Verizon is just about to pick up the Windows Phone 8.1 updating pace at last.
For now, the much older, far less popular and, we’re presuming, much laggier HTC Windows Phone 8X has an 8.1 deadline. A vague one, granted, but it’s clearly better than nothing.
Impressively, once the 8X moves to WP 8.1 in “late October”, the 4.3-incher is going to be officially supported for two full years.
November 2012 saw the thing roll out, with pre-loaded WP 8, a 720p screen, dual-core 1.5 GHz CPU and 1 GB RAM, so manufacturers of Android-running hardware should probably take note. HTC included.