Reason why AT&T's version of the HTC One X is not quad-core

Before you start cursing out AT&T for not going with the quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor on the HTC One X, like on the international version of the phone, the real fault lies with the Tegra 3 which does not support LTE connectivity...
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7. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Hahahahahahaha. The exynos is #1 and the teg 3 blows the s4 out of the water.

37. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

stop laughing like an idiot and actually know what you are talking about before you open your mouth. how about you click the link i commented and also just google S4 benchmark before making yourself look like the dumbest retard.

48. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

you do realize that they were testing the reference device against actual devices. Once HTC slams Sense on to it, those benchmarks are going to change. Lets see where they sit when the X and S are released to the public.

51. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

Hmm keep telling yourself that. By the way i dont remember the single core Sensation XL running 3.5 as smooth as possible, do you?

8. Mario1017

Posts: 336; Member since: Sep 04, 2011

That phone doesnt have a Tegra 3. it has a K3V2 quad core that huawei made themselveshttp://www.phonearena.com/news/Huawei-brings-home-grown-K3V2-quad-core-A9-based-processor_id27328

11. biophone

Posts: 1994; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

Yea thats what I said. Hauwei made a quad core that can do lte.

5. joey18

Posts: 663; Member since: Jul 20, 2010

Who cares quadcores those ugly phones i wan to see the gs3

19. squallz506

Posts: 1075; Member since: Oct 19, 2011

i cant wait for the gs3 to come out. it doesnt matter what the specs end up being. there is so much hype that it is going to be disappointing no matter what.

26. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

not to me its not. Ive been holding on to my SGS1 since the day it launched. No matter what the SGS3 brings, it will be better than both the monsterous SGS1 and SGS2.

34. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

technically the iPhone 4S was better than the iPhone 4... yet everyone (who is reasonable) is disappointed... I agree with @squallz... it could be a huge disappointment. What if it didn't have an SD card or a removable battery? Guaranteed people would FLIP!

13. cncrim

Posts: 1586; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

I rather prefer dual core with 2gb RAM over quad core 1gb anytime anyday anywhere.

28. TimTebow

Posts: 70; Member since: Feb 14, 2012

too bad you won't get one

20. ronjr123

Posts: 88; Member since: Feb 16, 2012

At the and of the day, these are just PHONES!!! How much processing power do they really need!?

35. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

totally agree.. I don't play unreal games on my phone... nor do I want to.

21. BuckeyeCadet86

Posts: 78; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

I am happy they chose the s4 instead of the tegra 3. The S4 will be far more power efficient too because it has the built in support for LTE. It would be nice to have the raw power of a quad core cpu but with only an 1800 mAh battery it wouldn't last long enough.

22. isproab

Posts: 20; Member since: May 27, 2010

Is there anybody else besides me that is worried about the screen & physical size of these so called "smartphones"? I saw on phonearena where this thing has an 1800 mah battery. I can't get through more than 10 hours or so on my Captivate with a 4.0 inch screen before it dies. Reading about the Samsung Galaxy S II and other phones with larger batteries it not much better. I know of no phone on the market that is 2.75 inches wide. Thats quite large (wider than razr Maxx) and I don't believe the batter will be big enough to last any kind of time. If i'm on vacation and I leave my hotel at 9a and don't return until around 6p or so, the last thing I want to worry about is my phone being dead when I'm in an unfamiliar place where I may be using a lot of data.

27. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

u need to do some ROMing on your captivate. I have the vibrant which is the same phone and i get 24-36 hrs on a charge with moderately heavy use.

29. isproab

Posts: 20; Member since: May 27, 2010

I've almost given up on it at this point. I've had several and they all seem to have issues. What rom do you have that you get 24 hours with moderate to heavy use?

49. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

Im using an ICS rom. Its passion and/or Euphoria. Same ROM with some minor tweaks. ICS has huge improvements in battery and such and a much better control over things like multitasking and background apps that help the battery last longer.

30. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I think it is totally fair to diss AT&T on this, because HSPA+ is here and now, most customers benefit from this. Tegra 3 is here and now, most customers benefit from this. LTE is not here and now, if we're lucky most of the US will have LTE coverage by end of 2013, by that time the person who buys this phone at launch will almost be elig to upgrade again anytime, so they'll barely get to use the LTE on this phone if they dont get it until then.

36. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

The XL (with LTE) also has HSPA+ for the ATT network... so you get HSPA+ AND LTE (if available)... wait for the X and XL to come out and we get some real life benchmarks before you make assumptions.

32. Murfpass

Posts: 23; Member since: Aug 23, 2011

You know what's really funny? Supposedly the Nvidia is not compatible with LTE? I'm pretty sure there was an announcement the other day saying that it was. Also somehow Fujitsu just happens to be able to make one when nobody else can? That's weird. http://www.androidcentral.com/hands-fujitsus-android-prototype-ics-tegra-3-and-lte

45. Droid800

Posts: 22; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

It isn't. NVidia is having to reach out and work with baseband manufacturers to make it compatible. But it isn't at the moment, and it won't be any time soon. http://www.theverge.com/2012/2/29/2832546/nvidia-tegra-3-lte-problem-mwc-2012-report NVidia knows they screwed the pooch when it came to LTE and Tegra 3, but they're working quickly to fix it. That fujitsu prototype is evidence of that. (also recognize the word 'prototype'. That phone isn't coming out any time soon)

50. remixfa

Posts: 14605; Member since: Dec 19, 2008

You would think that they learned from samsung's mistake on the Exynos and all the chip business they lost to Qualcomm on the american SGS2s. Guess not.

55. tidecrush

Posts: 1; Member since: Mar 02, 2012

There is no tough decision to make, IMO. I'll be leaving ATT and picking up the first carrier that offers a Tegra 3 device with HSPA+ connectivity. It doesn't seem likely that AT&T will achieve 42 Mbps on any device, LTE or not. I love my Tegra 2 device, and I don't want to wait. I don't understand why ATT didn't at least offer both Tegra 3, and LTE equipped devices, and let the consumer decide. AUHHHHG!
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