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Good: Not much
Bad: Very difficult to use
Comment: 6 out 10/very difficult to use
Bad: I have asked about 12 times for an operating manual,yet still too recieve it
Comment: Phone is very difficult to use,the alarm is as loud as a mouse squeaking
Good: HTC interface. Build. Screen. Speed etc.
Bad: Battery Life combined with sealed battery unit.
Comment: Every review I've ever read that does the Samsung vs HTC comparison seems to forget one important thing. The HTC is faster and easier to use. Not because it's processor is faster (it usually comes in a micro-second behind the Samsung), but rather because it's interface is considerably faster and more user friendly - making it much faster to use in reality.
I realise this is rather subjective, however I do own the Samsung SII, the HTC Sensation XE and now the HTC One XL and have heavily used the first two. It's telling that I've given the SII to my wife to use because it's interface gets on my tits. It's also telling that despite poor reviews of the HTC One XL's battery life, that I still bought it. I'd rather get an external battery to top it up on business trips than get the SIII and put up with the Samsung interface.
Comment: According to HTC the One XL has the same resolution as the One X
Comment: is it as good as iphone?
Comment: The specs listed in this review are correct for the One XL we're getting in the UK.
See Orange's website: http://shop.orange.co.uk/mobile-phones/htc-one-xl-4g-ready-pay-monthly
It says it has a 4.7-inch 'qHD' screen. You know they don't want to tell you the real resolution when they use an abbreviation - in this case it's 540x960 pixels. One XL models released elsewhere in the world may very well have the same screen as the One X, but not here.
Good: Fast, Light Excellent display.
Comment: Bright, clear easy to read display with my poor eyesight. Good battery compared with other smart phones I considered.
Good: Awesome Phone
Comment: Andrew,<br />
You need a new job as there is a huge number of basic errors in this review. Gokhan says it like it is.
Good: Display, software, camera, basically more or less everything.
Bad: Too sensitive on/off button causes reboots while you carry it in your pocket.
Comment: Actually, HTC One XL has exactly the same display as HTC One X, 1280x720 RGB HD with IPS 2. Therefore, the information given in the review about a lower-resolution display is incorrect.<br />
Unlike HTC One X, which has a quad-core Nvidia Tegra processor, HTC One XL has the Qualcomm Snapdragon dual-core processor, but Qualcomm's dual-core processor is still faster than the quad-core processor in HTC One X and consumes much less power, with the battery lasting much longer. Therefore, overall, HTC One XL is a better phone than HTC One X, albeit still very similar.<br />
L in XL stands for LTE network wireless technology, which typically uploads and downloads around 25 Mbps. The North American version of One XL has two LTE bands (lower B+C 700 MHz and AWS 2100 MHz for compatibility with AT&T in US and Rogers in Canada) and the Asia/Europe version has the two most-common LTE bands (1800 MHz and 2600 MHz) for the rest of the world. You won't get LTE compatibility with every network in US and Europe with either version, as there are dozens of LTE bands out there.
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