HTC is all set to give a tough fight with the other smartphones in the Windows Phone mobile segment. With the newly announced Windows phone HTC 8S, the Taiwanese mobile manufacturer is hoping to conquer the mid-range smartphone market globally in a big way. There was no official word in regards to exactly when HTC’s Windows Phone 8 flagship phone will hit the market. As per source reports, the device is expected to roll out in mid-November. Currently, HTC has unveiled the latest HTC 8S pictures on their official websites. The device is expected to be available in outstanding colour shades which will assure eye catching and playful looks. The main highlights of this device are its latest Microsoft Windows OS, high performing battery backup and studio-quality sound and entertainment. As yet there has been no confirmation regarding the HTC 8S price in India; the HTC fans will still have to wait for some days.
The device looks good with a distinct youth appeal. Taking a look at the display, the smartphone provides a sharp and crystal clear view with its 4 inch wide S LCD2 capacitive touchscreen display along with a screen resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and 16M colour combination. With its wide display screen of 233 ppi pixel density, the users can view their favourite videos with great clarity. The display is also installed with a protective Corning Gorilla glass display to assure scratch resistance and high durability. The phone has good storage memory and comes with an internal user memory of 4GB. In addition, the user can also expand the memory up to 32GB as it comes with an external microSD supported memory slot. The device is also equipped with 512 MB of RAM to ensure good performance. The HTC 8S brings with it good times for photography lovers; the device is integrated with a 5 megapixels camera which has a high-end resolution of 2592 x 1944 pixels. With its smart camera features like autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, the users can capture high quality images and videos even in low light conditions. The camera is also capable of shooting HD videos with 720 pixel resolution at 30fps. The user can make use of the video calling feature to talk to their friends and family members with its front facing secondary camera.
Looking at the HTC 8S features, it is revealed that the handset provides high sound quality with Beats Audio facility so that the users are assured the best entertainment while listening to music or watching videos. It will also provide good fun as it comes with an inbuilt music and video player that supports multiple file formats. The smartphone is powered with a 1700mAh capacity Li-Po standard battery which is capable of providing good talk time and standby time to the users. Other features included in the smartphone are multi touch screen, SNS integration, 7GB free SkyDrive storage and document viewer support. The device also comes with sensor features such as an accelerometer sensor, gyro sensor, proximity sensor and G sensor.
As we know, the device runs on Microsoft Windows Phone 8 operating system supporting with a Dual-core 1 GHz Krait processor, Adreno 225 graphic processor and Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset. The handset comes with messaging features and includes SMS, Push Email, MMS and instant messaging. The smartphone is endowed with connectivity features like EDGE, GPRS, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP, EDR, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n.