HTC Sensation XL 

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Phonecurry's 2-Minute Review

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What we liked
  • Good build quality, slim profile, and comfortable hand grip
  • Good display (bright, good viewing angles, rich colors, good sunlight legibility)
  • Beautiful, smooth HTC Sense interface
  • Good web browser
  • Good virtual QWERTY keyboard
  • Good video playback
  • Excellent Beats Earphones
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good call quality
What we didn't
  • Large size can make it unwieldy to use for people with small hands
  • Given the screen size, resolution could have been a bit higher
  • Average camera

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HTC Sensation XL Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 2.3, Upgradeable to 4.0
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size4.7 inches
Screen Resolution480x800 pixels (~ 199 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • LCD
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz
RAM768 MB
Memory
Internal Memory16 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity1600 mAh
Battery Standby460 hrs
Battery Talktime11.83 hrs
Dimensions
Weight163 gm
Thickness9.9 mm
Camera
Camera8.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes
Other Camera Features
  • Instant Capture
  • Wide Angle Lens
  • BSI Sensor
  • Face Detection
  • Touch Focus
  • HDR
  • Auto-Upload
  • Panorama Mode
Secondary Camera0.1 MP
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
TV OutYes, via MHL
DLNAYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Beats Audio
  • Customized Beats Headset
  • SRS Surround Sound
  • Dropbox
  • Evernote
  • Tango
  • E-Book Reader
  • Usage Monitor
  • Weather

About HTC

Motorola
Headquaters Taiwan
Brand Perception
Very Good
Service Quality
Good
Contact Info
Service Centre Locations