T-Mobile Announces HTC Sensation, 4.3″ Of Android Greatness

Boom, here’s the best T-Mobile news we’ve heard in quite some time as they formally announce the exclusive arrival of the HTC Sensation this summer. Better known to most of us as the HTC Pyramid the Sensation received its official unveiling courtesy of HTC this morning at a special event held in London.

The specs are right in line with rumors that began back in early February with a 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor, 4.3″ qHD screen (540×960 pixels), full HD video in 1080p resolution, 8 megapixel camera and it’s all running on T-Mobile’s 4G network.

Along with the above specs the Sensation will also bring about a new HTC Sense experience that has a customizable active lockscreen transforming the lockscreen into a “real-time” windows displaying your important content. Along with sharper graphics, vibrant animations and new widgets HTC Sense will be better than ever.

There you have it, the Sensation comes this summer. Sensational!

 

Full Press Release:

HTC today announced its next T-Mobile exclusive phone, the HTC Sensation 4G. Coming this Summer, the HTC Sensation 4G will be T-Mobile’s most powerful handset.

You don’t like to wait forever for content to load and now you don’t have to. With a 1.2 Ghz dual core Snapdragon 2 processor running on America’s Largest 4G Network, the HTC Sensation 4G delivers all the entertainment you can handle.  Web pages delivered in the snap of a finger.  Watch videos now, not in five minutes.  Video games outside in the sun?  No problem with T-Mobile’s largest, most high resolution screen, a 4.3” qHD touch screen (540×960 pixels).

HTC Innovation
HTC devices have become synonymous with innovation. The HTC Sensation 4G builds upon that reputation with the introduction of a new version of HTC Sense, technology that enhances the user experience, and a new premium design.

HTC Sense
The latest HTC Sense experience boasts a host of new features and enhancements, helping people to have more fun and get more done. New experiences include:

  • A customizable active lockscreen experience that transforms the lockscreen into a real-time window to the most important information and content.  Social updates, photos, weather or stock updates can be viewed by simply waking up the display.
  • Sharper graphics, vibrant animations and new widgets make HTC Sense look better than ever.
  • A more cinematic and immersive weather experience with stunning imagery and audible weather effects.

HTC Sense also makes it easy to have fun by enabling people to capture and share special moments. The HTC Sensation 4G’s 8-megapixel camera doesn’t just shoot gorgeous photos but, with the new instant capture feature, let’s people capture the moments they want without worrying about missing or keeping up with the action. The HTC Sensation 4G also shoots full HD video in 1080p resolution, with full stereo sound, at up to 30 frames a second, giving the user smooth video that is better than many other phones.  With the new Video Trimmer tool, people can crop their clips to the perfect size for easy sharing with friends and family.

Premium Design and Materials
Tapping into HTC’s trademark design, the HTC Sensation 4G’s premium look and feel is enhanced by its rounded edges, aluminum unibody construction and the touch screen surface protected by a contoured screen that feels more natural as a finger is glided across it. The 4.3-inch qHD display delivers high-resolution widescreen viewing and gives the HTC Sensation 4G slender proportions that feel natural in a person’s hand.

Keep an eye out for additional information about the HTC Sensation 4G to be announced over the coming months.

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  • Anonymous

    This is great news for TMO users. Seems like you’re getting the dual core phones quite soon. Enjoy and best to ya.
    Dave B.

  • Anonymous

    This is great news for TMO users. Seems like you’re getting the dual core phones quite soon. Enjoy and best to ya.
    Dave B.

  • Youngt82

    OMG YES I AM DEFINITELY GETTING THIS PHONE NO IFS ANDS OR BUTS!!!!! I DON’T EVEN CARE OF THE AT&T DEAL BECAUSE I KNOW FOR SURE IT WON’T HAPPEN HAHA

    P.S. I HAVE A SISTER WHO WORKS AS A MANAGER IN A T-MOBILE STORE AND SHE SAID HER STORE GOT NOTICED OF THIS PHONE TODAY THROUGH EMAIL AND IT SHOWS A BEGINNING JULY RELEASED RIGHT IN TIME FOR MY BIRTHDAY:) SO I TOLD HER MAKE SURE I WILL BE ONE OF THE FIRST ONES TO GET IT WHEN IT DROPS AND SHE SAID “BRO, I GOT U ,THIS WILL BE YOUR BDAY PRESENT” HEHE YAY :-D NO MATTER WHAT I WILL HAVE THE MONEY FOR WHATEVER IT COSTS ANYWAYS LOL

    • jarjon76

      You don’t have to yell.

