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HTC One XL is now selling in Australia

HTC One XL is now selling in Australia - read the full textSIM-free and unlocked HTC One XL is now available in Australia. Currently, Oz residents can only purchase the black version for AU$850 (€660). It will work on every GSM carrier in Australia and on Telstra’s LTE network. In case you are thinking of importing one over, you'd be glad to find out...

 

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Wrong facts in the story. Australia is the third country to get the One XL, after Canada and the US. In fact, Rogers in Canada was the first carrier globally to launch the One XL on April 20th, well in advance of the early May launch by AT&T in the US.

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  • 2012-05-28 23:40
  • q{cZ

Sigh! There are just so manny issues.

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  • 2012-05-16 12:42
  • 9x4R

> In reply to quod core @ 2012-05-15 23:21 from 427K - click to readwhat's your problem dude? quad core has more cores so doesn't mean it beats dual core.. the s4 easily beats tegra 3 in benchmarks and daily usage too

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  • 2012-05-16 08:30
  • 7tZc

Looks like usa-apple has blocked one xl and evo lte at customs. So Australia maybe only place to get your htc lte fix...

And aussie dollar dropping... :)

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  • 2012-05-16 04:38
  • iien

> In reply to quod core @ 2012-05-15 23:21 from 427K - click to readdude, you cant even spell quad. learnt to spell, and then learn why more isn't always better. there are other factors at play in these chipsets that determines performance.

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  • 2012-05-16 00:43
  • PPhk

The lte version of the one x is already available in canada so that would make australia third

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  • 2012-05-16 00:26
  • kJrA

seence when is dule core better then quod core like you said that its better then the terge 3 what ever its calld. nice try. just becouse your phone has a dule core dosent mean you need to lie to every one that dule core is better then quod core

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  • 2012-05-15 23:21
  • 427K

> In reply to kevin @ 2012-05-15 17:14 from vGTm - click to readSo this seems strange at first because there is nowhere as much demand for the dual core chipset compared to the quad core worldwide. Simply put users demand a quad core processor but US carriers are forcing LTE down their throat. The dual core snapdragon S4 is the only chipset with integrated LTE. This creates shortage and high price of snapdragon S4 devices for those who do prefer the more efficient 28nm chip. Make the quad core version available in the US and there wont be any shortages at all.

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  • 2012-05-15 20:27
  • UGms

"This makes Australia the second country to get a Krait-powered One X after the US" WRONG! Canada had it first, followed by the US. This makes Australia the 3rd country to have it.

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  • 2012-05-15 19:10
  • Ixs4

> In reply to kevin @ 2012-05-15 17:14 from vGTm - click to readHey you may want to consider Panasonic Eluga if thats available in your area!

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  • 2012-05-15 18:49
  • P$uD

$850 is too much for xl? isn't it? how come one x is cheaper with quard core and one xl is expensive with dual core krait???? didnt get it though?>

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  • 2012-05-15 17:14
  • vGTm

3rd Country to get it, Rogers in Canada also sells the XL.

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  • 2012-05-15 17:06
  • N806

> In reply to crazy k @ 2012-05-15 13:39 from Lh}{ - click to readSeriously marketing tricks got you. There are much better dual-core chipsets than many other quad-cores. For an instance, the A15 Krait is better than many A9 based quad-cores (let's say every SoC on sale now, excep the Exynos 4412). If only Samsung outed an Exynos 5 (especially the Exynos 5250) in a handset, I'd buy it.

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  • 2012-05-15 16:30
  • N9xA

one x vs one xl

32gb vs 16gb
quadcore vs duocore
539 vs 660 euros (the Netherlands)
no lte support vs lte support

this does not make sense.
the xl should be cheaper if looking at the specs 16gb and duocore.


i think the xl is better, for now.
compare the one s and one x from reviews.




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  • 2012-05-15 15:16
  • nYCG

> In reply to SkyMagnam @ 2012-05-15 12:25 from t5{J - click to readPlease try to read the spec sheet before posting such troll!!

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  • 2012-05-15 14:57
  • P$uD

> In reply to crazy k @ 2012-05-15 13:39 from Lh}{ - click to readHTC dual core One S is more powerful than One x Nvidia Tegra 3 Quad core.
This phone should be delicious.

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  • 2012-05-15 14:27
  • ibmb

its good phone ,compare to galaxy s .....2.....

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  • 2012-05-15 14:14
  • U{0W

Who and what company will be importing this phone ????

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  • 2012-05-15 13:56
  • P%qK

> In reply to TheMan @ 2012-05-15 12:36 from fqfP - click to readI agree with your comment. 16GB is not really enough and perhaps only 13GB is usable. Yes, that's what happened with Galaxy Nexus it's a big, big flop in the middle east especially here in Saudi Arabia even the price tag lowered tremendously. I, for one, wanted to get Galaxy Nexus but when I learned that only 16GB and without SD expansion, I lost immediately my interest. I think 16GB is ok with a mid-range phone but like Galaxy Nexus considered a high-end smartphone 16GB (w/o SD expansion) is ridiculous, though I am ok with 32GB even without SD expansion.

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  • 2012-05-15 13:43
  • SY0n

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