Update: Winner announced in our Windows Phone 8X by HTC contest

Ian Hardy

January 23, 2013 9:32pm

Update: This contest is now over. We’re thriller to announce that Facebook friend Stacey Dempsey has taken home the Windows Phone 8X by HTC!!

Digging Windows Phone 8? Then you might be up for participating in our latest contest. Up for grabs is the Windows Phone 8X by HTC! This little LTE-enabled beast comes with 4.3-inch 720p HD display, 1.5GHz dual-core processor, 8MP camera and a 2MP front-camera that shoots 1080p HD videos, Beats Audio and is only 10.2mm thin.

Interested? All that’s needed to enter this contest is either follow us and re-tweet this contest on Twitter (@mobilesyrup), “Like Us” on Facebook (Facebook.com/MobileSyrup), or join us on Google+. All current Facebook, Twitter, Forum members, and Google+ followers are automatically entered. This contest closes on January 31st and we’ll announce a winner shortly after.

Make sure to check out our review of the 8X here. Good luck to all who enter!

  • Miknitro

    I could use it for my wife as a replacement to her near dead one now.

    • Ron

      If you loved your wife you’d buy here a new phone! 🙂

    • Darth Paton


    • Eduardo

      Yes please!! I’d really like to give win8 a try!

      Good luck everyone.

    • Eduardo

      When will the winner be announced?

  • ASH

    Can I win once in my life for a change?

  • Kim DeCoste

    Would love a new phone…my ancient Blackberry Curve has more than overstayed it’s welcome

  • Jesse

    DUDE! I’ve been waiting forever for this contest! My mom needs a new phone and I’ve been thinking of this one, maybe this’ll be my lucky day.

  • kirilmatt

    I wouldnt mind a new phone!

  • Leo Conway

    would love to pickup a great in windows phone! Good Luck All

  • Scott Robertson

    nice phone

  • Chris

    Awesome, thanks MobileSyrup! BIG want! Few understand my deep love for WP haha! #nerd

  • Reolin

    Very nice phone. Good luck to all.

  • Tina Johnson

    I would love this!!

  • Chuckie


  • Cole Doyle

    Does anybody actually win one of these contests? I’ll believe you if I win

  • George

    me me me!!

  • Kashtin

    All I can say is….DO WANT!

  • Gill

    I really need this.


    My wifes phone just died & I cant afford to buy her another one so winning one would kick a*s. Help a brother out Ian & choose me to win please sir 🙂

  • EvanK

    What I would do for a WP8 handset… thanks MobileSyrup!

  • Carl

    I’ll like this!

  • ryan

    Yes please

  • Lirodon

    Its unlocked, right?

  • LJK

    You guys rock.

  • pauly

    Yes!!! Please

  • stacey dempsey

    I follow on twitter @roswello and tweeted and I follow on facebook google plus as stacey dempsey

  • Rafael

    liked, commented and shared….

  • Cody

    It’s my mom’s birthday in two weeks and she desperately needs a new phone to replace her worn out LG Keybo. Please, phone gods, make me the best son ever.

  • shubham lahoti

    just retweeted the contest shared ir one facebook
    +i on g+ shared on all my 5 pages on facebook anything more i can do plz tell me

    • Hadi

      I like to win this phone because its my first time to have such kind of phone

  • petertinh

    Great contest. Please give me a chance to win.

  • James

    I would love this phone. Windows Phone 8 is amazing.

  • TimH

    Well, sure, I’ll take one please!

  • Wia


  • William Pitcher

    Did anyone else look at the picture and just for a second think, “That phone is huge!” 😉

  • Christine Y

    I still have a flip phone – 6 years old – one of the first to have a camera!!! If there’s someone out there who needs a new phone… it’s me!!!

  • Doris Calvert

    Awesome follow on all your sites! thank you!

  • Joe


  • Ghulam shabbir

    I love it but i can ‘t afford it sorry

  • Sanjeev Kumar

    Please say my name… I m really mad for this phone….

  • Kedy

    Pls giv it 2 me pls pls pls

  • MattyMattMatt

    This is a sick phone. WP8, being so simple, ends up being very smooth.

