Sensation XL vs Desire HD, two of HTC’s greatest handsets are up against each other today. Both of these devices are priced very close to each other and come with attractive display and features. They also come with similar operating system’s that of Android which has lots of added features and functions, not to forget the Android Market that allows you to download thousands of contents online.
Though the Desire HD being highly priced than the Sensation XL, it has a weaker CPU that of 1GHz to that of 1.5 GHz Scorpion processor, but both the Adreno 205 GPU and, Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset which gives amazing quality of output to graphical contents. Since both these devices are from the same manufacturer we will come across lots of similarities between them, let’s find out if there are any differences.
Features and Specifications of Sensation XL vs Desire HD:
Size and Display:
As we read above both the Sensation XL vs Desire HD have attractive displays, they are also designed well to fit into your hands. The Sensation XL has dimensions of 132.5 x 70.7 x 9.9 mm, weighs 162.5 grams, occupying a 4.7 inches S-LCD capacitive touchscreen giving output to 480 x 800 pixels. On the other hand the Desire HD measures 123 x 68 x 11.8 mm, weighs 164 grams and comes with a slightly smaller 4.3 inches LCD capacitive touchscreen displaying at a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
Sound and Camera:
The Sensation XL vs Desire HD both support alert types of vibration, MP3 and also have a similar camera of 8 megapixel capturing at 3264×2448 pixels, featuring autofocus, dual-LED flash and geo-tagging. Video recording is also present in these phones at 720 pixels. The Sensation XL has a 1.3 megapixel secondary supporting video calling which is absent in the Desire HD.
Data and Memory:
Data connectivity is also similar between the Sensation XL vs Desire HD in terms of 3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps, WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot and microUSB v2.0. The Sensation XL has v3.0 Bluetooth to that of v2.1 in the Desire HD.
The Desire HD has 1.5 GB internal memory that can be extended through a microSD card up to 32 GB which is not present in the Sensation XL. It only has internal storage of 16 GB. Both these devices have 768 MB RAM which helps performance and running of applications smooth.
Battery and Features:
Both the Sensation XL vs Desire HD’s batteries provide decent support to all the pressure of applications, talk times, standby and music. The Sensation XL has standby Up to 460 hours and talk time Up to 11 hours 50 minutes.
The Sensation XL has Beats Audio, Beats headset and Document viewer/editor, while the HTC Desire HD has dedicated search key. Both these devices support social integration that of Dedicated search key, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, Facebook and Twitter integration.
Recommended between Sensation XL vs Desire HD:
Though the Desire HD is more expensive and has greater battery and memory support, the recommended device is the Sensation XL because of greater processing power, better touchscreen and most importantly its audio, which is backed up by the Beats feature giving excellent output and optimum quality to music.