HTC Sensation enters India

Htc-sensation HTC has launched their most high-end multimedia smart phone in the Indian market today. The HTC Sensation, is truly a sensational handset packing some amazing hardware and software capabilities. We were at the official launch in New Delhi, and were shown presentations by HTC and Qualcomm highlighting the device’s details, the processor capability and the ‘Augmented Reality’ concept. We also tipped in some info that the HTC Flyer tablet might be heading to India in a week or two, but it is unconfirmed news.
So the Sensation has a nice and big 4.3 inch capacitive display with a stunning 540×960 qHD resolution. A dual-core 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 768MB of RAM makes the device super-fast, responsive and have some amazing UI capabilities. The device has 3G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, DLNA, GPS, Micro USB, and a 3.5mm stereo audio jack. It also supports microSD cards upto 32GB. The rear camera is an 8MP snapper with dual LED flash and can record full HD videos at 1080p and the front camera has VGA resolution for making video calls.

The Sensation runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread with HTC’s latest Sense 3.0. The new HTC Sense Experience has a very nice 3D layout with multiple home-screens and some quality widgets. The weather widget is one of the most amazing widget as it not only tells you the weather, but changes the screen through animation according to the weather outside. Other than the usual apps, HTC has launched HTC Watch, which is a video app comprising of TV shows and Movies that can be viewed on demand. The handset also boasts the concept of ‘Augmented Reality’ which in short is bringing the real world to your smart phones and integrating the two.

“The technology offered by HTC is unique and revolutionary which symbolizes the spirit of innovation and inventive genius. HTC Sensation™ will create a paradigm shift in the overall Smartphone category with a refreshingly brilliant experience. In a market that is cluttered with many confusing options, we aim at offering a solution that solves our day-to-day requirements with simplicity and convenience,” said Mr Faisal Siddiqui, Country Head HTC India.

The handset is priced at Rs. 32,700/-

– 4.3 inches S-LCD capacitive touchscreen with 540 x 960 pixels and 16M colors
– Gorilla glass display
– Accelerometer sensor for UI auto-rotate
– HTC Sense v3.0 UI
– 3.5mm audio jack
– 1 GB internal storage memory with 768 MB RAM
– up to 32GB expanable memory with 8 GB card included
– 3G connectity HSDPA speed upto 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76 Mbps
– Proximity sensor for auto turn-off
– Wireless LAN with DLNA and Wi-Fi hotspot
– v3.0 Bluetooth with A2DP
– microUSB v2.0
– Digital compass
– 1080p@30fps Full HD video recording with stereo sound recording
– VGA Front facing camera
– TV-out (via MHL A/V link)
– 1.2 GHz dual-core processor with Adreno 220 GPU and Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon
– Standard battery with Li-Ion 1520 mAh with Up to 350 hours standby backup and Up to 8 hours 20 min Talk time
– Stereo FM radio with RDS
– Android Operating System version 2.3 (Gingerbread)
– A-GPS support with Google maps
– Gyro sensor
– YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration
– 8 MegaPixel primary camera with 3264×2448 pixels, autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch-focus, image stabilization, face detection and dual-LED flash