announced a new smartphone this week called the Sensation XE, and it represents
a healthy upgrade from the original Sensation.
The Sensation has a 1.2GHz processor under the hood while the new Sensation XE upgrades that with a 1.5GHz
offering and runs Android 2.3. The big new feature is the Beats
Audio that is integrated into the smartphone. The Beats Audio hardware and
software inside the phone is paired with special Beats earphones. When the
Beats earphones are plugged in the hardware and software for better sound is
"Audio is a crucial part of any consumer's mobile experience and we are continually
pushing the audio boundaries to encompass not only improved voice but music,
movies and games," said Jason Mackenzie, president of global sales and
marketing, HTC Corporation. "The HTC Sensation XE offers a truly
incredible experience that demonstrates our commitment to place consumers at
the center of their mobile worlds."
The special headphones also have an inline remote for controlling tracks and volume
and a mic for phone calls.
the 1.5GHz processor and Beats Audio tech, the new HTC Sensation XE also gets a
higher capacity battery as well. The smartphone will ship with either an 8GB or
16GB microSD card.
will land in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia this September. There is
no word on when/if the Sensation XE will come to America.