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After last year's scattered lineup of products, HTC's been going through a bit of a renaissance lately thanks to the One X, One S and One V -- a beautifully focused trio of phones that run the company's new, lightweight Sense 4 skin on top of Ice Cream Sandwich. Hot on the heels of T-Mobile's One S comes AT&T's One X, which is launching May 6 for $199 on contract. The reworked device gains LTE and drops NVIDIA's quad-core Tegra 3 chip for a dual-core Snapdragon S4. So, does this brain transplant make it a better or worse proposition than the global One X? Hit the break to find out.

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The verge has a placeholder spot for their review as well.

Anyway, I want to post this to ameliorate any concerns about the new S4 Krait Qualcomm chips performance (with direct regards to the seemingly unjustified negative response to the new GS3 having an S4 instead of a quad core Exynos). The S4 pretty much kicks the International version's (with tegra 3) ass in every aspect, INCLUDING battery life. Why is this important? Because the Exynos 4412 is more like the tegra 3 than it is the S4 (only noticable difference being tegra 3 on 40 nm versus Exynos on 32nm, and Exynos may have a slightly better GPU in some aspects).

BRING ON THE S4 PHONES!
    
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Friday is so far away! Ahhhhhhhh!
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This looks like a GREAT phone, and is the fastest Android right now. I'd take this over the Tegra 3 any day!

Only deal breakers are 16GB and no expansion slot.

Looking forward to May 3rd for the S3 announcement, HTC has set the bar pretty high.
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wait...NO TEGRA 3?! WHY!!?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ragtag7 View Post

wait...NO TEGRA 3?! WHY!!?

Because it's not compatible with LTE, the S4 is faster anyway.

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This has me all giddy for the sprint version.
 
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Because it's not compatible with LTE, the S4 is faster anyway.
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what?? No way! I never knew that! Does that also mean the tablets with Tegra 3 are also slower as well?
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Note still pwns.
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post #9 of 18
Makes me happy for the Evo 4g LTE with my micro sd slot and 2000mah battery. thumb.gif
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I don't know when Tegra 3 became the end-all-be-all of mobile SoCs for specs-geeks, but it's nice to see that misplaced faith being handled.

Still, I must applaud Nvidia's marketing.
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