HTC Sensation XL

Launch: Dec, 2011

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Review Summary based on 8 expert review(s)


  • 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

  • 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

Click through to read the 8 expert reviews:

1. Phone Arena 2. TechRadar 3. GSMArena 4. CNET 5. Slashgear 6. Pcworld 7. Trusted Reviews 8. Tech2

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.3 (Upgradeable to 4.0)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 4.7 inches medium
  • Screen Resolution: 480x800 pixels (~ 199 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 1.5 GHz
  • RAM: 768 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 16 GB

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1600 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 460 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 11.83 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 163 gm bulky
  • Thickness: 9.9 mm medium

Camera

  • Camera: 8.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Instant Capture, Wide Angle Lens, BSI Sensor, Face Detection, Touch Focus, HDR, Auto-Upload, Panorama Mode
  • Secondary Camera: 0.1 MP

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • TV Out, via MHL
  • DLNA

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Document Viewer + Document Editor
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Noise Filtration
  • Beats Audio
  • Customized Beats Headset
  • SRS Surround Sound
  • Dropbox
  • Evernote
  • Tango
  • E-Book Reader
  • Usage Monitor
  • Weather
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.40/5
Good
12-month average
3.17/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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