    • Smarish

      Will it be available in the US?

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_NROHHGNFDNJW47HF42XADBZLJM crazythunder

      you’re sure the merger won’t happen? are YOU buying tmobile for a higher price

    • Anonymous

      You know, I have this little app that disables the caps lock key on my keyboard. WORKS GREAT ON STOPPING MY ACCIDENTALLY HITTING THE CAPS LOCK KEY. (And it also stops yelling. ;)

    • Anonymous

      That’s about the coolest B-Day present one could get.

      And July, that sounds about right for T-Mobile’s summer release. Remember that’s when the Vibrant released, last July.

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

      Have a G1 since December 2008, birthday is July 6th. Make it happen Tmobile!

      P.S. LOUD NOISES

  • Youngt82

    Seems like T-Mobile is really not playing any games since the At&t merger deal convo. They’re coming out strong with their latest and hottest phone line ups and updates and still they got more to come ei: mytouch 4g slide and samsung galaxy s2 ;)

    • Anonymous

      these phones were probably scheduled to come out a long time ago… they are likely just doing what they were going to do.

  • Youngt82

    To answer most of y’all questions about what android version it will have when its released they have it as gingerbread 2.3.3 as of now my sister said, so who knows if they final release it with 2.4 ice cream :)

  • Anonymous

    ATT Bands?

    • Anonymous

      OOOH, good question!

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

        yes, it’s quad band and will work with AT&T

  • Anonymous

    This phone is getting a LOT of press. Here is a comparison of it against the S2, from PC World:

    Blink your eyes for a second these days, and you just might miss the launch of another wildly impressive Android smartphone.

    The latest high-end handset to enter the mix is HTC’s Sensation 4G, a dual-core device announced on Tuesday and coming to T-Mobile this summer. The Sensation 4G boasts a 1.2GHz dual-core processor with 768MB of RAM. It has a 4.3-inch qHD display, front- and rear-facing cameras, and HD video-recording capability. The Sensation also ships with Android 2.3, aka Gingerbread — the latest and greatest smartphone-based edition of the Android OS.

    So how does the HTC Sensation 4G stack up next to other 4G Android phones already on the horizon? I compared the Sensation with Samsung’s Galaxy S II, another hotly anticipated device, to get an idea of just how competitive the handset will be.

    In terms of pure computing power, the two phones are pretty darn close. The Sensation 4G has the upper hand on processing speed; its 1.2GHz dual-core chip is a hair ahead of the Galaxy S II’s 1GHz dual-core component.

    The Galaxy S II edges out the Sensation in the RAM department: It packs a full gig of memory, while the Sensation has just 768MB (still no small amount).

    Displays: Both phones sport 4.3-inch screens. The HTC Sensation uses LCD technology, while the Galaxy uses Super AMOLED Plus. Each material offers its own set of advantages and drawbacks, and it’s tough to label either as objectively superior. The HTC Sensation does have the higher resolution at 540 x 960 pixels next to the Galaxy’s 480 x 800.

    The Sensation is slightly larger than the Galaxy S II and about an ounce heavier, too. It also has less on-board storage: The Sensation ships with 1GB of internal space, while the Galaxy S II will come with the option of either 16 or 32GB.

    Only the Galaxy S II will feature NFC support — something that doesn’t mean much now but may prove useful in the future.

    One final point worth mentioning: Though the HTC Sensation and Samsung Galaxy S II both run Gingerbread, the phones provide noticeably different software experiences.

    The Sensation comes with HTC’s Sense user interface, whereas the Galaxy S II utilizes Samsung’s TouchWiz UI. Which is better is purely a matter of personal preference; the best thing you can do is spend some time playing around with each setup to see how you feel.

    If you’re like me and prefer an unmodified stock Android experience — a “pure Google experience,” as it’s called — you may want to look at a skin-free device like the upcoming T-Mobile G2X instead.

