Microsoft has kick-started the festive season earlier with Windows 8 and a slew of new devices and is now continuing the momentum with its Windows Phone 8 mobile OS. With more WP8 smartphones launching this period, we round-up all things related to it. Rumors, news, reviews and more, we've compiled them all in this handy guide. Do bookmark this as we'll be constantly updating it. Let's take a quick look, shall we?
Although Nokia is Microsoft's major partner in delivering Windows Phone devices, the Redmond company chose the Windows Phone 8X by HTC as the signature device for its new mobile OS. We find out how it fares against the stiff competition in this review.
Looking for an affordable yet capable Windows Phone 8 device? The Nokia Lumia 820 might be the smaller sibling of the Lumia 920, but it comes with an agreeable 4.3-inch ClearBlack display, an 8-megapixel camera and all of Nokia's wireless charging accessories and software additions. Is it worth your attention? Let's find out.
The new Windows 8 OS is sort of an enigma to some users, with its colorful smart tiles and dual environments. With plenty of new features and even a Windows 8 Store full of apps, we collaborated with Microsoft to bring forth a PlayTest event in an effort to provide usage guidance, tips and tricks to first timers, hands-on with the latest Windows 8 devices and have their queries of the new OS answered.
We took the Nokia Lumia 920, its PureView technology, 8.7-megapixel sensor and f/2.0 Carl Zeiss lens for a nice walk to capture its photographic qualities. Here's the outcome!
The brand-new Nokia Lumia 920 makes its way to our labs almost a year after its Lumia 800 predecessor did. This time, the upcoming device wears proudly on its sleeve the newest Windows Phone 8 operating system and their PureView camera technology. Does it impress? Find out after the jump.
HardwareZone managed to get a quick hands-on with upcoming Windows Phone 8 duo from HTC, the 8S and 8X. As HTC puts it, these are part of a "joint franchise with Microsoft", so read on to find out more!
Looking to get the next Windows Phone 8 device when they come in November? Take a glimpse at what we feel are the top eight new features in WP8.
Microsoft has unveiled a host of platform features that will be coming to the new Windows Phone 8 operating system, including removable microSD card support, Nokia Maps technology, multi-screen resolution support, native NFC technology and resizing of live tiles on your start screen. Find out what else was shared at the Windows Phone Summit.