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Alcatel One Touch 990 vs HTC Sensation XE

Comparison: side by side, pros and cons and the differences between Alcatel One Touch 990 vs HTC Sensation XE phones. Which is the best phone?

Compare HTC Sensation XE XCompare Alcatel One Touch 990 X

01 Alcatel One Touch 990 vs 20 HTC Sensation XE

Alcatel One Touch 990





32bit Single



HTC Sensation XE





32bit Dual



What's the best phone? The PhoneMore's choice is HTC Sensation XE

The phonemore's choice is much more technical than personal, so don't just evaluate it. Our goal is to help, but what's important to us may not be important to you. You decide which is the best phone! Comment!

01 Advantages Alcatel One Touch 990

One Touch 990vsSensation XE
144 grams (5.04 ounces)vs151 grams (5.29 ounces)

20 Advantages HTC Sensation XE

Sensation XEvsOne Touch 990
 2 times100%
+More powerful processor, you can open your applications faster
1.5Ghz 32bit Dual-Corevs600Mhz 32bit Single-Core
+More RAM memory. Typically more responsive and better for multitasking
768MB LPDDR2vs512MB
 4 times100%
+More internal storage for applications and files
4GB (1GB user available)vs512MB (200MB user available)
11.3 millimeters (0.44 inches)vs12.15 millimeters (0.48 inches)
Advantage+This device has a TFT Super LCD screen, which are brighter and more vividTFT Super LCDvsTFT LCD
 61 times100%
+More colors on the screen is better quality images and videos
16 millionvs260 thousand
 2 times100%
+Higher resolution screen
540 x 960 pixelsvs320 x 480 pixels
+Crisper display of text, images and video because it has more pixels per inch (ppi)
256 PPIvs165 PPI
+Larger screen
+Higher resolution main camera
8 megapixelsvs5 megapixels
Advantage+The Dual LED flash helps in dark places or in low lightDual LED flashvsLED flash
Advantage+More image quality for recording videos with the primary cameraFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels)vsSupported
Advantage+Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS is newer and saferAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICSvsAndroid 2.2 Froyo
+Battery - higher amperage (mAh) allows more device usage time, but it also depends on the hardware and use
1730 mAhvs1300 mAh
Advantage+The 3G+ HSPA+ network is newer and faster3G+ HSPA+vs3G HSDPA
+Faster for surfing the internet and download files
(3G+ HSPA+) 14.4 Mbpsvs(3G HSDPA) 7.2 Mbps
Advantage+Sensors help you use the deviceGyroscopevsNot supported
Advantage+The TV-output lets you use your device on TV by cableMicro-B USB - MHLvsNot supported
Advantage+Bluetooth 3.0 version with A2DP is newer and faster3.0 version with A2DPvs2.1 version with A2DP
Advantage+Protection against scratches on the screen lets you carry your phone with your keysGorilla GlassvsNot supported


