This phone is overkill.
Honestly, android needs some innovation, not more power or a bigger screen
Waynester, 14 Apr 2012was about to order this new HTC, having owned the iPhone 4S for a while, i stay with it, disap... moreLol yeah right Nokia pureview 808 is gonna have a very great audio quality and all. It's better to buy a camera rather then that stupid phone with the symbian OS which is buried deep in the ground.
Anonymous, 14 Apr 2012BTW i own the HTC senstion and yes HTC sensation got the ICS update and still looks like shit ... moreWell you are correct the ICS provided for sensation has it flaws as a friend of mine also had complaints about it after updating it to ICS. but with the sensation XE there was little to no problems as I myself updated and used it its an upgrade that was definitely worth it. and then the galaxy nexus camera get real its not better then the galaxy s2 even most of the reviews said that the only time it takes a gud image is in a well lit while needing to be still otherwise it looses focus and the images look bad and it gets worse when it gets to the night time I don't even wanna talk about it.
Anonymous, 14 Apr 2012Super LCD 2 HD made by samsung lolllFirst of all its not super LCD 2 hd, its super IPS LCD 2. and then here's the 2nd part it not made by Samsung its a display made by HTC themselves they made an upgrade over the IPS LCD and called it super IPS LCD 2. If you don't know the details don't bother commenting with your false information.
Anonymous, 14 Apr 2012"Real Racing 2"!well too bad for you I guess with the real racing 2 but I checked it out and it looks to have a less then 4 out of 5 rating so not much people are going to complain or worry about it. and the problem here is with the game developers not updating the game to support ics.
RocknTroll, 14 Apr 2012The only games specifically optimised for Tegra 3 at the moment are Shadowgun and Glowball. &q... moreWell you forgot to mention the GTA III, Zen pinball ThD, Soul Craft THD, Arms II Thd, guerilla bob THD, monster madness THD, Trainz THD, Pinball HD for tegra, riptide, Big bang racing THD, Siegcraft THD and the list goes on. All those games I mentioned might not be exclusive for the tegra 3 but they are all optimized for tegra 3 with much better graphics. and here's a list of upcoming exclusive tegra games announced at the MWC 2012. These games include, Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode II, Golden Arrow THD, Dark Kingdom THD, Eden to GREEEEN THD and Hamilton’s Great Adventure THD. Do u still wanna argue with me over the tegra optimized games and how it has a bright future ahead of it ????
I've had the phone for a couple of days now. Overall my impression is very positive but I'm a little disappointed with the camera. My impression is that picture quality has been sacrified for speed; both the still picture and and video taking applications are fast and snappy but image quality is merely acceptable nearing the subpar. Images are grainy/noisy, if you enlarge It just a fraction of what it appears on the phone's screen it becomes obvious. I'm not expecting DSLR quality, but I think it can be improved. If it is a software issue I hope HTC can address this with an update, I would gladly sacrifice just a bit of snappiness for better picture quality.
Otherwise the phone is awesome. When it is in my hand it feels surreal; it's so thin that it feels strange at first.
Thornography, 14 Apr 2012Haha equal you got to be kidding me don't make me laugh. the display the design the processor ... moreBTW i own the HTC senstion and yes HTC sensation got the ICS update and still looks like shit on it lol. Even though the Galaxy s2 with ICS update looks ugly, The camera on Nexus yes its a 5 MP vs 8 MP camera but still very good for a 5 mp camera and shooting video even better than HTC and galaxy s2 with 1080p video and 720p with way better Auto focus than galaxy s2 and sensation. BTW im in ICS 4.0.4 lot of issue fixed on it.
was about to order this new HTC, having owned the iPhone 4S for a while, i stay with it, disappointing with the poor audio review and juddery video recording and playback, or i`ll wait for the Nokia 808 which sounds great
Dear GSM Arena: would you be able to put the battery life test for this phone with the Tegra-related battery fix applied? Because there are signs this can improve the battery life significantly:
Thornography, 13 Apr 2012if you are looking for gaming then look to none other then tegra 3 quad core beast one x. nvid... moreThe only games specifically optimised for Tegra 3 at the moment are Shadowgun and Glowball. "Plenty" is hardly the correct word to use.
James, 14 Apr 2012Only dual-band 3G support, and no wifi hotspot is positively primative. It is interesting the... moreno wifi hot spot? did u really look at a real product or not? get it when 1st launch in malaysia, it got wifi hot spot and helpful gadget for daily usage, not just gaming performance extra special, this is a great phone, HTC really means quality on it.
Thornography, 14 Apr 2012here we go again just because it doesn't support a few games no 1 in there right mind would be... moreYou are very wrong! ICS have NO improvment at all over GB, it just look a litle different, and the task switcher is a lot worse even though it looks beeter because scrolling in the long list of apps in history, obs not only actually active apps, makes multitasking a lot slower/worse, and not even the "hardware acceleration" add anything better because GB is handling every game and app and movie... just as fast as ICS, and ICS uses a lot more RAM memory than GB! ICS have problems with wifi and overheating, and ICS is very bad at Adobe Flash movies with lot of lag...! 4.0.3 is still only a beta and should never have been released as a "stable" official release!
ICS is still Android, not iOS or MeeGo or..., so there should not be any reason for this many apps and games, not just "Real Racing 2" to be incompatible with ICS! ICS is a lot slower to start up than GB, and ICS is very bad at handling apps installed, moved, to the sd-card and the "new" scrolling is very bad and is as it was on roller and move in steps/jumps with no smothness and user have no control because slow scroll can suddenly jump into hyperspace without user changing speed of finger!
TC, 14 Apr 2012ICS, 4.0.3, is full of bugs and is far from as stable as GB, and too many apps and games are n... morehere we go again just because it doesn't support a few games no 1 in there right mind would be prefer gb over ics. I have used gb for a long time and as of yet after getting ics I never met an application I used which is incompatible with ics and I use alot of apps. and talking about stable gingerbread lags and ics don't it doesn't have the sort of bugs that ruin the experience and I have never met any bugs to begin with. and the browsing is way better in ics and not to mention the feature set and the new look in ICS simply amazing.
Thornography, 14 Apr 2012Haha equal you got to be kidding me don't make me laugh. the display the design the processor ... moreICS, 4.0.3, is full of bugs and is far from as stable as GB, and too many apps and games are not even supported on ICS, like "Real Racing 2"..., so it is actually better to still be on GB than to downgrade to ICS!
Come on guys dont fight more,is a super charger cellphone not more,for me this model dont make justicie to tegra3 chipset for now.....?(update in comming) and the tendencies is copy iphone???
battery build in ,micro sim, internal memory...? htc and motorola are the best for me,but dont run by the wrong way!!!
James, 14 Apr 2012Only dual-band 3G support, and no wifi hotspot is positively primative. It is interesting the... moreLol are you kidding me. A person with knowledge levels of this device as you have no right to open you mouth. This device has wifi hotspot, WiFi direct, USB tethering, blue tooth tethering the latest blue tooth v 4.0 and hell yeah NFC which is only in very few devices the inclusion of NFC makes this future proof. And what more are you expecting from a smart phone. Theres hardly a thing IOS does that android doesn't