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The first Windows Phone 8-powered smartphones reach Best Buy, cheaper than the iPhone and Galaxy S III

Windows Phone 8 smartphones reach Best Buy, are priced lower than competitors like the iPhone, and G

By Anthony Garreffa from Oct 22, 2012 @ 6:35 CDT

AT&T's Windows Phone 8 handsets have reached Best Buy's pre-order list, with the Nokia Lumia 920 available in an assortment of colors for $149.99 on a two-year contract. Contract-free pricing for the Lumia 920 sets at $599.99.

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HTC's high-end Windows Phone 8X smartphone is also available for pre-order, available in indigo-blue for $99.99 on contract, and $599.99 outright. Best Buy aren't showing any shipping dates for both smartphones, stating they will "ship when available".

The Lumia 920 is priced quite well, at just $149.99 on a two-year contract, bettering the price offered by Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy S III which are both priced at $199.99 on two-year contracts.

NEWS SOURCES:Arstechnica.com


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