HTC Sensation XL Samsung Galaxy S II

HTC Sensation XL vs Samsung Galaxy S II

HTC Sensation XL

Reasons to consider the Sensation XL

3.5G, Google Android 2.3 (Gingerbread)
Standby time More standby time 15 days vs 7 days More than 2x more standby time, less frequent charging
Processor Faster processor 1500 MHz, 1500 MHz vs Unknown, 1200 MHz More powerful processor, snappier and more responsive (around 30% faster)
Screen size Slightly larger screen 4.7" vs 4.3" More than 20% larger screen
Talk time Slightly more talk time 11.8 hours vs 8.6 hours Around 40% more talk time per battery charge
Samsung Galaxy S II

Reasons to consider the Galaxy S II

3.5G, Android-2.3.4
Screen type OLED screen Super AMOLED Plus vs Super LCD The S II has a OLED screen, which are generally brighter and more vivid
Network Faster max data speeds HSDPA (21 mbps) vs HSDPA (7.2 mbps) Higher theoretical max data transfer speeds over cell networks (around 3x faster)
Movie format Higher resolution movies 1080p @ 30fps vs 720p @ 30fps Shoots higher resolution Full HD (1080p) video
Weight Lighter 116 g vs 162 g Around 30% lighter
Size Smaller 66x125x8 mm vs 70x132x9 mm More than 20% smaller
Thickness Slightly thinner 8 mm vs 10 mm More than 10% thinner
Screen PPI Slightly higher PPI screen 216 PPI vs 197 PPI Around 10% crisper display of text, images and video


Common Pros and Cons

Compared to recent cellphones

Pros Cons
Screen type OLED screens are generally bright and vivid
Sensation XLSuper LCD
Camera resolution Capture very high resolution images
8 MP
Thickness Thin
Sensation XL10 mm
S II8 mm
Internal storage More internal storage than most for storing music, photos and movies
16 GB
Bluetooth Recent bluetooth support
Multi-touch Both support multi-touch
Intuitive gestures such as pinch to zoom
GPS Have assisted GPS
Assisted GPS
Wifi Both have fairly fast wifi support
802.11n (150 mbps)
Touchscreen type Touch sensitive screens
Easy to use with your fingers
compatibility-score Works with many headphones
Screen size Large screens
Sensation XL4.7"
S II4.3"
App store Many apps available at their app store(s)
Android App Market
FM Radio Both have built-in FM radios to listen to news and music from FM stations
Listen to music from your favorite stations
App store Both have an app store, makes it easy to add new games and programs
Easily get games and programs for your phone
Numeric keypad Neither has a numeric keypad
Its often harder to dial numbers with a touch screen or keyboard

Compared to recent smartphones

Pros Cons

We're not aware of any interesting pros shared by these two products.

Keyboard Neither has a physical keyboard
No keyboard


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Which phone do you like, and why?

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Kool_lovingheart (0:03 AM, March 04, 2012)
Htc, because of beautiful look and bigger screen