HTC One X is certainly a better phone than Samsung Galaxy S III. Although Galaxy S III is ruling as the king because of higher sales than One X, HTC device has better specifications when compared. We have gone through detailed comparison between Samsung Galaxy S III and HTC One X and also check detailed hand-on review of One X smart phone.
Soon after Android 4.0.4 update in European countries, it has arrived in India and we are happy to notify our One X readers that HTC is rolling out Android 4.0.4 Ice Cream Sandwich update in India sub-continent. One X smart phone is already supplied with Android 4.0.3 pre-installed on the device and so this update will bring Android 4.0.4 version instead of the Android 4.0.3 as seen on your device. This is one of the major update of HTC flagship model until now and there are couples of good features included in the device as it brings the HTC Sense UI update to Sense 4.1.
Among the top two features included in the update are –
Indian Language support : Last month HTC reported that its devices in India will support full Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Telugu scripts. These scripts can be used while messaging, email and various purposes where input method is been asked.
HTC Sense 4.1 : HTC Sense updating from Sense 4.0 to 4.1 brings few important feature updates and fixes some of the issues of Sense 4.0.
Improvements & Enhancements
While you are moving from Android 4.0.3 to 4.0.4 you will see the following improvements and enhancements added to your device –
- System performance and the stability has been enhanced
- User interface enhancements thanks to Sense 4.1
- Music improvements
- New SDK support for developers
- Brings Indian languages keyboard support
- HTC Car use experience enhancements
- Fix for live wallpaper lag
- Camera app includes switch between front and rear camera easily
- Removes 3D effect in the launch
- Fixes Wi Fi issues
How to Update
These updates are been pushed to the users via Over the Air update. HTC has notified that update file size is 141.21 MB in size and the updated software version is 2.17.720.2. You should be updating your device when you are connected with a Wi Fi signal with high speed internet access and don’t update via your 3G network as the download rate will be less. Before updating your device, you should take a back to ensure that your file doesn’t get corrupted.
Once you are ready you can go through Menu > Settings > About Phone > Software Update and then tap on Check Now. HTC One X then will be communicated to HTC Servers and will reply with a pop up message. You need to tap on Download to download the respective file content, once downloaded it will be applied to your device. Your phone would be automatically restarted in between twice and after final restart your will see your phone with new Android 4.0.4 version.
You can go through Menu > Settings > About Phone and check whether you are on the Android 4.0.4 version or not.
Check out One X smart phone hands-on review