HTC Sensation 4G vs T-Mobile G2X – Full Specs Compared
HTC Sensation 4G and T-Mobile G2X are two new dual core Android smartphones added to the T-Mobile’s HSPA+ network, which T-Mobile call it as 4G. HTC Sensation 4G is the US version of HTC Sensation, which was previously known as HTC Pyramid. HTC Sensation has 4.3″ qHD (960 x 540) display with 1.2 GHz dual-core Qualcomm processor and runs the latest Android 2.3.2 (Gingerbread). While T-Mobile G2X has 4″ WVGA (800 x 480) display with 1GHz dual-core Nvidia processor and runs Android 2.2 (Froyo), which is upgradeable. For user experience, HTC Sensation uses skinned Android with their own HTC Sense 3.0 for UI while T-Mobile G2X runs stock Android.
HTC Sensation 4G
HTC Sensation 4G is the US version of HTC Sensation (earlier known as HTC Pyramid). If you are desirous of the latest Android based smartphone with a large display that is also fast and efficient in performance, HTC Sensation is another choice for you. This is a high performing smartphone that is powered by a 1.2 GHz dual core processor and features a huge 4.3” qHD display at a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels using Super LCD technology. The processor is a second generation Qualcomm MSM8660 Snapdragon chipset (same processor used in Evo 3D) that consists of 1.2 GHz dual core Scopion CPU and Adreno 220 GPU, which will deliver high speed and performance efficiency while eating less power.
Running on the latest Android 2.3.2 (Gingerbread) with the new HTC Sense 3.0 UI, it gives a pleasing user experience. The new Sense UI gives a fresh look to the home screen and has included instant capture camera, multi window browsing with quick look up tool, customizable active lockscreen, 3D transitions and an immersive experience with the weather application.
This amazing phone has 768 MB RAM and 1 GB internal memory (8GB supplied on microSD card for certain countries). Internal memory can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD cards.
The smartphone is a dual camera device having an 8 MP camera with dual LED flash at the back that is capable of shooting HD videos at 1080p. With the instant capture camera feature introduced with the new Sense UI, you can capture the photo the moment you press the button. It also has a front 1.2 MP camera that allows users to video chat/call. Rear camera has features of face/smile detection and geo tagging. It offers surround sound experience with hi-fi audio technology. For instant media sharing it has HDMI (HDMI cable required) and also it is DLNA certified. HTC Sensation has access to HTC’s new HTC Watch video service for premium movies and TV shows.
It is the 1.2 GHz processor that makes all the difference which is felt when browsing. For connectivity, Sensation is Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, Bluetooth v3.0 with A2DP and compatible with 3G WCDMA/HSPA networks.
The phone is available with T-Mobile, Amazon and BestBuy.
HTC Sensation – First Look
T-Mobile G2X is the American brother of LG Optimus 2X that has been creating waves in the global markets for some time now. The differences in the US version is the networt support for HSPA+21Mbps and the stock Android 2.2 for OS instead of skinned Android with LG UX.
It is equipped with Tegra 2 Dual Core processor at a speed of 1 GHz and is a dual camera device with a rear 8 MP and a front 1.3 MP camera. The rear camera allows the user to capture HD videos at 1080p and also enables user to watch them instantly on TV as it supports HDMI mirroring.
T-Mobile G2X has a large 4” WVGA display at a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels which is bright enough allowing the user to read even in broad daylight. The phone has internal memory standing at 8 GB which can be expanded up to 32 GB using micro SD cards. It is powered by a lithium ion battery (1500mAH) that allows for hours of uninterrupted audio/video as well as web browsing pleasure.
Despite having a large display, the phone is surprisingly handy with measurements standing at 4.88 x 2.49 x 0.43 inches, and it also weighs just 139 gm. The screen is highly capacitive with features of multi touch, proximity sensor, and light sensor. With android Froyo 2.2 as the OS, the user has the liberty to download thousands of apps from the app store.
For connectivity, the phone supports Wi-Fi (802.11b/g/n) with Bluetooth and GPS. With 4G connectivity from T-mobile, web browsing is super fast and even full HTML web pages open in a blink.
The phone is available from 15 April 2011, with the release price od $200 with a new 2 year contract.