iG Exclusive : HTC Sensation XE Launches 7th OCT in Europe (UK) and Asia, India Possibly Included

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iG Exclusive : HTC Sensation XE Launches 7th OCT in Europe (UK) and Asia, India Possibly Included

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The highly awaited sequel of the HTC Sensation, the HTC Sensation XE is all set to launch in the UK on the 7th of October 2011. It seems like the company is eager to push out its revamped device to the users/consumers, just before the next Apple device can launch. 
Sources close to iGyaan have told us that the company plans a launch of the devices in Europe including UK and Asia including India in the first ten days of October 2011. The revamped handset boasts a bunch of improvements over the original Sensation including a faster processor.
Price for the UK remains at £410 (£492 inc. VAT) and the device is expected to HIt India at the 32,500/- Rupees price mark with a significant decrease to 28,500/- within 15-20 days of launch. The box of the Sensation XE will come bundled with urBeats in-ear headphones from Monster Cable (part of Beats by Dre)
The Complete Spec List Includes :


CPU Processing Speed

1.5 GHz, dual core



Total storage : 4 GB
Available storage : up to 1 GB
RAM : 768 MB



  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection

(Special cable required for HDMI connection.)




  • Gyro sensor
  • G-Sensor
  • Digital compass
  • Proximity sensor
  • Ambient light sensor




  • Gallery, Music, and FM Radio
  • Beats Audio™
  • DLNA for wirelessly streaming media from the phone to your TV or computer
Audio supported formats:
  • Playback: .aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, .mp3, .wav, .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
  • Recording: .amr
Video supported formats:
  • Playback: .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9), .avi (MP4 ASP and MP3), .xvid (MP4 ASP and MP3)
  • Recording: .3gp


Power & Battery


Battery type: Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity: 1730 mAh
Talk time:
  • WCDMA: Up to 445 minutes
  • GSM: Up to 550 minutes
Standby time3:
  • WCDMA: Up to 540 hours
  • GSM: Up to 310 hours




  • Europe/Asia: 900/AWS/2100 MHz
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
  • 850/900/1800/1900 MHz


Android™ with HTC Sense™



8 megapixel color camera: Auto focus and dual LED flash
Front camera: VGA fixed focus color camera
HD video recording: 1080p HD video recording




  • Up to 14.4 Mbps download speed
  • Up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed
  • Up to 80 kbps downloading
  • Up to 236.8 kbps downloading
  • IEEE 802.11 b/g/n




  • Bluetooth® 3.0
  • A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
  • FTP and OPP (object push) for file transfer
  • PBAP for phonebook access from the car kit
  • Other supported profiles: AVRCP, GAP, GOEP, HFP, HID, HSP, MAP, SPP, SDAP


Social Networking


  • Facebook® and Twitter™ for HTC Sense
  • Friend Stream
  • Share photos/videos on Facebook®, Flickr®, Twitter™, or YouTube™




  • Internal GPS antenna
  • With Locations, explore maps with zero wait, zero dead spots, and zero data roaming fees




  • USB and Wi-Fi® tethering


Recommended Windows System Requirements


  • Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, or Windows® XP
  • HTC Sync


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