HTC One X Review: Q&A

HTC One X Review: Q&A
Here's your chance to ask a question (and get an answer) about the new hit on the market - the HTC One X! And even though we did our best to cover as much stuff as possible with our review, we're sure that there's a little something that's been left out... sooo, if that little something is what's actually interesting to you, please - go ahead and tell us what it is!

Please ask your questions by posting comments below; we'll post our answers in a new post in a couple of days. Let the Q part of our HTC One X Q&A begin!

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One X
  • Display 4.7 inches
    1280 x 720 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP (Single camera)
    1.3 MP front
  • Hardware NVIDIA Tegra 3 T30, 1GB RAM
  • Storage 32GB,
  • Battery 1800 mAh
  • OS Android 4.2.2
    Samsung TouchWiz UI



36. djnasty23

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 03, 2012

No SD card makes u use cloud based drop box so any video u record or pic u take goes to a drop box same goes for game and app. big problem is with AT&T cap Data Plans is B.S and making u not have to save media (music, movies) on device . This phone has all the specs of a flag ship phone , but drop the ball on small details. REALLY HTC NO MEMORY CARD and only 1gb on board , Gunna stick with SAMSUNG Galaxy NOTE

37. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

its not 1gb its 32.......

35. artorelis

Posts: 5; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Please tell us more about battery life? HTC boss Peter Chou mentioned at a conference in Singapore that battery of HTC One X is ''60% better than HTC Sensation''. What does it mean in reality? Can you back up this claim? In your own review you mentioned that the battery performed ''quite well'' but referring only to ''talk-time'' and ''stand-by times''.

34. Commentator

Posts: 3723; Member since: Aug 16, 2011

Questions: -Why did you put so much negative emphasis on the typing experience? This looks like the exact same keyboard HTC has used for the last three years, with minor color differences. -How do you reconcile your claim that the 1080p records at 23fps while other reviews claim it to record at 30fps? If this is actually an issue, could it be fixed with a software update in the future? -Do you think HTC will address the admittedly awkward browser text-reflow-flash thing, as well as the random buttons popping up? This seems like a serious design flaw, and a step back from HTC's typical stock browser. -How does the most powerful smartphone on the planet, only rivaled by it's younger brother (Luigi, if you will) HTC One S, warrant a mere 7.8? Granted, its not perfect, but neither was the original Palm Pre, and you gave that a 9.9. Regards, Commentator

31. Akraw

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

As we are not getting the beats headset i wanted to know that How is the sound quality of htc's standard earphone? ? ? is it better than that of beats headset ??

33. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

No,its not better than monster beats headset...not even close!!

38. Akraw

Posts: 70; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

oh its very bad... have you heard it by yourself?? if u are right than whats the use of beats audio configuration without its beats headset. . . !!

39. itiswhatitis

Posts: 423; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

Well it's tad bit better than others I guess but it's also due to the monster beat headset it's just mind blowing

30. abdullaaryan

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

i read the review and i really dont know why u dont like this phone and why u gave it only 7

26. tandrews

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Is the size of the One X prohibitive for those with small to normal sized hands? Is it awkward to use?

25. osamalone

Posts: 12; Member since: Feb 15, 2012

why did u give a bad review of the net browser as u only get the below tab when u stop moving the browser

24. Tomfromsouth

Posts: 89; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Ray s, or whoever knows. Will the One X have a notification light. It is one of my top requirements and reviews often forgo/forget to mention it. Thanks

28. HyperM3

Posts: 12; Member since: Jul 20, 2011

I used to feel the same way and got used to having one on all my phones. Then I found "No LED" app and I dont care anymore, works better than a notification light. Check it out. *not affiliated with the creation or maker of the app, just a happy user.

29. abdullaaryan

Posts: 9; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

yes it has

23. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

How come you made software related aspects of the phone a con when they can be changed?

21. JDCohen722

Posts: 39; Member since: May 18, 2011

Q7. What's battery life like? Specifically in moderate to heavy use, and what settings you had it on to achieve that battery life, e.g. Brightness up halfway, WiFi off... Q8. Where their any signs of lag with the Tegra 3 Processor? Like I honestly mean ANY, is it as buttery smooth as the iPhone 4S?

20. Retro-touch unregistered

Why does the engadget HTC One X review say it records at a fluid 30FPS and on the phonearena review it records at 23FPS, did you have a faulty unit? The One S according to the benchmarks is faster when you get a One S can you do a full comparison against its more expensive sibling, it also seems the battery life is better on the One S

19. SBrown

Posts: 9; Member since: Jul 02, 2010

Q8 Will there be an HTC One X variant coming to Verizon?

18. Sebring5

Posts: 4; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

I read your review but really cannot understand why you did not like the phone. Can you explain further?

13. Irad123

Posts: 32; Member since: Aug 01, 2011

is the 32GB enough for playing many gameloft games + 4GB of media? I won't be using cloud storage... Q.2 If I want a quad core phone, top notch, should I buy the One X, or wait for another? It would be best if it's tegra 3...

12. gayasarafe

Posts: 25; Member since: Mar 06, 2012

android ice cream sandwich still lags in some areas on my galaxy nexus s. Does the 4 cores (5, technically) prevent the htc one x from lagging?

11. KarolR

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

Hey PhoneArena, first of all, thank you for all those great articles and reviews that make our geeky hearts beat a little more geeky every day :-) I have a question regarding the HTC One X and HTC One S, I guess it applies to both models: since there is a missing dedicated hardware camera button (Why HTC? Why?...), can the user at least remap the volume rocker keys or the lock key to be a camera shutter button when the camera application is open? Thanks! KarolR

10. dblue45

Posts: 77; Member since: Aug 26, 2009

Q7. What do you guys have to say about the image chip, and how much does shooting videos at 23fps matter exactly?

9. kindkin

Posts: 9; Member since: Dec 01, 2011

Q6 what is the type of earphone it comes with? beats or HTC one?

15. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

HTC headphones unless you get the special editio from taiwan

8. rg987

Posts: 130; Member since: Dec 29, 2011

Q5 is this phone futureproof , may be for 6-8 months?

16. kshell1

Posts: 1143; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

yes unless you want the galaxy s3

7. ogiveyakuza

Posts: 21; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

Q4 right now, I'm using Samsung Galaxy Note, is it good for me if I want to use HTC One X? Can you guys make a comparison for both of it. Take note, I'm not living in USA

5. Milosone

Posts: 1; Member since: Apr 02, 2012

I have a One X on pre order, the only thing that I'm not sure about is getting music off of it and onto a dock a la iphone, can you reccomend anyway of doing so? I assume it would have to be wirelessly so am wondering if an airplay equiped B&W Zeppelin would be compatible.

4. kamil

Posts: 118; Member since: Feb 07, 2012

battery life please

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