GB free SkyDrive storage.
The camera, though a par-for-the-course 5 megapixels, renders extraordinarily clear photos and videos. But, given that the software comes with considerable business functionality, it is surprising that the phone doesn’t come with a front camera—so essential for video-conferencing, an increasingly popular mode of business communication.
Overall, though, the flaws of the phone and software are either minor or easily fixed. At R18,849, HTC’s Windows Phone 8S is a good phone to buy if you want something new by way of design and software.
Estimated street price: Rs 18,849