Verizon starts taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 822 ($99.99) and HTC 8X ($199.99) tomorrow

Verizon will start taking pre-orders for the Nokia Lumia 822 and the HTC 8X at 1 AM ET. Both Windows Phone 8 devices will be in stores “by Thanksgiving”, whatever that means. No actual dates have been announced, but stay tuned long enough and someone’s bound to leak those.

The Lumia 822 can be yours for $99.99 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) with a new two-year contract. It will be sold in black, white, and grey.

Unlike AT&T, Big Red will only sell one version of the HTC 8X, the one with 16 GB of integrated storage. It will go for $199.99 with a new two-year contract. It will be out in blue, red, and black – and the latter two of those are Verizon exclusives.

Also exclusive to Verizon is built-in wireless charging support for the HTC 8X, possibly of the Qi variation.

Joining these two Windows Phones on Verizon before the end of the year will be the Samsung Ativ Odyssey, but no other details have been made public yet.

Author: Vlad Bobleanta

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