Aaron takes a look at the global HTC One S, one of the three Ice Cream Sandwich-powered phones HTC announced at Mobile World Congress earlier in the year.  The HTC One S offers a 1.5 GHz dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display (540x960 pixels), 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a front-facing camera, 1,650 mAh non-removable battery, and Android 4.0 with HTC Sense 4.  The One S will be coming soon to T-Mobile USA.  Is it better than the HTC Amaze 4G and Samsung Galaxy S II?  Part 1 of 2.

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Mark Gittens Really digging tha one s I have an upgade available and was gunna get tha htc amaze but Im definitely waiting for tha one s now!
RockinRose Wolf Donnell Is the One X out yet for AT&T? My coworker wants one. I am holding off for the EVO One since I'm with Sprint.
Facebook user Both are great looking phones but the One S definately has our vote!
lb_dlb_dl I love them both ! xD
Rumle Borgmann I dont like the design Ascend D Quad XL looks alot better
Eduardo Ordaz One X because it has a really great processor and love the design and also love sense 4. It's cool. But have to watch more videos between the 1 X and the galaxy s3 to see what I an going to get.
Zanzi Ok One x is too big
Warren Saunders The snapdragon dual core is very good, however it just sounds better when you say, yep my phone is quad core lol, bragging rights ;)
Raymond Matias One S because of the size and aluminum body;built quality looks more better, but i'll take the One X's screen tech over Super AMOLED since it's not plus. 720p would be nice but QHD would is fine. Therefore One S.
Nathan Sheaffer One x. However, why would tmo not pick both the one s and one x???? Better yet, galaxy note for tmo. Done.
Ernest Marvin Esteban One X. Tegra gaming is good
Mike Sweeney I want the One X with the S4. S4>Tegra3
Jason Yu One S
Ashley Vaughan Ummm one x.
Jeffrey O. Arnado One X...!!!
Chris Burns Galaxy s3
Javier Aguilar One X International version...
Richard John Soares I just got this phone yesterday! I don't care what anyone says best phone yet! And I also use a galaxy nexus. Screen is better than the iPhone hands down and I love the iPhone too!
P.j. Smith Umm g2x is STILL amazing.waiting for the gs3 tho
Devin Fischer Ni choice being with Tmobile and all
Daniel Schmitt I think its going to be the same as when aren used the galaxy not I think that the more u use the one x that u would get used to the size. The galaxy note being a woping 5.3 inches and he was able to get used to the display in day to day use so after watching other reviews on these devices I don't think size will be to much of an issue as u use it more and just get used to the overall use and form factor of the device
Daniel Schmitt Ya I am currently using the Samsung nexus s and it uses edge. Before I had a galaxy s and it was on h. So for me knowing that the one s will be using gci's edge network if I order it online than I would get the one x just because in the video it is using hspa+
Travis Rector (If you know anything about genes. XX = Female XY = Male)
Travis Rector Well, I would rather have one X, but if I had Two X's, then I would be a woman. lol jk, but I don't know as I haven't used them before
Razvan Razv One S.....
Michael Anthony Langworth @Mahdi Safa, because if your in the States, you only get a Dual Core model as Tegra 3 isnt compatible with the US 4G LTE Spectrum
JuNed Islam I ordered the one x however one s, is just beautiful
Emmanuel ZApata Big deal not impressed with HTC same thing with big ass Widgets and that stupid clock design looks the same gs3 is on its way
Daniel Schmitt I have heard that the ones's dual core qualcom s4 processor is supposed to be just as fast last the nividia tegra 3 if not faster, just the one x has better graphics and a bigger display. I would go with the one s just because I think it would fit more nicely in my small hands (tiny fingers) lol and more pocketable and just feel nicer in over all day to day use. I dnt think anyone will really notice a difference when it comes to speed in every day to day use I think it is a those up. Games may be better on the one x but I the end I think it really just comes down to preference. Although 32gb would be nice on the one s seeing as it does not come with an SD card so ur stuck with 16 bit I think that's the OK amount for me lol we will see
Kiano Pass Galaxy S3....htc who?
Mahdi Nourideen Safa Quad Core vs Dual Core Why would you even want the Dual Core one? One X has my vote
Eric Hook One X, but leave it to Tmo to get the S. I can suffer with the worse battery. Thats why they invented spares. But really...Samsung. GS3
Robert Centennial What's the difference?
Nick DeSousa Chalk one up for the One X. Going with the One S is settling for One Less.
CeeGii Borels X on Tmobile would be excellent
C Paul Courtney C'mon man! One X!
Jacob Ryan Fortner Can someone please buy me this phone on Sprint?! Lol, unemployment sucks...

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