Today, AT&T announced that is is getting 3(three) new HTC devices! And they are the HTC One X+, One VX, and Windows Phone 8X by HTC! As many of you know AT&T is currently the exclusive provider of the One X, and it is welcoming 2(two) new exclusive One series devices! Let’s start off with the HTC One X+, this is the first smartphone on AT&T to have a quad-core processor and Android 4.1 JellyBean! It also has HTC Sense 4+ and is the first smartphone in the US to have this new user interface! It features a 4.7-inch, 720p HD, 1.7 GHz Tegra 3 NVIDIA quad-core processor, 64GB of internal storage, 8 megapixel HD rear camera with HTC ImageSense chip, and more! It will be available in a new Carbon Black finish. It also has many new features in the camera application like, Auto Portrait mode, Sight Seeing mode, and more! These new features will add to the already great camera! It features new new Tap and Go function. This will allow you to connect the HTC One X+ to Beats speakers by just tapping them together! Many of you remember the HTC One V, it was the lower-end of the One series family and it found a home on Virgin Mobile’s network. Well, HTC decided to give AT&T a similar device. And that is the HTC VX, it is an affordable Android smartphone, that will give the customer a premium experience. At 9.19 millimeters it’s unibody design is very thin, yet it still packs a punch with it’s features. You get a 4.5-inch display with scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass, 5 megapixel enhanced back camera, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC Sense 4.0, Beats Audio, and more! Both the HTC One VX and One X are planned to be upgrade to Android 4.1 with HTC Sense 4+! Overall, these 2 new Android -HTC devices will make great additions to AT&T’s already large lineup. Now, let’s talk about HTC’s latest Windows Phone the 8X. For starters it is the first Windows Phone to have Beats Audio, it will give you much better sound quality and it is paired with a audio amplifier powering the 3.5mm audio jack. And it also makes the sound better on the speakers as well. It will be running Windows Phone 8, this the latest and greatest Windows Phone operating system. It will be running on AT&T’s 4G LTE fast network, on this network you can get speeds up to 10X faster than 3G! On the back it has an 8 megapixel back camera and a 4.3-inch 720p HD display! The Windows Phone 8X AT&T retail stores and online in November, while the HTC One X+ and VX will be available in the coming months. However, we will have hands-ons with all of these devices very soon! For more information check out the gallery and press release below, And Be Sure To Check NJTechReviews For The Upcoming Hands-Ons!
AT&T Offers New HTC Smartphones For Every “One” This Fall
Announces Two New Exclusive Smartphones from HTC One™ Series; Shares Additional Details on New Windows Phone 8X by HTC
DALLAS, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ – AT&T* announced today that its growing 4G LTE smartphone portfolio will soon welcome three new devices from HTC® – the HTC One™ X+, HTC One VX and the Windows® Phone 8X by HTC.
Powered by the nation’s largest 4G network, all three HTC devices can access the AT&T 4G LTE network and are equipped with enhanced audio and video features, making it easier – and faster – for customers to stay connected and entertained while on the go.
New HTC One™ Devices Coming Soon
AT&T, the exclusive provider of the HTC One X, will add two more exclusive devices from the popular HTC One series – the HTC One X+ and the HTC One VX.
The HTC One X+ will be one of the first AT&T smartphones to combine Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) and a quad-core processor. It will also be the first smartphone in the U.S. to feature HTC Sense 4+. HTC One X+ combines superior performance, longer battery life and more internal storage – at 64 GB – with the iconic design of the original HTC One X, now in an exclusive Carbon Black finish.
A first in the industry, the 1.7 GHz Tegra 3 NVIDIA quad-core processor plus a battery-saving fifth core will give customers a unique “4 + 1″ capability to save power using one core for everyday use and kicking into full quad-core mode for demanding apps, like video and gaming.
The HTC One X+ has a 4.7-inch, 720p HD screen and features the Jelly Bean predictive-touch keyboard as well as voice recognition. The device also builds on the impressive 8 megapixel rear-facing HD camera of the HTC One X that can quickly auto-focus and zero in on a subject. Perfect for still shots or video, the HTC One X+ integrates HTC’s ImageChip which reduces noise, removes color bias and enhances the overall picture quality. The 64 GB of internal memory is non-partitioned to store more high quality photos, video, music, movies and apps.
