Technology and gaming content trusted in North America and globally since 1999
8,610 Reviews & Articles | 60,929 News Posts

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

Anthony Garreffa | Oct 22, 2012 at 6:35 am CDT (0 mins, 30 secs time to read)

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.

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

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.

Last updated: Apr 7, 2020 at 11:29 am CDT

NEWS SOURCE:arstechnica.com
Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

Related Tags