HTC Sensation

HTC Sensation bucks Android trend with anti-mod bootloader

HTC Sensation bucks Android trend with anti-mod bootloader

This is going to be really bad news for fans of Android smartphones that are waiting with anticipation for the HTC Sensation to hit. A new system dump has been unearthed, and the dump shows that the Sensation has a locked bootloader. That means that it will be very difficult if not impossible for owners of the phone to use custom ROMs and other programming on the device. The really strange part about this is that the recent trend in the Android market is towards phone makers offering unlocked bootloaders.

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HTC Sensation up for pre-order at Vodafone: Due May 19

HTC Sensation up for pre-order at Vodafone: Due May 19

Vodafone has thrown open UK pre-orders for the HTC Sensation, the qHD dual-core Android smartphone announced last month. According to the pre-order page, the smartphone is scheduled to arrive by May 19.

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HTC Sensation 4G hitting T-Mobile USA on June 8?

HTC Sensation 4G hitting T-Mobile USA on June 8?

HTC wasted no time in confirming that its Sensation powerhouse would be headed to the US in the guise of the T-Mobile Sensation 4G, but the company was coy about when, exactly, that might be. The company's advertising team obviously has no such qualms, however; TmoNews spotted an AdWords result promising a June 8 2011 release for the HSPA+ handset.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – April 17, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video –  April 17, 2011

For this week's tech news roundup video, we highlight the launch of the HTC Sensation smartphone and their HTC Sense 3.0 UI along with several news items involving Microsoft's Windows 8 and Windows Phone 7 Mango update. Continue after the jump for the video and the full list.

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HTC Sense 3.0 UI Only For New Devices, Not Completely True

HTC Sense 3.0 UI Only For New Devices, Not Completely True

The recent announcement of the HTC Sensation brought with it an enhanced 3.0 version of their slick HTC Sense user interface built on top of Android. Unfortunately, the company let it slip last night via Twitter to a curious customer that the HTC Sense 3.0 will only be available to its newest devices---the Flyer, EVO 3D, and Sensation.

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T-Mobile Sensation 4G: Has the ATRIX 4G met its match?

T-Mobile Sensation 4G: Has the ATRIX 4G met its match?

Let's sit down for a moment and have a talk. ATRIX 4G, you've had an alright run. You've been here for a few weeks, you've had a great time at CTIA, you've been to Barcelona, and are currently sitting in houses and apartments and businesses all across the USA. Don't you think you've had enough? It might be time that you throw in the towel. There may well be someone here who's planning on taking your place. I'm sorry but you're going to have to fight to the death for your dual-core seat of ultimate glory - it's only fair! Behold - T-Mobile Sensation 4G.

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HTC Sensation Benchmarks with SunSpider and Quadrant

HTC Sensation Benchmarks with SunSpider and Quadrant

We've got quite a nice little look at the HTC Sensation, (previously known as the HTC Pyramid) and what do you know? We even have some benchmarks! These are all courtesy of our good fellow Chris Davies who is, in fact, over in England where the bigtime HTC event has taken place. What we've got here is both Quadrant and SunSpider, giving us a generally decent look at both the CPU and the browsing capabilities of the unit.

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HTC Sensation offers just 1GB of 4GB ROM to users

HTC Sensation offers just 1GB of 4GB ROM to users

HTC has confirmed that, while the HTC Sensation has a 4GB ROM, only 1GB of that will be user-accessible. The dual-core smartphone reserves 3GB of the ROM for the Android install and the latest version of HTC Sense.

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HTC Sensation hands-on [Video]

HTC Sensation hands-on [Video]

The HTC Sensation is official, and it's a beast of a smartphone. Freshly announced at HTC's London event today, the Sensation slots in at the top of the company's range complete with a high-resolution qHD display and speedy 1.2GHz dual-core processor. Check out our hands-on report after the cut.

Updated with video after the cut

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Vodafone: Data revenue exceeds SMS for first time

Vodafone: Data revenue exceeds SMS for first time

Vodafone Europe has confirmed that, for the first time, mobile internet revenue for the carrier has exceeded SMS revenues. The news marks a significant milestone in the European mobile segment, which has historically seen particularly strong SMS revenues.

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HTC Sensation: qHD 1.2GHz dual-core flagship

HTC Sensation: qHD 1.2GHz dual-core flagship

The HTC Sensation has been officially launched - aka the HTC Pyramid - the company's new Android flagship. Running Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread on a dual-core Qualcomm MSM 8260 1.2GHz processor, the Sensation has a Desire HD-matching 4.3-inch S-LCD touchscreen running at qHD 540 x 960 resolution, HSPA/WCDMA connectivity, and an 8-megapixel camera capable of 1080p Full HD video recording with stereo sound.

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HTC Sensation video leaks show new Sense launcher [Video]

HTC Sensation video leaks show new Sense launcher [Video]

The HTC Sensation leaks keep on coming, with Vodafone's premature unveiling of the dual-core Android smartphone being followed by a trio of videos. MobileBulgaria spotted the promo footage (which you can see after the cut) uploaded by Sogi, which shows the 8-megapixel camera, what looks to be a new launcher screen, and a more impressive weather app.

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