The same HTC but with a lot more common ‘Sense’
In 2011 HTC got really excited about releasing their Sensation phone, however in light of what Motorola and Samsung were doing with their Dual-Core offerings in that year, this phone fell short of the calibre of 2011 devices. However, HTC persisted and released a few more Sensation branded devices that would boast that extra oompf that the original Sensation wasn’t able to deliver. At the end of last year HTC were reporting lower than expected fiscal performance, this didn’t surprise any of us here at Ausdroid. Peter Chow, CEO of HTC went on record to say that HTC would reign in the number of devices in their portfolio and would focus on a core brand, that brand is now the HTC One range of devices.
The HTC One X was the cream of the crop at the Mobile World Congress earlier this year. This is great news for HTC, but we should also make a quick note that there were no flagship entries at MWC from Samsung, Motorola or Sony, so other than LG’s announcement of the 4X, HTC had the floor.
At MWC HTC début the One X, which would be the first publicly available quad-core smartphone on the market. HTC made sure to also mention, that it was a less bloaty and nimbler version of their custom skin HTC Sense and it would run on top of Android 4.0.