Sprint's very first Windows Phone 8 device from HTC available July 19th


Sprint has announced the availability of the carrier's very first Windows Phone 8 device, the HTC 8XT. This new Windows Phone device will be available for purchase starting July 19th.

"The wait is almost over! Beginning Friday, July 19 Sprint customers will be able to enjoy the highly anticipated first Windows Phone 8 device from Sprint, the HTC 8XT. Customers will appreciate access to the advanced features and capabilities of this device with the benefit of unlimited 4G LTE (available in select markets) data, text and calling to any mobile with no metering, no throttling, and no overages, all while on the Sprint network," Sprint revealed today.

The HTC 8XT features dual front-facing stereo speakers with a dedicated amplifier, an 8-megapixel main camera with auto-focus and LED flash, and a front-facing 1.6-megapixel camera. Here are the other specs of the new device from Sprint:

  • Qualcomm® Snapdragon 400 processor with 1.4GHz dual-core CPUs supporting 4G LTE
  • 1080p video capture
  • 1GB RAM, 8GB ROM memory
  • microSD memory card slot with support for up to 64GB memory cards,
  • Crisp 4.3-inch display,
  • WiFi, Bluetooth®, GPS support
  • Large 1,800mAh lithium-ion battery

The HTC 8XT will be available starting July 19th at Sprint. If you are on Sprint, you can finally enjoy a Windows Phone 8 device! Hit the source link to see the official press release from Sprint!

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