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HTC Sensation Sim Free Mobile Phone

by HTC
146 customer reviews

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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: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (146 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 25,674 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

3.8 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

52 of 53 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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87 of 90 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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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful By W.Davies on 29 Sept. 2011
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I've had the Sensation for over 2 months and have waited to write a review because it seemed some owners were experiencing problems with the phone after 2 weeks/1 month. I couldn't be happier with it: it's my first HTC and I find it beautifully designed, solid, sleek looking and very easy to use. I do agree with the reviewers about the poor battery life, but that's so easy to sort out! I got myself an Anker 1900mAh Li-ion Battery for HTC Sensation G14 Z710E - White and I don't have to worry about running out of battery when I'm out and about: I don't play games on a regular basis, but I use other apps pretty often (in particular Kindle, the Business Calendar and Weather), plus I update my 2 email accounts frequently, browse the Internet between 1-2 hours a day, text often and talk for a couple of hours.

Before buying the HTC Sensation I tried it and compared it with the Samsung Galaxy S II: I personally loved the natural colours and clarity of the screen of the HTC (as opposed to the over-saturated colours of the Samsung) and in the hand the HTC did feel/look like an expensive, well-finished object. I also tested the keyboards in both mobiles (in spite of being an iPod Touch user I was sceptical about having a virtual keyboard after using the Nokia E72's beautiful qwerty keyboard for 2 years) and found that the HTC was very responsive, with a very friendly prediction mode.

At the end of the day I feel it's a lot about personal taste, but I would certainly recommend this phone to anyone who would like a powerful, responsive, easy to use and beautifully looking smartphone.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful By MR J A Purnell on 26 Jan. 2012
My decision for a new phone lay between the HTC Sensation and Galaxy S II. Having read around and played with both, I'd say the Galaxy S II has the more solid hardware behind it - there's little doubt in that. However, for the £80+ price difference at the time, it is my opinion that the Sensation presented better value. The Sensation's internals are also very high-end, but the main selling point that sealed the deal for me is the addition of HTC Sense. Standard Android has come a long way, and the soon-to-hit-both-handsets Android 4.0 ICS improves it further still. However, Sense lends a touch of polish to things that I feel many people overlook/neglect - for instance, it has the best dialer I have seen on any Android phone/ROM to date. The integration of social media with contacts is nice, if only to give me nice headshots of the people calling and letting me know that my friends' birthdays are approaching. The smallest touches such as the beautiful and simple scroll wheels for selecting times and dates on alarms/calendar events add a lot to making day-to-day use much smoother. I have run Cyanogenmod and AOSP ROMS on my old HTC Hero for the past two years on and off, but I have always returned to Sense for a reason - it simply feels more complete. With the newer version of HTC Sense (3.0) on the Sensation, this is truer than ever. Granted, some of the animations are over-the-top, but they run smoothly and do not appear to drain battery or resources unreasonably (additionally, I know that some can be disabled - such as the full-screen weather animations on unlock.Read more ›
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