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alaTest has collected and analyzed 338 reviews of HTC DROID ERIS. The average rating for this product is 2.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and size. The portability and battery also get good feedback. Comments about the usability and performance are mixed. Many are critical about the reception and sound.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC DROID ERIS is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 247 user reviews of HTC DROID ERIS from The average user rating for this product is 2.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the size and portability. The battery and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed comments about the performance, while there are some negative views about the design and reception.

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46% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Droid Eris for Verizon Wireless (Black) CDMA SmartphoneHTC Droid Eris for Verizon Wireless (Black) CDMA Smartphone

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: LAPTOP Magazine (

HTC Droid Eris (Verizon Wireless) Review


The HTC Droid Eris has a lot going for it. We love its Sense user interface and slick design. Assuming you don't need a hardware keyboard, the Eris is a better choice than the Motorola Droid for those who want to travel light. If you're already on...

Thin but solid design, Excellent HTC Sense user interface, Mutlitouch support, Very good Web browser, 5-MP camera

No camera flash, GPS navigation costs extra, More expensive than HTC Hero (over two-year contract)

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Priya Ganapati (

Review: HTC Droid Eris


Finally, a $100 Android phone! I'll take one. What's that you say? There's a catch?

Hardware smoother than a shave with a cutthroat razor. Brilliant touchscreen is shiny and responsive. 5-megapixel cam shoots very passable pics. Price is a friend to wallets everywhere

Processor lags like a chain smoker running the Boston Marathon. Mediocre voice quality. User interface could use a tune-up. And a valve job. Hell, how about a complete overhaul

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Bonnie Cha (

HTC Droid Eris (Verizon Wireless) review:


Editors' note: Portions of this review were taken from our review of the HTC Hero . The two devices share similar features.

The HTC Droid Eris offers a slim design, plentiful features, and satisfying performance. It also has pinch and zoom multitouch.

The HTC Droid Eris has mixed multimedia quality. It comes only with the Android 1.5 OS, there's no file manager, and internal performance was occasionally sluggish.

Though its performance wasn't completely top-notch and we would prefer a more recent Android OS version, the HTC Droid Eris is a satisfying Android device that offers a nice contrast to the Motorola Droid. And you can't beat the price.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Sascha Segan (

HTC Droid Eris (Verizon Wireless)


The HTC Droid Eris for Verizon Wireless cuts down on speed and screen size to bring you a Droid for under $100.

Polished interface. Good call quality. Has multitouch pinch-to-zoom. Supports all Android apps.

Poor camera. Poor video playback. Slower and lower-resolution than Motorola Droid. ; Watch the HTC Droid Eris!

Conclusions The HTC Droid Eris is an attractive phone, and HTC Sense is a pleasantly glossy interface. But the incredible power of Motorola's Droid beats the Eris with its bigger screen, better multimedia abilities, and most importantly its much faster...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Robert S. Anthony (

HTC Droid Eris


The HTC Droid Eris marks the second in Verizon Wireless's parade of the Droids. Also due this week from Verizon, the Droid Eris ($100 with a two-year contract, price as of 11/5/2009) shares the Droid moniker and many features of competing Android...

Bright, sharp display ; Direct Outlook synchronization

Ships with Android 1.5 instead of 2.0 ; Front panel softkeys difficult to find

If you can live without a hardware keyboard, the HTC Droid Eris is an affordable and feature-packed alternative to the Motorola Droid.

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Joni Blecher (

HTC Droid Eris


The HTC DROID Eris is one of the more attractive smartphone's sporting the Google Android OS that we've seen to date. It's thin, durable, has a bright display, and is pocket-friendly. It's also fully loaded with a 5-megapixel camera, Bluetooth, WiFi,...

Dec, 2009

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (



Not only did Verizon introduce the Motorola DROID earlier this month, but also the HTC DROID ERIS, as both are the first two Android-based devices for the wireless provider. While the Motorola DROID is getting most of the attention right now, and has a...

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Bright Hub (

HTC Droid Eris Reviewed - Alternative to the HTC Hero


The HTC Droid Eris is a close cousin of the HTC Hero which runs on Android 2.1. It has nice hardware specs and sports a 5 MP camera. It is offered on the Verizon network.

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: Travis Lelle (

HTC Droid Eris Review


The HTC Droid Eris is a popular and high-quality addition to the family of Android devices. With the Eris, you get a sleek and slim performance Android device without all of the extreme bells and whistles - the exact device that you anticipate on...

Jul, 2010

Expert review by: Aaron Baker (

HTC Droid Eris


The Droid Eris is a device I absolutely love, and minus the occasional issue with lag, it's a phone I would carry on a regular basis. It's perfect for the person who wants the Android experience, but doesn't want to spring $200 for the Motorola DROID....

Dec, 2009