White HTC Sensation hitting shelves in March, to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich

White HTC Sensation hitting shelves in March, to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich
Remember how awesome the HTC Sensation was when it hit the market? With its gorgeous display, snappy dual-core processor and solid construction, it was one of the best smartphones that money could buy. Well, it has been over 8 months since then and the Sensation does not stand as high in the Android food chain anymore.

Yet surprisingly, the HTC Sensation will be available in “ice white” across some parts of Europe starting March 1. Word comes from the manufacturer's Dutch wing, which made the official announcement this morning. In terms of hardware, there will not be any changes made to the device, but software-wise, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich will come out of the box. The ICS update will be rolling out to older HTC Sensation variants around the time of the white version's release.

Nothing regarding the white HTC Sensation's price has been mentioned, but we expect it to be priced similarly to its titanium grayish sibling. Anyone else who thinks that the smartphone looks much better in white is free to drop a comment below.

source: WhizPR (translated) via Android Central


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Sensation 4G
  • Display 4.3" 540 x 960 pixels
  • Camera 8 MP / 0.3 MP VGA front
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S3, Dual-core, 1200 MHz
  • Battery 1520 mAh(6.66h 3G talk time)

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13 Comments

1. arcq12

Posts: 733; Member since: Oct 13, 2011

There is already a white Sensation XE so what's the point of getting this if other models will also get ICS at the time with this model's release?

2. willardcw4

Posts: 170; Member since: Oct 01, 2011

better late than never...? oh wait.. nevermind..

9. ledbetterp3

Posts: 467; Member since: Aug 31, 2011

Price?

3. nyamo

Posts: 274; Member since: Mar 19, 2011

and this is why i feel htc has fallen over the years. they need to go back to their winmo days and look at how they designed phones then.... same crap different day doesn't really work

5. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

That's what they said they are going to do for 2012.

4. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

they could have bumped up the RAM atleast

6. Schmao

Posts: 365; Member since: Jul 05, 2009

Agreed. IMO they shouldn't bother releasing this at all. They should just redesign this phone and up its specs and release a new mid - top range handest.

8. GALAXY-S

Posts: 701; Member since: Jun 07, 2011

yup they are better off not releasing it.. its to late already they should have released it atleas 2 months after the og black senstion came out..

7. bbblader

Posts: 590; Member since: Oct 24, 2011

HTC IceCreamSation is going to be nice

10. savien808

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

I bought my htc sensation a month ago and put it in a otterbox the day i got it. It stoped charging about a week ago, tmobile isnt going to do anytihing about it and they are accusing us of damaging the device and htc told us it was defective.....im so dissapointed i sold my sensation for the new blackberry bold 9900......so if your htc sensation is giving you trouble charging it, htc said its defective

11. savien808

Posts: 59; Member since: Aug 27, 2011

So not looking forward to a white one

12. BioTek

Posts: 53; Member since: Jan 23, 2012

Well, at the "ice white" color is a cool name.

13. greathero1

Posts: 584; Member since: Jun 13, 2008

They can keep it. The Sensation has been nothing but a huge headache for me like a couple other HTC phones. The next phone I purchase, if Android, will be by Samsung or Motorola.

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