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Difference Between HTC Sensation and Apple iPhone 5


HTC Sensation vs Apple iPhone 5

HTC Sensation and Apple iPhone 5 refer to two models of mobile phones or Smartphones. iPhone 5 is due to be unveiled on October 4th by Apple, and the HTC Sensation will be introduced by HTC Corporation. The Apple iPhone 5 is keeping its features under wraps just showcasing a few major features. Comparing those features, this article deals with the differences in features between the HTC Sensation and the iPhone 5.


The HTC Sensation has a unibody casing which means it has been made by a single aluminum piece. It has a 4.3-inch screen, the weight is 151g., and height is 126mm whereas the size of the iPhone 5 screen is under speculation. Most people believe that it will be at least as big as the iPhone 4, which is 3.5 inches.


The HTC Sensation has the resolution of 540×960 pixel which makes it a “QHD” or “quarter HD.” The resolution of the iPhone 4 was 640×960 pixel which is called the “retina” display, and the iPhone 5 is expected to have an equally good resolution.

Operating System and Software

HTC has the Sense UI overlay. It has a lock screen which can be customized, weather app, better animations, 3D transitions among home screens, and HTC Watch which is a video-on-demand service. It has many apps which are available through Android markets. The iPhone 5 will be operating by the iOS 5 operating system. The main difference in software will be due to Apple’s own services like iCloud. Another feature which will make a difference will be the Assistant voice-recognition technology.

Internals and Performance

The HTC Sensation has 1.5GHz Snapdragon, dual-core processor. It comes with a microSD card slot to give extra storage. It has 768MB of RAM. It has 1GB memory. iPhone 5 is expected to have at least 1GB of RAM. The internal memory of the iPhone 4 had 16GB or 32 GB storage options; thus, the iPhone 5 is expected to have a respectable amount of internal memory.


The HTC Sensation has an 8-megapixel camera. It has touch focus, smile, and face detection, geo-tagging and image stabilization. It has a dual LED flash and “instant capture.” It has a 1080p video recording feature. iPhone 5 is expected to match the 8-megapixel camera but the video feature is not yet known.


The HTC Sensation will have Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, DLNA, etc. The iPhone’s connectivity will be as per all other iPhones which comply with Apple’s own technology.


The HTC Sensation will have a 1730mAh cell which will be good enough for 2G and 3G standby time and 2G and 3G talk time. The iPhone is expected to match these specifications.



  1. The HTC Sensation will be introduced by the HTC Corporation; iPhone 5 will be introduced by Apple, Inc.
  2. The HTC Sensation has released the specifications of its model; iPhone 5 has not yet released information about its features; thus, all the features are speculative.

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