HTC One X Review
HTC One X is HTC’s flagship model for early 2012. The device is made of a polycarbonate unibody, has a large 4.7-inch HD SuperLCD2 display (from the scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass 2) and a powerful 1.5 GHz quad-core processor which making it a true entertainment center, concerning gaming and watching videos. One X will get the new HTC Sense 4 interface which is integrated with Dropbox. HTC Sense 4 also has a feature with name Image Sense where there is collection of new camera images. With Pic-Video option you can simultaneously take a picture and record video. While you are recording a video you can only need the shutter button to take a picture.
For connectivity you can count on 3G/HSPDA, WiFi, HDMI and a 1.3-megapixel webcam. Furthermore, only 9 Android 4.0-millimeter thick device with 32GB of memory (not expandable) and an 8-megapixel camera with full HD video recorder. The Beats Audio technology provides perfect sound quality and data is transferred between devices using Bluetooth or NFC. Your iTunes music is also easily synchronize with the built-in HTC Sync Manager software (which is automatically installed on your computer and your phone should connect). The operating time of the depends on the degree of use.
There is support for Adobe Flash and HTML5 for a complete Internet experience is standard. The ‘Text Reflow’ functionality always rearranged all the text for you so that as wide as your screen, readable without left or right what falls away. The ‘Read later’ ensure that a copy of the Web is stored which you can read later offline. Through the active lockscreen you can easily launch your favorite apps via a flick of your finger (via four shortcuts, such as Facebook). The new multi-panel design of the HTC One X makes sure that you immediately see which apps you’ve used recently. And with three fingers to tap the screen, you automatically switch between the last two. Finally, large documents and files are easy sharing through the Dropbox integration and also from the Office apps you have direct access to Dropbox. HTC One X uses microSIM cards only. Simultaneously with the HTC One X – HTC One S and HTC One V are introduced.
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Dimensions and Weight
The high-end Android smartphone HTC One X has weight of 130 grams and dimensions of the smartphone are 134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm.
Call & Data capabilities
The HTC One X supports GSM 850, 900, 1800 and 1900 MHz networks. The One X have fast mobile internet with HSDPA and UMTS support. The speed of HSDPA removes the difference between home and move on. With the HTC One X you can send and received both text (SMS) and multimedia (MMS) messages. Thanks to the support email you can simply read your own emails. Vibrating alert and polyphonic or MP3 ringtones are of course standard.
The HTC One X has 32 GB (26 GB user-available) internal memory (Flash). There is no slot available for external memory.
You can transfer data via USB to transfer to and from your PC. The One X also has Bluetooth (for wireless communication with other Bluetooth devices like headsets) and WiFi (for wireless communication with home or small office networks).
With the HTC One X can both audio (MP3, eAAC +, WMA and WAV) and video (MP4, H.263, H.264 and WMV) files mobile listening and viewing.
The operation of the smartphone takes place on the device itself (touchscreen). HTC One X is equipped with 4.7 inches Super IPS LCD2 16M color (16,777,216 colors) Gorilla Glass screen with resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. Super LCD2 is an improved version which is more visible in bright light and this technology is less expensive than even brighter AMOLED, Super LCD is often used on smartphones.
The HTC One X runs on Google operating System Android 4.0. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is the first multi-platform version of Android which is designed for both smartphones and tablets. New version 4.0 include the PeopleSoft App (for a quick overview, including social network updates, a contact), Face Unlock (Protect your phone and unlock using facial recognition), Android Beam (fast exchange data via NFC by simply two NFC mobile phones against each other to keep) and a gauge (which have a record of how many MB you consume). Android 4.0 are also popular apps like WhatsApp and Angry Birds available in the Android Market.
HTC One X Pros
- Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support
- 21 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA
- 4.7″ 16M-color Super LCD 2 capacitive touchscreen of HD resolution (720 x 1280 pixels); Gorilla glass
- Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich with latest HTC Sense 4.0
- 1.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A9 CPUs, low-power companion core, ULP GeForce 2 GPU, Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset
- 1 GB of RAM and 32 GB of storage
- 8 MP autofocus camera with LED flash; face detection and geotagging
- 1080p and 720p video recording @ 30fps with stereo sound
- 720p front-facing camera for video-chat
- Wi-Fi b/g/n and DLNA
- GPS with A-GPS
- Stereo FM radio with RDS
- Accelerometer, proximity sensor and auto-brightness sensor
- Standard 3.5 mm audio jack
- microUSB port (charging) and stereo Bluetooth v4.0
- MHL TV-out (requires MHL-to-HDMI adapter)
- Smart dialing, voice dialing
- DivX/XviD video support
- HTC Locations app
- HTCSense.com integration
- HTC Portable Hotspot
- Office document editor
- Beats audio enhancements
HTC One X Cons
- No microSD card slot, no alternative options in terms of storage
- MicroSIM support only
- Incapable of 3G video calls without a 3rd party app
- No dedicated camera key
- Non-user-accessible battery
- Uninspiring image and video quality, video framing is tricky