HTC Sensation XL

price N/A launch Dec, 2011

phonecurry editor's note based on opinion across 8 expert review(s)

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

8 expert review(s)


video review

source: @PhoneArena
OS
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
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the magic score for a phone!
brand rating
3.04/5
(Average)
average phonecurry internal rating for phones launched by this brand in the last 12 months
brand perception
Very Good
brand perception among consumers, based on surveys
service quality rating
Good
service & support quality rating, based on user surveys