Sensation XE HTC

  • clock speed
    1.5
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.75
    GB
  • size
    4.3
    inches
  • resolution
    255
    ppi

iPhone 4 Apple

  • clock speed
    0.8
    GHz
  • RAM
    0.5
    GB
  • size
    3.5
    inches
  • resolution
    329
    ppi

Review Breakdown

HTC Sensation XE vs Apple iPhone 4

Display

PPI, brightness and contrast ratio
8.5
8.8

Processing power

sunspider
5.5
5.6

Camera

sensor size and aperture
5.6
5.6

Music

voice volume and music volume
9.2
9.0

Geekaphone Score

We don't have enough data yet to reach a conclusion

Detailed Comparison

display

Size
4.3"
3.5"
Resolution
960 x 540 (255 ppi)
960 x 640 (329 ppi)
Panel
Super LCD (RGB)
IPS LCD (RGB)
Brightness
484 cd/m²
483 cd/m²
Contrast in sunlight
--
2.016
Surface
Gorilla Glass
Gorilla Glass
Video out
1080p (Micro HDMI)
720p (Proprietary)

processor

System on a chip
Qualcomm Snapdragon S3 (MSM8260)
Apple A4 (APL0398)
CPU
1.5 GHz, Qualcomm Scorpion
0.8 GHz, ARM Cortex A8
Architecture
Dual core
Single core
Linpack
50.4
--
Quadrant
--
--
GPU
266 MHz, Qualcomm Adreno 220
250 MHz, PowerVR SGX535
Architecture
Single core
Dual core
GL benchmark 2.5
--
--
Epic citadel
--
--
Basemark x
--
--
RAM
0.75 GB
0.5 GB

camera

Lens
f/2.0, 4 mm (31.7 mm equiv.)
f/2.0, 4 mm (31.7 mm equiv.)
Resolution
8 MP (3264 x 2448)
5 MP (2592 x 1936)
Sensor
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
1/3.2" (4.54 mm × 3.42 mm)
Light sensitivity
--
--
Flash
LED
LED
Autofocus
Yes
Yes
Image stabilization
Digital
None
Panorama
No
No
Continuous shooting
None
None
Aperture
f/2.0
f/2.0
Secondary camera
0.3 MP
0.3 MP

video

Video resolution
1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps
1280 x 720 @ 30 fps
Video file format
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
MP4 H.264/MPEG-4 AVC
Maximum bitrate
20 Mbps
14 Mbps
Video light
Yes
Yes

battery

Type
Lithium-Ion (Removable)
Lithium-Ion (Non-removable)
Capacity
1,730 mA·h
1,420 mA·h
Talk time
549 min
840 min
Standby time
18,600 min
18,000 min
Tested
3G talk time
--
--
Web browsing
--
--
Video playback
--
--

music

Speaker
Stereo (Back)
Mono (Bottom)
Frequency response
+3.46, -0.38
+0.01, -0.07
Noise level
-91.7 dB
-90.1 dB
Headphone
3.5 mm
3.5 mm
Frequency response
+3.87, -0.56
+0.01, -0.07
Noise level
-91.5 dB
-90.4 dB
FM radio
Receive
No

form factor

Size
65.4 x 126.1 x 11.3 mm
58.6 x 114.3 x 9.3 mm
Weight
151 g
137 g
Body
Plastic
Slate
Keyboard
None
None
Buttons
Home, Volume, Back, Multitask
Home, Volume

software

Operating system
Android 2.3
iOS 4
Upgradable to
Android 4.1.1
iOS 7
Custom UI
HTC Sense 3.1
--
Onscreen keyboards
--
Standard (predictive)
Sunspider
4,404 ms
3,559 ms

connectivity

Network
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
3.5G, HSDPA (7.2 Mb/s)
WiFi
802.11b/n/g (Hotspot)
802.11g/n/b (Hotspot)
NFC
No
No
Bluetooth
3.0
2.1
USB On-the-Go
--
No

features

Internal storage
4 GB
8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB
Supported card formats
microSD
None
Included accessories
--
--
SIM card
--
Micro-SIM
Speaker volume (Voice)
65.8 dB
65.1 dB
Speaker volume (Music)
65.4 dB
60.3 dB
Special-features

sensors

Location
A-GPS
A-GPS
Gyroscope
Yes
Yes
Accelerometer
Yes
Yes
Light sensor
Yes
Yes
Proximity sensor
Yes
Yes
Compass
Yes
Yes
Thermometer
No
No
Barometer
No
No
Hygrometer
No
No
Showing 2 comments.
I just ordered my HTC Sensation XE after my Desire HD was broken by a friend. Oh well, the Desire HD was allready awesome...
by seeing this comparision..... i thnk  htc sensation going make sensation :-)