At an event in London today, HTC unveiled a brand new addition to its ever growing smartphone lineup called the Sensation 4G. Boasting 4G data connectivity, a Super LCD screen, and a dual-core 1.2 GHz Snapdragon CPU, the Sensation is a worthy adversary for the iPhone 4. So how do the two compare?
We’ve created a great little comparison that compares all of the main specifications, helping you decide which device deserved your hard earned cash. Check it out after the break!
|HTC Sensation 4G||Apple iPhone 4|
|Display:||4.3-inch Super LCD Screen with 540 x 960 resolution||3.5-inch Retina display with 960 x 640 resolution|
|Processor:||1.2GHz Snapdragon CPU (dual-core)||1GHz Apple A4 chip (single core)|
|Memory:||1GB internal storage
microSD card slot
|16GB or 32GB internal storage
|Dimensions & Weight:||126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
|115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
|Battery:||7 hours 3G talk time
400 hours standby time
|7 hours 3G talk time
300 hours standby time
|Camera:||8 megapixel rear camera
1080p HD video recording
VGA front camera
|5 megapixel rear camera
720p HD video recording
VGA front camera
|Operation System:||Android with HTC Sense||iOS|
From the specifications above, the HTC Sensation looks like a pretty great phone. It packs a great processor, a good battery, a brilliant rear camera, and the latest Bluetooth technology. While the Sensation only packs 1GB of internal storage, a microSD card slot means you can increase its storage as much as you like – incredibly easily.
The Retina display on the iPhone 4 is the better of the two displays, but the Sensation’s screen is a little bigger. The iPhone is also smaller and lighter, while its HTC rival packs a faster processor and additional RAM.
Out of all the devices in HTC’s current smartphone lineup, the Sensation is certainly the one to give the iPhone 4 a run for its money.
Ultimately the biggest difference between the two, however, is in the operating system. If you’re happy with Android, the Sensation certainly seems like the device to go for. Whereas, if you’re a lover of iOS and you don’t want anything else, you’ll dismiss the Sensation’s advantages and go for the iPhone 4. You’ve got to admit the iPhone 4 still looks the best.