    The HTC Sensation 4G is set to launch sometime this summer on T-Mobile. No U.S. launch plans have been announced for the Galaxy S II thus far, but the phone is expected to arrive in the U.K. in early May — so odds are, we’ll be hearing something soon.
    ____________________

    For those who like charts:

    http://www.pcworld.com/zoom?id=224997&page=1&zoomIdx=1

    • http://www.volkswagen.de Quailallstar

      Thanks for posting that nice little blurb.

  • Anonymous

    For some readers there appears to be confusion on what is RAM and what is storage. You need to understand the difference between RAM and internal storage because those are NOT the same. This is an important distinction because GENERALLY storage does NOT affect phone performance, whereas RAM does.

    For example, see a comment where someone mistakenly thinks the LG 2X has 8 GB internal MEMORY. It does not. Fact is, the LG has 512 MB RAM. So it would be erroneous to base a buying decision on the assumption that the LG has 8 GB internal memory.

    Internal storage is simply a “built-in” chip that is only deleted when you choose to delete files. In contrast RAM is flash memory (a temporary workplace for program and OS code to function) that gets erased/replaced at times when operating the phone, for example, or when the phone is cycled off.

    Here’s some RAM comparisons of three hot phones:

    Samsung Galaxy S2: 1 GB RAM

    Sensation: 786 RAM

    LG2X: 512 MB RAM

    Here’s the internal storage on each:

    S2: 16 or 32 GB

    Sensation: 1 GB

    LG2X: 8 GB

    I will agree that having a large amount of internal storage is nice. When coupled with a 32 GB capacity microSD slot that makes for a lot of storage space. Plus, if one forgets to take along a microSD chip, it’s handy having internal storage one can fall back on.

    Sidenote: Something to notice on debuting superphones is whether or not it has a microSD slot. Some really nice phones, such as the Nexus S (that has partitioned storage), do NOT have an microSD slot. That makes the handset like the iPhone, whatever the on-board storage, that’s what you are limited to. No thanks. No microSD slot is a deal breaker for me.

    • Anonymous

      It does, in fact, have 8GB of internal storage memory. My post, in particular, said nothing about 8GB of RAM. If you do not think that Flash memory, drives, etc are memory, than you are sadly mistaken. It is built-in memory and as such can be called memory. Memory has many types such as cache, RAM, virtual, and hard drive (or in this case the internal drive), etc. If you want to correct people then please ensure your facts are right. The internal memory like flash memory is non-volatile as opposed to RAM, which is volatile (though they have flash RAM for some products). They are both memory. This is not meant to be harsh or rude to you, but merely enlightening to other readers who may be even more confused by the different posts and spec talk.
      I understand and I’m sure others appreciate you differentiating between the performance of the phone due to actual RAM for the layman out there but I wanted to clarify that it is considered internal memory for those that may not understand.

      • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

        I.E. All froms of Data storage Temporary or Permenent is called Memory.

        RAM (Random Access Memory): Memory (Data) that is being used by the system to run code of any type.

        Internal Storage: Memory (Data) that you have perminently on the phone that you may delete to remove, but doesn’t disappear when you turn off your device, this is what we would call a hard drive in a pc, or a file cabinet at your desk.

        MircoSD Expansion slot: Extends Internal Storage Memory to a tiny disc you can remove from the phone and place in other devices, up to 32GBs can be placed inside of this slot, but not every app can be placed here, making Internal Storage Memory even more important. Though this would be a great place to put Pictures, Videos, Apps that will move over, and any other data you might want to keep on an easy transfer space.

        In the end, this phone has enough memory for anything today, I really hope that it has 4GB internal though, as that was what early reports were stating and the sheet could be a typo, 4GB makes sense based off of the G2 Specs.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_JMTPE5NTJCFYV2A7YTRSX3CVBE John Strange

        Well let me clarify for the layman and you. Removable storage vs internal memory is a huge difference and if you compare the two you are sadly mistaken. One means you can piss on it and drop it and pop out the SD card and salvage your data, the other, the phone you speak of means your data is gone. So clarify that for the people who don’t understand. Phones with NO external storage are like OEM computers with NO free DIM slots, they are garbage and pose a RISK.

  • Anonymous

    Thought Bubble Over My Head: The way T-Mobile is bring out the big guns, I wonder if the Company is announcing and releasing all these phones because customers are defecting and/or new accounts are down.

    Any T-Mobile employees working the sales floor want to chime in on how business is, post acquisition announcement?

