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HTC Sensation Sim Free Mobile Phone

by HTC

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  • 4.3-inch QHD LCD Screen with true windscreen display and HiFi Audio
  • 1.2Ghz Dual Core Processor
  • 8mp Camera with full HD camcorder with stereo sound recording
  • Share videos and photos to your big screen TV wirelessly via DLNA
  • Connect to a Wi-Fi printer to easily print your photos, documents and web pages

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Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.1 x 12.6 cm ; 150 g
  • Boxed-product Weight: 322 g
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  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: 99HNA033-00
  • ASIN: B004Z4SJ78
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 12 May 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (143 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 14,508 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

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  • Warning: Not suitable for children under 36 months

Product Description

Product Description

A true widescreen qHD display, hi-fi audio, and immersive HTC experience set a new multimedia high for smartphones.

Manufacturer's Description

HTC Sensation

The HTC Sensation is a multimedia superphone with a true widescreen qHD display, hi-fi audio and immersive HTC Sense.

Want to be entertained like never before?

On-demand movies look great with a stunning qHD display, and they sound crystal clear with Hi-Fi audio technology. The HTC Sensation also includes an immersive HTC Sense experience making this phone easy—to—use and a top entertainer. The premium design, complete with contoured glass edging, feels great in your hand. The HTC Sensation is a multimedia superphone.

Premium Design
Unibody Aluminium Construction

Premium Design

The HTC Sensation features unibody aluminium construction for that premium look and solid feel. The glass is contoured along the entire edge of the screen. Not only does it feel great when you glide your finger over the screen, but it also protects your screen from grit and sand when it’s face down. The qHD display is true widescreen, so it serves up an uncompromised movie watching experience.

Instant Capture Camera

Remember that time you pressed the shutter button and had to wait while your camera phone finished taking the picture? With the instant capture camera, the moment you press the button is the same moment the photo is captured. Never let a great shot slip away.

Richer Internet Experience

Surf the web in style with multi—window browsing, a quick lookup tool for jumping to Wikipedia or YouTube and the latest Flash support for smooth video playback.

Hollywood on the go with HTC Watch

HTC Sensation brings you an unprecedented movie watching experience with HTC Watch, offering a full selection of Hollywood blockbusters. Simply make your selection and start watching the show seconds just into the download. HTC Watch also keeps tabs on your Internet connection and ensures you get an uninterrupted viewing experience wherever you are.

Powerful Performance
Treat yourself to an 8 megapixel camera

Powerful Performance

HTC Sensation is powered by a blazing fast 1.2 GHz dual core processor. Apps will start up instantly and switching between them is a seamless process. The dual core performance really comes to life when pushing your phone to its limits, like when you’re listening to music, downloading email in the background, and surfing the most visually rich websites all at the same time.

Active lockscreen

We’ve transformed the lockscreen into a window to the good stuff on your phone mdash; you can check up on your portfolio, view your friend’s status, and more.

Immersive Experience

Have you ever held a thunderstorm in your hand? When checking the weather – feel the sun’s rays or wipe away the droplets of water.


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Customer Reviews

3.7 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

51 of 52 people found the following review helpful By Mr Craig R Holmes on 12 July 2011
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I've had a HTC phone ever since the Orange M5000, through TytnII, HTC HD, HD2 and HTC Desire; so it's fair to say I like HTC.

I decided to skip the Desire HD, as it wasn't a big enough jump, and plumbed for the Sensation in all its dual core goodness.

I have to say I'm pretty pleased with it; the screen is large and easy to read, the GUI is lovely and fast, all the normal Market Place apps are there, and everything I've bought previously on the Market installs without a problem.

As others say - the battery life is about a day with a decent amount of Smart Phone usage. Not had any trouble with wifi or 3g connectivity or with dropped calls.

In fact the only small gripe I have (don't think anyone else has mentioned this) - is with the micro USB connector. It's recessed so some of my USB cables don't plug in far enough. Easily fixed with a Stanley knife and a quick shave of some of the plastic from the end of the cable but watch those fingers ;-).

For all the smart things this phone can do, I mainly use the internet connectivity - which is quick and simple, though I prefer the free Dolphin HD browser to the pre-loaded app.

I would recommend this phone to anyone - in fact I guess I just have.
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86 of 89 people found the following review helpful By Mr. D. G. Clough on 8 July 2011
There are some surprisingly poor reviews for this device, I have, overall been very pleased with this device, I got mine through Vodafone and have been using it for over a month.

Yes the device does get warm if you're playing games for a long time, but not to the point of burning my hands, a little warmer than say my nexus one when doing the same task.

The screen is vibrant and responsive, as is the Sense UI.

The battery life, I usually get a little over 24 hours with probably above average use; browsing the web, playing games, watching you tube, making calls, texting/email and I have no problems with any of them. I'm yet to have a go at using the device to connect to my TV to watch a film because you have to purchase an adapter.

The screen shows 4x5 = 20 icons in the apps view, and 4x4 =16 on the various home screens but it does depend on the size of your widgets as to how many you can put in there. The lock screen, quick access feature is great and I use it pretty much every time I open the device to take me to one of my 4 most used areas.

Android is a personal preference I have ipod touches, and I find the android and sense UI to be more to my personal way of using a device, if you're of a similar mind set you'll enjoy this phone, if you love/want an iphone then you'll be dissapointed because this isn't an iphone, I'm tired of apple, windows, android debates, it all comes down to personal preference, what you want to do with the device and how you're used to working.

Final point on signal, I've not had a single dropped call from this device, the device picks up H consistently and is fast at getting email and browsing when I'm out and about, which is an improvement over my Nexus One.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By R. Forse TOP 500 REVIEWER on 24 Oct. 2012
I purchased this phone a year ago and was initially impressed with the jump from my previous handset (iPhone 3gs). The screen is vibrant and responsive (usually) and it's able to multi task without becoming overwelmed.

I have been impressed with the flexibility of the operating system but that speaks more about the Android platform than the phone itself.

As time has gone on, I have experienced increasing issues with battery life (I ended up purchasing a higher capacity battery just to get me through a typical day) and have been let down by the Alarm Clock function on more than one occasion. In fact i have to manually reset/restart the phone every couple of days or basic functions such as the alarm cease to work. I can only assume that the basis for this is that the cache gets full and overwhelms the system. Still, it's not really excusable for a phone with this price and spec.

If you can pick up one of these cheaply, it might be worth doing so, but in it's position in the market as one of HTC's premium devices I expected a lot more. More to the point, I think it's reasonable for a basic function such as an alarm clock to work.

Overall, it has left me with a slightly bitter taste in the mouth and I would be hesitant to chose HTC above some of the other major Smartphone manufacturers in the future.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By Amazon Customer on 6 Oct. 2011
I upgraded from HTC Desire to HTC Desire HD and now to sensation, I suppose you can call me HTC man. I am carrying out this review because I don't really understand why people are reviewing this phone from average to very bad phone.

Trust me; I know I sound silly. I am asking you to trust me when you don't even know me. but at least hear me out, this phone is currently the best in the market including the current iphone 4S. The only thing I would say that let it down a bit is the battery that came with it, but there is a solution to it. Please buy this Battery (Anker 1900mAh Li-ion Battery) immediately you get the phone.

People compare this phone with the Samsung Galaxy 2, this is a lovely phone, but the HTC Sensation is outstanding in every way. Needless to say it is currently the most customisable phone in the market that includes the new IPhone 4s. I love my phone.
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