For those who have been waiting for arrival of the HTC One VX to AT&T stores, we have a good news today, that the phone is now available at carrier’s stores. The HTC One VX was supposed to be released for AT&T three weeks ago, on November 16th, together with the HTC One X+. The X+ indeed hit the shelves that day, but the One VX did not. For reasons explained by AT&T’s spokenperson later on, the carrier postponed the launch until today. The HTC One VX for AT&T is an interesting option for those on a tight budget since the Android smartphone loaded with Ice Cream Sandwich costs only $49.99 with a two-year contract.
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Was it worth such a long wait? Check out for yourself. The HTC One VX is one of the slimmest smartphones available on market at just 9.19 millimeters thin, making it easy to hold and navigate. It features a 4.5-inch qHD touch screen with a 540 x 960 resolution at 245 ppi laminated with scratch-resistant Corning Gorilla Glass for durability and light reflection reduction.
The phone is powered by a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor with Adreno 305 for graphics, accompanied by 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of built-in memory, expandable up to 32 GB via microSD cards.
The handset is equipped with a 5 megapixel rear camera with f/2.0, 28 mm wide angle lens, smart LED flash, BSI sensor, 1080p HD video recorder, and HTC ImageChip, which reduces noise, removes color bias and enhances the overall picture quality. The camera goes from lock screen to shooting photos in under a second, offers continuous shooting at 4 frames per second and allows to capture a still image from a video with VideoPic. There is also a low resolution camera on the front for self-portraits and video chatting.
The HTC One VX also offers 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. Other features include LTE connectivity, Wi-Fi, GPS, NFC, document viewer, flashlight, microUSB, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi hotspot capability, DLNA, Bluetooth, and a 1800 mAh battery.
The handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with Sense user interface for now, but Jelly Bean update is planned in the future to provide even better Android experience with improved capabilities and new functions.