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HTC Flyer

alaTest has collected and analyzed 532 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the battery and portability. The screen and design also get good reviews, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the camera. Some have doubts about the apps and features.

usability, design, screen, portability, battery

price, features, apps

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the HTC Flyer is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for HTC Flyer

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 8 user reviews of HTC Flyer from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablet Computers on Amazon.co.uk.

usability

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

This summary is based on the products: HTC Flyer Scribe Digital PenHTC Flyer Flip Leather Case & Free Screen Protector

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Amazon.com review summary for HTC Flyer

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 user reviews of HTC Flyer from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Tablets on Amazon.com.

usability, screen, price, design, battery

features

83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Flyer 7" Android Tablet, 16 GBHTC FLYER SILICONE SKIN CASE - BLACK, WITH 2 SCREEN PROTECTORSHTC Flyer 7 inch 32GB 3G WiFi Android Tablet Network: HSPA/WCDMA: Europe/Asia: 900/AWS/2100 MHz Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz

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HTC Flyer Gingerbread Tablet

 

Honeycomb has been a bit of a disappointment so far and because of that, all the tablets running it have not been received well despite most of them packing some serious horse power. It's a bit

The Flyer is HTC's first venture into the tablet space and I had high hopes for this as it looked like a winner right from the start, well at least on paper. If I may quote Morpheus from the Matrix, "Everyone falls the first time" , this is exactly...

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Review HTC Flyer 7 inch WiFi+3G Tablet/MID

 

I believe I can fly. It's finally here – the tablet from HTC. The new device is called Flyer and has a 7 inch touchscreen that can display a resolution of 1024x600 pixels. A single core CPU with a system clock of 1.5 GHz does its work inside. Can the...

Automatically rotating controls, Fan / silent operation, 5 MP digicam & webcam, Tablet can be used as modem, access point and DNLA player, Brilliant colors, We noticed the controls very positively in the test. They also adjust to the display's positioning

High price, Glossy display, We didn't miss much in the HTC Flyer. A HDMI port would add value to the device, but it wouldn't have an impact on the total score

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HTC Flyer (U.S. Cellular)

 

While the rest of the industry is rushing to produce 10-inch tablets that compete directly against the Apple iPad 2, HTC is throwing out a curveball called the HTC Flyer. Using a 7-inch screen and running Android 2.3, the HTC Flyer feels like an echo...

Fans of 7-inch tablets will appreciate the HTC Flyer's screen quality, durable construction, HD video recording, and unique features, such as digital pen compatibility and HTC's Sense UI customization

The Flyer is small, thick, and pricey, and isn't running Google's Android 3.0 tablet OS. Its most distinctive feature, the Magic Pen, may not come included and is expensive to replace

The HTC Flyer puts a new spin on the 7-inch Android tablet, but its high price and smartphone-style OS are a tough sell next to its bigger, cheaper Honeycomb kin.

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HTC Flyer review – Pen pal

 

Considering the avalanche of tablets now on the market one could be forgiven for thinking “How will this one be any different?” The HTC Flyer, though, is nothing if not unique.Yes, it's an Android tablet; but one which has decided to zig when every...

7.0" 16M-color LCD capacitive touchscreen of WSVGA (600 x 1024 pixels) resolution ; Single-core ARMv71500MHz CPU, 1GB RAM, 16/32GB of user-available storage ; Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) with HTC Sense 2.1 UI ; Quad-band GSM 850/900/1800/1900 and...

Weighs almost as much as an 8.9" tablet ; Charges only with the supplied HTC charger ; Non-replaceable battery ; Lower resolution than current crop of droid slates ; Lack of dual-core processor ; Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread instead of 3.0 Honeycomb ; 5...

That’s that then. One of the most unique Android tablets out there - the HTC Flyer. It does well - even without the all-important dual-core processor and cream-of-the-crop Honeycomb OS.

