HTC Runnymede may be called the Sensation XL

HTC Runnymede may be called the Sensation XL
You remember that monster sized Android-powered phone from HTC that has leaked several times over the course of the last few weeks, the HTC Runnymede? Once it becomes official it may actually be called the Sensation XL.

The Runnymede/Senation XL is a beast of a device. It is going to feature a 4.7-inch display like its Windows Phone counterpart the HTC Titan. Powering the device is a single-core 1.5GHz processor. It is also going to be another one of the new devices to feature HTC’s latest acquisition Beats Audio on board. There had been a rumor going around that the Runnymede would be rebranded the HTC Bass once it hit retail shelves, but that is no longer the case.

Calling it the Sensation is a bit odd considering how different it is from the other Sensation branded devices currently offered by HTC. The recently released Sensation XE also features the Beats Audio software as well as the Android operating system, but comparisons end there for the most part.

There is always a chance that this rumor is incorrect, just as the prior rumor about it being called the HTC Bass was. With the upcoming media event on October 7, expect any questions you have regarding the smartphone formerly known as the Runnymede to be answered.

source: PocketNow  

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Sensation XL
  • Display 4.7" 480 x 800 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 1.3 MP front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2, Single core, 1500 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 1600 mAh(6.83h 3G talk time)



1. dacastrator

Posts: 232; Member since: Sep 22, 2011

I don't think so. It's XL in size but not in specs.

2. fagphone5 unregistered

Not dual-core? Seriously? Your kidding arent you?

3. Alantef

Posts: 288; Member since: Sep 14, 2011

wtf are you really coming out with a single core.....

4. sudharshan sundar unregistered

as you might know htc rhyme is already having the dpecs and the exact specs of this phone but still doubt about the beats audio in htc rhyme but anyways it had a lot of accessories and was made for woman actually but I still think that the silver version can be used by boys . Making this phone is actually useless but I would buy it if it was made for boys and if it had some very good accessories, the one that comes for moto atrix and with the ones of htc rhyme will make the most exciting phone out of the box . I think I am over-imagining it a little

5. skymitch89

Posts: 1453; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

Let's see...get the Sensation XE with dual-core processor, 4.3" qHD (640x960) screen, Dre Beats; or get the Sensation XL with a 4.7" screen that is probably going to be a WVGA (480x800), a single-core processor, and Dre Beats? I'd sacrafice the extra screen size for the higher pixel density and dual-core.

6. NeXoS

Posts: 292; Member since: May 03, 2011

Too badHTC is still using a crappy BlueZ bluetooth stack so none of their new phones will phone book sync with cars older than 2009!

7. freshwaterplimpies unregistered

I think single core cpus don't draw out much power from batteries compared to dual core cpus. IMHO! :D

9. toaster

Posts: 114; Member since: Sep 13, 2011

4.7" WVGA screen? No thanks. Come on HTC, you've made smaller qHD screens before, why not give this massive screen the boost in dpi it needs?

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