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HTC Freestyle

alaTest has collected and analyzed 225 reviews of HTC Freestyle. The average rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the sound and screen. The price and durability also get good opinions. Opinions about the size and portability are different. There are some less positive reviews about the battery and reception.

design, durability, price, screen, sound

reliability, performance, reception, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Freestyle is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 74/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC Freestyle

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 user reviews of HTC Freestyle from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 1.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the screen and sound. The portability and durability also get good views, whereas many are critical about the size and battery. There are some mixed comments about the price and usability.

design, durability, portability, sound, screen

reliability, performance, reception, battery, size

23% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Freestyle (AT&T)HTC Freestyle F5151 Pd53100 Unlocked Android SmartphoneHTC Freestyle F8181 Smart 2 Back Cover Battery Door

May, 2015

Expert review by: Kent German (cnet.com)

HTC Freestyle review: HTC Freestyle

 

The HTC Freestyle has a solid, user-friendly design with all the essential features you need for communication.

The HTC Freestyle lacks an accelerometer and Wi-Fi. The speakerphone is barely usable, and there are too many superfluous apps.

For the right user, the HTC Freestyle offers a beginner smartphone experience without the high price.

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: PhoneArena Team (phonearena.com)

HTC Freestyle Review

 

For those of you who may like the look of a smartphone, and want something cool like a touchscreen, but don't really need a smartphone, there's a new option…the HTC Freestyle from AT&T. The Freestyle is the carrier's first device to use Qualcomm's new...

Mar, 2011
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Expert review by: phonedog.com (phonedog.com)

HTC Freestyle Review by Sydney

 

I approached this device with high hopes and HTC did not disappoint. All the way from the physical design of the phone right down to the notifications and customization features and everything in between, HTC gave this phone their all and it really...

Sense UI; excellent build quality; responsive capacitive touchscreen; best virtual keyboard on a featurephone

Slightly weak battery life; low-quality camera

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: mohseen (brighthub.com)

HTC Freestyle Review

 

A review of the brand new HTC Freestyle from AT&T. Is it truly worth the two year contract price of $99? Read our full review of the HTC Freestyle to find out as we take a look at the phone's design and user interface in the first part of our review.

The HTC Freestyle is not a phone you should invest in, but it is a phone you will definitely feel like purchasing. It's one of those phones that despite its faults still has a wonderful and cool UI, "beware o savvy phone purchaser, let not thy self be...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (phonescoop.com)

Review: HTC Freestyle

 

The HTC Freestyle is the first phone to hit U.S. shores running Qualcomm's BREW MP operating system. Thanks to HTC's tinkering, however, the Freestyle behaves more like a Sense-equipped smartphone...most of the time.

Mar, 2011

Consumer review by: maddiebakerdance (cnet.com)

"It's pretty good, although there are some issues..."

 

I love AT&T. I do. I also really like the style of the HTC Freestyle, too. There are many pros and cons. First of all, it shuts itself on and off. ''Oops. A system error has occurred. Restarting.'' I've seen that warning many times. Which brings me to...

-Screen quality

-Shuts itself off ''Oops. A system error has occurred. Restarting...''

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Embri85 (cnet.com)

"This is the worst phone."

 

This is the worst phone. I regret this purchase every day. Most importantlly on the day that I was evacuating my city with my infant son due to a fire, I tried to call my husband to let him know that we were safe and I got the message, "oops, a system...

1. Looks good

1. Freezes ALL the time

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: john123abc201 (cnet.com)

"Looks fine, but is slow and constantly crashing."

 

A pretty bad phone overall. For the price, you don't get a lot of features, and there is no WiFi. on Sep 15, 2012

Responsive touch screen, supports Java, nice messenging

Frenquently crashes, hard to use, TONS of bugs

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: kagustin25 (cnet.com)

"NEVER BUY IT , completely horrible ."

 

This phone is absolutely horrible in so many ways! Lucky i only paid 79.99 instead of over 100 for this piece of crap.... just never consider buying it.. EVER

NOTHING AT ALL

takes long to unlock , keyboard suck , slow as a snail , the whole phone lags , it freezes constantly , messages do not send fast , camera is a complete joke , send multiple messages , signal is terrible , randomly hangs up on calls , a lot more :P

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: rgreen99 (cnet.com)

"Counting down the days to get rid of this phone."

 

This phone is the worst. I got it because I wanted a new phone that looked current but wasn't ready to deal with a data plan. I used to have an LG Vu, which, looking back, was so good to me. The first two weeks I loved this phone, it looked like an...

No data plan

Slow in everything it does

Jul, 2012
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