It's a dogfight battle between two flagship Android smartphones!  Aaron pits the HTC Sensation 4G against the Samsung Galaxy S II to see which one is the "must have" Android smartphone.  The Sensation 4G offers a 1.2 GHz dual-core Snapdragon processor, 4.3-inch curved high-resolution qHD display with 540 x 960 pixels, an 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording capabilities, front-facing shooter for video chatting, and Android 2.3 with HTC's Sense 3.0 user interface.  The Galaxy S II, on the other hand, sports a 1.2 GHz dual-core Exynos processor, 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display with 480 x 800 pixels, 8-megapixel camera with 1080p HD video capabilities, front-facing camera, and Android 2.3 with TouchWiz 4.0.

They're both powerful high-end Android phones with a lot to offer, but in a dogfight, only one can reign supreme.  Which one will take home the gold medal?  Part 1 of 2.

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Brian Benson HTC!!!!
Savannah Casanova the htc sensation looks way better n sxy, i want one!/ ihave a freking mytouch..need to upgrade asap<3(smh)
Prabhath Jay Galaxy S I
Josh Sussman Sensation. Just got mine and can't keep my hands off of it!
Henry Murillo Doesn't make sense... Sensation beat the g2x, the g2x beat the gsII. Then some how the gsII beat the sensation?? Haha Aaron can be silly
Luis Gomez HTC Sensation :)
Marti Ruiz Galaxy $2
Jonathan Ponsie Galaxy S2, had mine for a month and a half now and it's fantastic. Best screen, best CPU/GPU's, super slim.
Saood Altaf Galaxy
Rocco Gallo Galaxy 2 but since its not available in us i have to get the sansation i dont understand what the delay is in releasing this phone
Matt Percan The HTC Sensation please
KoDy Designed ByCrime What is taking so long for us to get yhr GSII? by the time we get it the GSIII will be out.... I hate living in America WE GET EVERYTHING LAST!
George Rodriguez HTC Sensation 4G
Srinu Smart Both :)
Arnulfo Barajas It aint fair because the galaxy s is still not in the usa!!!
Abhishek Kumar Mishra i was very confused between these two..but after this review i think i'll go for sensation
Bryan Moreno HTC all the way
Marcus Neyor Galaxy SII by a mile
Jamal Khan Sensation is a great phone with killer specs and good battery life. Build quality amazing. Feels great holding it in my hand. So sensation is the way to go
Jhordy Mora Tabares if i have enough money ill buy both cuz there are amazing :DD
Clarence Moore Thomas me too I love this phone
Charlena Taylor Htc sensation
Ashish Upadhye definitely !!! SAMSUNG GALAXY S II !!!!!!!
Clarence Moore Sensation 4g way better
Thomas J Wall Sensation. I'm holding one right now. The screen is stunning.
Tony Abiama HTC EVO 3D
Nikita Gorshenin GALAXY S2)))
Dawn Stanley I'm going with whatever one you pick.
Fayez Noor galaxy s2 all the way
Daniel Cuadrado I'll take the S2 in a heartbeat!
Sergio Nayar If I had to choose from these two I'd say SGS2, otherwise Nexus 4G
Carlos Nava G2x is better
Mark Santos I like the galaxy s2 but the release date is killing me! By the time it comes out nexus 3 is probably its another competitor!
Judy Albarrán GALAXY S II
Kevin Berry Give me something with this kind of power with a QWERTY and I'm in.
Frank De Leon iPhone 4
David McNeill Galaxy S2 by a country mile.. Sense 3.0 looks great but requires nearly 500 (of an availible 756mb) of RAM to run it, doesnt leave much for user apps.
Pablo Echevarria Sensation all the way. I used to swear by launcher pro plus but sense has be sold. GS2 sure to be amazing but touchwiz is garbage. If i wanted an iphone I would get one
Courtney André Mathurin Backing the Sensation all the way
Cody Whodat Yancovich Galaxy S 2, all the way
Roberto Soriano Galaxy II all the way
Roberto Soriano Galaxy II all they way
Abdullah Al-Hulaibah I9100 no doubt
Austin Zyzz Chadwick How about evo 3D... But sensation 4G...
Kenny Jackson Sensation--build quality seems to be the only difference, and the Sensation's is head-and-shoulders above the GSII.
David R. Mitchell II Sensation 4G
Adam Arthur Robinson Galaxy S II. Most powerful phone FTW
Gordon Christie Galaxy s2 doesn't have the grip of death the sensation does and its a lot faster from what ive experienced with mine
Jay Alejos Samsung sucks will never buy another....sensation baby
King Bricks Kennels HTC Sensation 4G
J Kasey Haggerty If the SII was vanilla android I would say it wind, BUT...it isnt. TouchWiz is terrible
Justin Wilson I wish they fix the death grip on the htc sensation
Justin Wilson Galaxy 2 is going to Verizon wireless
Joanna Enrique Ramos I love my galaxyS 4g
Arxi Kay S2. GeeISureHopeSamsungDoesntLetMeDownWithImportantUpdatesAndStuffLikeTheyFoolishlyDidBefore! 8D
Henry Murillo Sensation for me! Not a fan of toucwiz but that phone still kick ass, just not for me
Ainsley Bailey I repeat..G2x all the way!
Micah ZJ Galaxy S II for storage space and Sensation for Sense 3.0
Ryan Shah like the HTC Sensation Lockscreen
BigBhuddah Khuddah Htc Sensation for me, but they are both better than the gimmicky Evo 3D...
Dolapo Oyawoye returned my sensation for galaxy s2 and never looked back.
Fernando Martinez Galaxy S II
Kshitij Chauhan Sensation
Nam Nguyen G1 son
Nick Fischer btw i was mentioned in part 2 :D
Jeremy Allen Crum Just got a Sensation yesterday. Works great!
Nick Fischer galaxy s2
Trenton Capps The sensation, just because of the sexiness of the new htc sense ;)
Devon Bain SII - waiting for it to replace my EVO.
Greg Hylton I just bought the sensation but I'll be buying the sgsII when its available in the US
Ryan A. Deckard Love my sensation
Don Ovan htc ftw!!!
??? EVO 3D
Hans Jaramillo Galaxy S II. No lag whatsoever. :D Same can't be said of the Sensation's browser. :)
Pierre Ware Galaxy s2
Orewa Najib Galaxy s2XD! ! Nit all people need 4g
Vivek Sinha S II of course! :)
Rodolfo Ruddy Ramirez Htc sensation! Way better.
Jevi Cordon galaxy :D

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