HTC Sensation XE

HTC promises Android 4.0 ICS updates early access preview tomorrow

HTC promises Android 4.0 ICS updates early access preview tomorrow

The folks at HTC have announced an "early access preview" of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for two of its current hero devices: the Sensation and the Sensation XE. These Android smartphones will have a very limited release of the Ice Cream Sandwich update across Europe only as HTC prepares the update for worldwide availability. This preview will be released to only a few hundred users who will be encouraged to play with, enjoy, and get used to the ICS experience with HTC's own user interface Sense.

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HTC Amaze 4G hands-on

HTC Amaze 4G hands-on

T-Mobile may not be getting the iPhone 4S, but it isn't letting that stop it bulk up its smartphone range. Instead its Android coming to the rescue, with the HTC Amaze 4G expected to play a significant part: taking the Sensation XE as its starting point, the Amaze 4G throws in 42Mbps HSPA+ support and a full 1GB of RAM. It's fresh to the SlashGear testbench today, so check out our first impressions after the cut.

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HTC Sensation XE hands-on

HTC Sensation XE hands-on

HTC's tagline these days may be "quietly brilliant", but the company is actually quietly proud of the new HTC Sensation XE. Based on the same Sensation we described as a great everyman Android flagship just a few months back, with the addition of Beats Audio technology thanks to HTC's investment in the pro-headphones company its become something of a niche powerhouse, at least if you talk to HTC's team. We grabbed some hands-on play and a chance to chat about early-adopter appeal earlier today.

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White HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE due October 1

White HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE due October 1

A white HTC Sensation is incoming, it's been confirmed, with UK retailer Phones4u announcing that it has won the jump on other retailers to offer both the pale version of the existing Android smartphone and the new, Beats Audio enabled HTC Sensation XE from October 1. Meanwhile, the white HTC Radar will also be arriving at the retailer's stores on October 1, and the company is promising to put some heft behind Windows Phone marketing.

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