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4th place I've asked this, but I'm looking to find out about the material used for the phone. Is it the polycarbonate of the One X, or the fancy new material of the One S, or is it just regular anodized aluminium?
Looks like I've found my new phone. Been rocking the OG EVO since its inception.
Already outdated and its a couple month away no quad core no removable battery.
How is this different from the HTC One XL?
+Ranger Ramirez I can understand you might require a removable battery for your use patterns, but there isn't a 'worth' it quad core available now. The only quad core out there is the T3 which isn't better than this dual core Qualcomm SoC.

T3 = 4 old cores on 40nm process
Krait = 2 newer cores [faster clock for clock] and build on 28nm process.

The Krait is the better of the 2 SoC's, and cell phones don't really have use cases where 4 cores are better than 2.
+Ranger Ramirez I'm aware of that. It's the Tegra3 SoC that I mentioned. It's built on 40nm, and uses 4 of the older cores.

Given the choice I would take this newer dual core SoC over that one, so I'm pleased. Focusing on the amount of cores misses all the important things, like what process it was built on, and how powerful each core is.

Meanwhile, phones aren't needing 2 cores for smooth operation. 2 cores is plenty.
+Ranger Ramirez Actually the HTC One XL is a dual-core, LTE phone coming to AT&T. The HTC One X is the quad-core, 3G world phone.
It looks like the Evo LTE (compared to the One XL) has a micro-SD card slot, kickstand, dedicated camera button, non-machine drilled speaker grill, a bigger capacity battery, and different build materials. I guess it solely exists so Sprint users can also enjoy a One X-like phone. Also, the Evo is a prominent brand for both Sprint and HTC. I think I strongly prefer the One series though.
+Redwan Huq I agree that overall the 'vanilla' One X [Krait version] looks better than this, but it is close. The larger battery, kickstand and micro-SD slot are the plusses. The build material is a BIG negative for me. I was quite excited about the polycarbonate material.
I got a gripe with this phone folks. The one x sports a quad core processor, right? The evo one has a dual core processor, correct? Isn't the same or close to the galaxy s 2? I'm happy sprint got a quality phone but I get the sense that we're getting played. I think it's time we get a quad core phone like the fine chaps over seas. Just watch, the new galaxy and iphone won't have dual processors. Cmon HTC, I love ya but I feel let down
The quad core chips arent working with lte and that's why you dont see quad core and lte together yet.
+Garrett Johnson The quad core in the 'world phone' version of the One X is based on old A9 SoC which are slower clock for clock and core for core than this new dual core SoC.

In addition the Tegra3 quad core that is in the world phone version is build on 40nm which is inferior to the 28nm that the newer Krait SoC that is in this device.

To answer your question, the original EVO was a single core 1ghz SoC. That core was much slower than the the one used in the dual core EVO 3D released last year, and those cores are much slower than the cores used in this device which will release this year.

The SGSIII will probably have a quad core A9 SoC, just like the Tegra3, and it will be better than the Tegra3, since the Exynos dual core is better than the Tegra2 dual core. However, it will probably be just as fast, or maybe a slight bit faster than this dual core Qualcomm SoC.

This is not the same or close to the dual core Exynos SoC in last years SGSII. There is a clear step up from that SoC, to this one.
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