iPhone 4 Rival Alert : HTC Sensation XL From £400

The price of the recently introduced HTC Sensation XL has been cut by a fifth over the last few weeks to just under £400 at Ebuyer.

The handset - which was launched in October - comes with a distinctive white Beats Audio design complete with the distinctive red logo.

Its unique selling point is a pair of Beats Solo headphones which cost a whopping £137 at Amazon on their own, and should stand out when coupled with the onboard SRS surround sound feature.

Other striking features include a 4.7-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, a Qualcomm MSM8255 single core chipset clocked at 1.5GHz, 768MB RAM and 16GB onboard storage.

There's also Wi-Fi, a microUSB port, Bluetooth, an eight megapixel camera with dual LED flash (with a F2.2, 28mm lens), a front-facing 1.3-megapixel camera, and a 1600mAh battery with up to 12 hours talk time in 2G. It's a shame though it doesn't have a microSD card slot.

Our own Rob Kerr had a look at the phone earlier in November and found that it was too big for its own good.

In addition, the screen, while big, has a very low pixel density at 199ppi. In comparison, the iPhone 4 reaches a massive 326ppi, more than two-and-a-half times the pixels per unit area.