Sprint has announced two Windows Phone 8 running devices - HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo which will be priced at $99.99 and $149.99 respectively on two years contract. HTC 8XT will be coming with HTC BoomSound, Front dual stereo speakers, and Beats Audio. It features 4.3 inch display, 1.4 GHz Dual core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1 GB RAM, 8 GB internal memory, microSD card slot, 8 MP rear camera, 1.6 MP front camera, 4G LTE and 1800 mAh battery.
“We know our customers are anxious to get their hands on these Windows Phone 8 smartphones, HTC 8XT and ATIV S Neo,” said Fared Adib, senior vice president-Product Development, Sprint. “Without a doubt, they will rival any smartphone on the market today. Our customers will appreciate being able to use them all day, every day without worrying about overages or data caps.”
We are excited to be bringing the most personal smartphone experience to Sprint customers this summer,” said Terry Myerson, corporate vice president, Microsoft Windows Phone Division. “With compelling hardware from HTC and Samsung, coupled with unlimited 4G LTE from Sprint, these Windows Phones will offer the complete package.”
“Inspired by the design that won the prestigious ‘red dot award: product design 2013,’ the new HTC 8XT brings a truly crafted smartphone with brilliant color, soft-to-the-touch texture and tapered design to be comfortable in the hand,” said Mike Woodward, president North America, HTC Corporation. “A pleasure to hold and a pleasure to hear, the front-facing stereo speakers are a first for a Windows Phone and deliver sounds that demand to be heard.”
“Samsung is committed to offering smartphones across a variety of platforms and the rich Windows Phone 8 experience on the ATIV S Neo is a testament to this effort,” said Kevin Packingham, Samsung Mobile chief product officer. “The ATIV S Neo makes it easy to stay in-the-know while connecting with friends, family and colleagues, through new sharing features and powerful productivity applications.”
Whereas, Samsung ATIV S Neo will be coming with 4.8 inch HD display, 1.4 GHz Dual core processor, 1 GB RAM, Card slot, 8 MP rear camera, 19 MP front camera, NFC, 4G LTE and 2000 mAh battery. No exact availability dates has been enclosed but can pre-register here.