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HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1811 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the camera and portability. The screen and design are also appreciated, but there are mixed views on the apps and price. The reliability and features get negative comments.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 73 user reviews of HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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73% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of HTC Diamond 100 / HTC Touch Diamond P3700 / O2 Diamond / T-Mobile MDA Compact IV from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

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58% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Touch Diamond P3700HTC Touch Diamond Phone, Black (Sprint)HTC 8925/Tilt/TyTN II Stylus 3-Pack

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HTC Touch Diamond 2 Mobile Phone

 

The Diamond 2 has plenty to offer besides speed, but also has a few shortcomings.

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HTC Touch Diamond

 

The Touch brand from the HTC stable has certainly evolved. From the Touch to the Dual and now the Touch Diamond, it feels like a planned strategy. All these phones were launched in a short span of time, while adopting significant design and...

The phone looks and feels good, and the new TouchFLO is impressive. Some serious effort has gone into making the handset more user-friendly, and there's a better-looking UI to boot. Inclusion of Wi-Fi is a plus, and the decent 3.2 MP autofocus camera...

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HTC Touch Diamond (Verizon Wireless)

 

Slow and expensive; you can find better touch-screen alternatives to the Verizon HTC Touch Diamond.

The HTC Touch Diamond for Verizon includes an expansion slot and supports VZ Navigator, Visual Voice Mail, and the carrier's EV-DO Rev. A network. The Windows Mobile smartphone also has integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 3.2-megapixel camera

It's too expensive. The smartphone is also slow

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HTC Touch Diamond2

 

The HTC Touch Diamond2 brings some notable improvements over its predecessor and promises to be a powerful touch-screen smartphone when it finally arrives in the U.S.

The HTC Touch Diamond2 boasts a sleek design with a larger and sharper display than its predecessor. The enhanced TouchFlo interface makes navigation easier. The Windows Mobile smartphone also features Wi-Fi, GPS, a 5-megapixel camera, and good general...

No U.S. 3G support yet. The onscreen keyboard is a bit cramped and the smartphone lacks a standard headphone jack. Call quality could be better

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HTC Touch Diamond

 

With a chiseled black case and stunning 2.8-inch touchscreen, the HTC Touch diamond is one the sharpest smartphones we've laid eyes on recently, both literally and figuratively. Unfortunately, HTC's glossy TouchFLO interface slapped over the tired old...

Fashionable exterior; ultra-sharp display; quality camera; attractive interface

Very slow performance; dated menus under TouchFLO; interface requires stylus to work properly

we have very few complaints about the outside of the Diamond Touch, and wish the software inside could live up to its promise.

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HTC Touch Diamond (Sprint)

 

The HTC Touch Diamond for Sprint showed up a little early to the CTIA Fall 2008 party, after a certain news outlet leaked the information prematurely. However, our concern wasn't so much over the broken news but, rather, would Sprint's version be...

The HTC Touch Diamond for Sprint offers better performance and supports Sprint's EV-DO Rev. A network and multimedia services. The Windows Mobile 6.1 smartphone also features the cool TouchFlo interface and has integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS

While performance is greatly improved over the unlocked Touch Diamond, there's still some sluggishness. The virtual keyboard is cramped and may give some users problems. The Touch Diamond also doesn't offer an expansion slot

The HTC Touch Diamond for Sprint brings some nice additions and improvements over the unlocked GSM version--most notably to performance. It's best suited for first-time smartphone buyers or light users, while business customers should wait for the...

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Touch Diamond

 

HTC's Touch Diamond ($350 with a two-year contract) is a well-designed Windows Mobile smart phone whose compact, candy-bar design widens its appeal.

Good call quality Excellent documentation

Occasionally sluggish interface Small keyboard

It may not fully quench your iPhone lust, but the HTC Touch Diamond is certainly worth a look. Though I ran into a few annoyances (such as occasional sluggish performance), my experience overall with the Touch Diamond was positive

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HTC Touch Diamond

 

The Touch Diamond is a compelling prospect on paper, but the reality is, unfortunately, considerably less appealing.

HSDPA , Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS, Atrtactive TouchFLO 3D interface on top of Windows Mobile 6.1, Stylish and pocket-friendly

Very poor battery life, TouchFLO 3D runs slowly and is not always well integrated with Windows Mobile, No expansion slot, No keyboard

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HTC Touch Diamond review: Geek's best friend

 

We called it a game for the Diamond and Omnia but the crowd is still on their feet, so there we go with the HTC Diamond's lap of honor. The latest HTC squad member, HTC Touch Diamond, might as well be starting a new era for Microsoft OS-powered...

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HTC Touch Diamond vs. Samsung i900 Omnia: Head-to-Head

 

It's PocketPC playoffs and HTC are giving Samsung a match at the GSM Arena. With two of the stars of the season arriving in our office all at once, we thought it's a heck of an opportunity for some Diamond-Omnia-Diamond-Omnia-Diamond-Omnia...

It's been a year now since Apple iPhone is out and its ground-breaking user interface took the industry by a storm. Windows Mobile however still fails to pick up the gauntlet thrown by the iPhone so device manufacturers are creating their own...

Product Specifications

Re-defining the perception of advanced mobile phones, the HTC Touch Diamond signals a giant leap forward in combining hi-tech prowess with intuitive usability and exhilarating design. Featuring a sharp 2.8-inch touch screen housed within a stunning formation of brushed steel and flawless faceted edges, the HTC Touch Diamond is as beautiful to behold as it is to use. With HTC's vibrant touch-responsive user interface, TouchFLO 3D, and ultra-fast HSDPA internet connectivity, the HTC Touch Diamond offers a rich online experience to rival a notebook computer, allowing you to interact with Google, YouTube, and Wikipedia as freely as you would with a broadband connection. Your contacts, favorite music, videos and photos are no longer an uninspired line of text. With TouchFLO 3D, album artwork, video stills and snapshots of your friends' and family's faces are brought to life for you to interact, play and launch at your fingertips. A 3.2 megapixel auto-focus camera will help you capture the perfect moment in style and with a massive 4GB of internal storage you can keep all the files you need. The integrated ultra-sensitive GPS will help you find your destination as quickly and efficiently as a dedicated satellite navigation unit. Style and substance in a phone are no longer mutually exclusive. The HTC Touch Diamond has arrived.

Battery

Capacity:1340mAh/900mAh
Standby Time (PB):396hours
Talk Time (PB):252minutes/300minutes/330minutes
Technology:Lithium ion

CE Input Device

Type:Touch sensitive screen

Cellular

Band:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 900/1800/1900
Combined with:With two digital cameras / digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver
Integrated Components:2nd camera / Digital camera / Digital player / FM radio / GPS receiver/Digital camera / 2nd camera / FM radio / Digital player / GPS receiver
Phone Form Factor:Monoblock
Service Provider:Not specified/Sprint Nextel/Verizon Wireless
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM
Type:Smartphone
Wireless Interface:Bluetooth 2.0 EDR / IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g/IEEE 802.11b / IEEE 802.11g / Bluetooth 2.0 EDR

Communicator Features

Operating System:Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.1 Professional

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:0.4in/0.6in
Height:4in
Weight:3.9oz/4.1oz
Width:2in

Display

Diagonal Size:2.8in
Diagonal Size (metric):7.1cm
Type:LCD display

Header

Manufacturer:HTC/Sprint Nextel
Model:Diamond
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:HTC Touch

Messaging & Data Services

EDGE (Enhanced Data Rates For Global Evolution): Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access): Yes

Optical Sensor

Sensor Resolution:3.2Megapixel