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14 Jul 2011
By Andrew Volard
Jul
14
2011

HTC Sensation arrives exclusively on Telstra Mobile Network

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HTC Sensation is the epic smartphone Android fans have been waiting for and I’m please to confirm it’s now on sale.

The HTC Sensation harnesses a powerful dual-core processer that allows customers to enjoy graphic-intensive games, HD video, fast mobile web browsing and multitasking. The combination of the very latest Android 2.3 operating software and HTC Sense means customers can totally customise this phone with thousands of apps, widgets and games. This allows them quick access to the information and entertainment that matters to them most.

The Sensation is among the first Telstra Android smartphones to launch with TelstraOne – a new Android app that brings unmetered news, sports and weather feeds direct to your Android homescreen via customisable widgets.

HTC Sensation Sense 3.0 This smartphone is one of a growing number of Telstra handsets enabled to support HD Voice. Telstra customers with a HD-compatible handset can make and receive HD Voice calls automatically at no extra cost where the receiver also uses a HD Voice compatible handset on the Next G® network – Australia’s only mobile HD Voice network.

Complementing the HTC Sensation’s premium design and multimedia capabilities is the latest HTC Sense user interface that makes the phone easy to navigate. The new HTC Sense introduces a customisable active lockscreen that transforms the lockscreen into a real-time window to the most important information and content, such as social updates, photos, weather or stock updates that are viewed by simply turning on the display. In addition, the new active lockscreen becomes a customisable gateway that lets people quickly jump to the most used features, like making a phone call, sending an email, taking a picture or anything else with the same quick gesture usually used to unlock the phone. It’s a real leap forward.

HTC Sensation Key Features:

  • Android™ (Gingerbread) with HTC Sense™
  • 1.2 GHz dual-core processor
  • 8 megapixel camera with auto focus and dual LED flash
  • 1080p HD video recording
  • Adobe Flash 10.2 for an amazing mobile web browsing experience
  • Supports HD Voice calling on the Telstra Next G® network
  • Internal phone storage: 1 GB
  • 148 grams (5.22 ounces) with battery
  • 4.3-inch touch qHDscreen with 540 x 960 resolution

Pricing and availability
HTC Sensation is available exclusively on the Telstra Mobile Network powered by Next G®.

Consumer customers can purchase HTC Sensation on Telstra Freedom® Connect Plans including for $0 upfront on a $79 Freedom® Connect Plan (min cost is $1,896 over 24 months). This plan includes $800 worth of eligible calls, unlimited standard national text, unlimited MessageBank® use and 2GB of data to use in Australia each month.

Telstra Business customers can purchase the HTC Sensation on $59 Business Mobile Maximiser Plan with an additional handset payment of $13 per month (min cost is $1,728 over 24 months). This plan includes $550 worth of eligible calls, unlimited standard national text and 1.5GB of data to use in Australia each month.
It is also available to purchase for RRP $792 outright.

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  1. Lewis says:

    Good post Andrew!

    It’s too bad I just recently got the Motorola Atrix or else I’d get this without a doubt. Upgrading from the HTC Desire to the Atrix has been very different in terms of the UI.

    Would you happen to know if and/or when Telstra will release 2.3 Android for the Atrix?

    Cheers in advance.

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