HTC 8S not to be launched in US: official


New York: Those who are looking for a change from iOS or Android interface, Windows Phone 8 is a great operating system for them to switch on.

Though, Nokia was the first to actually launch Windows Phone 8 devices, but Taiwan’s HTC has also launched two devices with the operating system, namely the HTC 8X and HTC 8S.

The HTC 8X is considered the flagship device while the 8S is slightly low end model. HTC 8X is already being sold and can be bought from multiple carriers in US, but for some reason the HTC 8S is not being offered in the country.

The Taiwan’s smartphone maker has officially confirmed that they have no the launch 8S in the US market.

“The Windows Phone 8X by HTC is our signature Windows Phone available at AT&T, T-Mobile and Verizon Wireless in the U.S. With our focus on the Windows Phone 8X by HTC, the Windows Phone 8S is not currently planned for distribution in the U.S. market,” The Driod Guy quoted an official HTC statement.

The report says the move seems to be the price point at which other Windows Phone 8 devices were launched at.