Remember when the best free phone you could get was monochrome candy bar phone? And you were thankful because that Nokia phone had Snake on it. Things are better now—you can get an actual smartphone from a carrier for free (with the usual two-year contract). But which is the best one from each carrier? Let's jump into…
It's powerful. It's fast. It's responsive. It has 4G-ish internet powers. It feels more solid than Google's Nexus. The HTC Sensation 4G is probably T-Mobile's best Android phone. But there's one pesky thing preventing it from Android superiority: HTC Sense.
Oh, so you like HTC's Android phones, do you? Their latest flagship, the Sensation 4G, will be sold for $200 (after a $50 mail-in rebate) from June 15th.
HTC took to Facebook to say they're looking into allowing bootloading (the installation of OSes and custom ROMs) on its EVO 3D, Sensation, Incredible S and Thunderbolt phones. With Android meant to be "open source," their decision has angered many.
Don't want to pay 3D tax for HTC's Evo 3D? You'll be wanting the Sensation then, which is HTC's new worldwide flagship phone. With its sculptured, curved unibody aluminum body, it's also one of HTC's thinnest handsets at 11.54mm.
This morning, both Qualcomm and Vodafone slipped up and let specs fly early on the HTC Sensation, which is expected to be announced later today. First, Qualcomm confirmed the phone would have a dual-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon chip, and then Vodafone dished the rest of the specs out on a product page: