Phone Comparison - HTC Sensation vs HTC One vs HTC One Max

general General Info

Manufacturer HTC HTC HTC
Announced April 2011 February 2013 October 2013
Status Available - May 2011 Released - March 2013 Available - October 2013
Colors Black Black, White Silver
Form Factor Candybar Candybar Candybar
Dimension 126.1 x 65.4 x 11.3 mm
(4.96 x 2.57 x 0.44 in)
137.4 x 68.2 x 9.3 mm
(5.41 x 2.69 x 0.37 in)
164.5 x 82.5 x 10.29 mm
(6.48 x 3.25 x 0.41 in)
Weight 148 g (5.22 oz) 143 g (5.04 oz) 217 g (7.65 oz)
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1700 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 - For Verizon
4G Network - LTE (market dependent) LTE 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2600
LTE 700 - For Verizon
Messaging SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail, IM SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail SMS, MMS, Push Mail, EMail
Build Features - - Fingerprint Sensor

hardware Hardware and OS

OS Android OS, v2.3 (Gingerbread) Android OS, v4.1.2 (Jelly Bean), upgradable to v4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) Android OS, v4.3 (Jelly Bean)
Processor 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, Qualcomm MSM 8260 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon Quad-core 1.7 GHz Krait 300, Qualcomm APQ8064 Snapdragon 600
GPU Adreno 220 Adreno 320 Adreno 320
RAM 768 MB 2 GB 2 GB
Internal Memory 1 GB storage 32/64 GB 16/32 GB
External Memory microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

display Display

Type S-LCD capacitive touchscreen Super LCD3 capacitive touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Colors 16M colors 16M colors 16M colors
Size 4.3 inches 4.7 inches 5.9 inches
Resolution 540 x 960 pixels (256 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (469 ppi) 1080 x 1920 pixels (373 ppi)
Screen-to-Body Ratio 61.88% 64.90% 70.85%
Multi-Touch yes yes yes

multimedia Multimedia

3.5mm Jack yes yes yes
Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS Stereo FM radio with RDS
Games Yes Yes + Downloadable Yes + Downloadable
Loud Speaker yes yes yes

camera Camera

Rear Camera 8 MP, 3264x2448 pixels 4 MP UltraPixels, 2688 x 1520 pixels 4 MP, 2688 x 1520 pixels
Flash dual-LED flash LED flash LED flash
Features Auto focus, Geo-tagging, Touch-focus, Image Stabilization, Face Detection, Instant Capture Auto focus, 1/3' sensor size, simultaneous HD video and image recording, geo-tagging, face and smile detection, OIS HTC UltraPixel Camera, Auto focus, 1/3' Sensor Size, 2┬Ám Pixel Size, Simultaneous HD Video And Image Recording, Geo-tagging, Face And Smile Detection, Optical Image Stabilization, HDR, Stereo Sound Recording
Video Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording Yes, 1080p@30fps, stereo sound recording, video stabilization Yes, 1080p@30fps, 720p@60fps, HDR, stereo sound rec., video stabilization
Front Camera Yes, VGA [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar] Yes, 2.1 MP, 1080p@30fps, HDR [Similar]

connectivity Connectivity and Data Rate

GPRS Up to 114 kbps Yes Yes
Edge Up to 560 kbps Yes Yes
3G HSDPA 14.4 Mbps, HSUPA 5.76 Mbps HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL HSPA+; LTE, Cat3, 50 Mbps UL, 100 Mbps DL
Bluetooth Yes, v3.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP Yes, v4.0 with A2DP
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, Wi-Fi hotspot
USB Yes, microUSB (MHL) v2.0 Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL) Yes, microUSB v2.0 (MHL)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS Yes, with A-GPS support and GLONASS
Browser HTML HTML5 HTML5

memory User Memory

Internal 1 GB storage, 768 MB RAM 32 GB, 2 GB RAM 16/32 GB, 2 GB RAM
Expandable Storage microSD, up to 32GB, 8 GB included microSD, up to 32 GB microSD, up to 64 GB

Apps Sensors

Fingerprint fingerprint not supported fingerprint not supported fingerprint supported
Proximity Sensor proximity sensor present proximity sensor present proximity sensor present
Accelerometer Sensor accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present accelerometer sensor present
NFC NFC not supported NFC supported NFC supported

battery Battery

Type Standard battery, Li-Ion Non-removable Li-Po Battery Non-removable Li-Po battery
Capacity 1520 mAh 2300 mAh 3300 mAh
Stand by Up to 350 h (2G)
Up to 400 h (3G)
- Up to 585 h (3G)
Talk Time Up to 8 h 20 min (2G)
Up to 6 h 40 min (3G)
- Up to 25 h (3G)