Windows Phone 8 finally coming to Sprint with new HTC, Samsung models

sprintwindows11The long wait is finally over for Sprint customers wanting to use Windows 8. The carrier announced today that it will offer two Windows Phone 8 devices this summer: the HTC 8XT and Samsung ATIV S Neo.

The smartphones will be available with Sprint’s Truly Unlimited Plan, which gives users unlimited 4G LTE data use with no overage charges.

The new HTC device will cost $99.99 with a two-year contract. The 8XT features an 4.3-inch WVGA display, 1GB of RAM and 8GB of storage, along with an 8-megapixel camera on the back and 1.6-MP lens on the front.

The Samsung ATIV S Neo is slightly bigger with a 4.8-inch HD screen and shares very simliar specs with the HTC phone. It will go for $149.99 with the contract.

You can pre-register to purchase the phones here.

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  • Guest

    Good news. But the WP team just isn’t keeping pace with either Google or Apple. In fact they’re lack of productivity is bordering on ridiculous. It’s certainly insufficient to win against Apple or especially Android/Google.