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HTC Desire X

78
Engadget
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Review

If you're looking to make the leap from featurephone to something a little smarter, this is an ideal stepping stone, but don't be surprised if in 12 months you're wanting to upgrade again.

Pros
  • Nice look and feelVibrant displaySense should please owners of previous HTC handsets, newcomers to Android
Cons
  • Dated specificationsOccasional performance glitches
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Scores

Engadget

78
 

User Reviews

90
strab
Running most advanced anroid 4 system and pocket size are two biggest advanatges...read more
80
krysmanta
Others might find this device too small and I won't disagree. It's 4" display...read more
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83
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

80
 

Display

75
 

Battery life

73
 

Camera

65
 

Ease of use

60
 

Design and form factor

75
 

Portability (size / weight)

80
 

Media support

80
 

Durability

80
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

73
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
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80
 

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84
 

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79
 
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87
 

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83
 

User

90
 
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