The HTC One X is arguably the most powerful ‘announced’ smartphone on the market and looks set to debut here in the US well ahead of both the Samsung Galaxy S3 and iPhone 5. So while it may be a next-generation device, it will go head to head with last year’s greats. Today, we take a look at the reasons why you would pick the newer HTC One X over the tried & tested iPhone 4S. Let’s get to it.
HTC One X vs iPhone 4S: Where the HTC One X shines (part 1)
Both smartphones come extremely close to each other in this comparison and the HTC One X manages to win by a very thin margin. Here is where it beats the iPhone 4S:
Under the hood we find its can boast faster data speeds thanks to HSPA+ and even LTE support in some markets. It also boasts a more powerful chipset (both its Tegra 3 quad-core and dual-core Snapdragon S4 beat the iPhone 4S) and is clocked at a higher 1.5GHz. Running all this is 1GB RAM (512MB on iPhone 4S only) and a large 1,800mAh battery (1,420mAh on iPhone).
On the outside we have a larger display with a higher screen resolution (4.7-inch Super LCD with 1280×720 pixels), yet it manages to keep the weight below the iPhone 4S and comes in at just 130g. Up front we find a 1.3-megapixel camera which beats the 0.3MP on the iPhone 4S.
Did we miss out on any other areas where the HTC One X tops the iPhone 4S? If so, sound off in the comments below. Next week, we’ll explore what advantages the iPhone 4S has over the HTC One X in part 2 of our comparison so stay tuned!