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Model and physical featuresAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
ModelOne Touch 990Sensation XE
Also known asAlcatel One Touch PC990, Alcatel OT-990M, OT-990AHTC Sensation XE with Beats Audio
Country or region where it's soldfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Release dateJune, 2011October, 2011
Design / TypeBarBar
Depth12.15 millimeters (0.48 inches)11.3 millimeters (0.44 inches)
Size (width x height)62.2 x 116 millimeters (2.45 x 4.57 in)65.4 x 126.1 millimeters (2.57 x 4.96 in)
Weight144 grams (5.04 ounces)151 grams (5.29 ounces)
Qwerty physical keyboardNot supportedNot supported
AntennaInternal antennaInternal antenna
Water protectionNot supportedNot supported
Operating system (OS)Alcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Operating systemAndroid 2.2 FroyoAndroid 2.3.4 Gingerbread
Firmware updatefeature not registeredAndroid 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich ICS
HardwareAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Architecture - Chipset32bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon S1 MSM722732bit - Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8260
CPU processor600Mhz Single-Core ARM1136EJ-S1.5Ghz Dual-Core Scorpion
GPU graphical controllerQualcomm Adreno 200Qualcomm Adreno 220
RAM memory512MB768MB LPDDR2
Internal storage512MB (200MB user available)4GB (1GB user available)
External storageUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHCUntil 32GB microSD, microSDHC
DisplayAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Display typeTFT LCDTFT Super LCD
Screen size3.5" inches4.3" inches
Screen-to-body ratio~50.6% (screen-to-body ratio)~61.8% (screen-to-body ratio)
TouchscreenCapacitive MultitouchCapacitive Multitouch
Display resolution320 x 480 pixels540 x 960 pixels
Pixel density (dot pitch)165 PPI256 PPI
Colors260 thousand16 million
Scratch-resistant glassNot supportedGorilla Glass
Mobile networks and dataAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Dual SIMNot supportedNot supported
SIM card1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
1 slot
Standard mini-SIM (2FF)
GSM Mhz bandQuad-Band 850/900/1800/1900Quad-Band 850/900/1800/1900
2G networkGSM 850/900/1800/1900GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G networkNot supportedUMTS 900/1700/2100
4G networkNot supportedNot supported
2G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
3G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
4G network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Data network SIM2Not supportedNot supported
Maximum download/upload7.2 Mbps14.4/5.76 Mbps
Messaging and callingAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
MessagingSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mailSMS (T9), MMS, E-mail, Push mail
Video callingSupportedSupported
Call controlVoice recorderVoice dialing, Voice recorder, Voice commands
Primary camera / Back cameraAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Main camera5 megapixels8 megapixels
Main camera resolution2560 x 1920 pixels3264 x 2448 pixels
Video recording (primary)SupportedFull HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) 30 fps
FlashLED flashDual LED flash
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Touch focusfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Image stabilizationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
ZoomOnly digital zoomOnly digital zoom
Face/smile detectionfeature not registeredFace detection
BSI sensorfeature not registeredfeature not registered
HDRfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Front camera / Secondary cameraAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Front camera0.3 megapixels0.3 megapixels
Front camera resolution640 x 480 pixels640 x 480 pixels
Video recording (secondary)Not supportedVGA (640 x 480 pixels)
Front flashNot supportedNot supported
Focal aperturefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Focal lengthfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Sensor sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
Pixel sizefeature not registeredfeature not registered
MultimediaAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
RadioFM with RDSFM with RDS
TVNot supportedNot supported
Video formatsMP4, H.264, H.263MP4, XviD, H.263, H.264, WMV
Audio formatsMP3, WMA, WAV, eAAC+MP3, AAC+, WAV, WMA
Connectivity and interfacesAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
USBUSB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)USB 2.0 Micro-B (Micro-USB)
TV outputNot supportedMicro-B USB - MHL
Audio output3.5mm jack3.5mm jack
Bluetooth2.1 version with A2DP3.0 version with A2DP
WiFi802.11 b/g/n802.11 b/g/n
DLNAfeature not registeredfeature not registered
NFCNot supportedNot supported
GPSA-GPS, GeoTaggingA-GPS, GeoTagging
Infrared portfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Other functionsAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Active noise cancellationfeature not registeredfeature not registered
Vibrating alertSupportedSupported
RingtonesPolyphonic and customizedPolyphonic and customized
Java / Flash playerYes / NoSupported
Ambient Light
Ambient Light
Other features- Colors: Black, Purple, Red
- Optical trackpad
- HAC (M3/T3)
- Wi-Fi hotspot
- Colors: Black
- 16GB microSD included
- Wi-Fi Mobile Hotspot
- HTC Sense 3.0 UI
- HTC Beats Audio
- HTC Watch
Power supply and autonomyAlcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
Battery technologyLithium ion - RemovableLithium ion - Removable
Battery capacity1300 mAh1730 mAh
Battery modelfeature not registeredBG86100
Talk time360 minutes | 6 hours | 0.3 day445 minutes | 7.4 hours | 0.3 day
Standby33000 minutes | 550 hours | 22.9 days32400 minutes | 540 hours | 22.5 days
Specific absorption rate (radiation)Alcatel One Touch 990HTC Sensation XE
SAR USA, Mexico, Colombiafeature not registeredfeature not registered
SAR European Union, UKfeature not registeredfeature not registered

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