The HTC One VX is ideal for those looking for an affordable Android smartphone and a premium experience. The HTC One VX sports one of the slimmest unibody form factors in the industry at just 9.19 millimeters thin, making it easy to hold and navigate. The 4.5-inch display is laminated with scratch-resistant Corning® Gorilla® Glass which aids in durability and reduces light reflection. A 5-megapixel camera, which goes from lock screen to shooting photos in under a second, offers continuous shooting at 4 frames per second. For those that can’t quite decide whether they want to capture the moment in pictures or video, it is possible to capture a still image from a video with VideoPic™.
Windows Phone 8X by HTC to Arrive in November
Launching next month, the Windows Phone 8X by HTC will be the first-ever Windows Phone 8 smartphone with built-in Beats Audio™ technology. Beats Audio By Dre delivers authentic, studio-quality sound and the unique audio amplifier powering the 3.5mm audio jack and speaker boosts the signal for even better sound for music, video and even gaming, so you actually hear the music as it was intended. The 4.3-inch 720p HD display and 8 megapixel rear-facing camera allows you to capture and view great photos and video – even in low light.
“We have a long tradition of offering the best of HTC’s world-class products,” said Jeff Bradley, senior vice president – Devices and Developer Services, AT&T. “A quad-core One X+, the awesome One VX and the exciting Windows Phone 8X by HTC mean that our customers will have the best selection of HTC smartphones this season.”
“The HTC One X has been hailed as the best phone we have ever made, so our best smartphone just got better with the HTC One X+,” said Mike Woodward, president of North America, HTC. “And the family of HTC products at AT&T is expanding to give consumers more choice. Whether they want the latest Android smartphone or the new Windows Phone 8X by HTC, we give consumers an incredible camera, Beats Audio and lust-worthy design in all our devices.”
Imaging, Audio and HTC Sense 4+
The HTC One series sets a new standard for imaging with a camera that boasts amazing capabilities with VideoPic, the ability to take still photos and shoot videos at the same time, one-press Continuous Shooting and better quality images in low light environments.
The HTC One X+ improves on the camera capabilities of its predecessor** with a series of intelligent features powered by HTC Sense 4+. The new Auto Portrait mode on the front camera helps you capture high quality photos by intuitively detecting the human face at various angles. Sightseeing mode makes sure you’ll always be ready to capture the moment, as only one touch of the power button bypasses the lock screen and launches directly into camera mode. And two new ways to view photos and videos in the gallery allow you to display albums according to when or where they were taken.
HTC has the only smartphones, including the HTC One X+, HTC One X and HTC One VX, that include Beats Audio™ which provides authentic, studio-quality sound that delivers the spirit of the original recording, from crisper vocals and deeper bass to more immersive gaming effects and video. The HTC One X+ also makes it easier to listen to music out loud, and through Sense 4+, introduces a new Tap and Go function, which allows you to connect the phone and your music to Beats speakers’ when you tap them together***. To disconnect, it is just another quick tap on the speaker again.
The HTC One VX will run HTC Sense 4 with Android Ice Cream Sandwich. In the future, the original HTC One X and HTC One VX are planned to be upgraded to HTC Sense 4+ with Android Jelly Bean, including the improved camera capabilities and new Tap and Go function found in the HTC One X+.
AT&T customers have access to the nation’s largest 4G network****, covering 275 million people. AT&T has two 4G networks that work together for customers, LTE and HSPA+ with enhanced backhaul. That means AT&T customers are able to enjoy a widespread, ultra-fast and consistent 4G experience on their compatible device as they move in and out of LTE areas. With other carriers, when you travel outside of their LTE coverage area, you may be on a much slower 3G network.
AT&T customers can find the Windows Phone 8X by HTC in AT&T retail stores and online in November. The HTC One X+ and HTC One VX will be available in the coming months. More information about AT&T’s smartphone lineup is available http://www.att.com/wireless.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
**8MP smartphone with an f/2.0 wide aperture lens, backside-illuminated (BSI) sensor, VideoPic, HDR and one-press Continuous Shooting with HTC Sense 4
***Tap and Go only works on selected Beats speakers, which are sold at a separate price to the handset