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Introducing the Windows Phone 8X by HTC powered by Telstra 4G

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Posted on November 30, 2012

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Turns out the Nokia Lumia 920 isn’t the only Windows 8 Phone coming to Telstra 4G this Christmas!  To spice things up for Santa, we’re also bringing you HTCs first Windows Phone 8 smartphone – the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, it’s slim, colourful and built around an immersive 4.3 inch 720p HD screen that’s packed with colour and detail.

It’s compatible with our national 4G service and features built-in ‘Beats Audio’ technology that gives great sound quality listening to music, playing games or watching video.

The front camera features a wide lens that gives a broad picture area and the rear camera sports an 8 mega-pixel sensor with backside-illumination for improved low-light performance.

Its physical shutter button makes it quick and easy to capture spontaneous action, even if the phone is locked.

It runs Windows Phone 8 with rich features like Live Tiles that let you see at a glance everything that’s going on without even opening an app.

It will be available in Californian Blue and Graphite Black and Telstra customers can purchase the 4G-powered Windows Phone 8X by HTC online from 4 December (on a relevant Plan as described below) and in-store from 11 December (outright for $696, or on a Plan as described below).

Pricing and Plans

Consumer customers can purchase the Windows Phone 8X on the $60 Every Day Connect Plan with a $5 handset repayment per month (after using an included MRO Bonus) over 24 months which offers $600 worth of standard national calls and MMS plus unlimited text messaging to standard Australian numbers and 1GB of data for use in Australia.  Min cost over 24 months is $1,560 ($65/mth) (2 minute standard call $2.38, excess data usage $0.10/MB). Online sales will be available on 4 December by visiting www.telstra.com.au/8x.

Business customers can purchase the Windows Phone 8X on the $60 Business Performance Handset Plan with a $5 monthly handset repayment (after using an included MRO Bonus) over 24 months which offers $600 worth of standard national calls and MMS plus unlimited text to standard Australian numbers and 1GB of data for use in Australia.  Min cost over 24 months is $1,560 ($65/mth) (2 minute standard call $2.38, excess data usage $0.10/MB). Online sales will be available on 4 December by visiting: www.telstra.com/business/shop

For more information on Telstra 4G, head to: www.telstra.com/4g.

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