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

      This is the HTC Pyramid, which has been rumored since the G2, so it was before all the buyout talks, or anyone even talking about selling Tmobile USA which is probably because of the recent merger of Orange and Tmobile Europe, I was hoping they would use their power to grow business here in america, but it seems they just want to dump it for a large amount of money and 3% stock in AT&T, hopefully I am not joining AT&T, I’ll be on sprint before that, you can trust in it.

    • Trumelayu

      My store has been dead since the merger announcement. Good one hour gaps where no one walks in.

  • Anonymous

    vipstores.net

  • eYe

    Can anyone chime in on HTC’s implementation of HDMI-out? I know it’s gong to be through some microUSB to HDMI cable, but is it “what you see on your phone is what you get on TV” or is it for videos/pictures only?

    • http://twitter.com/coma621 cory martin

      from what i’ve read it will have full mirroring of whatever is on the phone will show up on the tv/monitor

    • Anonymous

      Good you mentioned this because THIS IS A SIGNIFICANT NEW FEATURE AND TECHNOLOGY

      The “HDMI” port is on the left side of the phone, and you are correct, it’s a 5 pin microUSB port with MHL (mobile high-definition link”)

      HTC’s site says:

      “micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port with mobile high-definition video link (MHL) for USB or HDMI connection.”

      My understanding is that it will have full video functionality, whatever is on the phone display can show on the your HDTV via an HDMI connection on one end and the microUSB MHL on the other end. (This may be confusing, but it’s simply the MHL that handles the connection to the phone on one end, the HDMI on the TV, on the other.

      But the combined microUSB has many functions. It provides the MHL, the traditional USB charging port, a USB connection to the PC, and as a USB docking port (that’s why the port is on the side, for landscape placement on a dock. (Similar to what Samsung came out with on the Vibrant.)

      So the interface from the phone to the TV is NOT USB, it’s an MHL on one end, and standard HDMI on the other.

      If you have a TV with an MHL port (doubtful) it would be able to charge the phone’s battery while it is being used to watch movies, for example. But the MHL provider has a small adapter that allows this functionality on any TV.

      This is an emerging technology with Samsung and HTC willing to take the leap.

      The new HTC EVO 3D has this same port and HTC says it will be used on other high end phones. The Sensation confirms that statement.

      The Samsung Galaxy S2 has this same port. IMHO it’s the way of the future, as the saying goes.

      The logic behind it is to have less wiring inside, fewer things that can go wrong, less costs and reduce the number of ports on phones.

      If inclined, check this out:

      Note: I’m tired so can’t proof this. Hope it makes sense.

      • Anonymous

        I think its awesome that the companies are unifying the charge/data/video port into the same exact USB port. Way more convenient for us as well as less trash in the world.

        I just can’t wait until we are DLNA streaming a game to the TV while the phones screen is only for the controller. It’s coming.

        • Anonymous

          I actually prefer the setup on my N8: HDMI on the top, USB/OTG/Charging on the side, Classic charing on the bottom.

          That way I can connect my phone to the HDTV, hook up a KB/mouse AND still charge the phone so it doesn’t die in all my HD gaming.

          Making a single port takes away the ability to watch and charge…UNLESS the device can be charged via the HDMI connection.

          This is no slight to this device and definately no boost to Nokia. I would like to see multiple ports like on the N8 or like PCs on future devices as connectivity is becoming a great mark on the spec sheet.

          Now, this phone is the only phone that makes me want to take the plung and let go of my $5.99 tzones. I am a hardware buff so I’m not excited about android but rather the GPU and 1080p. If only HTC used the lossless intelligent zoom and optics of the N8, it would be a worthy replacement. Why, I am a photographer/videographer and optics and zoom are important and I refuse to lug around a seperate camera.

          I am glad to see T-Mobile get a powerful device with a huge screen. I’m a little disappointed at the 14.4 max but that has never stopped me before as my current devices max out at 10.2.

          All in all, great news for T-Mobile customers!

        • Anonymous

          Your TV will in fact charge your phone via HDMI/USB with MHL. Boom problem solved. And I personally would rather stream my screen via DLNA (successfully) and use a charger only if necessary.

        • Anonymous

          Nice!!!! Thank you for the information.

  • Anonymous

    I seriously can’t decide between this, the G2X, and the GS2. I’m still on my old G1 and can’t hold out much longer. I’ve also been screwed by HTC on more than one occasion. (TyTN 2, G2)

    I think it’s gonna have to be the G2X still. Then I’ll get a quadcore phone after 6 months or so.

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

      Nah, wait for this phone, Qualcomm’s new processor is the way to go. I also have a G1 unboxed december 2008, I finally decided to flash it with Froyo for trout which is the HTC Magic’s (Dream/G1′s keyboardless sister phone) official Android 2.2.2 release. Works really well, but it won’t stop you from remembering that the phone is 3 years old. Still you get pinch to zoom, and 5 home screens, not to mention a faster device over all, and if you really need to, Overclocking it to 650mhz is as easy as moving a slider to the right. The A11 processor in the G1 runs at 528mhz and still can’t do flash but Froyo4Trout was worth it completely.

    • btelks

      yeah, dual core is useless on a phone. i can def see the need for a quad core. #sarcasm

      • Anonymous

        Stifle innovation much?

  • http://www.facebook.com/ElectroHop Jay Alford

    Sidekick 4G? Nahhhhhh, HTC Sensation. I may have JUST found my first full touch screen phone. *dramatic heavenly music*

  • Anonymous

    HTC’s website has some cool graphics and detailed information:

    http://www.htc.com/www/product/sensation/overview.html

    http://www.htc.com/www/product/sensation/specification.html

    I really like the new HTC Sense 3.0 lockscreen, that’s animated, e.g., with the floating notification panels (that’s the name I have it).

  • Anonymous

    HTC’s website has some cool graphics and detailed information:

    http://www.htc.com/www/product/sensation/overview.html

    http://www.htc.com/www/product/sensation/specification.html

    I really like the new HTC Sense 3.0 lockscreen, that’s animated, e.g., with the floating notification panels (that’s the name I have it).

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Lucas-LeCompte/47912789 Lucas LeCompte

    they need to hurry up and release the source code so i can have this running on my mytouch 4g. I might just have to trade in my mt4g for this one.

  • Anonymous

    Is that an LED to the left of the speaker?

    • Vibrant Addict

      I hope so, but where’s the proximity sensor then? I’m hoping proximity is in all that black that we can’t see within, doubtful HTC would forget LED like Samsung so frequently does

  • aloha

    How about the modem speed??
    21??
    42??
    Or 14??

    • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/LBDY7YEMNBJT2GEJHHCW6VRYHY daniel

      14

  • Anonymous

    Kudos T Mobile on three winners this year (maybe four).

    - G2X – First dual core and fastest phone around
    - HTC Sensation, now that’s a phone I want, its HTC, it works (please don’t lock it down) and lets hope battery life is nice. No doubt this is the phone for me.
    - LG Slate
    - oh.. yeah Sidekick, it has a drawback its Samsung, …yuck!!! (software updates anyone? look at the Fascinate… yuck!!).

    Finally T Mobile got it, you need great devices! Now if we can get ATT of the Table, and a bit more 3G coverage on Interstates, they become a winner. T Mobile, get ATT deal of the Table, its not worth it! You stand to take market share away from it!. Just increase your coverage and there is nothing ATT will be able to do!

    To HTC, great phones, few areas to work on:

    a) Battery Life!
    b) MTBF needs to be higher.
    c) More Durable. Here is where Samsungs are nice.. you drop them they still work.

    • http://twitter.com/Otinen Ismael Rivera Perez

      You are dumb, Tmobile has no say at all in that possible merger.

      • guppie

        Don’t call anyone dumb. There’s no need to be rude.

    • Anonymous

      The FCC needs to get AT&T off the Table then we’ll be Good to Go.

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=1257482086 Chris Blanks

      wait did you just say that samsungs have a better build quality and are more durable than HTCs, what are you smoking

  • Anonymous

    Phones you don’t want..own, as you will never see Gingerbread or anything else:

    MOTOROLA
    – BACKFLIP
    – CLIQ
    – CLIQ XT
    – CHARM
    – FLIPOUT
    – i1
    – MILESTONE XT720

    SAMSUNG
    – BEHOLD
    – BEHOLD II
    – MOMENT

    There are three HTC phones that wont get an official release, but Android’s ROM community will probably work around them:

    HTC
    – DROID ERIS
    – G1
    – HERO

    So remember, when you purchase a phone, it has to have a nice life, take a look at the G1? / Hero? / EVO? Great phones.

