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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?

  • The best1 Windows HTC phone
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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
Network 4G: Available (doesn't support Indian bands)
3G: Available

Design

Size Compare
Dimensions 132.08 (H) x 66.04 (W) x 9.91 (T) mm
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9.91 mm
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9.0 mm
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4.7 mm
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Weight 140 grams
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140 grams
Average in group
146 grams
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75 grams
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Build Material Case: Plastic
Colours

Display

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51%
Average in group
65%
Best in this group
99%
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Screen Size
4.3 inches
Screen Resolution
480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density
217 ppi
Poor
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217 ppi
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294 ppi
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801 ppi
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Display Type
TFT
Touch Screen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Performance

Average
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48%
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48%
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99%
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Chipset Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 MSM8230
Processor
Dual core, 1.4 GHz
Below Average
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Dual core, 1.4 GHz, Chipset: Qualcomm MSM8230 Snapdragon 400
Average in group
Quad core, 1.5 GHz, Cortex A7, Chipset: MediaTek MT6589T
Best in this group
Quad core, 2.3 GHz, M1 Mongoose + Quad core, 1.6 GHz Cortex A53, Chipset: Exynos 8 Octa 8890
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Graphics
Adreno 305
RAM
1 GB
Good
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1 GB
Average in group
1 GB
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6 GB
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Storage

Very Good
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87%
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87%
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99%
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Internal Memory
8 GB
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8 GB
Average in group
8 GB
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256 GB
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Expandable Memory
Up to 64 GB

Camera

Very Good
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72%
Average in group
67%
Best in this group
99%
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Main Camera

Resolution
8 MP
Good
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8 MP
Average in group
8 MP
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24 MP
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Sensor
Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)
Flash
LED Flash
Image Resolution 3264 x 2448 Pixels
Shooting Modes Burst mode
Camera Features
Digital Zoom, Touch to focus
Video Recording
1920x1080 @ 30 fps

Front Camera

Resolution
1.6 MP
Below Average
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1.6 MP
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2 MP
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16 MP
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Battery

Average
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41%
Average in group
64%
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99%
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Capacity
1800 mAh
Type Li-ion
Talktime
Up to 14 Hours(2G)

Network & Connectivity

Network Support
4G (doesn't support Indian bands), 3G
SIM 1
4G Bands:
FD-LTE 1900(band 25)
2G Bands:
CDMA 1900 / 2000 / 800 MHz

3G Speed:
EV-DO category Rev. A3.1 Mbit/s ↑

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11, a/b/g/n, Dual antennas
Wi-Fi Features
Mobile Hotspot
Bluetooth
v4.0
GPS
with A-GPS
USB Connectivity
USB 2.0, Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Multimedia

FM Radio
No
Loudspeaker
Audio Jack 3.5 mm

Special Features

Other Sensors Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass

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4 Expert Reviews for HTC 8XT

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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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