HTC has recently announced two new smartphones running Microsoft Windows Phone 8. Yes, Microsoft is still in the business of smartphone operating systems and they are competing against iOS, Android, and BlackBerry.
The 8X is a high-end smartphone and the 8S is similar, but slightly less powerful and less expensive (and it lacks a front-facing camera).
How will Microsoft position their new Mobile OS?
How quickly will we see mobile apps for Windows Phone 8?
These Windows 8 smartphones from HTC are joined by others such as the Samsung ATIV S, the Nokia Lumia 920 and 820, and others.