Following on the heels of HTC's international HTC One X+ announcement we hear from AT&T and HTC that three new HTC devices will be coming in the next couple of months, including a One X+. HTC will also roll out the mid-level HTC One VX and in November the HTC 8X Windows Phone 8 device. It is nice to see the One X+ will have the same quad-core processor and increased internal storage capacity as the international version too. Unfortunately, we don't yet have any pricing or solid availability information for any of the three devices.
HTC One X+
The HTC One X is an excellent device on AT&T that has sold quite well. The new version, the HTC One X+, gets updated with a 1.7 GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, 64GB of internal storage, and 2100 mAh battery. It will be the first AT&T smartphone to combine Android 4.1 and a quad-core processor. It will also come in carbon black. Other specifications of the AT&T HTC One X+ include:
4.7 inch Super LCD 2 display with Gorilla Glass 2
Android 4.1 with HTC Sense 4+
8 megapixel camera with ImageSense processor and F2.0 aperature
1.6 megapixel front facing camera
Bluetooth 4.0 with aptX technology
NFC with support for Tap and Go (think Nokia and NFC speakers)
802.11 a/b/g/n WiFi, DLNA, and HDMI out with MHL adapter
Dimensions of 134.8 x 69.9 x 8.99 mm and 129 grams
HTC One VX
It has been a long time since I have seen Vx in a mobile device name with the Palm Vx being one of the best Palm PDAs ever made. The HTC One VX is a mid-level Android device that should be priced competitively. The specifications are decent and include the following:
4.5 inch qHD Super LCD 2 display with Gorilla Glass 2
Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and HTC Sense 4
8GB internal storage with microSD card slot
5 megapixel camera with VGA front facing camera
1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor
1810 mAh battery
HTC ImageSense, Beats Audio, and LTE support
Dimensions of 133.5 x 67.6 x 9.19 mm and 124.7 grams
The HTC One VX and the existing One X will both be updated to Android Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 4+ so if you have a One X at this time you will have a fresh device that is still a great smartphone.
HTC Windows Phone 8x
Other than the cool colors and sleek design, we don't know much about how well these new Windows Phone 8 devices work since Microsoft is keeping a lid on Windows Phone 8 at this time. I am very interested to see what colors end up on each carrier and unfortunately AT&T did not reveal that with this announcement. The Windows Phone 8X has a 4.3 inch 720p HD display and 8 megapixel camera with HTC ImageChip and Beats Audio integration.