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HTC Sensation XL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 500 reviews of HTC Sensation XL. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and sound. The design and screen are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are critical about the reception and price.

size, screen, design, sound, portability

price, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Sensation XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Sensation XL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 user reviews of HTC Sensation XL from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers really like the battery and portability. The screen and design are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the price.

usability, design, screen, portability, battery

price

72% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio Sim Free SmartphoneHTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio Sim Free Smartphone HTC Sensation XL with Beats Audio Sim Free Smartphone

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC Sensation XL

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 user reviews of HTC Sensation XL from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the reliability and screen. The design and size also get good views. There are some mixed reviews about the sound, and some have doubts about the price and usability.

portability, size, design, screen, reliability

usability, price

75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Sensation XL X315E with Beats Audio Unlocked QuadBand GPS WiFi HSDPA Cellular Phone WhiteHTC Sensation XL X315E with Beats Audio Unlocked Android SmartPhone (White)

Mar, 2015

Expert review by: Rossi Fernandes (tech.firstpost.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

HTC has launched their new Sensation XE, which was soon followed by the pricier HTC Sensation XL. Considering that there is no dearth of high-end smartphones, these days, HTC will have to try hard to impress people with the new XL model, which rivals...

The HTC Sensation XL is both good, yet disappointing. On one hand, it’s a great looking device, which does everything you want it to. The issue is with its price and what it offers for that price. HTC sells the Sensation XL in the market for around...

Dec, 2011
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Expert review by: Chris Davies (slashgear.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

Seldom has the name of a phone been so obviously related to its proposition as with the HTC Sensation XL . Bearing a supersized 4.7-inch touchscreen along with Beats Audio, this "extra large" Android smartphone should arguably be the pinnacle of HTC's...

Once upon a time you got points merely for bringing extra inches to the party. Now the smartphone world has caught on to the fact that it's not size that matters but what you do with it that really counts. The HTC Sensation XL plays the size card but...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Mat Smith (engadget.com)

HTC Sensation XL review

 

HTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio reviewQualcomm's 1.5GHz dual-core MSM8660 destroys the competition in majestic benchmark runHTC to

Web browsing on the 4.7-inch screen is a joy ; The Beats headphones are substantial step above typical in-the-box fare

Limited built-in storage with no option to expand ; Underwhelming video quality ; Short battery life

The Sensation XL does plenty right, with an impressive screen and a strong web browsing performance. But, marketed as an audio champion, less than 13GB of storage is a joke.

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: GSMArena team (gsmarena.com)

HTC Sensation XL hands-on: First look

 

Today HTC introduced the second member of its Beats droid family, making both geeks and audiophiles tremble with excitement. The HTC Sensation XL is one multimedia beast with its Dr. Dre-inspired audio, impressively spec'd camera and huge display and...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

We have a new entrant in the Sensation line of HTC phones, people, and it comes with Beats Audio as well. The HTC Sensation XL differs from its other peers in the lineup with the huge 4.7” LCD display, and the lower hardware specs. HTC made it with a...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: thinkdigit.com (thinkdigit.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

The Sensation XL makes us scratch our heads in puzzlement. There is nothing wrong with the device, but it still doesn�t stand out in the Android crowd. Ideally, it should, because of the bigger than usual display size. The performance is quite stable...

Vibrant and crisp display, Surprisingly smooth real-life performance, Comfortable touchscreen experience, HTC Sense looks superb on the bigger real estate

Specs don�t inspire confidence, Too many apps preloaded, No memory expansion slot

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: ZAM KARIM (mobile88.com)

HTC Sensation XL

 

The HTC Sensation XL comes with Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), Sense UI, a 4.7-inch WVGA display, a 1.5GHz single-core processor, 16GB or 32GB of internal memory, an 8-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, and a front-facing camera.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Roland Hutchinson (geeky-gadgets.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

In our HTC Sensation XL review we look at the larger version if the HTC Sensation, which comes with a larger display and some upgrades over the original HTC Sensation.

The HTC Sensation XL has some good points and also no so good points, the camera is fine for photos, but not so good for recording video, the display on the device is pretty good though and this is one of the devices plus points.

Mar, 2012

Expert review by: Clinton Jeff (zomgitscj.com)

HTC Sensation XL Review

 

If you're a fan of giant screens, you'll love HTC Sensation XL. Basically the same form-factor as the HTC Titan Windows Phone, any larger and it moves into...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Aaron Baker (phonedog.com)

HTC Sensation XL Video Review Part 1

 

It's not coming to the United States, but if you're looking for a nice Android phone to purchase unlocked, the HTC Sensation XL could be the phone. Featuring a 1.5 GHz single-core Scorpion CPU, it offers a 4.7-inch Super LCD (WVGA) display, 8-megapixel...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications

Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:MSM8255

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p

Configuration

Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: No
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:SUPER-LCD
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:3 / EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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