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Key Features

  • Windows Phone v8
  • Performance



  • Display



  • Camera



  • Battery

  • 8 GB + 64 GB Expandable
  • Does not support Indian bands
  • No FM Radio
  • Lightweight (140 g)
  • Slim (9 mm thickness)

What makes HTC 8XT unique?

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Buy For

  • Superb display
  • Good processor
  • Nice camera
  • Good internal memory

Beware Of

  •  None

A Decent and Smart Windows 8 device

HTC 8XT featured 4.3 inch HD display with 480*800 resolutions having capacitive touchscreen with 16M colour depth. It is powered by 1.4 dual-core Qualcomm snapdragon 400 processor with 1GB RAM and 8GB ROM. Device runs on Windows Phone 8 platform which gives this phone a sharp graphic display and good user interface.

 
Device is also featured with 8MP camera having 3264*2448 pixels with autofocus, LED flash light, Geo tagging, touch focus and front camera with 1.6 MP. It also gives the 8GB internal memory with expandable upto 64GB.
 
In connectivity, device packs with 4G, GPS,bluetooth, Micro USB. For good performance HTC  featured it with 1800 mAH battery.
 

Verdict

HTC 8XT is a Windows Phone 8 device with a complete set of features. The device has been priced aptly in order to compete with Android phones and Windows powered phones from the Nokia Lumia series. If you are looking for a Non-Android smartphone, this could be an optimal choice.

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HTC 8XT Specifications

General

Brand HTC
Model 8XT
Operating System Windows Phone v8
SIM Slot(s) Single SIM
Box Contents Handset, Battery, Charger, Earphone, USB Cable, User Manual, Warranty Card

Performance

Good
Performance compared to
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53 /100
Average in group
29 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Processor
Dual core, 1.4 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400
Average
Processor compared to
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Dual core, 1.4 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400
Average in group
Dual core, 1 GHz, Chipset: MediaTek MT6572
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.1 GHz, ARM Cortex A57 + Quad core, 1.5 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Exynos 7 Octa 7420
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Graphics
Adreno 305
RAM
1 GB
Good
RAM compared to
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1 GB
Average in group
512 MB
Best in this group
4 GB
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Storage

Outstanding
Internal Memory
8 GB
Good
Internal Memory compared to
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8 GB
Average in group
4 GB
Best in this group
256 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 64 GB

Display

Average
Display compared to
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This Device
41 /100
Average in group
43 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Screen Size
4.3 inches
Screen Resolution
480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density (sharpness)
217 ppi
Basic
Pixel Density (sharpness) compared to
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217 ppi
Average in group
234 ppi
Best in this group
803 ppi
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Display Type
TFT
Screen Protection
Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera

Very Good
Camera compared to
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72 /100
Average in group
50 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Main Camera
8 MP, Auto focus, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Very Good
Main Camera compared to
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8 MP
Average in group
5 MP
Best in this group
50 MP
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Flash
LED
Zoom
Digital Zoom
Camera Features Geo tagging, Image Viewer, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 @ 30 FPS, Recording Formats: MP4
Front Camera
1.6 MP
Average
Front Camera compared to
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1.6 MP
Average in group
1.3 MP
Best in this group
13 MP
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Battery

Good
Battery compared to
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47 /100
Average in group
55 /100
Best in this group
99 /100
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Capacity
1800 mAH, Li-ion
TalkTime
Up to 14 Hours(2G)

Connectivity

Operating Frequency CDMA 1900 / 2000 / 800 MHz
FD-LTE 1900(band 25)
GPRS
No
EDGE
No
3G
EV-DO , Rev. A 3.1 Mbit/s
4G
(doesn't support Indian bands)
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Dual antennas, Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4.0, A2DP
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
USB Port, USB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0
More Connectivity
Computer sync, NFC, OTA sync, Tethering,

Design

Compare Size
Touch Screen
Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
Weight
140 grams
Good
Weight compared to
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140 grams
Average in group
137 grams
Best in this group
71 grams
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Dimensions
132.08 x 66.04 x 9.91 mm
Very Good
Dimensions compared to
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9.91 mm
Average in group
9.90 mm
Best in this group
4.7 mm
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Colours

Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Light sensor, Proximity sensor

Multimedia

FM Radio
No
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm
Audio enhancements Beats Audio

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4 Expert Reviews for HTC 8XT

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  • HTC 8XT Review
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    31 Jul 2013 | phonearena

    The HTC 8XT is Sprint’s first Windows Phone 8 device, but despite the extra letter the 8XT isn’t necessarily an upgrade to the 8X we liked last fall. While visually similar, there are some significant changes, such as the addition of BoomSound speakers and a downgrade in display resolution. In an increasingly crowded lineup, can the 8XT survive on Sprint?......

  • HTC 8XT (Sprint)
    Joe Osborne, Associate Reviews Editor
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    09 Aug 2013 | laptopmag

    HTC turned heads last year with the 8X, a device that championed Windows Phone 8 on AT&T, Verizon and T-Mobile with impressive hardware inside and out. Nearly a year later, HTC is set to crane necks once again with the 8XT. Available exclusively on Sprint for $99, the 8XT improves upon HTC\'s winning design in several ways with features such as HTC BoomSound. However, HTC made some compromises to keep the 8XT in a midrange price. Find out whe...

    Pros: Comfortable soft-touch design; Expandable storage; Standard-setting audio performance; Respectable battery life

    Cons: Low-resolution screen; Mixed camera performance; Limited and slow LTE data; Windows Phone still without key apps

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