Pros - Beautiful design
- Excellent screen
- ICS and sense are just gorgeous
- Very snappy
- S2 processor
- Battery life
Cons - Android OS - ICS is better than all previous android OSes but it is still no iOS in terms of stability
- Size might be an issue for some people. This phone is not meant to be used with one hand.
Summary This is one of the best phone in the market today. I have used iPhones since 2007 but, switched to HTC One X due to its superior design and large screen size. I was skeptical about this phone but was a convert only after a week using it. LTE on ATT is screaming fast - usually 15 mbps indoors and up to 50 mbps outdoors download speeds. The battery easily lasts full day of usage and the screen is just gorgeous. The screen is better than the retina display on iPhones in terms of viewing angles and color gamut. Photos and videos look very natural.
Pros The screen is absolutely incredible, Beats audio makes a huge difference in quality of sound, and even without the quad-core processor the HTC One X zips through everything...everything! And almost forgot fabulous camera.
Cons I had an LTE issue two weeks after receiving the phone in early May, that I think was caused by a faulty update. I had to do a factory reset to fit it. Also lacks sd card slot.
Summary I have small hands, which is why my first smartphone was the HTC Aria (3.2'' screen), and while I loved that phone for me to get the power I needed I had to root and overclocked it to 800mhz...otherwise known as the speed iPhone's run at because Apple underclocks them. My Aria lasted me two years until I saw that I had an upgrade option and made a jump for the HTC One X.
Like I said above I have undersized hands but even with my small hands the HTC One X feel fine; because the phone is light, extremely thin and curve so the phone kind of fits int the palm of your hand. Your fingers can easily reach most areas of the screen and if you can't it is easy to shift the phone in your hand to reach it.
My one hesitation before getting the phone was the lack of the SD Card Slot, but this was quickly forgotten because when you get One X you also get 25 GB of free storage with dropbox (which can stream videos!) on top of the 16 GB in the phone that is a total of 41 GB of space!
The One X's camera is great, vibrant colors and good contrast. Like I said before the One X is extremely zippy with its dual core 1.5 ghz processor, and if you're in an LTE area you'll consistently get 20-40 Mbps download and 15-25 Mbps upload, both great numbers. HTC Sense 4.0 is good very subtle and make the phone look better; I find that HTC Sense is the best User Interface and I think I it will help new Android users get more accustomed to the Operating System rather then the standard Ice Cream Sandwich interface.
The screen is very retina like with a 312 pixels per inch and that is on top of the display being "HD" 1280/720p and the pictures and videos look extraordinary. I have watched Black Swan streaming from Dropbox and Battlestar Galactica from Netflix and they looked awesome. The Beats Audio enhancer which a was at first skeptical about, thinking that it would just create a lot of bass but instead it made the audio crisp and clear, a must have for people who use their phone as an MP3 player.
Concluding, I do have to admit that this will not be the best phone this year their is the Samsung Galaxy S III with its slightly bigger screen, SD card slot and 2 GB of ram. Then there is Motorola Droid RAZR Fighter with a 720p display, huge battery, Ice Cream Sandwich, and 1.8 Ghz dual core processor. That being said the HTC One X can throw its weight around really well and looks awesome doing it. The One X will be one of the best phones of the year, easily in the top 5. Its going to be interesting how Apple tries to compete with the litany of awesome Android phones coming out this year...just having a bigger screen is not going to cut it because Android is starting to pull away.
(Please forgive any spelling/grammar errors)
Pros Super fast camera
Cons Only 16gb of memory of which less than 10gb are available
Summary I was nervous about purchasing another HTC phone after my experience with the Inspire 4G. The Inspire is a fat, heavy phone with horrible battery life. No matter where I went, I could not be too far away from a charger.
Present. The One X has decent battery life. Not bad, not great. It does charge up fast though.
The first thing that attracted me to the One X was the camera. UNREAL. The camera is extremely fast. Burst mode makes sure you don't miss the right shot.
The dual core processor is very fast. I can't imagine what I'm missing from the quad. With the graphic intensive games I play, the phone doesn't skip or crash. Although it can take a minute to close them.
HTC Sense is much improved over previous versions. Still much better than TouchWiz. I can't believe I'm saying this but I actually prefer Sense over the launchers I normally use.
The antenna is very good as well. I stream MOG at the gym, where coverage is spotty, and I never lose signal. I have not dropped one call since I've had the phone. With the Inspire, I couldn't hold on to a call.
A lot of sites are putting down the One X for the Galaxy S3. Mostly over differences that most users will never notice. Try it for yourself and decide. Don't rely on irrelevant stats and nitpicking.
Pros Flexibility of Android
App stores have a better user experience than iTunes or App Store
HTC Sense and Widgets are beautiful and intuitive
Guerilla glass, although not a retina display, will maintain and last longer
Onboard camera filters and editing
Cons Sleep + Power button a little small and out of reach compared to the iPhone
Despite megapixels and onboard sensor, many pictures come out too warm and focus is hit or miss
SwiftKey or native keyboard isn't as efficient or intuitive yet for me as iOS
Summary Great phone. Still testing but am falling for Android. The phone is the most beautifully designed on the market, feels great, is fast and has many features that are nice surprises on normal apps and for enterprise use. After using every iPhone ever made except the 4s, I don't think I'll regret the switch. The only thing I'll miss are the few apps that launch only to iOS and some of the other things I got used to after being on the same OS ecosystem (tablet, laptop, desktop and phone) for over 5 years.
Pros Large Screen, LTE, Fast Processor, Android 4.0, HTC Sense, Excellent Camera Features, & Good Battery life.
Cons Data Network Dropouts wifi to 4g switching, Call Clarity, Navigation or music continues during Call. No Headphone with phone. Browsing is buggy. Pictures look great on the phone but not as clear once moved to other devices. HTS Sync software sucks!!
Summary Its not worth the money until all issues on this phone are fixed. The Hardware is great but the software has lot of bugs. Giving 2 stars for all the Pros.