HTC Sensation XL Android phone

HTC Sensation XL review: Is a 4.7in screen too big for a smartphone? HTC is bravely attempting to find out

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  • Expert Rating

    4.25 / 5
  • User Rating

    3.00 / 5 (of 7 Reviews)
  • Price

    TBA (AUD)

User Reviews:

Jamila

3.0

1

Pros
Quality headphones
Cons
Battery life, camera
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Most phone features were pretty okay for me with the calls, messages etc. The camera however was a disappointment personally. The front camera isn't as good and if you wanted to use this phone for concerts, most of the lights from the stage are emphasised therefore blocking the people on stage. Photos at concerts again are mostly light and you have to keep still to get a good photo otherwise you get a blur, which is pretty hard to do when you're squished among thousands of people. Sound quality of videos were alright though. Most of the battery life is taken from the screen itself, I found. It's an ok phone, but I'd rather something else personally.

Shirley

2.5

2

Pros
Great Features
Cons
Fragile Screen
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The screen is fragile compared to other large screen phones. If your clumsy, this phone's screen will shatter badly, a 300 dollar fee to fix.

petet

4.0

3

Pros
not jermaine
Cons
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Not very smart jermaine.... why would u buy anything without looking at tye specs?!??

Miguel

2.5

4

Pros
big screen + beats headset
Cons
difficult to operate, too many gimicks
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I have large hands and poor eyesight. The XL is perfect for me. - Unfortunately it is complicated to navigate. It has great sound, so I am using it more as an iPod than an actual phone. - I like the camera and find the videos very high quality images and excellent sound reproduction. It's really an iPod cum Camcorder. One serious problem the phone keeps telling me the SD card is full. (We all know the XL is not equipped with SD functionality! - It's seems that the software is from a previous model..... - Total available memory is 8.89gb and not the promised 16gb. Don't download too many apps, you will soon run out of memory. - Wish HTC has included some basic games... Angry Birds would be nice!

Atul Batra

1.5

5

Pros
beats headphones
Cons
Battery.
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HTC releases phones so fast , if I buy this then this will be older model soon. I think they should test there phones properly before releasing them. They release phones and get users to test them. I bought Htc desire hd. Good specs but bad battery, htc sense never worked properly, phone always prompted to set date and time, memory card unmount frequently. Then finally screen died and service department refused to repair.

Campbell Simpson

3.0

6

Pros
Great specs
Cons
Huge body
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The screen is too large to be practical...

Chloe

4.5

7

Pros
Sleek, Sexy Design and on many different networks
Cons
Limited colour choice
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I think this phone is brilliant with good tech behind the scenes. It also has a sleek, stylish design and HD camera. Has many different and useful features and it is available on many different networks each offering loads of options for contracts etc.

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