Top secret AT&T HTC One X surfaces, sold on eBay

Apparently a prototype of the HTC One X for AT&T turned up on eBay and was promptly purchased.

HTC One X AT&T Prototype
Could this be a prototype of the HTC One X for AT&T? Electronista

Sprint certainly made waves when it unveiled its own version of HTC's coveted One X Android superphone, the HTC Evo 4G LTE . Amid the new Evo's hype, you may have forgotten that the One X is slated to hit AT&T too. A sharp-eyed member of the XDA Developers forum didn't, and nabbed what looks like a prototype of the handset in a blink.

According to Electronista, XDA member @votecow spotted the device on sale at eBay and quickly dropped in to seal the deal. Electronista points out that pictures of this One X are marked AT&T and with the foreboding words, "Not For Sale" clearly etched across its back plate.

Looks like this alleged HTC One X (AT&T) prototype is clearly not for sale. Electronista

I doubt HTC will send out an Apple-style SWAT team to bust down doors anytime soon. Still, @votecow may want to tread carefully just in case AT&T's lawyers come calling. If it's one thing I've learned, never underestimate the power of U.S. wireless carriers or you may end up in a ditch like Google Wallet .

About the author

Brian Bennett is senior editor for appliances at CNET and reviews a wide range of household and smart-home products. These include everything from microwave ovens, blenders, ranges and coffee makers to personal weather stations. An NYC native, Brian now resides in bucolic Louisville, Kentucky where he dreams of someday owning the sparkling house of the future.

 

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