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HTC Aria
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HTC Aria

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Overall 7
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6.0

HTC Aria Review

Bright Hub
13 June 2011
  • Summary: The HTC Aria was fairly quietly released by AT&T. A silent contender in the heavily competitive U.S. market, the HTC Aria still packs quite a punch. Though it may not have the full power that other Android powered devices have, it's still powerful enough to fit in with AT&T's desired audience.
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Overall 7
7.0

HTC Aria (AT&T)

PC Magazine
31 October 2010
  • Conclusion: The HTC Aria is the first usable Android phone for AT&T. It has a lot going for it, but AT&T really needs to cut down on the bloatware.
  • Pros: Cute. Speedier than the spec sheet says. Excellent camera.
  • Cons: Quiet speakerphone. Way too much bloatware.
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HTC Aria Review (AT&T) – the world in your pocket

HTC Phones
31 August 2010
  • Conclusion: If you like having the world in your pocket this phone is for you. Stay connected to people at all times, dig the web, watch Youtube. This stylish little toy might not have the biggest screen but is light and pocket-sized and with tens of thousands of apps available from the market you will always...
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HTC Aria review: The little tenor

GSM Arena
27 August 2010
  • Conclusion: Such a great phone – shame it runs Windows. Did anyone think that about the HTC HD mini? Not only did they think it, someone must’ve said it too – and HTC listened in. Now, this most likely isn’t how the story goes.
  • Pros: 3.2" 256K-color HVGA capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch input, Compact body and bold industrial design, Android 2.1 Eclair with Sense UI, Qualcomm MSM7227 600 MHz CPU and 384MB RAM, Quad-band GSM support with dual-band HSDPA 7.2Mbps and HSUPA 2 Mbps, Wi-Fi b/g connectivity, Built-in GPS rece...
  • Cons: Poor display sunlight legibility, Patchy Flash support in the browser, Card slot under the battery cover, No DivX/XviD video support out-of-the-box, No secondary video-call camera, No voice dialing, No dedicated camera key, no lens cover and no camera flash
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Review: HTC Aria (AT&T)

PhoneNews
20 August 2010
  • Excerpt: We had high hopes for the HTC Aria. And, HTC for a moment rewarded them. Alas, all good things must come to an end. Read more for the debrief. HTC’s Aria is a compact Android phone. In fact, it’s one of the most compact on the market today.
  • Pros: Compact size, very affordable Android phone.
  • Cons: Orwellian Walled Garden comes standard.
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Overall 8
7.5

HTC Aria Review

Digitaltrends
11 August 2010
  • Conclusion: We can’t imagine a tech dude choosing an Aria over a more amply endowed Android model. Aria is too small, too cute (although its industrial design could use a Queer Eye for the Straight Guy makeover) and missing too many new normal attributes (camera flash, HD video recorder, high-resolution screen)...
  • Pros: Slim, compact design, Excellent 5-megapixel stills, FriendStream social network update aggregator app, Pre-installed 2GB card
  • Cons: Low ringer, voice and multimedia volume, No camera flash, Fuzzy Web text, Slower-than-average Web browsing
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Android Device

Gear Diary
5 August 2010
  • Excerpt: With all of the current buzz over Android phones with ~4″ screens like the Incredible, Xperia X10, Galaxy, Desire, and EVO 4G, it’s easy to forget that sometimes less can be more; sometimes less is actually more desirable. Take the HTC Aria for instance.
  • Pros: : Solidly built; looks great and feels good in hand; zippy performance; functions as a great phone as well as PDA
  • Cons: : AT&T needs to loosen the reigns and allow the installation of non AT&T Market apps
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HTC Aria for AT&T review

smartphonenation.com
26 July 2010
  • Conclusion: The HTC Aria is a great choice if looking for an Android phone on AT&T. Its small size will be a plus for many customers in a time when big phones are taking over the market. Those looking for a huge screen may want to avoid this one, but its small size is great for carrying around in the pocket.
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

Phone Arena
16 July 2010
  • Conclusion: Not everyone will want to lug around an Android smartphone that offers a screen size larger than 4”, but thankfully the HTC Aria fits perfectly for those individuals that want a great Android experience that's wrapped up in a compact body.
  • Pros: Compact size, Feels durable, Swift speeds, Smooth looking video playback
  • Cons: Average calling quality, Cramped QWERTY
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Overall 7
7.0

Review: HTC Aria

Wired
23 June 2010
  • Excerpt: Let’s get down to brass tacks: The much-hyped HTC Aria is worth singing about. Maybe not loudly (or in the shower), but it manages to nail most of the basics that some of AT&T’s other Android phones have fumbled. The Aria’s biggest asset is the fact that it’s small.
  • Pros: Surprisingly handsome, well-balanced design despite wee size. Deftly handles a number of tasks (email, multimedia, web browsing) in speedy stride. 5-MP Camera supports both VGA video recording and autofocus.
  • Cons: Included 2-GB memory card puts it woefully behind its competitors. AT&T left its controlling stamp: Downloading non-Marketplace apps and loading them onto the memory card is verboten. Speakerphone is on the back of the phone, rendering audio fuzzy. Optical trackpad is no replacement for a proper ...
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