HTC Sensation XL vs XE are two new products from the HTC Company and two mates to the Sensation family. However both the devices share only few similarities between them as they both have a huge difference in prices. Both these devices come with a similar operating system that of Android v2.3 (Gingerbread) but the HTC Sensation XE has a slightly more upgraded one that of v2.3.4.
The HTC Sensation XE has a huge difference in terms of processing and graphical output to that of XL because of its dual core 1.5 GHz processor, Adreno 220 GPU, Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon to that of a single core 1.5 GHz Scorpion processor, Adreno 205 GPU, Qualcomm MSM8255 chipset. Difference in terms of running applications and using anything regarding media is much more smooth and quicker in the HTC Sensation XE than that of XL. HTC Sensation XL has greater battery stamina when compared which we shall discuss below in detail.
Features and Specifications of HTC Sensation XL vs XE:
Size and Display:
Size and Display of both the HTC Sensation XL vs XE are quite similar to each other. The HTC Sensation XL has dimensions of 132.5 x 70.7 x 9.9 mm, weighs 162.5 g and comes with a 4.7 inch S-LCD capacitive touchscreen that displays at a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels. On the other hand the HTC Sensation XE measures 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm, weighs 151 g and comes with a 4.3 inches S-LCD capacitive touchscreen giving output to greater resolution that of 540 x 960 pixels. Both these phones have common display features.
Sound and Camera:
Both the HTC Sensation XL vs XE support alert types of vibration, MP3 and has a similar camera of 8 Megapixel with a resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels featuring autofocus and dual-LED flash. Video recording is that of 720 pixels in the HTC Sensation XL which is greater that of 1080 pixel with stereo sound recording in the HTC Sensation XE.
Data and Memory:
HTC Sensation XL vs XE both have similar data connectivity with 3G speeds up to 14.4 Mbps, WI-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot, v3.0 Bluetooth and microUSB v2.0. Both these devices have similar RAM of 786 MB but have different storages. The HTC Sensation XL only has internal memory supports that of 16GB while the XE having internal 4 GB that can be expanded through microSD, up to 32GB.
Battery and Features:
Battery stamina of the HTC Sensation XL is greater providing standby up to 360 hours and talk times up to 11 hours and 50 minutes to that of 310 hours standby and 9 hours 16 minutes talk times of the HTC Sensation XE.
Both these phones have common features that of Beats Audio, Beats headset, social integration of Google Search, Maps, Gmail YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration, but the HTC Sensation XE plays an extra format of XviD and has TV-out support which is absent in the XL.
Recommended between HTC Sensation XL vs XE:
Recommended device between the HTC Sensation XL vs XE is definitely the HTC Sensation XE mainly because of its processing and graphical strengths, but there is a huge price difference between both these phones. If we keep the HTC Sensation XL aside, keeping its price in mind, it is definitely a gem of a device worth buying.