  • sina

    i beg.

  • Natalie

    Maybe this time, I’ll be lucky….

  • Andy Kabasubabo Koni

    Like everyone, id love to win.
    Who wouldn’t want such as smooth experience.
    Good luck to Everyone, you deserve it as much as me

  • kayn

    I’ve become interested in dabbling in WP8 a little and this would give me that opportunity. All you have to do is choose me.

  • Rajath

    Wow..i have no hopes of winning cuz i havent won anything in my life!!! but this is sooo cool!!

  • Kezghan

    This is a great phone. Thanks Mobilesyrup!

  • Aleb

    The beats audio enhancement on this phone is insane!! I compared it with the Lumia 920 and is definitely a killer feature

  • uday

    I want this pls

  • K.R.Prabhakaran Nair

    The handy phone with sleek looks. My present to my girl in Harvard

  • Olanipekun AdEsEyE

    am gona give a try if I will be lucky to be a winner this time around

  • mohammed ibrahim

    i pray to be the lucky winner

  • jonesmali

    i need dat phone badly and i need it for my self and not for any one else,i just need a phone this period of time and m hoping on the wining please just help me out sir……………

  • Jason

    All the a*s kissing and phoney sob stories on this comment thread are hilarious. What people will do for free things. lol. You want it that bad… go buy it.

  • leye

    I will very happy if im lucy to win one. I ve never dream of having it in my life!

  • leye

    I will very happy if im lucy to win it. I ve never dream of it in my life!

  • Kristopher Davis

    I’d love to win but never do, my cereal boxes even come without the prize 🙁

  • Jonathan W.

    Here’s to hoping that I get one. And of course, congrats to whoever gets it in the end if it’s not me!

  • Hadi

    I actually need that phone wp8 b/cos i never met with a person that has type of phone its great

  • S2556

    Would love to win!

  • Md. Khezir Mahmud Khan

    I am say the true thing that i would not able to gave any phone to my loving wife by purchase so, if i get this i must gave her as surprised

  • IdowuOlamilekan

    And i love my mummy ooo and i want to buy her new phone

  • vi

    kg k

  • Boakye-Tenkorang Moses

    Nice one, wish i win it, would really come in handy at with the skydrive.


    ya just competing ya self but it’s wit me now….oooh! thanks lord.

  • kalpesh bhavar

    Far better than android kiddos. Awesome phone. It’s rocks

  • kalpesh bhavar

    Far better than android kiddos. Awesome phone. It’s rocks. Keep it up…….

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    u guyz hav lots of reali kool stufs…i hope i win smday…kip up d gud work

  • Aziz

    I like this content
    And i want x8 pone ya

  • Asif

    I wants chat with girls

  • Abba yusif

    I like it because its most womderful world.

  • nicasio gapasin

    Mobilesyrup, thank you

  • lucky

    thats superb

  • mean

    wow nice WP

  • wilson b.laihee

    nothing compares this new htc windows 8 phone.

  • Javier

    I whan

  • Maxwell

    .Nice window phone.

  • Maxwell

    NIce window phone,lov this.

  • Maxwell

    Nice one,I lov Windon phone.

  • kayfanny

    HTC WP8its a phone I’ve alwez iMagined owning possessing it’ld be a dream come true

  • Rajesh Singh

    I would like to have it in my pocket ASAP.

  • kayfanny

    HTC WP8 is a phone I’ve alwez iMagined owning possessing it’ld be a dream come true

  • Rajesh Singh

    Yss I wanna have it….

  • Rajesh Singh

    Looks gud, lets see its performance.

  • Mike

    i am in! Hope to win a Win Phone 8 for development reasons!

  • Anjani kumar anjana

    Great Phone as shows it feature and good combination of windows with htc. love it

  • Krishna

    Yep. I like the idea of a free gift. Shared, liked and following too!
    Good luck all of you!

  • skantha

    At least this one for me!

  • shaequionne

    I need a new phone badly

  • jimmy

    wish i could win this one.

