Sprint Plans Its First Two 4G LTE Windows Phone 8 Devices

This summer, Sprint will be launching a pair of handsets running Windows Phone 8 that will feature 4G LTE capabilities with the company’s Truly Unlimited Sprint 4G LTE plan, which has no caps on talk, text, or web, including no throttling or metering. The handsets in question are the HTC 8XT and the Samsung ATIV S Neo, which will cost $99.99 and $149.99 respectively with a new line or two-year contract and a $50 mail-in rebate reward card.

The HTC 8XT features a 4.3-inch display with a 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 400 processor, 1GB of RAM, 8GB of onboard memory (with another 64GB via a microSD slot), 4G LTE, WiFi, Blutooth, and GPS. The 8MP rear-facing camera sports autofocus and an LED flash as well as a 1.6MP front-facing camera. The device also features dual front-facing stereo speakers that are equipped with a dedicated amplifier.


The 4.8-inch Samsung ATIV S Neo has a 1.4GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 4G LTE, WiFi, and 8MP (with LEd flash) rear- and 1.9MP front-facing cameras. The device includes ATIV BEam for NFC-enabled sharing with other Windows 8 and Android devices.