HTC's Windows Phone 8X is due to be released on November 2nd in Switzerland. Switzerland will be one of the first countries to get the new device, with Orange being the first network to supply it. The 8X will be free on contract, with tariffs starting at around £56. The UK will follow with a release on November 5th, and then the US on November 14th on both AT&T and T-Mobile.
The HTC Windows Phone 8X packs a 4.3-inch super LCD 2 Gorilla Glass display (1280x720 resolution), a Qualcomm S4 1.5 GHz dual-core CPU, 16GB of internal memory, 1 GB of RAM, a 2.1-megapixel camera on the front with an ultra-wide angle lens and 1080p recording, an 8-megapixel camera on the rear with a 28mm lens and f/2.0 aperture, and a 1,800 mAh battery.
The device is set to take on the Lumia 920 which is Nokia's latest flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone.