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HTC Sensation XE

HTC Sensation XE

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74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The XE doesn't improve much on the first Sensation and better phones are hitting the market. Did we mention Beats Audio is a gimmick?

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74 Engadget Score
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.
74

A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Scores

Engadget

74
 

User Reviews

90
moonstarru25
This is my all time fave HTC phone! Though I know HTC already released much...read more
70
OrlandoA
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
80
Gjerpe1
i was sceptic but loved it in the end
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Score Breakdown

 
86
Average user Score
 
90
moonstarru25
04.10.14
This is my all time fave HTC phone! Though I know HTC already released much better phone, I would still go with XE. Sounds, camera and size are really awesome!
 
70
OrlandoA
03.26.14
A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - Engadget
 
80
Gjerpe1
01.18.13
i was sceptic but loved it in the end
 
80
jpjipperwong
12.17.12
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
 
80
Roons
06.20.12
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
 
80
ideemas
04.02.12
The phone is amazing, but iPhone is better. I liked accesability and how easy you can send and recieve files. the screen is good, the speed is good as well. Design and overal look isn't that good. the best thing is Sound - it is amazing!
 
100
imgsna
03.14.12
A gadget unicorn - Engadget
 
90
mcr35353
03.09.12
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
 
80
danamnic
02.18.12
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - Engadget
 
100
javier0021
01.15.12
Best smartphone on the market ever.