HTC Sensation XE Sales Begin: Beats handset now available

First Beats by Dr. Dre handset hits the UK as the HTC Sensation XE goes on sale

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HTC Sensation XE

The first smartphone colaboration between HTC and Beats by Dr. Dre is now available in the UK with the HTC Sensation XE landing as a 1.5GHz dual-core Android powerhouse

The first smartphone to come packing Beats by Dr. Dre audio technology, the HTC Sensation XE has been made available to purchase in the UK for the first time.

Officially unveiled last month the HTC Sensation XE builds on the company’s flagship handset the Sensation, improving a number of key specs and adding Beats audio to produce a true powerhouse of the mobile market fully attuned for premium audio output.

HTC Sensation XE Specs

Packing a 1.5GHz dual-core processor the black and red hued HTC Sensation XE has surpassed its rival Samsung in offering the speediest handset on the market backing up the impressive processing power with 768MB of RAM.

Touting 4GB of internal storage backed up by a microSD slot the XE boasts a 4.3-inch qHD display with a 960 x 540p resolution. An 8-megapixel rear-mounted camera with 1080p Full HD video recording capabilities completes the handset’s impress array of specs alongside a forward-facing VGA snapper.

HTC Sensation XE Price

Landing via online smartphone retailer Clove, the HTC Sensation XE can be snapped up now on a SIM free basis for £492. Whilst a number of retailer and smartphone network providers have confirmed they will offer the XE, this marks the first time the handset has been made available for order.

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