Windows 8 Phone Resources

by | Updated September 29, 2015 | General Technology, Windows

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying my new Windows 8 phone, and I wanted to take a minute to share some good resources I’ve found on these phones.  First, this comparison chart from WPCentral differentiates the features between the phones available today.

Windows 8 Phone Resources

One thing the chart doesn’t show is which carrier provides which Windows phone.  I switched from Sprint to Verizon, and with Verizon there were two options -> HTC 8x and the Lumia 822 (which has the same specs as the Lumia 820 listed above).

Windows Phone Verizon AT&T T-Mobile Sprint
HTC 8x X X X
HTC 8S No U.S. Carrier Support at present
Nokia Lumia 920 X
Nokia Lumia 820/822 822 820
Samsung ATIV S No U.S. Carrier Support at present

So what did I choose?  I went with the HTC 8x, and I’ve been very happy.  It’s so much lighter than my previous HTC Arrive from Sprint, I barely feel it in my pocket.  The cell network on Verizon is so much better than Sprint too – upgrading from 3G to 4G makes all of the web response times much snappier.

One cool feature I didn’t realize right away is that you can use the HTC 8x as a hotspot.  You can connect up to 8 guests through your phones data plan.  This way I don’t have to buy a separate wifi hotspot for when I’m on the go.  All in all this phone has just about any feature I’d want, plus it’s light, has a good camera and it’s on the best network.  Not much to complain about here.

Eric Newell

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