At the special event today in NYC, the Taiwanese firm HTC along with software giant Microsoft splashed the tech media world with two colourful Windows Phone 8 OS smartphone offerings -- the Windows Phone 8X and 8S. As a direct competitor to the newly launched Nokia Lumia 920, 820 handsets, HTC's new offspring also come packed with breath-taking specifications and innovative software features.
"We've been inspired by Windows Phone 8 to create new smartphones that give the platform the iconic design and personality it deserves," said Peter Chou, HTC's chief executive at the media event.
"Windows Phone has clearly emerged as one of the top mobile ecosystems and is competitive against any other smartphone platform in the world."
Let us take a look at the key specs of both the new smartphones individually.