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It's the real deal: HTC One X coming to AT&T on May 6th for $199.99 on contract

0. phoneArena 18 Apr 2012, 10:47 posted on

AT&T has made it official! The HTC One X will be launched May 6th at a price of $199.99 with a signed two-year contract; this seems like a reasonable price for a flagship model loaded up with high-end specs such as the dual-core 1.5GHz S4 processor under the hood...

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posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:54 4

1. cGmC11 (Posts: 143; Member since: 02 Apr 2012)


Three day after Galaxy SIII announcement , BAD decision AT&T!

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:10 3

5. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


It is a bad decision. However, average consumers won't know anything about the SGS3's announcement and One X will still be in the market before SGS3. I want to see what SGS3 brings to the table before I get my HTC One X. This is somewhat a good news for me. :P

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:15 4

6. dwd3885 (Posts: 7; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


the S3 will be announced then, but it won't be released in the US for a while probably.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 20:05

44. GENARAL.LEVY (banned) (Posts: 93; Member since: 17 Apr 2012)


2 very good news coming. Waiting ahead...... Conundrum begins.....

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 14:31

27. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Dual core? Bad idea?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 14:51 1

30. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


Not exactly a bad idea. It's the new S4 chip, so it should deliver similar results as the quad core, maybe a bit slower due to the higher res screen, but nothing really noticeable. It will definitely be the fastest device out, until the GS3 releases of course

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 19:05

42. CX3NT3_713 (Posts: 2283; Member since: 18 Apr 2011)


Yea but this is the 2012, year of the quad core phones/tablets. .... Why would you still buy a dual core device?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 22:00 2

45. Forsaken77 (Posts: 553; Member since: 09 Jun 2011)


Because quad cores are unnecessary and overkill?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 15:07

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


The S4 benchmarks quite a bit higher than the tegra 3

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 17:54

41. Commentator (Posts: 3709; Member since: 16 Aug 2011)


One day before Evo 4G LTE pre-orders, though.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:55 6

2. yougotkilled1 (Posts: 167; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Thank god my upgrade is on that day. :)

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 14:46 1

29. ian132 (Posts: 28; Member since: 20 Feb 2012)


wait for s3

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 10:57

3. dwd3885 (Posts: 7; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


any word on off-contract price?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:16 2

7. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


If you are planning on getting one off-contract. It wouldn't be a bad idea to look into a international version.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:33 5

8. AndroidTroll (Posts: 359; Member since: 05 Mar 2011)


Yes it would be a bad idea. No S4 and no LTE. Horrible idea. Buy American.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:06 1

15. dwd3885 (Posts: 7; Member since: 19 Oct 2011)


well i actually already have the One X international but I may return it in favor of the AT&T one if only for the LTE

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 14:25

24. gwuhua1984 (Posts: 1237; Member since: 06 Mar 2012)


I'm actually considering getting the AT&T version of this phone. T-Mo's planning LTE rollout in 2013 and will be using the same LTE bands as AT&T. If i sign up for a 2 year contract, I'll be able to utilize LTE next year.

Still just considering tho... I do want to get access to Tegra 3 apps and 16GB really isn't enough for me...

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 16:25

36. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


I know the international version doesn't have LTE, but it has 32GB build in storage. Beside where I live, I don't even know when we are going to get LTE... By the time LTE arrives in my area, I probably will have another upgrade already.

And buy American? You are talking about a HTC phone that's not an American company.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:22

16. TrainFromUkraine (Posts: 65; Member since: 26 Mar 2012)


A rule of thumb is contract price + $350 = no commitment price.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 16:44

38. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


If it's actually $550. That's not bad at all.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:03 2

4. jaytai0106 (Posts: 1888; Member since: 30 Mar 2011)


So the e-mail I get from Best Buy few weeks back is accurate. I was really hoping it releases this Sunday. Oh well, let's keep waiting. :/

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:36

9. chethan316 (Posts: 28; Member since: 07 Nov 2010)


Isn't the American variant called the HTC One XL?

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:52 1

11. yt6nin (Posts: 100; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


that's what I've been wondering... But there's an article, a month and couple days back hinting at a Quad-core version of the One X for 4G or HSPA+, which is pretty nice, but who knows for sure. It's been a little over a month already with no additional news... I was hoping for more internal memory and at least a 2,000mAh battery like the EVO 4G LTE possibly hitting Sprint in June??? I would love for AT&T and HTC to make a successor of the One X with more internal memory and a larger battery, like Motorola and Verizon had done with the RAZR and then releasing the MAXX, which was just a larger battery. 16GB with no microSD slot, for me is quite disappointing, playing a market game similar to Apple now. Price and the available internal memory are the same with each other... -_-

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 12:10

14. chethan316 (Posts: 28; Member since: 07 Nov 2010)


Hmm, they can't use the Tegra 3 SoC though since it doesn't support 4G LTE yet. So the Americans might have to wait for a little longer, which is unfortunate really. As for the battery of the device, yes it is a disappointment. The quad core One X is a bigger disappointment really, but a fix seems to be in the making.

And the storage has always been a problem. I wonder why HTC stuck with 16GB on this one while the One X has 32GB of storage. I just don't get these manufacturers sometimes.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:37 3

10. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


HTC is gonna pull in some good numbers with this phone... i would prefer this phone if i had android.

They fell off when Sammy switched gears with the SGSII and the Note.... but i see a nice lil comeback for HTC going forward. They make good products!

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:55 1

12. yt6nin (Posts: 100; Member since: 16 Nov 2011)


couldn't AT&T and HTC have agreed on giving us 32GB even without a microSD slot and a larger embedded battery??? is it that much more expensive for them to make a smartphone with 32GB of onboard storage, than a 16GB of onboard, plus a microSD slot??? It's these little specs that keeps me waiting for other Androids...

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 11:56

13. good2great (Posts: 1042; Member since: 22 Feb 2012)


good point...

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 15:01 1

31. Berzerk000 (Posts: 4275; Member since: 26 Jun 2011)


I think it's more of a design standpoint. If it had a bigger battery, they would have to make it thicker, which isn't very attractive to some people. I like my phones to have a good feel to them, but most just like thin. Though the Razr Maxx kept slim with it's 3,300 battery, and it's the same thickness as the One X, it's more pleasing to the eye and hand to keep it as thin as possible. That's why I'm going for the Sprint version, it has expandable memory, a 2,000mAh battery, with the same thickness oddly. I think that's AT&T's fault.

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:30

17. yougotkilled1 (Posts: 167; Member since: 27 Apr 2011)


Quick question: Will this phone come with the beats headphones? o_o

posted on 18 Apr 2012, 13:49 1

21. KEVlN (Posts: 83; Member since: 19 Aug 2011)


Nope. Just HTC ear buds. They're tangle free though. It won't matter anyway. The beats technology in the phone works with any headphones you plug in. Besides beats headphones don't really sound that great... its more of a fashion trend.

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