HTC One X

The HTC One X is HTC’s flagship Android-powered phone. This phone proves that quad-core processors are not necessary to achieve excellent responsiveness. The One X is sleek and fast which will help you organize your personal and business life in a flash.

Advantages

This phone is great if you are looking to be stylish. The design of the phone is very user-friendly and fresh, making it a great mobile unit. It offers a bright 4.7 inch screen, 4G speeds and a camera that will make you leave your dedicated digital camera at home.

Disadvantages

There are a few oversights with this phone including a non-removable battery, leading to difficulty resetting the device. There is no SD card slot, which makes increasing storage to transfer large files an issue. The phone is not quad core, but its performance is impressive nonetheless.

Design

The HTC One X is designed from a single piece of polycarbonate plastic. It feels very solid and is more durable than glass- or ceramic-backed phones. It is very modern and is available in white and black. It is 5.3 inches tall by 2.75 inches wide and 0.36 inch thick. It can seem fairly bulky, but is light at 4.6 ounces. The screen is 4.7 inches and is very bright. It also has a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera that is perfect for video chats.  The two major design flaws with this phone, as discussed above, are the lack of an SD card slot for extra storage and the non-removable battery.

Camera

The HTC One X has an 8-megapixel camera that uses a discrete image processor. The image processor is essential for speed  and uses HTC’s ImageSense technology. The camera has many features including auto-smile capture, panorama, and face detection . This makes taking the best photo that much easier. It also uses the rear illumination sensor to correctly balance what would otherwise be overexposed photos. It can record video in full 1080p HD quality which allows for beautiful video in vivid focus. Overall the camera produces great photos and clear videos.

Screen

The screen is very large at 4.7 inches (1,280 x 720 pixel). It is very bright and has wide viewing angles which block out glare. The phone remains very slim, considering that it has such a large screen at 0.36 inch thick. The colors of the screen are very vivid and bright. The black shades are darker than average making photos and movies appear sharper.

Operationg System

The HTC One X is a very powerful phone which allows it to perform a variety of tasks at once while remaining fast. This power is due to the software and operating system. It uses the latest version of Google Android OS, version 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, which is the most recent release. It has also incorporated its own revamped version of HTC’s Sense user interface.

Features

Android permits users to have several different screens that can be populated with application shortcuts and widgets. The HTC One X even has the unique feature Sense, that allows you to use “Pure Content Reader”  view which removes all advertisements and displays just the basic text of a Web page. This feature can be great when you are reading longer articles or scrolling through news websites. You can also create quick-launch icons at the bottom of the screen that create shortcuts. The One X also features HTC’s Watch app where users can rent or purchase TV shows and movies. Social media integration is also very comprehensive on this phone with Facebook, Twitter and Google+ apps coming preloaded. It also has Beats audio processing which is balanced to provide optimal audio when matched with Beats-brand headphones.

Conclusion

The HTC One X has many great features that consumers will love. The phone is very sleek, durable, and portable. The screen is vivid and large making viewing easy and enjoyable. The camera produces sharp photos with great color contrast. If you are looking for a phone with a great amount of storage, keep in mind that the HTC One X does not have an SD card slot. Overall this is a great smartphone that was designed to impress.

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Quick Specifications
ManufacturerHTC
GSM/CDMACDMA / GSM
Cellular BandWCDMA (UMTS)
GSM 850/900/1800/1900
Mobile Data4G
WifiIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n
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