Conclusion: In the grander scheme of things, we’d pick a couple other WP7 devices over the HTC 7 Pro — namely the Dell Venue Pro or HTC Trophy. However, seeing as how U.S. Cellular customers don’t have those options, we feel confidant the 7 Pro will more than meet your needs. The touchscreen is great. Should you feel the need to get a bit more physical, the fantastic slide-out qwerty keyboard is a joy to use. In Short: The HTC 7 Pro is a solid WP7 device, and one that U.S.
Excerpt: The HTC 7 Pro is one of the only Windows Phone 7s that was announced last year but not launched along with the others. The 7 Pro features a new innovative keyboard sliding mechanism along with the best keyboard on any mobile device except for maybe the HTC Touch Pro2 . We take a look at the unlocked European version of this highly anticipated Windows Phone 7 that’s sure to turn a few heads. Read on for our full review!
Conclusion: The HTC 7 Pro's keypad is really easy to type on and Windows Phone 7's neat tiles interface works like a charm on the glossy 3.7-inch touchscreen. Little things such as the positioning of the camera button may irritate after a while and the selection of apps available from the Windows Marketplace is (for now) rather limited.
Excerpt: The HTC 7 Pro was announced in October 2010, but is just now available. The spiritual successor to the HTC Touch Pro 2, the HTC 7 Pro is a beautiful Windows Phone 7 handset with a slide out, physical, full QWERTY keyboard that can also tilt. But has the...
Conclusion: The HTC 7 Pro (aka HTC Arrive in the USA) is designed for those users who want a hardware keyboard. It is the first CDMA smartphone running Windows Phone 7 which makes us to be more patient to it and find out whether it copes with the problem.
Summary: The HTC 7 Pro has finally been released.The HTC 7 Pro is the spiritual successor to the HTC Touch Pro 2, which used Windows Mobile 6.5. The biggest difference is that the 7 Pro features the new Windows Phone 7 OS. The physical slide out full QWERTY keyboard remains, as the staple of the Pro series on the the HTC 7 Pro. Now we’ve a new piece of hardware to gawk at too, the HTC 7 Pro.
Cons: No Flash, No desktop Outlook sync, Forced reliance on Zune over drag and drop, No removable storage, Keyboard is among the poorest we’ve seen from HTC
Conclusion: There's a lot we like about the HTC 7 Pro. Windows Phone 7 is a solid platform with plenty of promise, and while the third-party app selection pales in comparison to what Android and iOS offer, that's not to say you won't find the titles to suit you among the line-up. We also appreciate Microsoft's clean-slate style, which - in combination with the no-nonsense hardware HTC has produced - adds up to a distinct and unique device.