HTC One X+: Against the HTC One X



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HTC changed the smartphone game for their own good and for the good of the company when they introduced the HTC One X. Within 8 months, they had a great successor to it, the HTC ONE X+. They revamped the processor, the camera and other small things here and there. HTC One X had a great camera, the One X+ has the same sensor on the primary front, a better sensor for secondary and more modes to go with them. HTC One X+ is one of the best for its kind of high end smartphones. Lets have a closer look at it.


Design

The design on the HTC One X+ is the same like that on the HTC One X. They come with the same classic premium built. HTC One X+ is quiet a thin and light smartphone. It scales around 134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm (5.29 x 2.75 x 0.35 in) and weighs about 136 grams. The design team has given it very accurate curves over the corners but still it remains more like a rectangle than being more curved all over. You will really love to hold it, the built is much better than what you get on the Samsung Galaxy SIII or even S IV for that matter of fact. HTC One X+ comes in two colors- White and Black.

Camera

HTC puts a lot of effort in camera engineering. They are one of the few companies that treat the smartphone camera as an entity to be improved upon. They seriously had one the better cameras in each generations of smartphone and if not “THE” best. Remember that fancy ad of a photographer skydiving and taking beautiful pictures from a smartphone which looked as taken from a digital camera? Well HTC makes it happen. The 8MP primary camera on the HTC ONE X+ is excellent in capturing color as well as detailing. We rather think for day light and good conditions the HTC One X+ takes better pictures than HTC One. The maximum resolution in which the camera can take photos is in 3264 x 2448 pixels. The camera is capable of detecting faces, touch to focus and auto focus. The HDR mode is a great addition to the smartphone cameras and is introduced in the HTC One X+. it gives that extra bit of “awesome” to your photos. The secondary camera has been improved from 1.3MP on the HTC One X to 1.6MP on the HTC One X+ with a wider angle to capture more area. Video can be captured in full HD on the primary front and in HD @720p on the secondary front.

Displays

HTC One X+ has a beautiful 4.7 HD display with a great resolution of 720×1280 pixels giving it a 312 ppi pixel density. The display is just so beautiful that it always catches your eye wherever it is kept and lit up. It has deeper black levels seen on the HTC One X. The colors are on the spot, they are exactly how they are supposed to look like. HTC ONE X+ having a larger display size enables you to enjoy entertainment for a longer time avoiding eye fatigue. Full HD videos look very pleasing. They move like fluid on the super lcd2 display. If you go take a demo before buying, check the HD content they have provided to show you how beautiful the videos look on the screen. You will be mesmerized and that’s the second HTC One X+ and you have connected and you wont resist to buy it. The viewing angles of the display are quiet amazing as well.

Software

Frankly, I was not a fan of HTC Sense. But since the release of the Sense v4 all I can say is whoa. The UI is produced by HTC and is called the HTC Sense which hosts on this phone. The v4+, an improvement over v4 is what runs on this specific HTC phone. The navigation is made easier, you get great customization, good widgets and nice outlook to your homepages. The HTC One X+ runs on the Android v4.1.1 Jelly Bean operating system. The Google Play store- the application destination for Android is filled with brilliant applications. For developers, developing for Android is fairly good thanks to great system support and basic support from Google.

Performance

This smartphone giant always make powerful phones which are both smart-fast and beautiful. Talking about fast, the HTC One X+ hosts a gigantically powerful 1.7GHz Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra 3 Chip. It makes your phone so smooth and instantly responsive. The phone also fancies a decent 1 GB RAM to give you support for bulky games you would like to play with such a great processor and mesmerizing display. It has improved upon HTC One X which had a 1.5GHz Quad Core NVIDIA Tegra 3 chip. The phone is an absolute bliss to use with such power.

Memory and Data

HTC One X+ comes with optional 32GB/64GB of internal memory. It is not expandable, no external microSD slots. Data can be shared via Bluetooth or the NFC technology. You also have the microUSB slot. It supports 2G and 3G networks. If internet is all you want to connect to, you can connect it Wi-Fi too.

Final Thoughts

Well the HTC One X+ is surely one of the best high end smartphones present in the market and if directly compared to Samsung Galaxy SIII it surely slogs the SIII out of the park and stands tall. The camera, you won’t find many models having a better one. HTC One X+ is quiet powerful as well and the looks and feel of the phone speaks for itself.

HTC One X+ comes for Rs. 29400

GENERAL2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 – for AT&T
4G NetworkLTE 700 MHz Class 17 / 1700 / 2100 – for AT&T
SIMMicro-SIM
Announced2012, October
StatusAvailable. Released 2012, November
BODYDimensions134.4 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm (5.29 x 2.75 x 0.35 in)
Weight135 g (4.76 oz)
DISPLAYTypeSuper LCD2 capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size720 x 1280 pixels, 4.7 inches (~312 ppi pixel density)
MultitouchYes
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 2
– HTC Sense UI v4+
SOUNDAlert typesVibration; MP3 ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes
– Beats audio sound enhancement
MEMORYCard slotNo
Internal32/64 GB storage, 1 GB RAM
DATAGPRSYes
EDGEYes
SpeedHSDPA, 21 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps – Global version / HSDPA, 42 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL – AT&T version
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, dual-band, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothYes, v4.0 with A2DP
NFCYes
USBYes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
CAMERAPrimary8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, LED flash, check quality
FeaturesSimultaneous HD video and image recording, touch focus, geo-tagging, face detection, HDR
VideoYes, 1080p@28ps, check quality
SecondaryYes, 1.6 MP, 720p@30fps
FEATURESOSAndroid OS, v4.1.1 (Jelly Bean)
ChipsetNVIDIA Tegra 3 AP37
CPUQuad-core 1.7 GHz
GPUULP GeForce 2
SensorsAccelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, IM, Push Email
BrowserHTML5, Adobe Flash
RadioStereo FM radio with RDS
GPSYes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
JavaYes, via Java MIDP emulator
ColorsStealth Black, Polar White
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– SNS integration
– Dropbox (25 GB storage)
– DivX/XviD/MP4/H.263/H.264/WMV player
– MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV player
– Google Search, Maps, Gmail,
YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk
– Document viewer
– Voice memo/dial/commands
– Predictive text input
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 2100 mAh battery
Stand-byUp to 360 h
Talk timeUp to 12 h 45 min



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Author: Sinha

Passion and Inspiration drives my life and I get them both from technology. Getting to write about it is an absolute bliss. The bliss comes from people reading what you want to convey. There is nothing better for a person than his views to be heard. I am a music, tv shows, movies and technological enthusiast.

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