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HTC Desire HD / A9191

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3737 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and responsiveness. The usability and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the battery. There are some negative reviews about the features.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Desire HD / A9191 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Desire HD / A9191

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 416 user reviews of HTC Desire HD / A9191 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

battery, usability, screen, camera, responsiveness

87% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Desire HD Sim Free Mobile Phone - MochaHTC Desire HD bronze T-Mobile + 8GB microSD - sim-freeHTC Desire USB Cradle Desk Sync Charger + 2nd battery charging slot (not suitable for HTC Desire HD)

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC Desire HD / A9191

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 144 user reviews of HTC Desire HD / A9191 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.

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75% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Desire HD A9191 Unlocked GSM Android Smartphone with 8 MP Camera, Wi-Fi, GPS, Touchscreen--International Version with No Warranty (Black)HTC Incredible S S710E Unlocked Cell PhoneHTC Desire HD A9191 Unlocked QuadBand GSM Phone with Android OS, 4.3" Display, HTC Sense UI, 8 MP Camera, Wi-Fi and GPS--International Version without

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HTC Incredible S - The 'S' Stands for Super

 

HTC has been in the Android smartphone business since the very beginning. They've managed to keep themselves at the top of the game and their latest smartphone, the HTC Incredible S, aims at pushing their stock a few steps ahead of the pack. So if...

With a price tag of Rs. 28,000 (MOP), I can highlight just one issue with the HTC Incredible S and that's the absence of HDMI and TV Out. At this price, HTC should have considered including it over and above DLNA. Other than that, the handset is loaded...

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HTC Incredible S (unlocked)

 

The HTC Incredible S features a crisp 4-inch, Super LCD multitouch screen. The HTC Sense UI provides a slick user experience and generally snappy performance.

The Incredible S runs the older Android 2.2 OS. Call quality and camera quality could be better.

The HTC Incredible S might not impress the tech enthusiast crowd, but it works as a midtier Android smartphone, offering some nice improvements over its predecessor.

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HTC Incredible S Review

 

The first of HTC's new range from Mobile World Congress last month, and tracing a direct line back to a handset almost 12 months old, the HTC Incredible S should on paper leave us cold. Packing neither the huge screen of the Touch HD, nor running the...

Nonetheless, we always recommend buying a device for what it does today, not what it might do tomorrow, and on that basis the Incredible S is a solid choice for the mass market. A decent turn of speed, stable software and ticks in most of the hardware...

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HTC Incredible S review: Smart and curvy

 

The unfortunate naming aside (seriously, didn't anyone say it out loud before they announced it?), the Incredible S is a pretty great smartphone. You've got spotless connectivity, an exciting new screen, those cool rotating buttons and the proven power...

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA ; 4" 16M-color capacitive LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) ; The best screen on an HTC device by some distance ; Android OS v2.2 Froyo with HTC Sense UI...

No dedicated camera key and no lens cover ; Runs Froyo on launch, instead of Gingerbread ; Poor video recording, 720p footage is pretty jerky ; Uninspiring audio quality

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HTC Incredible S review

 

The Incredible S is a beguiling little beast. Looking at its name, familiar rump, and mostly run of the Android mill specs, you'd think it little more

Super LCD is super ; UI is responsive, polished to a sheen ; Excellent ergonomics

Some browser and video rendering issues ; Doesn't have Gingerbread yet ; No HDMI output

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HTC Desire HD review: Most wanted

 

Proceed with caution, big Snapdroids ahead. We guess that sign is due wherever someone mentions Desire HD. It's big and bad and it takes no prisoners. HTC certainly took their time with releasing a bad-ass Android handset on our side of the pond but...

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA ; 4.3" 16M-color capacitive LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) ; Android OS v2.2 Froyo with HTC Sense UI ; Unibody design ; Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8255 1...

LCD isn’t quite as impressive as Retina or Super AMOLED (lower contrast, more reflective) ; No dedicated camera key and no lens cover ; No front facing camera ; Quite heavy at 164 g (not that we mind) ; The two lids at the rear have questionable...

The HTC Desire HD is not in the mood to fool around – it has to be the biggest screen, the fastest processor, the latest software on the block.

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HTC Desire HD review

 

Did you know that the word "jumbo" originated from the name of an African elephant famed for being the largest of his kind? HTC will be well familiar

Terrific general performance ; Flawless browser ; Aluminum unibody plus jumbo screen

Fit and finish issues ; Poor battery life ; Camera lens left unprotected

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HTC Desire HD Review

 

Big screen, big specs, big appeal. HTC know how to play the Android smartphone market, and the HTC Desire HD is no exception. Announced to great fanfare – and alongside the new online HTCSense.com service – last month, the Android 2.2 Froyo handset...

Still, if you’ve the pocket or purse for it, there’s plenty to like here. One of the best browsing experiences on a mobile device, solid hardware and flexible online support – with the promise of more in the pipeline – makes the HTC Desire HD a highly...

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HTC Incredible S Review

 

The HTC Incredible S is looking to be yet another respectable high-end device from HTC's camp, but will it shine radiantly amongst the new breed of next-generation Android devices out there?...

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HTC Desire HD vs Samsung Galaxy S

 

The HTC Desire HD and the Samsung Galaxy S are quite a fertile ground for comparison, due to the fact that both phones employ huge screens, coupled to latest generation chipsets. We ought to stage a cage fight to check how the powerful silicon fares at...

Product Specifications

HTC Desire HD showcases outstanding multimedia content with its bright 4.3” LCD display and Dolby Mobile and SRS virtual sound and is the first to be powered by the new 1GHz Qualcomm 8255 Snapdragon processor. The HTC Desire HD enables 720p HD video recording and includes an 8-megapixel camera with dual-flash. Building on the unibody heritage of the HTC Legend, the HTC Desire HD is sculpted from a block of solid aluminum and exudes the air of quality and strength that HTC has come to be known for. It also includes the new HTC Fast Boot that enables people to quickly make a call or check emails by shortening the time taken to complete the power-up sequence.

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera / Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p

Configuration

Audio Formats : Yes
Audio Playback: Yes
AUDIOFORMATS: Yes
Dual SIM Card: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
I-Mode: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes

Connectivity

A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSCSD: No
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:SUPER-LCD / TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions / 16 Mio
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operator:3 / EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Talk mobile / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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