Just a moment ago, we reported that Verizon branded HTC Windows Phone 8X has gone up for pre-order. Alongside the HTC 8X, the new Nokia Lumia 822 is also now available for pre-order from the Verizon Store online. Pricing is set at $99.99 on a two-year contract after a $50 mail-in-rebate. Off-contract price is $449.99. AT&T has the Lumia 820 for $49, and with no rebate needed.
HTC 8X or Lumia 822?
Well, the Nokia Lumia 822 has some nice features going for it. It comes with 4.3-inch ClearBlack OLED WVGA display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor & 1GB RAM, (same as the HTC 8X), 8MP rear camera with Carl Zeiss Tessar lens & Wide angle lens f/2.2, 1.2MP front facing 720p HD camera, 1800mAh removable battery, 16GB of integrated storage, removable storage up to 64GB (no microSD card slot for HTC 8X), and a suite of pre-installed Nokia apps – Nokia Drive, Nokia City Lens, Nokia Music and many more. Of course, it will ship with Windows Phone 8 OS and it will be served the carrier’s 4G LTE network.
So, in case you want to get your hands-on the Nokia Lumia 822, hit the below link to pre-order it from Verizon. It will be sold in grey, white and black and will ship by November 13.