  • mahesh prasad


  • mahesh prasad

    very nice phone

  • mahesh prasad

    nice phone

  • Anand Mahure

    nice Opportunity..

  • kenny

    I will be very happy if I can win one. I have always dream of winning one of this best phone one day

  • ridwan

    thanks to mobile syrup for this.i wish am the lucky winner of the phone

  • ridwan

    thanks to mobile syrup for this.i wish i could be the lucky winner of the phone

  • Wes

    Awesome, Gimme Gimme!

  • jason defty

    I would love this just got the kids New phone’s

  • guru

    awesome, i like it very much………

  • Baziliopwaili

    Iwill be very happey if i will win this big content….

  • Paul Gilbert

    Would love to have a smartphone running Windows 8. Desperately need a new phone.

  • Steeve Francillon

    My lucky day!

  • Himanshu

    It is seriously a nice phone. I would love it if I get it , but my luck has never been so great so I know that I should not have hope as it is certain that I am not the one to win this phone.

  • R.Michael Sanders

    Hopefully I win!!!

  • R.Michael Sanders

    Hopefully I win!

  • thinesh raja

    If I win,it is my first phone.

  • Matthew

    love to pair this with my new surface!!!

  • daredeshouka

    I would love to show this off! My LG Quantum is so slow and heavy and stuck on WP 7.5. GL everyone!

  • Jonah

    Really awesome contest. I’ve really liked how MobileSyrup gives each platform a fair shake when writings articles and reviews.

  • ender

    please !!!

  • sf735768

    Sounds good to me! I’d love to win one!

  • bill

    Want one please

  • rhythm kr barman

    luks 2b a gud fon wanna try it maself 1st

  • aviking

    The only way I am ever going to get a Windows phone is if it is given to me because I am not going to pay for one.

    So send it my way 😛

  • sunil gandhi

    wanted to see the smile on my daughter”s face.

  • Scott

    One of the small reasons why I love this website!!!

  • zinckey

    yeah baby!

  • Scott V.

    My Daughter is turning 16, she would love this.

  • Tushar Mehan

    Need this very badly…..
    will be so good if it gets mine…….

  • Vin

    Pick Me….Pick Me….

  • OMG BASEDGOD #taskforce #tybg

    Would love to try out WP8. Giving me this phone is a great step in that direction MS.

  • AznBoy00

    We all know that everyone wants one, so how about me 😀

  • gramz

    i won a free unlock code some time ago was really stupid

  • jermiah


  • Graham

    Very cool phone! Good luck everyone!

  • 1day

    Someday…remember..Someday i will WIN THIS PHONE

  • Brian J

    yes please, i would love to try a windows phone

  • mike gordon

    i need one. my last phone was junk (iphone 3GS) so many issues i shot it. seriously with a 300 win mag.

  • Jesse

    Would greatly love this at the moment!

  • Andrew

    I’d be willing to test the waters of Windows Phone with a freebie! 🙂

  • khaled


  • spades

    Would be an awesome upgrade!

  • Hel

    Pick Me! Pick Me!! Pick Me!!!

  • nekkidtruth

    This would seriously make my ridiculously crappy month.

  • Kirk

    This phone looks amazing! Good luck to everyone that is trying to win.

  • Cody

    Love HTC’s designs with WP. Thanks MS!

  • Maxwell


  • Kim

    I would love to win this, as I do not have any access to any phone..it would be great to have a phone…

  • Chris Rodgers

    I want one. I’ve never won any mobile devices.

  • Catherine Brown


  • Debbie Bashford

    fingers crossed

  • Stephanie M.

    Yes please!!!

  • Martin

    I’ll like this!

  • svik

    would love to win this

  • Gerald Johnson

    Could use a new phone

  • Lori Glebe

    Would use this phone

  • Patricia Johnson

    Could use a new phone

  • Garnet L

    I could use this!

  • bettyanne

    Happy Birthday to me!

  • Josee B

    This would be a great gift for my husband!

  • harry c

    thank u

  • Cindy P

    I follow and retweeted @cindylee137
    friend on Facebook Google+ and Pinterest
    Thanks I would so love to win a new phone

  • shane anderson

    wicked phone!

