HTC's dialing it back a notch in the phone launch department, and their latest series - HTC One - aims to bring the best of the Taiwanese manufacturer into three distinct packages.
One of those is the HTC One X, the flagship of the One series and a high-end Android phone that's coming to AT&T later in the year. It's packing a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor (NOT the quad-core Tegra 3 chip in the US, sadly), 4.7-inch HD Super LCD (720p) display, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) with HTC Sense 4.
I've been pretty skeptical of some of HTC's recent devices, primarily because I feel like they've lost some of the edge that they had at the beginning of their rise to the top of the Android heap. With the One series, I see old HTC at play - the company that focused on making great Android devices from top to bottom. In my brief time with the One X, I was impressed with the design (though admittedly, I think I prefer the HTC One S' form factor), the specifications list looks good, and HTC Sense 4 appears to be much less overbearing than previous builds. The keyboard worked relatively well, with no lag due to overly powerful vibrations. The One series could be HTC's turning point in a market that's seen Samsung, LG, and other competitors rise to the challenge of making a great Android device.