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The HTC Flyer Review

 

This is HTC's first tablet and unlike the Android tablets that launched last year, it doesn't suck. At the same time, unlike those that came out this year - it doesn't run Honeycomb. You see, NVIDIA was Google's target partner for Honeycomb and...

If you view tablets like the iPad 2 or Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 as being the target for perfection, something like the Flyer will come as a disappointment. If you're like me however, and view tablets as a line of products still in their infancy then...

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HTC Flyer Is a Decent Tablet With a Pointless Stylus

 

Without the stylus you have an unexceptional, expensive Android tablet with a 7-inch screen. Shelling out the extra $80 for the stylus gives you an unexceptional, even more expensive tablet with a pointless gimmick.

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HTC Flyer review

 

In the past few months, we've reviewed four Honeycomb tablets, which despite some minor differences — a USB port here, a keyboard dock there — have largely been built from the same cloth. You're familiar with the threads: a 1280 x 800-resolution...

Extremely well-built ; Very polished Sense UI ; Stylus adds a new dimension ; Over seven hours of battery life

Stylus costs $80, easy to lose ; Poor camera quality ; No OCR apps supported

A 7-inch display and stylus will get people to take note of HTC's Flyer, but is a $580 price tag overkill?

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HTC Flyer

 

While the rest of the industry is rushing to produce 10-inch tablets that compete directly against the Apple iPad 2, HTC is throwing out a curveball called the HTC Flyer. Using a 7-inch screen and running Android 2.3, the HTC Flyer feels like an echo...

Fans of 7-inch tablets will appreciate the HTC Flyer's screen quality, durable construction, HD video recording, and unique features, such as digital pen compatibility and HTC's Sense UI customization

The Flyer is small, thick, and pricey, and isn't running Google's Android 3.0 tablet OS. Its most unique feature, the Magic Pen, may not come included and is expensive to replace

The HTC Flyer puts a new spin on the 7-inch Android tablet, but its high price and smartphone-style OS are a tough sell next to its bigger, cheaper Honeycomb kin.

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HTC Flyer Review

 

HTC deserves kudos for applying some much-needed innovation to Android tablets. The pen functionality is really compelling, making the Flyer a good productivity partner as well as an entertainment device. We also like the vibrant display, rich Sense...

Portable and comfortable to hold, Vibrant display, Improved HTC Sense interface, Syncs handwritten notes with the cloud

Expensive pen is optional, easy to lose, No handwriting recognition, Doesn't sync audio recordings with Evernote, Low-quality cameras

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HTC Flyer WiFi Review

 

Let's take a look for a bit at the United States' first look at HTC's Flyer tablet. As you may well know by now, there's another version of this device out there by the name of EVO View 4G – have a look at our hands-on with that version of the device...

Have a look below and above at the close-up photos, feel the love in the hands-on videos from both yours truly and Chris Davies from his review of the 3G Euro edition. If you’ve still got any questions about this tablet, feel free to ask them below and...

Product Specifications

Built-in Camera:Double Camera

Configuration

Embedded 3G/4G:3G
Embedded UMTS: Yes
Fingerprint Reader: No
GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Keyboard: No
Phone Function: No
Web Cam: Yes

Connectivity

Bluetooth: Yes
USB:No / USB 2.0
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Display

Aspect Ratio:128:75 / 16:9
Display Technology:TFT Display
LED Backlight:Direct LED
LED Technology:Direct LED / No
Number of Displays:1
Touchscreen:Multi-touch

General Features

Convertible: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread

Graphic

Brand of Graphic Chip:Not Applicable
GPU Model (Graphic Card):Not Applicable
GPU TYPE:OnBoard Graphic
OnBoard Graphic Chip:OnBoard Graphic

Processor

Chipset Brand:Not Applicable
Chipset Type:Not Applicable
Processor:MSM8255
Processor Brand:QUALCOMM
Processor Number:Not Applicable
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