HTC One X+ hands-on

HTC One X+ hands-on
After it spent a whole lot of time stirring up some much-needed competition, it’s fitting that we finally got our chance to check out the next iteration of HTC’s popular flagship – the HTC One X+ that’s coming to AT&T in the very near future. Just looking over its specs sheet and all, there’s no arguing that it’s a workhorse in every aspect, which is what we’d expect out of a device bearing the One X moniker of course. Interestingly enough, however, some people believe that this new handset is what the original HTC One X for AT&T should’ve been from the onset.

Visually speaking, it’s nearly an exact facsimile, but internally, the HTC One X+ packs along an upgraded quad-core 1.7GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor combined with good ‘ole 4G LTE connectivity, larger 2,100 mAh battery, and a whopping 64GB of internal storage. Now that’s one extensive overhaul, wouldn’t you agree? Well, don’t forget to check out some of the things that really stood out from our initial look at the behemoth.

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One X+ LTE
  • Display 4.7" 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.6 MP front
  • Processor NVIDIA Tegra 3 AP37, Quad-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Battery 2100 mAh(12.75h talk time)



1. smallworld

Posts: 517; Member since: Jul 13, 2012

64GB of RAM... -_-

9. Vinayakn73

Posts: 207; Member since: Oct 05, 2011

if the ram would be this much then how much will be the internal storage 1TB

29. PhoneArenaUser

Posts: 5498; Member since: Aug 05, 2011

2. moanismk unregistered

I think you mean 64 gig phone memory. That much RAM would make it a supercomputer!

3. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

AT&T took away my favorite feature... RED BUTTONS. But anyways, this looks nice. But PA, you made a typo, it doesn't have 64 GB of RAM (though some may wish it did).

7. roldefol

Posts: 4744; Member since: Jan 28, 2011

Verizon owns the trademark on red buttons in the US, right?

10. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

I don't believe it's a trademark, as the only phone with red buttons with them is the Rezound if I'm not mistaken. But they do tend to use a red/black color scheme with the DROIDs

4. bxbomber718

Posts: 15; Member since: Dec 13, 2010

Very nice evolutionary update. John V what camcorder are you using to record this preview?

12. John.V

Posts: 99; Member since: May 27, 2011

It's a panasonic gf3, but more importantly, it's a 20mm F1.7 lens. That's the key. Not a fan of its slow focus though, but it take killer still shots

17. frenk

Posts: 1; Member since: Oct 05, 2012

Hey John,will it be available on white ?

5. smk1369

Posts: 5; Member since: Sep 19, 2012

HOX+ Benchmark Result: Quadrant: 7699 AnTuTu: 14300 CF-Bench: 14082 Browsermark: ca. 180.000 Sunspider: 995

15. imkyle

Posts: 1112; Member since: Nov 18, 2010

That quadrant score is insane. I thought my 5000+ with my TF700T was good.

30. bigstrudel

Posts: 574; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Yup Tegra 3 runs great overclocked. My nexus 7 rooted runs on Linaro Motley 1.1.1 kernel 1600ghz cpu 520 gpu and gets scores that are a hair slower than these but still has battery life that lasts days despite being overclocked.

6. takay0

Posts: 144; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

you forgot to check your word before publish it

8. takay0

Posts: 144; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

i dont know what to do... buy this one or the htc D.I.X?! cus i cant replace the battery here and put some sd card!... i hope the HTC DIX will be with removable battery and an sd card slot

21. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

Removable battery is highly unlikely, as it looks like all of HTC's phones this year lack it to my knowledge. SD card slot is possible though.

35. bigstrudel

Posts: 574; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

You guys should really ween yourself off of SD cards because cloud storage is going to be shoved down your throat eventually like it or not. HTC doesn't usually use removable batteries like because it cheapens the construction of the device and limits the design layout of the internals.

36. takay0

Posts: 144; Member since: Mar 25, 2012

thx to both of you... so when the DIX should be out? and what you think is better? the new LG OPTIMUS or ONE x+? b.t.w i like the sense alot... but it seems that lg make some good job

37. bigstrudel

Posts: 574; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Its pretty close although Ive seen some stuttering watching Optimus G hands on footage and Sense is pretty nice and more visually refined than LG's skin.

42. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

If you like Sense then get the One X+. The new Tegra 3 in it performs equally to the quad S4 Pro, but even though it only has 1 GB RAM it still should be a good experience. Also, HTC is better known for their updates than LG, and their build quality as well. But honestly, wait for the Nexus announcement this year. They should have the same specs as the Optimus G and One X+ and get way better updates. Also, if the rumor is right, you'll have a choice between stock Android or the manufacturer overlay. If the Nexus don't appeal to you, then I would recommend the One X+.

11. adelta90

Posts: 63; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

"which is unbelievable considering that the One X offered a measly 16GB of storage" i Thought the One X offered 32GB of storage, maybe im mistaken

25. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

32 GB with the international version, but it dropped to 16 when it moved to AT&T.

48. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Weird that in my country one x has 32 GB INTERNAL MEMORY..

13. kartik4u98

Posts: 511; Member since: May 19, 2012

Missing the Red accents... They look Awesome !!

47. yt6nin

Posts: 100; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

Indeed, but now it's going to be "looked" since we only got to see it in an image... -_-

14. qwerty0722 unregistered

Wow, the benchmark result is brilliant but after I enter the link below. The only thing I saw is the Quadrant, as you can see the CPU score is really high, but the memory is pretty low and also the I/O score is much higher than the original ONE X. So, I think if your device is overclocked ( like my GT-N7000 and I9100 ), you'll get a result below : CPU score : not that high I/O score : super high --------------------------------------------------​--- = your total score anyone noticed that ? if you use Quadrant before ? BTW If in real gaming performance, I'm not sure if scores higher = smoother. My N.O.V.A. 3 is not that smooth, even I overclocked it.

31. bigstrudel

Posts: 574; Member since: Aug 20, 2012

Yeah it's true the IO score usually goes up when you use overclocked kernels. That being said my nexus 7 which runs around the same clock speed as the One X+ with the same processor is absolutely buttery and plays games like a champ.

16. torr310

Posts: 1628; Member since: Oct 27, 2011

upgraded camera too?

22. Berzerk000

Posts: 4275; Member since: Jun 26, 2011

The front camera is upgraded, but the back camera is the same.

18. wreh3

Posts: 25; Member since: Apr 19, 2010

what's the screen size?

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