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HTC One X Hands-on Review

0. phoneArena 26 Feb 2012, 17:15 posted on

The HTC One X – a smartphone that has been teasing Android fans for so long, has finally landed in our hands for us to check out. And the excitement surrounding this device is well justified, given that it flaunts the specs of a true high-end Android device. Here we have an HD display, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and all that sprinkled with a dose of Sense 4.0 on top...

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posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:16 4

1. Birds (Posts: 1171; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


YES FINALLY TOOK YOU LONG ENOUGH PHONEARENA!!!!!!!!!!!!!

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:19 4

3. Mario1017 (Posts: 336; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


how did it take PA long enough when the phone was shown for the first time today....

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:29 1

5. Birds (Posts: 1171; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Lol Because it just did ok!!!! I was just excited to hear there opinion. Quitcho bitching. Damn... Commenters these days. Can't type anything without some idiot bitching down your throat....

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:43 4

13. Birds (Posts: 1171; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


I was complaining because PhoneArena went to the lg booth first instead of HTC. lol I was kidding about it dude. You PhoneArena followers lack a sense of humor, like really.....

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:39 5

9. Chronos (Posts: 258; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)


...What?

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:39 4

11. firelightx (Posts: 71; Member since: 13 Oct 2011)


Nevermind that you were the opne complaining to start with...

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:41

12. Birds (Posts: 1171; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


STFU Chronos!!!!

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 18:51 5

20. Mario1017 (Posts: 336; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


Lol quit my complaining? seems like you dont know the definition of that word since you where the first to do so in the first place

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 20:40

28. Birds (Posts: 1171; Member since: 21 Nov 2011)


Nevermind. You f**kups don't get my point so take your "idiot" victory.

posted on 27 Feb 2012, 00:00 2

35. Mario1017 (Posts: 336; Member since: 04 Sep 2011)


lol okay...?

posted on 27 Feb 2012, 01:25 3

40. crankyd00d (Posts: 191; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


It would seem he doesn't know what LOL stands for either, nothing he said would make normal people laugh haha

posted on 16 Mar 2012, 22:31 1

70. u-suck-more (Posts: 529; Member since: 26 Aug 2011)


and whats wrong with going to the LG booth first? O.o its really up to them isn't it

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:19 6

2. Yankchef (Posts: 76; Member since: 03 Feb 2012)


Pretty sure you meant tegra 3 not tegra 4

posted on 29 Feb 2012, 04:35

53. KParks23 (Posts: 668; Member since: 13 Oct 2010)


Looks pretty good. Nice design.

posted on 03 Mar 2012, 16:08

62. AppleHateBoy (unregistered)


Uh! Can some company make a small ICS phone considering that now we have soft keys? HTC you made a small phone(considering the screen size) with the HD2. Try again with Android without the buttons on the front.

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 12:58

66. jogutier (Posts: 324; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)


They must of edited it, cause what I read said Tegra 3. hmmm

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:25 6

4. theBankRobber (Posts: 682; Member since: 22 Sep 2011)


Would look way cooler if the whole front was all white

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:35 1

6. danny_a2005 (Posts: 196; Member since: 06 Oct 2011)


that's exactly what I wanted

posted on 28 Feb 2012, 00:08 1

46. kevjiang78 (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Dec 2011)


No No...It would look like a long HTC WIldfire...
I prefer HTC Amaze style...

posted on 07 Mar 2012, 13:01

67. jogutier (Posts: 324; Member since: 12 Feb 2010)


All white phone? Apple copyright/patented that already. LMAO! Probably, who knows. I still haven't seen an all white phone (minus the screen).

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:36 1

7. pistolashtc (Posts: 29; Member since: 28 Dec 2010)


Good, but, no video? :S

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:37

8. danny_a2005 (Posts: 196; Member since: 06 Oct 2011)


PA upload videos from the hands on.. it'll be nice to see them on action.. this ONE in particular..

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:39 1

10. Hassan18 (Posts: 1; Member since: 26 Feb 2012)


What about the mune button for legacy apps? How could we access the menu in these apps while there is no dedicated capacitive button ? I am really surprised that no one of the tech blog sites has addressed the issue.

posted on 06 Mar 2012, 22:28

65. dazweeja (Posts: 3; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


HTC have a solution and it's lame. A semi-transparent overlay with a centered menu button that appears at the bottom of the screen when needed. Yes, so you now have two rows of buttons.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:50

14. ghost__uwi (Posts: 175; Member since: 28 Nov 2011)


hmmm must say phone arena was real phone hungry. Like a tonne of reviews come out of the blue. good stuff.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:51 2

15. thnkthru3 (Posts: 73; Member since: 25 Dec 2011)


As an AT&T customer...I disappointed by the swap from quad to dual core on this top tier phone...Would prefer to have the quad core and no LTE. (Besides; the AT&T roll out of LTE seems far behind Verizon.

posted on 01 Mar 2012, 13:37 1

57. vioalas (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Mar 2012)


The dual core being used is actually faster than the tegra 3, and widely considered better.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 21:02 2

29. corrifa (Posts: 34; Member since: 28 Sep 2011)


Remixfa I usually agree with most of your posts but I am sorry when I say that the S4 is just as fast as the T3. Go look at anandtechs comparison. The S4 is Qualcomms equal to the Cortex A15 while the Tegra 3 is only Cortex A9 and a a larger 40nm die.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 17:56 7

16. remixfa (Posts: 14477; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)


wait wait wait.. am i the only one that caught that.. the T3 version is international only? The American ATT version is LTE and Crapdragon!?!?!?!??!?!

WTF.
FAIL.
So basically, instead of ushering in the new generation of massive spec'ed smartphones, HTC is basically creating an answer to the skyrocket HD.. ugh.

dont get me wrong. The improvements with the S4 are going to be nice and all, but i really got all excited when they said it was a T3 device... until they said it was an international only T3 device. I really wish that carriers would quit choosing a slightly faster internet speed (that you cant even notice at that point) over real world performance.

posted on 26 Feb 2012, 19:21 1

23. HTCiscool (Posts: 449; Member since: 16 Jul 2011)


Has the AT&T version been benchmarked yet? No

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