Conclusion: The HTC Arrive is a solid smartphone and one of the few QWERTY Windows 7 phones. If you’re a Sprint customer who’s been hankering to try out Windows Phone 7, or you’re just loyal to Microsoft’s platform after years of being a Windows Mobile user, the Arrive is for you. It’s well made with HTC’s usual elegant design touches, has a robust hinge for tilted-mode use and call quality is solid.
Pros: Lovely design and quality, solid hinge., Top notch design and good build quality. Solid voice phone, Windows Phone 7 is easy and pleasant to use.
Cons: Windows Phone 7 still lacking some key features., Smallish screen of the old-fashioned LCD variety. Windows Phone 7 still waiting for important feature updates like multi-tasking and landscape support in all apps.