Prices of One X , One X Plus are reduced in India
HTC has reduced the prices of its One X and One X+ smartphones in the country. HTC One X 16GB, which was earlier selling for around INR 32,000, is now available for as low as INR 25,990. On other hand, HTC One X+ price has gone down from INR 38,550 to just INR 29,500. The new prices might differ slightly due to local taxes at various locations.
HTC has formally begun the process of updating its last-generation HTC One X smartphone, recently surpassed by the more powerful HTC One X+, to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for customers without SIM-free and unlocked handsets.
Making the update available to O2 customers with contract or pay-as-you-go phones for the first time this week, the software update brings all the features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean to the HTC One X. As a result, owners can expect to see improved performance, the new Jelly Bean notification system with direct one-tap email, text or call response, and a vastly improved predictive text engine that reduces the embarrassment of inappropriate autocorrect entries.
The update will also bring Google Now, Google’s answer to Apple’s iOS 6-integrated Siri personal assistant, to the handsets. Available exclusively on Android 4.1 and Android 4.2 handsets, Google Now is designed to provide location-sensitive search results – including sports scores, weather information and traffic information – even before the user asks, and to answer natural-language questions through the speech recognition interface and typed requests from the onscreen keyboard.
What will be missing from the update, sadly, are the features of the recently-launched Android 4.2 update. While also codenamed Jelly Bean, the Android 4.2 platform brings even more improvements including a new camera app with support for capturing 360-degree panoramic images. Thus far, HTC has not provided a timescale for updating its devices to this latest version.
For HTC One X customers on the O2 network, the Android 4.1 update is available now as an over-the-air install. Users can either wait to be prompted to upgrade, or force a check by going into the Android Settings menu, choosing About, Software Updates and pressing the Check Now button.
HTC One X Key features
- 1.5GHz quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor
- 4.7-inch super LCD 2 display with 1280x720p resolution
- 1GB of RAM
- 8 megapixel camera with auto focus, smart LED flash, and BSI sensor
- 1.3 megapixel front camera (720p for video chat)
- 1800 mAh battery
- Beats Audio
- Android 4.1