HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) Specifications, Tests and Review

4.3", 960 x 540
Main Camera
8 Megapixel
Operating System
Google Android
768 MB
Qualcomm Snapdragon
1520 mAh

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HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) Full Specifications and Details

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DESIGN AND DIMENSIONS HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Product Type Smartphone
Form Factor Touch
Height 126 mm Worse than 57 % of phones rated.
Width 65 mm Worse than 55 % of phones rated.
Depth 11 mm Worse than 55 % of phones rated.
Weight 148 g Worse than 55 % of phones rated.
Body Colour White | Matt white
Body Material Aluminium
Waterproof (Water-resistant) -
Integrated Components FM radio
Connector Type Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm
Micro-USB - 5 pin Micro-USB Type B

The HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) has a height of 126 mm, a width of 65 mm and a thickness of 11 mm. The weight of the phone is 148 g.

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DISPLAY HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Screen Size (Display Size) 4.3" Worse than 63 % of phones rated.
Screen Resolution (Display Resolution) 960 x 540 pixels Better than 51 % of phones rated.

The screen size reaches 4.3" inches. Phones with smaller displays are easier to use with one hand. The experience is less pleasant compared to phones with large displays. However, if you're buying a phone for basic use and don't want, for example, a good gaming experience or a large screen for watching movies, this size should be good enough for you.

Display Resolution of HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) is 960 x 540 pixels. A higher display resolution is a prerequisite for a sharper image. The standard for mid-range phones today is a Full HD resolution of 1920 × 1080 px. Cheaper phones, which usually have a smaller diagonal, have an HD resolution of 1280 × 720 px. Smaller resolutions can only be found in older models. Best phones, on the other hand, have a 4K resolution of 3840 x 2160 px.

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PROCESSOR HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Processor Type (CPU) Qualcomm Snapdragon
Clock Speed 1.2 GHz Worse than 67 % of phones rated.

HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) is equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon. The processor frequency indicates how many instructions phone can process in 1 second. The higher the frequency, the better the performance. Standard processor frequency range today is between 1.8 GHz and 2.8 GHz. HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) reaches the frequency of 1.2 GHz.

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MEMORY HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
RAM 768 MB Worse than 76 % of phones rated.
Internal Memory Size (Storage Capacity) -
User Memory 1 GB
Supported Flash Memory Cards (Expandable Memory) microSDHC

An additional option to increase the storage capacity of this model is to insert a memory card.

RAM memory of the HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) is 768 MB. Most powerful phones currently have an operating memory of 12 GB or more, which is especially useful for demanding users such as gaming enthusiasts. Normally, phones nowadays have 6 to 8 GB of RAM, which means that the phone can easily handle normal operation and more demanding applications. Operating memory of less than 4 GB is found in lower-end phones or older models, and they are suitable for low-end users who don't use demanding applications and have the phone more for basic use.

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CAMERA HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Number of Main Cameras 1
Sensor Resolution 8 Megapixel Better than 52 % of phones rated.
Focus Adjustment Automatic
Light Source LED light
Video Resolutions 1920 x 1080 (1080p)
Number of Front Cameras 0

The rear camera of the HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) has only one lens. Single lens is more typical for older phones or lower-end phones with lower quality cameras. The rear cameras of modern phones nowadays are usually equipped with two, three and sometimes even five rear camera lenses. The resolution of the main lens is 8 Megapixel. Higher resolution does not necessarily mean super high quality photos. Furthermore, it depends on the pixel size but also on other important factors.

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BATTERY AND CHARGING HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Battery Capacity (Battery Size) 1520 mAh Worse than 62 % of phones rated.
Standby Time 400 hours Better than 62 % of phones rated.
Talk Time 495 minutes Worse than 54 % of phones rated.
Run Time Details Talk (GSM): up to 495 min
Talk (WCDMA): up to 400 min
Standby (GSM): up to 350 hrs
Standby (WCDMA): up to 400 hrs
Battery Technology Lithium Ion

The battery size of HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) is 1520 mAh. Nevertheless, battery capacity is not the only factor that affects the phone's battery life. For example - the size of the display, the performance of the processor, the use of data functions and, of course, the intensity of use of phone in general all have a significant impact on battery life. Standard for most smartphones today is a battery capacity of around 4500 to 5000 mAH. Phones with this battery size usually guarantee a phone life of at least 1 day. Older or cheaper smartphone models can then reach battery capacities typically around 2500 mAH and below. With this capacity, you may find that if you use your phone heavily, you may need to recharge your phone during the day.

Standby time is 400 hours and it expresses the maximum time your phone can last on a single charge when you are not actively using it. Talk time, or we can say battery life when making calls, then indicates amount of time your phone will last from a full charge if you are constantly on a call. HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) is provided with a talk time about 495 minutes.

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CELLULAR HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Technology WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Mobile Broadband Generation 3G Worse than 64 % of phones rated.
Operating System Google Android
User Interface HTC Sense

HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon) supports 3G. 5G connectivity, which is slowly replacing standard 4G connectivity, is still more the preserve of the latest phones. The operating system in this case is Google Android.

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COMMUNICATIONS HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Data Transmission GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
2G Band 850 GSM, 900 GSM, 1800 GSM, 1900 GSM
Wireless Interface IEEE 802.11b/g/n
Bluetooth Bluetooth 3.0
Communication Features Mobile Email client, Internet browser
Messaging Services SMS, MMS

Basic connectivity standards also include Bluetooth 3.0, making it easy to communicate wirelessly with other devices such as headphones, tablets, speakers and smartwatches.

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MEDIA HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Supported Digital Audio Standards WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, MIDI, M4A
Supported Digital Video Standards AVI, XviD, MPEG-4, WMV, 3GP
FEATURES HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Phone Functions Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, vibrating alert
Sensors Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, 3-axis gyro sensor, digital compass
Polyphonic Ringer Yes
Personal Information Management Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock
Additional Phone Features DLNA Certified
OTHERS HTC Sensation (Qualcomm Snapdragon)
Included Accessories Power adapter

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