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Topic # 85310 16-Jun-2011 23:51
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I see that Telecom have just announced this phone.
I'm amazed at how quickly it's coming out in NZ as I was preparing to buy it from an importer.

Does anyone have one already and if so, can you tell me about the death grip issue, if there really is one?

I had been looking at the Samsung GSII, but prefer the HTC hardware.

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  Reply # 482084 17-Jun-2011 07:33
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  Reply # 482090 17-Jun-2011 07:56
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I will be making an announcement later today regarding the HTC Sensation on Telecom New Zealand and Geekzone... Please just wait a couple of hours?





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  Reply # 482094 17-Jun-2011 08:13
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Can't wait. Mine will be here soon :D.
I do feel a little silly upgrading from a Galaxy-S already, but it does look a lot nicer and faster.

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  Reply # 482101 17-Jun-2011 08:27
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I cant see it on the site?? I want one!

OOPS see it now :) 




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  Reply # 482105 17-Jun-2011 08:46
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can anyone tell me what the HTC desktop software is like.?? So far I haven't been impressed with the Samsung Kies software. For a company that makes such great fones I can't believe that they can make such crap desktop software..




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  Reply # 482107 17-Jun-2011 08:49
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I want a Sensation!!!
Just can't justify upgrading my Desire at the moment....

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  Reply # 482112 17-Jun-2011 09:05
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The only thing stopping me from upgrading to the Sensation is the screen visibility outdoors. I have a HTC Desire HD and the screen is horrible - basically useless - outdoors.

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  Reply # 482113 17-Jun-2011 09:06
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Tried a good screen protector and polaroid sunnies? No issues for me :D

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  Reply # 482115 17-Jun-2011 09:11
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heavenlywild: The only thing stopping me from upgrading to the Sensation is the screen visibility outdoors. I have a HTC Desire HD and the screen is horrible - basically useless - outdoors.


I don't expect too much change. It is still a SLCD screen. I had the idea that the Sensation's screen was slightly curved and wondered if that would make any difference though.

I don't suppose being Telecom that there is any chance it will be 850/900/1900/2100.

Edit: added frequency comment.




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  Reply # 482118 17-Jun-2011 09:25
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Apparently the Sensation screen is worse than a lot of HTCs other recent SLCD screens, so I expect sunlight visibility may take another hit.




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  Reply # 482122 17-Jun-2011 09:34
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NZtechfreak: Apparently the Sensation screen is worse than a lot of HTCs other recent SLCD screens, so I expect sunlight visibility may take another hit.


Is it worse because it is qHD? I.e. more pixel boundaries = less backlight coming through. Personally I don't have a problem with my DHD screen..... until I see it beside an AMOLED screen.




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  Reply # 482146 17-Jun-2011 10:32
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freitasm: I will be making an announcement later today regarding the HTC Sensation on Telecom New Zealand and Geekzone... Please just wait a couple of hours?



My Guess is either we will get a release date, pricing (Doubt those two). Maybe Geekzone will be giving a few away, Theres some Geekzone App which is going to come Pre-Installed on the Sensation or Geekzone members get first dibs on the Sensations. lol

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  Reply # 482149 17-Jun-2011 10:35
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  Reply # 482172 17-Jun-2011 11:44
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TheUngeek: I want a Sensation!!!
Just can't justify upgrading my Desire at the moment....


Why upgrade just by both lol... im going to tell the wife "its for the good of my company" see what she says
 




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