    Two phones in TMobile new lineup are setting them selves apart from the competition G2X (Vanilla / fast / fast updates hopefully) and HTC Sensation.

    With HTC you have one guarantee, they work REALLY NICE. They understand USER EXPERIENCE and what FAST means. Now if they can translate this into QUALITY as well, they will easily overwhelm APPLE / NOKIA and all others. (shucks, they already have!)

  • TaylorGangorbuyATT

    Just as my mind was made up and was in full swing for the Evo 3D release T-Mobile finally flexes some muscle with the G2X and then the Sensation. Looking to retire the Nexus One and the Evo 3D has been my first choice up to this point. We’ll see though. With this all I really want to see is better rural coverage and building penetration (0 Signal in the hospital and inside my college campus here in Tampa) and I will be one happy Even More Plus subscriber.

  • http://cosmicbreeze.tumblr.com/ DtheArtist

    I just read it has a VGA-front facing camera, well more like heard on a video: http://youtu.be/bGw8BA98bgg . So, the G2x does have a 1 up on the Sensation 4G w/ a 1.3 megapixel front-facing camera?

  • Anonymous

    is the picture above the official T-Mobile branded sensation 4g?

    • V-Mobile7

      I hope not.
      The internal spec stuff is fine to me
      but I don’t like the hardware design.
      I seem to be in the minority but I could do without the rounded corners
      and I think the back is ugly.
      An all black phone would have at least kept me from being on the fence.
      but the rounded corners and unattractive back are two strikes for me.
      At the HTC site, I looked over the EVO 3D–it’s all black-even the speaker grill-
      except for the silly red accent on the back.
      I can even forgive the unnecessarily circled buttons but two-toned is not really my cup of tea.
      This Sensation looks like it’s three-toned even.
      I’ll cross my fingers and hope that Europe gets this version and we get-
      Oh-who am I kidding?
      I’d have to cobble together my own design before I see a phone I am truly in love with.

      • Anon

        Unibody aluminum design. need i say more?

      • Duluny

        Man… You spoke my mind..

    • Anonymous

      Yes it’s the official picture.

  • Jimmy Neutron

    Nice.

    • Blah

      Westfield 03

  • DavidOhio

    waiting for this baby to launch! It puts the evo to shame lol

  • Anonymous

    *Not complaining, Just Saying* wassup with the name sensation? Ok I get it, its a new HTC Sense version but….sensation? Just sounds a lil fugazy lol

  • Anonymous

    The name is a little cheesy, but this is one of the best phones you will be able to get for a while. I would opt for this over a Galaxy S II because Touchwiz is terrible.

    http://www.transdgtl.com

  • Fairway

    its irritates the crap out of me when a new phone is coming out and lacks something as simple as a kickstand that everyone wants. Especially since the HTC Sensation is pre loaded with a movie application so you can download and watch movies . I guess HTC expects us to watch our movie and hold the phone in our hands for an hour and a half. Cmon HTC…Get with the program !!!

    • Vibrant Addict

      Buy a stand that works better than those kickstands…

      http://www.amazon.com/Crabble-Innovative-Folding-Blackberry-Similar/dp/B00278ZQBQ

      Problem solved, fits in your wallet/purse/ (back of your phone if you have a stretchy case)

    • Youngt82

      They will have a kickstand case/accessory straight out the box like theyre doing with the Evo 3D

      • Farhan

        Not sure about that. Have you read that somewhere? The reason they have a kickstand accessory for the Evo 3D is coz they couldn’t include the kickstand on the back due to the 3d cameras and higher capacity battery.

        The Sensation doesn’t have those limitations and if they wanted to they could have included the kickstand on the device. But I am hoping they come out with a kickstand accessory since that would be sweet.

    • http://twitter.com/mcasao ManwellC

      Because they expect you to buy a case or dock. Good business sense since not ‘everyone’ as you state wants a kick stand. Me being one of them. A Dock? Yes.

    • Fleur

      They’ll probably force you to buy a cover that has the kickstand as they did with the hd2

  • Anonymous

    Looks a lot like my ThunderBolt but with curved edges. Hope it is as powerful as it looks for everybody on TMO.

