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By Hanleigh Daniels 23 November 2012

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The smartphone review stork delivers our first Windows Phone 8 handset and its the signature device - HTCs Windows Phone 8X. Can it match its Android and iPhone rivals?
PROS
Gorgeous display eye catching design, most notably the back great camera. feels thinner than it actually is Beats Audio integration buttery smooth performance thanks to its dual-core CPU and 1 GB RAM as well as WP8 a lot more customisable than WP7 and Man
CONS
Windows Phone Store no match for App Store and Google Play for app selection. Little in the way of differentiating apps from HTC.
VERDICT
The HTC Windows Phone 8X provides a massive improvement over Windows Phone Mango devices, and is a worthy WP8 flagship smartphone from HTC. It sports a stunning design, an excellent display, impressive performance and a very decent camera.
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