Speedy 1.5GHz processor.
Large qHD display.
HTC Sense 3.0 user interface.
Comes with a high quality set of headphones.
Very good background noise cancellation for outgoing calls.
Both processor and battery capacity are upped compared to the original Sensation.
Cool red highlights set the Sensation XE design apart.
Solid build quality and funky exterior.
Bundled Audio Beats in ears.
No metal unibody.
Only 1GB useable internal storage.
Beats Audio isn't much else than a sound profile.
The microphones are set on too sensitive while recording video.
No FLAC format support.
The picture quality from the 8MP camera could be better
Low battery mileage.
Gets a little hot.
By Tracy and Matt's Blog on May 08, 2012
This is definitely a phone I could see myself buying right now! It doesn't feel like this phone was released over half a year ago now. The processor doesn't feel out of date with it's rapid speeds. The OS doesn't feel that out of date...-
By TechTree on March 02, 2012
The 1730 mAh battery managed to keep the device up for 5 hours and 20 minutes under heavy use. This isn't good, but then battery performance is the weakest point for most dual-core Android phones. The XE has a snappy UI and decent build quality....70
By Expert Reviews on February 14, 2012
A capable, fast smartphone with above-average headphones at a good price...100
By Whathifi.com on January 30, 2012
Earlier in 2011 bought a controlling stake in Beats Electronics, the company best known for its Beats by Dr. Dre range of headphones, one of the most successful brands in recent tech history.As a result, we can expect to see Beats' technology and...60
By ThinkDigit on January 20, 2012
The HTC Sensation XE is well and truly a brilliant device. It leaves its elder sibling, the Sensation far behind - in terms of performance and being what it is supposed to be, a phone. Yet, brings along with it a superb build quality and a very classy...80
By Wired UK on January 03, 2012
Of HTC's two Beats phones, the Sensation XE adds a better screen, faster processor and expandable memory to an 8-megapixel camera, plus it good sounds, all for more or less the same price. If you don't actually need a huge screen, this is the...80
By T3 Magazine on January 01, 2012
Despite being a revamped Sensation, the Sensation XE’s extra power and the addition of Beats Audio (plus quite possibly the best headphones ever to be packaged with a phone) mean it’s no mere ‘special edition’. The effectiveness...80
By Tech2 on December 20, 2011
At a street price of Rs. 33,990, it’s about Rs. 3000 more than the old Sensation. But, for that extra money, you do get a bigger battery, more onboard storage for apps, a slightly faster CPU and Beats in-earphones, which in itself is worth roughly...70
By DigitalVersus on December 08, 2011
Tough and easy to use, the HTC Sensation XE strikes the right balance between the smaller physical size of mid-range smartphones and the raw power of high-end models. It can do anything you want with no trouble at all and doesn't take up too much...100
By theregister.co.uk on December 01, 2011
The HTC Sensation XE is a terrifically high powered handset with a speedy processor, lush screen, HTC’s best camera and now it’s best ever sound too. ® Thanks to Clove for the review sample. More Smartphone ReviewsSamsung Galaxy...80