Wave 3 S8600 VS Sensation

The Samsung Wave 3 S8600 has better specifications than the HTC Sensation

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Samsung Wave 3 S8600 VS HTC Sensation

 
Wave 3 S8600 Sensation
 
The Samsung Wave 3 S8600 and the HTC Sensation are proportionally scaled to give you an idea how they size up against each other. Bellow, we have compared specifications of the two devices to give our take on which device scores higher based on key features available.

Score

Thinner
2
The Wave 3 S8600 is thinner at 9.9mm
0
The Sensation is thicker at 11.3mm
Smaller Size (CC)
2
The Wave 3 S8600 has a smaller cubic volume of 1250305.03125
0
The Sensation has a greater cubic volume of 1456100.34375
Less Weight
2
The Wave 3 S8600 lighter at 122 grams
0
The Sensation heavier at 148 grams
Screen Viewability
0
The Wave 3 S8600 features a smaller 4.0" display
2
The Sensation features a bigger 4.3" display
Pixel Density
0
The Wave 3 S8600 has lower pixel density at 233 ppi
2
The Sensation has a higher pixel density at 256 ppi
Newer
1
The Wave 3 S8600 is newer and was released on 08/2011
0
The Sensation is older and was released on 04/2011
Standby Time
1
The Wave 3 S8600 can last more around 480 hours
0
The Sensation can last less around 350 hours
Talk Time
2
The Wave 3 S8600 can last more around 8.5 hours
0
The Sensation can last less around 6.5 hours
Camera
0
The Sensation has a 5mp camera
2
The Sensation has a 8mp camera
Total Points
10 6
Total Score
63% 38%
Why this score
We have compared the most important features of the Samsung Wave 3 S8600 and the HTC Sensation to give a non-biased opinion on which phone stacks better, and based on our results the Samsung Wave 3 S8600 has better specifications than the HTC Sensation, it is safe to say that because there are significant differences we recommend the Samsung Wave 3 S8600. Note that the Wave 3 S8600 has 3 GB internal storage compared to 1 GB internal storage found in the Sensation currently we are not scoring internal memory, processor number and speed and those should also be taken into consideration if you are interested in the Samsung Wave 3 S8600 or the HTC Sensation

Availability

Announced on
August 2011 April 2011
Available
November 2011 May 2011

Battery

Capacity
1500 mAh 1520 mAh
Standby Time
480 hours 350 hours
Talk Time
9 hours 7 hours
Type
Lithium Ion Lithium Ion

CPU

Core #
- 2
Speed
1.4GHz 1.2GHz
Type
- Qualcomm MSM 8260

Camera

Main
5mp (2592x1944) 8mp (3264x2448)
Secondary
VGA VGA
Video
720p 1080p

Connectivity & Data

Bluetooth
3.0 (A2DP) 3.0 (A2DP)
EDGE
YES Class 32
GPRS
YES Class 32
GPS
YES YES
HSCSD
HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps
USB
2.0 microUSB microUSB v2.0
Wireless
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA

Display

Colors
16.8 million 16.8 million
Resolution
480x800 pixels 540x960 pixels
Size
4.0 inches 4.3 inches
Type
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen S-LCD capacitive touchscreen

General

2G Network
GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900 GSM 850, 900, 1800, 1900
3G Network
HSDPA 900, 2100 HSDPA 900, 2100
Alias
- Sensation 4G, Pyramid
Form Factor
Slate Slate
Price Range
$300-$500 $500+

Memory

Call record
- Unlimited
Card Slot
microSD, up to 32GB microSD, up to 32 GB, 8GB included
Internal
3 GB 1 GB
Phonebook
- Unlimited entries
Ram
- 768 MB

Operating System

Type
Bada OS Android
Version
2.0 2.3

Other Features

Misc Features
- Accelerometer , Proximity sensor, Gorilla Glass display, MHL...

Size and Weight

Depth
9.9 mm (0.39 inches) 11.3 mm (0.44 inches)
Height
125.9 mm (4.91 inches) 126.1 mm (4.92 inches)
Weight
122 grams (4.3 ounces) 148 grams (5.2 ounces)
Width
64.2 mm (2.50 inches) 65.4 mm (2.55 inches)