  • HTC10 9tabforme

    gotta love htc!

    hopefully they will make one for the ATT bands cause thats where we are headed folks. My 12 year old lamented to me that his phone, which he paid cash for, wont be working in a year. He is so mad at t-mobile.

    It sucks, I will help him out if need be. I think ATT will make it right for all of us. We will finally have some decent coverage tho nothing like Verizon. I was getting my SIM card replaced today and my friendly rep noticed my mifi. Man, he was pissed. Better looking and totally blew the doors of the ugly T-mobile. We measured 3D on his and 13.4 D on mine. He had to put his right near the window.

    Once Verizon puts out full LTE phones, ATT is in trouble.

    I love tmobile for their plans but the coverage drop call compromise is tought. As the Verizon rep said to me, you want to rule the air you have to pay. I was annoyed but he is correct. I am rocking with my modem. No buyers remorse here.

  • Mcclurej

    Hope will have better battery life than the Verizon ThunderBolt version 4 hours.

  • Paul

    Any knowledge of whether it will do WiFi calling?

  • Anonymous

    The problem with this phone is the locked down bootloader. Seems HTC has been locking down all their newest phones. For a company that made the Nexus One, I still use it, can go from one extreme to the other is very sad. Android is open, what happened to HTC, they make great hardware, I think the best, but locked down bootloaders should be a freaken criime. HTC completely forgot what the Android platform stands for.

    • sino8r

      All bootloaders are locked…. I’m sure you meant encrypted. No biggie. Everyone gets this confused for some reason.

  • Ping33tx

    Hmmmm any idea on how some people can get it alittle early :)

  • Meagan

    Too bad Tmobile is taking forever to release their first 4.3″ Android with LED(flash).
    This Tmobile Sensation will be released more than a year after Sprint released their first 4.3″ Android with LED(flash). Sprint is now selling a double-screen Android mobile. I sure wish Tmobile would lead the pack with Android (again) and not be last in line to get the top of the line mobiles.

    • http://twitter.com/simoncabron Simon Cabron

      t-mobile is leading the pack in terms of dual core smartphone availability, both with this and the G2X. 4.3″ screen and an LED flash are not groundbreaking achievements/specs. This one has both, plus a qHD resolution, 8mp camera, 1080p video at 30fps. The sensation is pretty current, as is the LG G2X. T-mob might even be getting this ahead of Sprint getting the Evo 3D

    • Davidohio

      I agree with you Meagan, perhaps this is why T-mobile decided to sell off their US market to At&t? I love T-mobile, but they are always the last to release killer devices. Their sales suffered due to lack of nice devices that people want while Verizon, At&t and even Sprint were releasing devices people wanted, When you have a choice in carriers and the competition has what you want, you go to them.

  • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001226060450 Jose Frontanez

    Awesome dont know if i should wait for the sensation or buy the g2x

  • http://twitter.com/mrjlwilliams J. Williams

    I think a lot of people lose interest in T-Mobile when it comes to buying phones, because they wait to long to release them. Very sad. What is the wait for? If they know it won’t be release for another 2 months, wait to announce it. Not just TMo, many other companies. Sadly, the one company I care the least for does not do this. We all know who that is. They talk about it, and then within a week…it’s out. Come on with it already.

  • JD

    Anyone know if this is a quad-band. The G2X is not, the S II will work on all networks, so I lament…. HTC, Samsung OR the upcoming MyTouch 4G. Is Sammy’s SII the only one that will work on both TMO & AT&T?

  • Electric Amigo 19

    kinda random…but where can i find the wallpaper on this phone?

    • Smackeytf

      More than likely an HTC stock preloaded wallpaper

  • everett

    Called TMO today to inquire about an upgrade, rep says Sensation will be available on 6/8.

  • Rubberman15

    Does the Sensation have an HDMI port? 

    • http://www.facebook.com/Robotnoize Daniel Tellez

      micro usb will be the hdmi out 

  • Elcabronoq

    will it have a built in web cam

  • Elcabronoq

    will it have a built in web cam

  • mike

    is htc sensation going to be buy one get one free.

  • Laurendsears

    I’m confused, this looks a lot like my bf’s thunderbolt?

  • Synergeticink

    Does anyone know how big the SD Card is???? 8gb? 16gb?

    • http://tmonews.com David

      8GB.