HTC One X image leaks and it looks like your typical HTC smartphone on the outside

HTC One X image leaks and it looks like your typical HTC smartphone on the outside
Previously just a mental picture in our minds, PocketNow has obtained an image of the quad-core powered HTC One X just a few days before the phone is to be introduced in Barcelona. HTC is actually planning on stealing the thunder away from MWC with its event taking place the day before the expo opens. The image of the HTC One X shows the date and location of the unit's introduction (Sunday, February 26th, Barcelona). Two other HTC models are expected to be introduced along with the phone formerly known as HTC Endeavor. The renamed HTC Ville and HTC Primo (rumored to be the HTC One V and HTC One S respectively) will be sharing the spotlight with the HTC One.

Not that any other device might actually get its fair share of the spotlight away from the HTC One X. With its 4.7 inch 720p high-end display, NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 1GB of RAM and 32GB of native memory, this device steals the spotlight away from other models. The 8MP camera on back captures video at 1080p, and the front-facing shooter allows you to snap self-portraits and engage in video chat. We probably should take the time to tell you that Android 4.0 is pre-installed with Sense 4.0 running on top of it. What is interesting is that the image appears to show the capacitive Android buttons on the bottom of the phone, which are not necessary to run Ice Cream Sandwich. Additionally, earlier leaks about the device mention that the HTC One X is supposed to be free of those capacitive buttons.

Now that we have what allegedly is a picture of the HTC One X, all we need is the mundane stuff like availability (where, when) and pricing information (how much) and we will probably be finding these things out this Sunday, the day before MWC 2012 opens.

source: PocketNow



1. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

HTC Sense is really boring interface.

3. ilia1986 unregistered

It's not so much that it's boring. It's just that every little thing on the market already has a sense skin, so there isn't really a point into buying an HTC phone.

7. danwatson

Posts: 117; Member since: Jan 03, 2012

Thanks to golauncher I have not had to look at Sense for over a year on my EVO. A nice ICS theme completed the package and now you would hardly know the difference

2. troybuilt

Posts: 155; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

WOW! Nice phone, but I'm wondering if Google will allow this phone to access the market without it running the Holo Theme as mentioned before by Google.

5. mmarceau

Posts: 3; Member since: Feb 23, 2012

OEM's don't have to play be the same rules. They can create their UI's however thay want. The holo theme only applies to widget developers as far as I know.

28. troybuilt

Posts: 155; Member since: Dec 16, 2011

Per Google, all Android devices running 4.0 ICS have to use the holo theme or not be able to access the market. Google is trying to get a handle on fragmentation and make updates more streamlined across all ICS devices going forward. It's a brilliant idea.

34. idgaf

Posts: 31; Member since: Sep 06, 2011

They can have their custom UIs on top f the Holo Theme.

35. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

It has the holo theme, if you have seen videos of sense 3.6/4 you can see that it does have holo in all of it's applications, holo is not a restriction to the look of the UI, its a restriction to the DESIGN of it. What I'm wondering is what about the apps that still take use of the menu button is ICS and have not updated? will there be no access to menu or is it an optional button that turns on and off when needed

4. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

Title says it all. I like htcs design but how about something new? How about a phone made of hardwood? Marble? Graphite? Onyx? Carbon fiber? Sheepskin? Cashmere? Pewter even? Now, those are premium materials.

36. Hunt3rj2

Posts: 396; Member since: Nov 11, 2011

Because the large majority of those aren't cheap, aluminium is.

6. windowsRocks

Posts: 155; Member since: Oct 28, 2011

Why can't HTC make a smartphone which will compete with Samsung Galaxy Series.

24. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

They are. This is probably meant to go more head to head with the SGS2 HD and the Note and Galaxy Nexus. You cant compare it against the SGS3 which doesnt have a single official spec or picture. Besides, thats still at least 5-6 months from launch, im sure HTC will bring something else out by then. :) As long as they bring this phone out sooner rather than later they dont have to worry about the SGS3. If they delay this thing until like may/june or so, then they might have to as people will hold off waiting for the SGS3... which would be a bad move.

8. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

I already see an error in that render.... there is no menu button :/ no menu + physical keys = disaster

9. bucky

Posts: 3791; Member since: Sep 30, 2009

had the GNEX for a week before returning it. The on screen keys are what u call a disaster-all the do is take up screen real estate for nothing. Like my iphone copy sgs2 home button :D

11. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

well physical keys take real slate anyways, and what I mean is that if that the new menu buttons (Home Back And multi task) are meant for on screen buttons, in case an app uses menu, a menu button will show until the app is adapted to the new ICS theme

13. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

also what you disliked about it? just curious i plan on buying a Gnex anyways but I always love feedback (good or bad) yours is proly the Verizon one there is a mod I'm looking forward to maybe Google takes the cue and set something similar on a update (maybe a 'beta' feature user can enable)

22. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

I love the on screen keys. Besides, with the latest AOKP rom by pressing the power button you can hide/show them. It's schweet.

27. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

maybe someone implements a swipe gesture to toggle it

30. iamcc

Posts: 1319; Member since: Oct 07, 2011

That would be awesome. I just upgraded to Nova Launcher prime so I can now swipe to hide my notification bar... I'm sure they will add it for the nav keys.

10. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

i do believe the button in the bottom right is the menu button proto.

12. protozeloz

Posts: 5396; Member since: Sep 16, 2010

Hope it is.... I'm ok with it if that's menu

14. StreetNerd

Posts: 870; Member since: Dec 08, 2010


15. frustyak

Posts: 248; Member since: Mar 08, 2010

It must suck working at HTC. You feel like you've been at your desk for hours but you look up at the clock and it's still 10:08.

16. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

17. McLTE

Posts: 922; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

Love the intro line to this article.. just an image in our minds.. well all the mental images of HTC phones are pretty accurate! We don't need press released or leaked photos.. we can just imagine the same phone spit out over and over and over and over.. Looks an awful lot like my wife's Rezound! (yawn). Nice phone.. but I bet it'll be heavy and the design seriously needs a refresh!

18. ahhxd717

Posts: 332; Member since: Dec 08, 2011

I'm not really sure why people like to say HTC 's designs are always the same and boring, while manufacturers like Samsung and LG really have not differentiated themselves from the pack. their designs are not any more "different" or innovative or whatever you're looking for. I could say Nokia and Motorola have made more innovative designs, but I still don't get all the s**t HTC gets for their design aesthetic.

23. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

i think you should take a good look at the lg prada 3.0, the lg vu, and the enitre "L" series. they are all very "different" from the typical slab. and they are all very different from the "optimus" line of phones.

19. jibraihimi

Posts: 815; Member since: Nov 29, 2011

Now HTC seriously needs to hire some new designers for their smartphones, we are becoming bored to se same designs again nd again........ It look like 'S' version of previous HTC devices.......

20. A.aoudi

Posts: 125; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

The interface looks much better without that stupid HTC signature clock

21. EclipseGSX

Posts: 1777; Member since: Oct 18, 2011

I love the Sense clock, not exactly that look of this specific one but any other clock is plain boring

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