While Telstra might have delayed the launch of the HTC One XL until sometime in June, MobiCity have beaten them at their own game by offering the device for purchase right now. The HTC One XL comes in black and works on all Australian 3G networks, but most importantly it works on Testra 4G LTE network on 1800MHz. The main difference between the One XL and the One X is the inclusion of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 Dual-Core CPU which can certainly hold its own against the Quad-Core Tegra 3 in the One X as it is built on a smaller 28nm fabrication process — Tegra 3 is built on a 40nm process (smaller is better).

If you’re interested in buying one, MobiCity are selling them for $850 a pop. I’ve already purchased mine and will be reviewing it once it arrives.

Source: MobiCIty - HTC One XL.
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José Muñoz
José Muñoz
8 years ago

$850!!?? god damn!

They should be called MobCity.

The regular One X is selling around $550 now so what is the reason for the additional $300?
An LTE chip cannot be worth that much, even if it is coated with “first” frosting!

Hikari0307
Hikari0307
Reply to  José Muñoz
8 years ago

 that’s the price that comes with exclusivity I guess lol, most new high end new phones go around that price and will steadily go down as time goes on, no doubt it’ll fall once Telstra releases theirs. Who knows if that’s actually close to the price in south korea since my best guess is they are sourcing it from there since there’s LTE there with the same frequency as the ones Telstra is using.

Deanja
Deanja
8 years ago

Once again it’s a simple case, similar to the Galaxy Note release by Telstra, the Moto Xoom and will be the same with the release of the Galaxy SG111 by Telstra, they struggle getting the Bloatware act together which holds up the release of the units.

Djtsambi
Djtsambi
8 years ago

News from an extremely reliable source us that. the Telstra version will be 32 gig. this is stated on HTC Australia web page. this is no mistake. why buy a gray import with inferior specs I ask.

Buzz Moody
Reply to  Djtsambi
8 years ago

Us early adopters will do crazy, insane things.

Pugzor
Pugzor
8 years ago

Hey Buzz, according to that speed test app you have an unclaimed prize! Wow! Not only do you get to play with the cool phones, but you win prizes randomly too. That’s so cool.

Android Extremist
Android Extremist
8 years ago

Cool

No_Underscore
No_Underscore
8 years ago

This is crazy, there is something different about being able to bring a random unannounced (by the telco) phone onto their LTE network… love it.
Its not like with GSM, where there is a number of compatible networks worldwide, .. LTE, with limited worldwide pickup and frequency banding issues.

Imagine taking it into the Telstra Shop and asking for support, showing them that its on their LTE network… “but we don’t sell that phone”

MattyB
MattyB
8 years ago

Does it take a regular sized sim or a micro-SIM?

Buzz Moody
Reply to  MattyB
8 years ago

Micro SIM

qldsparky
qldsparky
8 years ago

I’ve just ordered one too. The difference between this and the hoped for sgs3 (lte??? ) is not worth worrying about for me. Been happy with mobicity service in past so I’m buying this on current comparisons and my delight with previous HTC phones.

Boultonokelly
Boultonokelly
8 years ago

I’m hoping the locked Telstra one will be a tad cheaper.

Buzz Moody
8 years ago

Oh man, I just realised the unintentional pun in the title. I am hilarious.

Nathan
Nathan
Reply to  Buzz Moody
8 years ago

I thought it was intentional 😛

Steve Burnett
Steve Burnett
8 years ago

Love to know what the battery life is like, and if it is better than the quad core One X

Buzz Moody
Reply to  Steve Burnett
8 years ago

Will do 🙂

Nick Swan
8 years ago

I want to order one, but 850 bucks…. jeez

Steve Burnett
Steve Burnett
Reply to  Nick Swan
8 years ago

Samsung SG3 is $800 for 16 GB dual core and only 3G

vodka4boris
vodka4boris
Reply to  Steve Burnett
8 years ago

Hey Steve,

The S3 is quad core A9 Exynos 4 – it is not dual core.
One X is quad core A9 Tegra 3. 
One XL is dual core A15 Snapdragon (Krait).

All the specifications are available on gsmarena for you to read.

Here is a comparison of S3 with the One X – draw your own conclusions as to why the S3 costs more:

http://www.gsmarena.com/samsung_galaxy_s_iii_vs_htc_one_x-review-759.php 

Glenn
Glenn
8 years ago

Will you need a new SIM card or will your current 3G SIM work anyway? I remember when we’d upgraded to a 3G handset from a 2G Nokia and we needed a new card. Guessing you’ll just say I need a 4G SIM and they’ll give you an odd look and wonder what you’ll be using it in!

Nick Swan
Reply to  Glenn
8 years ago

Current 3G sims (for telstra nextG anyway) will allow you onto the LTE network as per normal

No_Underscore
No_Underscore
Reply to  Nick Swan
8 years ago

If you were churning to Telstra, would they allow you to just pick up a pre-paid sim?? or would they want you to sign up for one of the BYO Phone plans (12M)??

Hikari0307
Hikari0307
Reply to  No_Underscore
8 years ago

 just go there and tell them you want to port your number to telstra prepaid and there will be no problem.

douglasac10
douglasac10
Reply to  Glenn
8 years ago

I doubt they’d give you an odd look… they’ve got the three 4G modems, the Velocity and the S2 4G, so they’d probably be more than happy to do a switch for you.

Hikari0307
Hikari0307
Reply to  Glenn
8 years ago

 Current Telstra 3G sim cards is good enough to access the 4G network. You don’t need to change your sim.