HTC One X+ to Hit Indian Stores this Diwali: Does Apple Need to Worry About the Sales of iPhone 5?


HTC One X+ to Hit Indian Stores this Diwali: Does Apple Need to Worry About the Sales of iPhone 5?


HTC is all set to splash the Indian smartphone market segment with its latest smartphone HTC One X+ this Diwali. According to a  EFYTimes report, the Taiwanese manufacturer will release the Android Jelly Bean equipped smartphone in the market to secure 'Sales Dhamaka’ during the festive season. 

As per the sources the new HTC One X+ is an upgraded version of its successful predecessor model HTC One X. In the report, the company sources suggested that the device will be priced almost similar to HTC One X. 

Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head of HTC India was quoted saying in the report, “HTC One X has been well received in the Indian market and we want to continue this success journey with an upgraded device called HTC One X+”. He also stated the latest device will have an upgraded processor ensuring much improved performance and low-power consumption together. The new model will operate on Android Jelly Bean operating system. HTC is also including support for 10 Indian languages taking in to consideration feedback received for HTC One X from users. 

HTC One X+ – What About Features?

Have a look at the detailed specifications of the One X+ smartphone. 

Dimensions & Weight: HTC One X+ boasts a dimension of 134.36 x 69.9 x 8.9 mm and weighs in at 135 grams. 

Display: The handset packs a 4.7 inch Super LCD 2 capacitive touchscreen display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. Further, it is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 2. 

Processor:In this segment, One X+ is powered by a quad core 1.7GHz Nvidia Tegra 3 AP37 processor. 

Operating System: Being the successor of One X based on Android 4.0 ICS, One X+ is based on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean topped with HTC Sense 4+. 


Camera: One X+ has an 8MP rear camera with auto focus, LED flash, and BSI sensor (for better low-light captures) and a 1.6MP front facing camera for video calling. 

Storage: The handset is equipped with 1GB RAM and a massive 64GB internal storage. However, there is no external micro SD card for expandable memory support. 

Connectivity: On the connectivity front, the handset is packed with features including NFC, Bluetooth 4.0, aptX, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n, DLNA and micro-USB 2.0. 

Battery: It is loaded with a 2,100 mAh Li-Po battery delivering 6 hours of talk time. 

HTC One X+ devices will be made available across the retail stores in India before Diwali. It also remains to be seen whether HTC is planning release two Windows 8 based smartphones too during Diwali. There are also reports that HTC is planning expand its retail stores and service centers in India. 

The company is planning to double its service centers from 150 to 300. HTC has already opened a concept store in Delhi. More concept stores of HTC is about to come up in several other metros in India. 

Does Apple Needs to Worry?

There was a time when HTC was considered an underdog in the smartphone battle trailing behind two tech giants, Apple and Samsung. However in the recent past, HTC has introduced some revolutionary device boasting some amazing features, hence the manufacturer has come up in the competition and holds a stiff competition in the smartphone arena. 

the other day - HTC One X+, which is an updated version of the One X. The company boasts the amazing features of the new HTC One X+ including the faster 1.7GHz Tegra 3 CPU, larger 2,100mAh battery, expanded 64GB of storage and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Sense 4+ onboard. 

Consequently, it is expected that the new HTC smartphone will intensify the existing competition in the market and will battle head on with some of the mobile phones with a strong hold in the market including Apple's iPhone 5, which is landing on Indian retail shelves on November 2. 

This can be said, as now the company has a revamped and upgraded version of the One X, the One X+ the handset has four major improvements including faster processor, increased internal storage capacity, bigger battery and 4G support. 

Relatively, the upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean based handset to Indian has all the potential to outsmart the other smartphone heavyweights in the market including the iPhone 5 and Galaxy S3, which will also gradually be receiving the Jelly Bean OS roll out. Further, besides the specs battle, the price fight among the smartphones will also play a vital role to decide the scoring sales figures.

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