Shortly after introducing its new Desire SV Android smartphone, Taiwanese handset maker HTC confirmed the upcoming availability of One X+ in India.According to HTC, the One X+ will be available for purchase in India sometime this month for no less than Rs 40,190 (750 USD or 580 EUR) outright. Customers will be able to choose from two different colors: Stealth Black and Polar White.
HTC’s new Android flagships smartphone will ship with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system integrated with the latest Sense 4+ user interface.
“We are taking the award-winning HTC One X to a new level with the introduction of the new HTC One X+. Our customers will have super-fast browsing, an even better camera and more immersive entertainment with Beats Audio,” said Faisal Siddiqui, country head, HTC India.
The smartphone comes packed with a powerful 1.7 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 AP37 processor, which is complemented by a ULP GeForce GPU and 1GB of RAM.
HTC claims that One X+ is 27% faster than the HTC One X, while its battery offers users up to 37% more talk time and longer Internet browsing.
HTC One X+ features 32GB of internal memory, but the phone lacks microSD card slot for memory expansion. However, HTC offers One X+ owners 25GB of free cloud storage via Dropbox.
Another strong point of the smartphone is the stunning 4.7-inch Super LCD2 capacitive touchscreen display that supports HD (720 x 1280 pixels) resolution, and features Corning Gorilla Glass 2 coating.
There’s also an 8-megapixel rear camera with autofocus, LED flash, full HD (1080p) video recording and ImageSense technology, as well as a secondary 1.6-megapixel front-facing camera for video calls.
“HTC understands that your smartphone isn’t just a communications gadget, but also the linchpin of today’s multimedia lifestyle. We’ve made sharing your music and video content easier, better and bigger than ever before in a social and interactive way, so enjoy,” concluded Lennard Hoornik, president, South Asia, HTC Corporation.