Sep 05 AT 9:36 AM Nick Gray 19 Comments

HTC One X gets a makeover for New York Fashion Week


When it comes to design, HTC has always been ahead of the curve. The HTC Touch Diamond, HTC Hero, HTC Legend, HTC One S and even the One X have all received praise for their unique designs, but HTC is hoping to take things to a new level with the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs – a limited edition phone designed for with year’s New York Fashion Week.

On the inside, the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs features the same 1.5GHz dual-core S4 processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, 4.7-inch 720p display, 8  megapixel camera with HTC’s dedicated ImageChip, 1800 mAh battery and NFC as the original HTC One X, which launched on AT&T earlier this year. On the outside, the new device sports a black and white color palette from Cushnie et Ochs’ Spring 2013 collection, giving the device a completely different look. The software on the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs is pretty much unchanged (Android 4.0 and HTC Sense 4.0), but users will find a MADE Fashion Week app and other associated software included.

We don’t know if or when the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs will ever be made available to the public, but we’re sure at least a few of you wouldn’t mind getting your hands on the limited edition device. Is the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs more appealing than the fashion-centric HTC Rhyme that launch last year at this time?

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Show Press Release


HTC and MADE Fashion Week Come Together to Celebrate the Collision of Fashion and Technology

NEW YORK, NY (August 30, 2012) — HTC, a global leader of mobile innovation and design, has been named the official technology partner for the 2013 Spring/Summer MADE Fashion Week taking place in New York City at Milk Studios September 6-12. HTC and MADE have come together for a ground-breaking partnership that celebrates the collision of fashion, technology and art through one-of-a-kind collaborations with a renowned artist and burgeoning designer.

“HTC’s generous support has helped us give over 40 designers the opportunity to show at New York Fashion Week,” said Mazdack Rassi, Co-Founder of MADE, Creative Director of Milk Studios. “They have been an extraordinary partner to MADE Fashion Week and we have the upmost respect for the innovative and creative work they do within their industry.”

As a kick-off to fashion week, HTC will co-host a star-studded, exclusive party at Milk Gallery on September 4th in honor of famed photographer Ben Watts’ Mix Tape exhibition. Watts, whose photography has been seen in fashion publications such as Elle, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, and Vanity Fair, has taken several photos using his HTC One device that are being featured in the exhibit. The photos will be on display along with a series of behind-the-scenes videos documenting Watts’ experience creating them. A part of the Mix Tape exhibition will feature a custom built EVOLVE / Ben Watts scooter housing four HTC One devices. Guests will be able to take their picture as they strike a pose on the scooter, and this will be on display at MADE for the duration of fashion week.

HTC has teamed up with Watts to develop the “Wattsup Photo” app – now everyone can create imagery “just like Ben”. Watts’ punchy color saturation and neon gaff tape borders make every photo look like a behind-the-scenes shot from a swimsuit magazine shoot. Users will also be able to use the app to collage their photos in Watts’ signature scrapbook-style.

“I teamed up with HTC because of their strong presence in pop culture, which I like to shower myself in and am a big follower of,” said Ben Watts. “Now tap that HTC ‘WattsUpPhoto” app and get your collage on shhhhh.”

In addition, HTC has announced their collaboration with the dynamic fashion design team and MADE Fashion Week participants Cushnie Et Ochs to create the HTC One by Cushnie Et Ochs. This limited edition, beautifully designed device references the simple color palette and bold sensuality of the Cushnie Et Ochs Spring 2013 collection, which will be shown at MADE Fashion Week this September.

“Bringing the Cushnie Et Ochs aesthetic to a world outside the realm of fashion was so new and inspiring and really allowed us to develop the ultimate sleek and sexy tech accessory,” said Carly Cushnie and Michelle Ochs.

And guests visiting MADE Fashion Week will be able to stay powered by plugging into several HTC charging stations. These stations will be accessible throughout Milk Studios during MADE Fashion Week including backstage, and VIP lounge areas. During the busy week, HTC will be providing select attendees with a VIP Fashion Week Survival Kit featuring essential items for stylistas on-the-go including a nail file, lip balm, sewing kit, hand lotion, stain treatment stick, mirror and mints.

Tweet us at #HTCMADE.

Source: HTC Source

Nick is a tech enthusiast who has a soft spot for HTC and its devices. Nick joined the Android and Me family in the summer of 2010.

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  • zerosix

    Certainly, it makes say “wow”, but I wouldn’t even consider buying it.

  • Vance

    Call me uncultured but I’m still trying to figure out how to pronounce Cushnie Et Ochs… The clear D30 case with neon orange corners on my One S are sufficiently posh for me :)

  • uknowme

    Interesting and I bet a lot of people will pick it up as a status thing.

  • alexanderharri3

    Definitely stands out……better if on Verizon.

  • YMS123

    HTC One X: Two Face Edition

  • Daniel

    One word: FUGLY.

  • Nick Gray

    I’d definitely pick on up as long as I knew that it was truly a limited edition device. While it’s nice to walk around with a popular phone, I started liking HTC way before people knew who they were. People would always stop and ask what phone I had…. i miss those days.

    • Eli

      Yeah back when they made windows mobile phones, before windows mobile sucked.

    • tarwin

      I wouldn’t mind if it wasn’t a truly limited edition…as long as it wasn’t officially available in my country :-P

      On another note, I’m very curious about the wattsup photo app they mention.

  • DroidDavi

    this is ugly. lol

  • skyflakes


    But I won’t buy it.

  • Bpear96

    Not only are you posting a site with pirated android apps (not call man.. :/) you are coping androidandmes articles and pasting them on your site, as your own.. again not cool..

  • Nathan D.

    To bad it isn’t for sale, it only going to be given to select celebrity as a gift.

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  • LilSmurf2009

    Kinda nice.

  • dVyper

    That looks nice I have to say. HTC should allow their users to specify how their phone looks (similar to having a message written on your iPod) when you order it or something. I think that’d be quite popular…