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India: The Windows Phone 8 HTC 8S is now available

If you are from India and you’re looking for a pocket-friendly Windows Phone 8 device, then let me tell you about the HTC 8S. Yes, this is the smaller and cheaper brother of the HTC 8X and it is now available in India. This is also the HTC’s latest attempt to bring you a pocket-friendly device but one that is running on the latest Microsoft OS for mobile the Windows Phone 8. This is now available via online retailers in India, the device is priced at $353.81 or Rs 19,359 and it comes in with one-year warranty.


HTC had confirmed earlier that the Windows Phone 8 HTC 8S would become available for release last November. However, there are hardly any retailers with this particular device with actual stocks. The HTC 8S comes in with matte finish and is now available in Fiesta Red and Atlantic Blue variants. It comes in with 4” LCD and is protected with the strong Gorilla Glass.

Faisal Siddiqui (HTC India’s country head) said: “Windows Phone has clearly emerged as one of the top mobile ecosystems and is competitive against any other smartphone platform in the world,” he also added “We are confident that the iconic design and incredible innovation of the Windows Phone 8S by HTC will help consumers fully realize the potential and lifestyle benefits offered by these smartphones”.

While the new Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 OS platform is picking up, it is in great need of some serious apps. The applications on the said platform seem to be of a higher standard as opposed to the Android OS. Sadly, this OS lacks popular games and even social networking options in the like of Instagram.

If you are looking for a budget-friendly Windows Phone 8 handset, then the HTC 8S is for you.

India, are you ready for the HTC 8S?

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