Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




18 posts

Geek


Topic # 85310 16-Jun-2011 23:51
Send private message

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.

View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
 1 | 2
3549 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 122

Trusted

  Reply # 482084 17-Jun-2011 07:33
Send private message
BDFL - Memuneh
59180 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10414

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 482090 17-Jun-2011 07:56
Send private message

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?





 
 
 
 


564 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 62


  Reply # 482094 17-Jun-2011 08:13
Send private message

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.

869 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 482101 17-Jun-2011 08:27
Send private message

I cant see it on the site?? I want one!

OOPS see it now :) 




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

7683 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 738

Subscriber

  Reply # 482105 17-Jun-2011 08:46
Send private message

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..




Regards,

Old3eyes


924 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 35
Inactive user


  Reply # 482107 17-Jun-2011 08:49
Send private message

I want a Sensation!!!
Just can't justify upgrading my Desire at the moment....

3549 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 122

Trusted

  Reply # 482112 17-Jun-2011 09:05
Send private message

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.

924 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 35
Inactive user


  Reply # 482113 17-Jun-2011 09:06
Send private message

Tried a good screen protector and polaroid sunnies? No issues for me :D

3059 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 433

Subscriber

  Reply # 482115 17-Jun-2011 09:11
Send private message

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.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

4649 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 470

Trusted

  Reply # 482118 17-Jun-2011 09:25
Send private message

Apparently the Sensation screen is worse than a lot of HTCs other recent SLCD screens, so I expect sunlight visibility may take another hit.




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: HeadphoNZ.org


3059 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 433

Subscriber

  Reply # 482122 17-Jun-2011 09:34
Send private message

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.




Areas of Geek interest: Home Theatre, HTPC, Android Tablets & Phones, iProducts.

2593 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 182


  Reply # 482146 17-Jun-2011 10:32
Send private message

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

BDFL - Memuneh
59180 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 10414

Administrator
Trusted
Geekzone
Subscriber

  Reply # 482147 17-Jun-2011 10:33
Send private message

No, it's not that. But it's our second foray into the "users know it better"...





2593 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 182


  Reply # 482149 17-Jun-2011 10:35
Send private message

Test Units

869 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 482172 17-Jun-2011 11:44
Send private message

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
 




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

 1 | 2
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

UAV Traffic Management Trial launching today in New Zealand
Posted 12-Dec-2017 16:06


UFB connections pass 460,000
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:26


The Warehouse Group to adopt IBM Cloud to support digital transformation
Posted 11-Dec-2017 11:22


Dimension Data peeks into digital business 2018
Posted 11-Dec-2017 10:55


2018 Cyber Security Predictions
Posted 7-Dec-2017 14:55


Global Govtech Accelerator to drive public sector innovation in Wellington
Posted 7-Dec-2017 11:21


Stuff Pix media strategy a new direction
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:37


Digital transformation is dead
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:31


Fake news and cyber security
Posted 7-Dec-2017 09:27


Dimension Data New Zealand strengthens cybersecurity practice
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:27


Epson NZ launches new Expression Premium Photo range
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:26


Eventbrite and Twickets launch integration partnership in Australia and New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:23


New Fujifilm macro lens lands in New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:16


Cyber security not being taken seriously enough
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:13


Sony commences Android 8.0 Oreo rollout in New Zealand
Posted 5-Dec-2017 20:08



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.