The HTC Sensation has been out in the U.S. for a couple of weeks, earning accolades across the board, and now Canadians will have a shot at enjoying it. Bell just launched it today, complete with the dubious “4G” tacked on to the name. It’s going for $149.95 on a three-year contract, or $549.95 without.
The HTC Sensation is a force to be reckoned with among Android smartphones, packing a 4.3-inch 960 x 540 display, 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, running 2.3 Gingerbread, and a buxom 8 megapixel camera on the back (plus secondary front-facing camera). All of the usual Sense goodies are there, like hot-swappable home screen configurations, cloud sync and backup, and downloadable ringtones and wallpapers. Find our full review over here.
Until the Samsung Galaxy S II 4G comes to Bell, the Sensation will be the top Android phone Bell has to offer. The last big name they had was the Motorola Atrix, which offered similar wireless speeds, screen quality, and software (minus the HTC Sense customizations). To be honest, barring fine distinctions, the top-tier touchscreen slate Android phones are starting to blend together, and it’s hard for me to find a good reason why someone would want to pick up the Sensation 4G versus the Atrix or Galaxy S II. Regardless, Canadians can find the HTC Sensation 4G in Bell’s online store over here.