  • Stuart Roberts

    This is one amazing phone!

  • Rosa C.

    I would Love this phone please!

  • Rosa C.

    I would really LOVE this phone please!

  • Dorothy Pyefinch

    Looks SPECTACULAR! With four young grandson’s, I certainly would be able to shoot many video’s of them …

  • Nitin Kamra

    This will be perfect to get this for my b-day

  • Cuong Nguyen

    Wow… It’s so great!! 😛

  • Laura Feist

    I sure would like to win this

  • Laura Feist

    Love to win this

  • Laura Feist

    Yes I want this

  • Laura Feist

    Yes this would be nice

  • Richard Hall

    The only way is to win it.

  • swizzlerz

    retweeted. Ide like to have this phone.

  • Alexa Nernberg

    I would be thrilled to Win a Windows Phone 8X by HTC! Thanks for the opportunity to participate.

  • Michael

    I’d like this a lot. A lot.

  • daniel norr

    Love to win

  • cjworld

    This would be sweet to win !

  • Stephen Palmquist

    A great phone, I need a new one.

  • Michael

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  • thomas rusinak

    i am smartphoneless lovbe to win

  • thomas rusinak

    i am smartphonless…love to win!

  • Benji

    Man, here’s hoping this could replace my dead LG.

  • ryan f

    The new operating system looks amazing, and the phone looks very stylish and sleek. Love the new design.

  • william fraser

    like this!!!

  • Glenn Maguire

    pick me!

  • Frank

    now who wouldn’t want a new phone,

  • mak

    my sons birthday is comeing up and it would mean the world to him to get this phone we don’t have much money to buy him a new phone so please help

  • Lynne B

    This would be a great phone to win!

  • Rosemary Berndt

    I have a dinosaur phone, so I could really use a new phone.

  • Marlene V.

    I am a forum member (intensev5)

  • alex

    I would love to win this time. Eecially for windows phone 8

  • Elizabeth Handel

    Of course I want to win, doesn’t everybody. I haven’t got one so I need it more.

  • Patricia B

    Good luck everyone.

  • sabndeep kumar

    this is very good phone.this look and feature is very best.this phone useful very easy.internet speed very good fast.i like very much phone.

  • Susanne Feeley

    my partner could really use this phone

  • marc-andre taillefer

    i would like this

  • Melissa

    i want it, I never win anything.

  • Phani

    Living with Windows Phone 8 on the HTC 8X

  • William Mills

    Good Luck Everyone!

  • krupal shukla

    i like this phone & HTC as a company as well, they have launched product which are at par with apple.

  • Vish

    Does anyone actually know anyone that’s ever won a phone?

  • Damon Jacobs


  • Pat Drouillard

    would love to win

  • Richard Handel

    I would like to give this phone to my wife. Her birthday is also coming up.

  • nicola bechis

    i really wish i could win this, mobilesyrup is really nice to hold competitions like this

  • laura feist, mrs

    love to win this device

  • Craig gage

    Wow…. my lids would be so jealous

  • Andrew Ostaszewski

    Would love to get one of these







  • Ann

    Let us have some fun! Love HTC!

  • Ann

    Contests are fun esp when you win htc phone baby! Thanks for the fantastic contest!

  • Tomasz

    Ohhhohhh gimmee

  • B.F.


  • Betty S

    I have never had my own phone so this would be great

  • D.Nagaraja Rao

    Wooooooooh Waaaaaaav

  • Sumeet

    Entered again..

    • Sumeet

      Not sure if contest is open to India.

  • Frank

    Yes I need this. This would be my first time winning anything.

  • squirrel_masher

    Hope I made the contest deadline

  • Laurie Cockburn

    I’ll keep my fingers and toes crossed

  • Vince

    Oh YES!! I’d KILL for one of these!! j/k 😉

  • GonePro

    i want it but i know i wont win it 🙁

  • Paul

    I upgraded my phone but my wife’s phone has a sticky main key so winning this new phone would be awesome, and put me in the good books!

  • mola

    Me please