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Samsung Galaxy S3 Rival Available From £440

The HTC One X is the most potent rival to the Samsung Galaxy S3 and there are signs that HTC is ready to cut the price of its top of the range handset to make its flagship model more appealing.

Carphone Warehouse's subsidiary,, is selling the phone for £439.90 without the need to buy an airtime topup. The phone is, in theory, locked to Vodafone but it is highly likely that it is both unlocked and unbranded (plus you get free delivery).

That's only £11 more expensive than the Apple iPhone 4 and around the same price of the Galaxy Note and the Samsung Galaxy S2.

When it comes to the hardware, the phone is the first to come with a quad core processor; the Nvidia Tegra 3 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz. There's 1GB RAM, 32GB onboard storage (but no microSD card slot), a 4.7-inch 1,280 by 720 pixels capacitive display (with Corning Gorilla glass), a polycarbonate shell, Android Ice Cream Sandwich with HTC Sense 4.0, an eight megapixel camera with HD video recording and a front facing 1.3-megapixel one, Bluetooth, NFC, a 25GB Dropbox account, Beats Audio and an estimated talktime of just over eight hours.

Source : E2save

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