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HP Veer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 244 reviews of HP Veer. The average rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the performance and portability. The design and size also get good feedback. The sound and price get mixed reviews, and many are negative about the connectivity and GPS navigation.

usability, size, design, portability, performance

battery, reliability, camera, GPS navigation, connectivity

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HP Veer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HP Veer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 143 user reviews of HP Veer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People really like the performance and portability. The design and size also get good feedback, but some have doubts about the GPS navigation and reliability. There are mixed comments on the connectivity and sound.

usability, size, design, portability, performance

price, reliability, GPS navigation

76% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HP Palm Veer 4G P160 Unlocked GSM Phone with QWERTY Keyboard, WebOS, Touchscreen, Wi-Fi and GPS - BlackHP Palm Veer 4G P160 Unlocked GSM Phone with QWERTY Keyboard, WebOS, Touchscreen, Wi-Fi and GPS - Black

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (pcmag.com)

HP Veer (AT&T)

 

The tiny HP Veer for AT&T can't revive the fortunes of HP's webOS smartphone line.

Beautiful design. Very easy to use. Excellent voice quality.

Tiny screen. Physical keyboard may be too small for some. Few apps. Not actually 4G. Dismal magnetic headphone jack. Some Bluetooth bugs.

May, 2011

Expert review by: Christina Bonnington (wired.com)

Review: HP Veer

 

When you first see the Veer's tiny keyboard, you think, "Oh man, this is never going to work." But it's actually not that bad, at...

Fantastically small form factor fits comfortably in almost any pocket. Magsafe-style charger — why isn’t this standard on all phones yet

If the box didn’t say 4G on it, I never would have guessed. Palm’s app store has a woefully dismal selection — only the biggest names are there. The battery is non-removable

May, 2011

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (cnet.com)

HP Veer review: HP Veer

 

The HP Veer 4G has a cute, compact design. WebOS continues to shine in areas such as multitasking and universal search.

The Veer 4G's tiny screen makes even the simplest tasks difficult. The smartphone uses a proprietary connector and requires a separate adapter if you want to use headphones. AT&T's "4G" data speeds are slow.

The HP Veer 4G looks cute and packs in a good amount of features for the price and size, but ultimately the smartphone's compact design hinders usability and limits its appeal.

May, 2011

Expert review by: Joshua Topolsky (theverge.com)

Veer 4G review

 

Back in February, HP (and the company's mobile team, formerly Palm) announced that it had some big — and small — plans on the horizon. A new tablet, the TouchPad. A larger, high-powered smartphone...

Great QWERTY keyboard ; Cute design ; New additions to webOS are solid

Performance is spotty ; Not all webOS apps are compatible ; Screen is far too small

From a pure features and apps perspective, it’s easily bested by iOS and Android devices in the same price range

May, 2011

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (laptopmag.com)

HP Veer 4G (AT&T) Review

 

The HP Veer 4G doesn't really offer anything that would tempt an iPhone or Android phone owner to buy this device. It's more like a messaging phone that can do a lot more. But even viewed in that light, the Veer 4G doesn't hit the mark. While the...

Very small and light, Well-designed keyboard, Time-saving Just Type feature, Loud speaker

Headphone jack requires accessory, Screen too small, Slow "4G" speeds, Poor video camera

May, 2011

Expert review by: phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

HP Veer 4G Video Review Part 1

 
Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Chip Chick (chipchick.com)

HP Veer 4G Review (AT&T)

 

Available exclusively from AT&T, the HP Veer is the first 4G phone to run webOS. It's also one of the first webOS phones to come out since HP ...

Adorable compact design, solid build quality, webOS is easy and fun to use, 4G, good keyboard, good battery life, keyboard is comfy to type on despite being cramped

Display is rather small, performance isn’t so great, camera is mediocre, no built-in headphone jack, No HD video recording

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Ray Willington (hothardware.com)

HP Veer 4G Smartphone Preview

 

webOS, as the mobile operating system is now officially known, was first born in the labs of a revitalized Palm, at a time when the company was angling to take on iOS and Android and offer the world's next great mobile OS. The first real glimpse at...

Really small, if you're into that ; Great build quality ; Good battery life ; webOS is Excellent ; Very responsive

Too small to be a workhorse smartphone ; Low screen resolution ; Available only on AT&T ; Poor email management ; Proprietary charging port

HP Veer 4G Summary: HP's Veer 4G is an interesting device, with distinct pros and cons. For starters, this phone is only available on AT&T, which puts it at a disadvantage right away. For $99 on a 2-year contract, potential AT&T buyers have a ton of...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Palm Infocenter (palminfocenter.com)

HP Veer 4G

 

The Veer is a fascinating little proof-of-concept device and quite a marvelous example of what modern engineering prowess can cram into such a small form factor. It also an assuring sign that WebOS 2.x is finally moving forward after the stagnation...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: theunwired (theunwired.net)

REVIEW: HP Veer webOS 2.1 Smartphone [with Video]

 

Unlike the previous Palm and HP Pre and Pixi device updates, HP's new HP Veer is a brand new and totally different webOS smartphone from HP's former Palm division. Running webOS 2.1 , the HP Veer is a kind of different smartphone to all the other...

Jun, 2011
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