Tag: 8x

Honor 8X Review

I’ve had this phone for a while now, and I’ve released day-by-day video updates which will form the main part of this review. So, in the place of what you’d normally expect to find here, I’d first like to discuss the state of the smartphone landscape right now …

A week with the Honor 8X. Day 4 – The GUI

I had a think about this bit. I figured I could put a huge stack of images in and maybe write a load of text about how it all works… or, I could just do a video. It’s what the kids are doing now isn’t it eh? Perhaps …

A week with the Honor 8X. Day 3 – Strava and battery life!

I’ve performed a couple of tests today with the Honor 8X. The first is to check Strava. It’s an app I use a lot to track my exercise and, as you might know, I’ve had some issues with it working properly on Honor / Huawei kit. From what …

A week with the Honor 8X – Day 2. The camera.

Today I’ve been taking photos. I left the AI mode on for a lot of the images you’re about to see and, as it’s a dark and windy Autumnal day, there wasn’t a great deal of light to help. That AI system will magically take a look down …

A week with the Honor 8X – Day 1. A tour.

Only 5 days ago Honor revealed the 8X. We’ve already given you all the details about it but what’s it like to actually use on a daily basis? Well, to get that sort of information, I’d need one in my pocket every day. I’d need to be using …

Honor 8X unveiled. Everything you need to know.

Admit it, £229.99 is an amazing price for a smartphone like this. You can go ahead and buy one right now in either blue or black. It’s also going to be available from Three, Amazon, JLP, Very, Argos, AO and Carphone Warehouse. Specs-wise, you’re getting a 6.5″ 1080×2340 …

Another cheap Windows Phone – HTC 8X tumbles in price

This weekend I’ve seen a number of cheap Windows Phone devices. The Lumia 520 can be picked up on a Pay As You Go upgrade with Carphone Warehouse for just £59.95, meanwhile the HTC 8X has had a further price drop to £189.99 SIM Free (inc delivery). The …

Just how cheap can the HTC 8X get?

The HTC 8X is one of the nicest looking phones I’ve ever used, it is also one of the highest specified Windows Phone 8 devices around. Seemingly the only problem with it is that it isn’t made by Nokia. Over the last few months the price of the …

The Windows Phone 8 clearout continues – Deal HTC 8X

Various retailers are selling off their stock of Windows Phone 8 devices. It’s mainly HTC and Samsung stock as Nokia sales are still strong. You fancy some Windows Phone action? Fancy it it cheap? Fancy catching a HTC in the process? You dirty monkey. Right now Expansys have …

Otterbox Commuter Glacier case for the HTC 8X – Review

Another month has passed and I’ve gone and bought another Otterbox. This time it was for my HTC 8X which I have felt is increasingly becoming likely to be dropped.  Only because I’ve had  it for a few months now without much protection. Otterbox cases are pretty cool …

Deal – HTC 8X in blue or black

The HTC 8X is a great phone. I should know I’ve had one for the last six months and has barely left my side. The only problem with it is that it isn’t made by Nokia. UK online retailer Clove are having a clearout and they are currently …

Windows Phone 8X by HTC – available now on Three

Three have just sent out a press release stating the new Windows Phone 8X by HTC is now available on their UK network on both contracts and PAYG if that is the route you would like to go down. Available from £30 a month or £399.99 on PAYG …

HTC Windows Phone 8X Review

HTC have been making fantastic hardware for many years now, and when paired with a high quality operating system you really can get the ideal phone.  Microsoft have now announced the release of their new Windows Phone 8 operating system and this is at the heart of the …

Latest HTC Windows Phones and SIII Mini release dates

Come close. Closer. Closer still. Phew.. have you been eating onions? Anyway, we’ve got some news about the phones we’ve covered recently. First, the Android-powered Galaxy SIII Mini. The 4″ version of the SIII has a bit less power (dual core 1GHz CPU) and a slightly reduced camera …

Why I thought the HTC event yesterday was also pretty amazing

Sure, it wasn’t quite as amazing as the Nokia event, but pretty good none the less. Yesterday afternoon HTC announced their new Windows Phone devices. We initially thought there was going to be three devices, but they brought out two. The Window Phone 8X and the 8S. They …

HTC discuss the design behind the 8X and 8S

This afternoon HTC have announced the 8X and 8S and boy do they look nice. My decision over which Windows Phone 8 device to get has just got a lot harder. To possibly help you HTC have posted a video about the design behind the new phones. Here …

Hands on with the new HTC Windows Phone 8 devices

Ben Rudolph (the “Smoked by Windows Phone” guy) from Microsoft has posted a hands on video of the HTC 8X and 8S. We’re probably going to have to wait a while before we actually see one ourselves, so in the meantime make do with this. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MgJC91D9qlY