Few days back, we reported about the imminent release of the HTC Sensation XE in UK and also shed light on some of the specs of this powerful beast. Just to reiterate HTC Sensation XE will be an ungraded edition of the already very popular and powerful HTC Sensation supporting a 1.5 GHz dual-core CPU as well as an extended battery. Another novelty lies in the inclusion of Dr. Dre branded high quality headphones that will for sure appeal to music enthusiasts. You may already know that original HTC Sensation supports 1.2 Ghz dual-core processor. 768MB of RAM, Android 2.3 Gingerbread preinstalled and of course excellent 8MP camera on board. HTC seems to be forced to upgrade the device to combat the ever popular Samsung Galaxy S2 (SII) release.
Now the good news is that if you are on the HTC Sensation and may bought it recently but felt a bit upset already by the upcoming release of the HTC Sensation then you can upgrade your phone to the HTC Sensation XE for free using an excellent free custom ROM available free of charge available from the XDA forums. This custom ROM called Android Revolution HD ROM is based on the Android 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) and Beats Audio technology. Other nice exciting features include improved Andreno200 configuration, it has enabled GPU UI rendering, SD Card speed tweak, battery auto-calibration, a data partition special speed tweak, and the 3D Engine was overclocked from 266.6 MHz to 320 MHz
Here is the features list of the Android Revolution HD ROM as provided by the developer available for the installation on your HTC Sensation:
Note: Rooting, Jailbreaking or customizing your device can be risky, and you may end-up bricking your device! Follow the instructions posted here at your own responsibility as InspiredGeek will not be responsible for any damage to your device.
As you can see this is one hell of feature list to get the features of the HTC Sensation XE and even beyond on your mobile device. Today, we will provide you the guide to the installation of this ROM on your HTC Sensation. So, lets get started!
- HTC Sensation S-OFF (Unlock Bootloader S–OFF on HTC Sensation 4G Using Revolutionary )
- ClockworkMod Recovery 126.96.36.199 (How to Install ClockworkMod Recovery (CWM) 4 On HTC Sensation 4G)
- Download of Android Revolution HD 3.6.0
- Download of Super Wipe script
Note: Super Wipe script will erase and format your data, system and cache partition but the SDcard will remain untouched.
Step 1) First download the ROM and place it on your SDcard.
Step 2) Now download the Super wipe script above and place it on your SDcard.
Step 3) Boot your HTC Sensation device into recovery using vol down + power.
Step 4) Now from the main recovery menu select "install zip from sdcard".
Step 5) First select "choose zip from sdcard" and then navigate to the "Super Wipe" script.
Step 6) Now again select "choose zip from sdcard" and go to the location of Android Revolution HD ROM.
Step 7) After the flashing process is complete then reboot the HTC Sensation.
Step 8) Enjoy!
For further details/discussions and FAQ head to the original thread at the XDA forums for the Android Revolution HD ROM. You might also be interested in our guide on how to Permanently Root HTC Sensation 4G.
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