HTC has today revealed the latest update to its top-range Windows Phone 8 handset, dubbed the HTC 8XT, the new handset will feature pretty much the same specs as the HTC 8X, but it will also add the company’s BoomSound technology as well as front-facing stereo speakers.

Alongside which it will also include a 4.3 inch screen, which has dropped from HD to 800 x 480, although the cameras remain more or less the same, with an 8 megapixel camera on the back and a slight decrease to a 1.6 megapixel front facing camera, compared to the 2.1 megapixel snapper in the 8X.

Alongside which the phone also features a 1.4GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 chipset with 1GB of RAM, an upgrade from the 1.5GHz Qualcomm CPU.

4G LTE will also be included with the phone (only announced for the US Sprint version so far, as well as 8GB in-built storage, Beats Audio technology, 1,800mAh battery and expandablity up to 32GB with a microSD card.

The HTC 8XT will be available in the US for $99 on contract, however it is yet to be confirmed for any other territories.

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