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Windows Phone 8 Handsets Announced So Far

Microsoft officially launched Windows Phone 8 today, and we happen to think it’s pretty darn good. Here’s a rundown of all the latest information we’ve got about the Windows Phone 8 handsets available from HTC, Nokia and Samsung very soon.

Note: We’ve listed the Aussie telcos for each device below, but keep in mind that you’ll also be able to purchase the phones outright at retail.

HTC 8X

Key specs: 1.5GHZ dual-core Qualcomm S4, 1GB RAM, 130g, 132.4mm x 66.2mm x 10.1mm, 1800mAh.

Australian carrier: Telstra

More: HTC 8X: This Flagship Windows Phone Packs A Big Screen In A Slim Package

HTC 8S

Key specs: 1GHZ dual-core Qualcomm S4, 512MB RAM, 113g, 120.5mm x 63mm x 10.28mm, 1700mAh.

Australian carrier: Telstra and Optus

More: Is The HTC 8S Good Or Just Good Enough?

Nokia Lumia 820

Key specs: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm S4, 1GB RAM, 160g, 123.8mm x 68.5mm x 9.9mm, 1650mAh.

Australian carrier: Optus and Vodafone

More: Lumia 820: A Windows Phone For The Rest Of Us

Nokia Lumia 920

Key specs: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm S4, 1GB RAM, 185g, 130.3mm x 70.8mm x 10.7mm, 2000mAh.

Australian carrier: Telstra exclusive at launch

More: Nokia Lumia 920 Hands-On: The Great Windows Phone Hope


Samsung Ativ S

Key specs: 1.5GHz dual-core Qualcomm S4, 1GB RAM, 135g, 137.2mm x 70.5mm x 8.7mm, 2300mAh.

Australian carrier: Optus

More: Meet Samsung’s Ativ S Windows Phone 8 Smartphone

We’ll keep you posted as we get additional information.