

The Windows Phone 8X will launch in a variety of colors including California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow.

Alongside it;s iconic design the phone will also of course include Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating system, alongside which there is a front-facing camera that is 2.1 megapixels with a f/2.0 aperture and 88° ultra-wide angle lens, which will also support 1080p video capture.

There’s also an 8mp CMOS sensor on the back, with backside-illumination, an f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens and dedicated imaging chip, which can all be controlled from the dedicated shutter button on the side which can be used to take pictures quick and easy even when the phone is locked.

ultra-wide angle front-facing camera that allows up to four people and more to be captured at once. It also supports 1080p video capture. The rear camera sports an 8mp CMOS sensor with backside-illumination (BSI) for improved low-light performance, along with an f/2.0 aperture, 28mm lens and a dedicated imaging chip. A physical shutter button makes it quick and easy to capture spontaneous action, even if the phone is locked.

As mentioned before the 8X also includes Beats Audio, with a unique audio amplifier which powers the 3.5mm audio jack on the top and the speaker inside, which iis used to boost the audio signal for a better sound.

The 8X also features a 4.3 inch HD super LCD 2 screen which comes protected with Gorilla Glass 2, the 8X will be available from November from more than 150 carriers in 50+ countries which include:

United States: AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless.

Europe: Orange, O2 Telefonica, MTS, Three UK, T-Mobile, and Vodafone.

Asia-Pacific: Chunghwa Telecom, Optus, Singapore Telecommunications Ltd (Singtel), Smartone, Telstra and Vodafone Australia.

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