HTC Sensation UK sim free price and release date revealed

By Gary Johnson - May 13, 2011

We recently compared the screen on the HTC Sensation with the Samsung Galaxy S2, as the two Android heavyweights do battle to see which one is the best new Android smartphone. Today we can tell you that the HTC Sensation UK sim free price and release date has been revealed.

Earlier this month we told you that Vodafone had begun taking preorders for the device on a monthly contract, costing £35 per month for two years. But now we have news for those of you who would like the handset on a sim free basis. The handset has gone up for sale on for £499.99, according to an article on TechRadar by Kate Solomon.

The handset has gone on the site with a June 30th shipping date, which is later than was reported on the Vodafone preorder page. This could just mean that the unlocked version of the handset coming later than the contract only version.

For now no other retailer has decided to list the handset as well, but this will surely change in the coming days. Just to recap the handset is powered by a 1.2GHz dual-core processor running Android 2.3 Gingerbread. It also has a 4.3-inch qHD Super-LCD display.

Will you be buying the HTC Sensation?

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