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HTC Windows Phone 8X & 8S Price in Malaysia [Insider] [Updated]

We told you the price of HTC One X+ in Malaysia, now its time to do the same for the new HTC Windows Phone 8 smartphones as well.

The HTC Windows Phone 8X and HTC Windows Phone 8S availability are scheduled sometime end of November or early December, there may not be a launch event. Just to make it clear, we must say that the price revealed here are subject to change.

Details below.

HTC Windows Phone 8X

The HTC Windows Phone 8X is the HTC Windows Phone flagship smartphone. As some of you may already know, the HTC Windows Phone 8X will go on sale at the retail price of RM1799.

Specifications of the 8X below:

  • Display- 4.3 inch super LCD 2 touch screen with HD 720p resolution, Gorilla Glass 2
  • Operating System- Windows Phone 8
  • Processor- Qualcomm MSM8960 Snapdragon 1.5 GHz, Dual-core
  • Camera- 8 megapixel camera with auto focus, LED flash, 2.1 megapixel front camera
  • Memory- 16 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
  • Connectivity- Quad GSM/3G, HSPA,  A-GPS support and GLONASS, NFC, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1, microUSB
  • Others- microSIM, Beats Audio
  • Dimension- 132.35 x 66.2 x 10.12 mm, 130g
  • Battery- 1800 mAh

Not sure about Malaysia but HTC will make available the 8X in the colours of California Blue, Graphite Black, Flame Red and Limelight Yellow.

HTC Windows Phone 8S

For those who can’t afford the 8X or if you want to experience a Windows Phone 8 smartphone for the 1st time, the HTC Windows Phone 8S is a good choice. The 8S is expected to be priced at RM1099 RM999 in Malaysia.

Specification of the HTC Windows Phone 8S below:

  • Display-4 inch super LCD touch screen with WVGA resolution Gorilla Glass
  • Operating System- Windows Phone 8
  • Processor-Qualcomm S4 1 GHz, Dual-core
  • Camera-5 megapixel camera with auto focus LED flash
  • Memory-4 GB, 512 MB RAM
  • Connectivity- Quad GSM, Dual 3G, HSPA,  A-GPS support and GLONASS, WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.1, microUSB
  • Others- microSIM, Beats Audio, 7GB free SkyDrive storage
  • Dimension-120.5 x 63 x 10.28 mm, 113g
  • Battery- 1700 mAh

The HTC Windows Phone 8S should be available in the colours of Domino, Fiesta Red, Atlantic Blue and High-Rise Gray.

We will publish here if there are any official announcement from HTC Malaysia.

[Update 1]- Official: The Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be available in mid November 2012; and the Windows Phone 8S by HTC will be available in early December 2012. The price for the HTC Windows Phone 8S should be RM999.

Kugan is the co-founder of MalaysianWireless. He has been observing the mobile industry since 2003. Connect with him on Twitter: @scamboy

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