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HTC Merge

alaTest has collected and analyzed 42 reviews of HTC Merge. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and price. The design and portability are also appreciated. Views are divided on the size, and some have doubts about the reception and sound.

screen, portability, design, price, durability

usability, reliability, battery, sound, reception

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Merge is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for HTC Merge

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 user reviews of HTC Merge from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.7/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com. People are impressed by the usability. The portability also gets good feedback. Comments are divided on the price, while the reliability and design get less positive opinions.

portability, usability

design, reliability

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HTC Merge ADR6325 Standard Back Cover Battery Door

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: CNET (cnet.com)

HTC Merge (U.S. Cellular)

 

The HTC Merge is a decent Android smartphone for U.S. Cellular, but its heft and stubborn slider could turn some away.

The HTC Merge has a SIM card slot for international roaming, a nice camera with HD video capture and playback, and some premium design touches

The QWERTY slider on the HTC Merge wasn't the easiest to use and we've experienced better keyboards. Call quality was sometimes disappointing on our roaming calls

Oct, 2011

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: (pcmag.com)

HTC Merge (U.S. Cellular)

 

If you want to take the Merge abroad, you're going to have to roll your own service plan. Many people would consider that a plus: arranging for your own SIM card is almost always much cheaper than paying roaming rates. If you don't want to struggle...

True world phone. Excellent QWERTY keyboard. Quality feel all around

Heavy. Stubborn microSD card slot located underneath the battery cover

The Merge may weigh down your pants pocket a bit, but the phone's high-end design, excellent QWERTY keyboard, and good overall performance are compelling.

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

HTC Merge Video Review Part 1

 
Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Phil Nickinson (androidcentral.com)

HTC Merge review

 

The White Whale of Android smartphones finally emerges on a handful of regional carriers There's something quite satifying about the HTC Merge on US Cellular. Maybe it's the sleek design. Maybe it's ...

We've said it a few times throughout this review: The HTC Merge really isn't top of the line anymore. And some would argue that even when it looked like it was going to launch in the fall of 2010, it already was slipping behind. And you know what?...

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Robert Faustus (brighthub.com)

HTC Merge Review

 

Unveiled at CTIA 2011, the HTC Merge is HTC's latest addition to their smartphone line up that features a slide out physical QWERTY keyboard. Unlike other slide out keyboards that feature a spring loaded mechanism, the HTC Merge truly just slides a...

Overall the HTC Merge ranks in as a truly "Average" smartphone in today's market. If the HTC Merge had been released at least a year earlier, it would've looked much more impressive, but at a time where smartphones are pushing the limits of innovation...

May, 2011

Expert review by: (phandroid.com)

HTC Merge

 

The HTC Merge is the newest Rumored Android phone from HTC coming to Verizon wireless. It has a 3.7 inch touchscreen, a full QWERTY keyboard, and Android 2.2 with HTC Sense on board.

Consumer review by: technerd324 (cnet.com)

"overall this phone is great i love it!"

 

its a great phone for people who like android and text

great keyboard

stale

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: technerd324 (cnet.com)

"overall this phone is great i love it!"

 

its a great phone for people who like android and text

great keyboard

stale Android Version

Aug, 2013

Consumer review by: Janie2487 (cnet.com)

"NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS"

 

I ABSOLUTELY HATE THIS PHONE. IT HAS GIVEN ME NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS AND OF COURSE THEY STARTED RIGHT AFTER I COULD NOT JUST EXCHANGE THE PHONE SO NOW I AM STUCK WITH IT UNTIL TIME FOR AN UPGRADE. IT HAS COMPLETELY TURNED ME AWAY FROM ANDROIDS. I REFUSE...

DURABILTY AND SIZE ARE GREAT

CANNOT FIND CASES FOR THE PHONE. IT FREEZES ALL THE TIME. I EVENTUALLY HAD TO HAVE IT COMPLETELY RESET TO FACTORY SPECS BECAUSE IT WOULD NOT EVEN LOAD THE HOME SCREENS. I COULD NOT USE MY PHONE AT ALL.

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Janie2487 (cnet.com)

"NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS"

 

I ABSOLUTELY HATE THIS PHONE. IT HAS GIVEN ME NOTHING BUT PROBLEMS AND OF COURSE THEY STARTED RIGHT AFTER I COULD NOT JUST EXCHANGE THE PHONE SO NOW I AM STUCK WITH IT UNTIL TIME FOR AN UPGRADE. IT HAS COMPLETELY TURNED ME AWAY FROM ANDROIDS. I REFUSE...

DURABILTY AND SIZE ARE GREAT

CANNOT FIND CASES FOR THE PHONE. IT FREEZES ALL THE TIME. I EVENTUALLY HAD TO HAVE IT COMPLETELY RESET TO FACTORY SPECS BECAUSE IT WOULD NOT EVEN LOAD THE HOME SCREENS. I COULD NOT USE MY PHONE AT ALL.

Dec, 2012
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