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HTC Sensation 4G

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Editorial reviews:
4.1 / 54 ratings
4 editorial reviews
The Sensation has a gorgeous display, a beautiful design, and dual-core power, but holding the phone in certain ways seems to degrade reception significantly.Read more
Call them reserved or relaxed, but HTC is officially in the game within the US market where smartphones like the Motorola ATRIX 4G and T-Mobile G2x have stood atop the ladder. Thankfully though, the HTC Sensation 4G is aiming to arrive stateside through T-Mobile starting June 15th, where it plans to usher in the next generation of HTC devices this year with a banging start. Naturally, there is a lot to like about this sensational handset...Read more
Can HTC's debut dual-core monster stand up to the other superphones we've seen.Read more
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Pros

  • the quicker speed in my hands-on tests
  • played back smoothly and looked great on the Sensation 4G's display
  • Photos taken indoors also looked pretty good
  • quality over T-Mobile's network was fairly good
  • HTC has a solid tradition of creating visual weather apps

Cons

  • T-Mobile does not have a very strong 4G signal
  • no HDMI port or MHL port for connecting the Sensation 4G
  • Sensation 4G did not seem to slow down
  • There are a lot of hot phones available
  • Netflix Android app is not yet available for the Sensation 4G

Key specs

  • 8 Mpx
  • 4.3 in
  • 960, 540 px
  • Super LCD
  • 256 ppi
  • 1520 mAh
  • Dual-core
  • 0.3 Mpx

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HTC Sensation 4G - Technical Overview

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Screen size
4.3 in
Best:
Asus FonePad 8
Screen size: 8 in
Battery capacity
1520 mAh
Best:
Doogee BL12000
Battery capacity: 12000 mAh
Pixel density
256 ppi
Best:
Sony Xperia Z6
Pixel density: 891 ppi
CPU clock speed
1.2 GHz
Best:
Xiaomi POCO F3
CPU clock speed: 3.2 GHz

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HTC Sensation 4G Full Specifications

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Hardware

Android 4.0
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1.2 GHz
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Dual-core
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Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 MSM8260
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Qualcomm Adreno 220
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768 MB
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Display

4.3 in
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  • 960
  • 540
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Super LCD
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256.0 ppi
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yes
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Rear camera

8.0 Mpx
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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Front camera

0.3 Mpx
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Storage

yes
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32GB
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microSD
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Dimensions

Black
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4.96 in
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2.57 in
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0.44 in
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5.22 oz
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Sensors

yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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yes
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Connectivity

Mini-SIM
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yes
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yes
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3.0 HS
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3.5 mm
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Micro-USB
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Celluar

yes
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HSPA+
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GPS
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yes
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  • 850 MHz
  • 900 MHz
  • 1800 MHz
  • 1900 MHz
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yes
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Battery

Lithium ion
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1520.0 mAh
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350.0 h
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8.0 h
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