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HTC Touch HD smartphone

alaTest has collected and analyzed 919 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and camera. The design and usability also get good views, whereas the reception and value for money get critical reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Touch HD smartphone is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Touch HD smartphone

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 54 user reviews of HTC Touch HD smartphone from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC T8282 Touch HD Sim-Free Windows Mobile Smartphone HTC Touch HD BatteryHTC T8282 Touch HD Sim Free Windows Mobile Smartphone

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC Touch HD smartphone

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 user reviews of HTC Touch HD smartphone from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.com.

screen, usability, design, GPS navigation, camera

responsiveness, features, reliability, battery, value for money

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: HTC Touch HD

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HTC Touch HD

 

HTC's Touch HD has taken mobile display to the next level. For the vidiots like me a display this large sporting the kind of resolution it does is a godsend. I have to admit I was anxiously awaiting its arrival to the Indian market place and was...

The large display is the only feature that actually makes the handset's interface look and feel a little better, but even that had its quirks. None of the handset's other relevant features except for the radio and music player are worth talking about...

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HTC Touch HD (Unlocked)

 

Back in October 2008, we received the unfortunate news (through Twitter, of all things) that HTC would not bring its HTC Touch HD smartphone to the United States. The company wrote "... by the time we could bring Touch HD to the States, it would be old...

The HTC Touch HD boasts a spacious and sharp 3.8-inch WVGA touch screen, and offers integrated Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The Windows Mobile smartphone also includes the Opera Web browser, YouTube app, and a 5-megapixel camera

The Touch HD doesn't support U.S. 3G bands. The smartphone can be sluggish at times, and the video performance is disappointing. It's also expensive

The HTC Touch HD dazzles with its large, high-resolution touch screen, but the smartphone's feature set and performance is average at best. You can get much more for your money.

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HTC Touch HD

 

The Touch HD is a fantastic phone, if you can afford one. It out-performs every HTC phone previously and looks fantastic doing it.

Beautiful, large display, Excellent performance, Good battery life, 3.5mm headphone socket, microSD expansion with 8GB card

Some instances of lag, No free navigation software, It's one of the most expensive smartphones available

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HTC Touch HD review: Windows almighty

 

The Touch HD is storming the WinMo stage to leave a footprint the size of half the HTC portfolio. Not so long ago we saw how sexy Windows Mobile can look, now it gets multimedia hot. There's TouchFLO 3D to roll the heavy WinMo machine into action...

HTC Touch HD is simply the next big thing in the Windows Mobile realm. And big is by no means limited to size. Indeed, the handset does come out a little too hefty but the feature pack is the kind to make you forget about size. The massive screen and...

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Hands on With the HTC Touch HD

 

The smartphone developer has unveiled its biggest threat to the iPhone 3G yet, and the new rival is impressive.

The 3G handset allows users to surf the Web over mobile networks or via Wi-Fi 802.11b/g. The smartphone works on WCDMA 900/2100MHz networks and supports quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE

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HTC Touch HD SlashGear Review: Part 2

 

In the first part of our HTC Touch HD review, we looked at the physical design, the display, the touchscreen, TouchFLO 3D, messaging and internet browsing. Now, in the second part of our exclusive SlashGear review, we'll look at GPS and media...

The HTC Touch HD has the potential for greatness. Connectivity options are both fast and plentiful, the physical design is attractive, even battery life – which you’d assume would be first victim to the glorious display – surprises with its longevity....

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HTC Touch HD SlashGear Review: Part 1

 

Rarely do we receive so many questions, so many comments and demands over an upcoming review. In the few days since our HTC Touch HD unboxing and hands-on video demo, the messages have been flooding in. Today, we'll try to answer those questions – and,...

In Part Two of our HTC Touch HD review, we look at GPS performance, the media functionality of the smartphone – including the camera, audio and video – and battery life. We also explore how the Touch HD performs as a phone. You can find Part Two of the...

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HTC Touch HD Review

 

Let's analyze its name – Touch HD. The first word shows that the device belongs to the Touch series, known for its optimized interface in order to be finger-friendly. But what does HD stand for? HTC doesn't explain it but we know it very well -...

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'SlashGear Reviews HTC Touch HD \x96 Part I'

 

'Are you upgrading your smartphone to the upcoming HTC Touch HD? Many countries in Asia and Europe will start selling the Touch HD soon this month, but you can now read the latest Touch HD review on our sister site SlashGear. The article is part one of...

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HTC Touch HD Review

 

One of the most expected Windows Mobile-based smartphones of last year, the HTC Touch HD made its appearance on the market a little bit later than its main rivals Sony Ericsson Xperia X1 and Samsung i900 Omnia. Although many comparisons have been made...

The amazing touchscreen, the 5-megapixel camera, as well as the cool design are among the strong points of HTC Touch HD. I would also like to mention here the rich sales package that contains an 8GB microSD card. Music quality is also an improvement...

I would've expected some improvements in the performance department. I was pretty disappointed to find that HTC Touch HD seems to have almost the same benchmark results as Touch Pro. Not that the latter is not good enough, but smartphones that feature...

Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:640 x 480 (VGA)

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:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:65.536
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
EASY USE PHONE: No
Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Windows Mobile
Operator:O2 / Orange / Sim Free / Vodafone
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

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