The Good The affordable HTC One VX for AT&T serves up a modern Android OS, a dual-core processor, and a feature-rich camera. The phone also delivers rock-solid call quality and long battery life.
The Bad The HTC One VX lacks quad-core processing and a removable battery.
The Bottom Line It may not be a fire-breathing superphone, but the HTC One VX offers plenty of Android goodness for under $50.
A sleek, feature-packed smartphone deal
It can be hard to find a pleasing smartphone experience for under $100, let alone $50. The $49.99 HTC One VX for AT&T is an outlier, but in a good way. Included with this handset's low sticker price are the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and nimble dual-core processing, as well as a swift connection to 4G LTE data.
Of course the One VX isn't perfect, as I'm sure the phone's nonremovable battery and midrange components may prove a sticking point for those shopping for a premium Android device. Also, new budget challengers such as the $49.99boast a slightly faster CPU, plus a sharper screen and higher-resolution camera. That said, no matter how you slice it, the One VX is a compelling buy for frugal AT&T subscribers.
The HTC One VX certainly speaks the same design language as the company's other current handsets. In style you can think of it as a cross between the and older . The phone is sculpted from similar rounded curves, with a familiar flat, oval shape and minimalist aesthetic.
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