HTC Desire Z Review Roundup: The Best Of Both Worlds In One Not-So-Light Package
25 November 2014
Excerpt: , it's no wonder the company has decided to try to impress their European colleagues with a similar phone, the Desire Z. The phone is available now from Vodafone, 3 Mobile, Virgin Mobile, O2, Talk Mobile, Orange, and Tesco Mobile if you want to take the leap; the question is, should you?
Excerpt: Take a look at the top tier of Android phones right now and you might notice something. They all kind of look the same. Black front fascia, large touchscreen, minimal waistline. Boring, right? Well that's just the way things are going.
Excerpt: HTC has come a long way since the first Android device HTC Dream, and Desire Z is only the second slide-out QWERTY Android phone from the company till now. If you are looking for an upgrade from Milestone, Desire Z might be the right choice for you. Check out more in our detailed review below.
Summary: The HTC Desire Z is one of the best Android phones you can get right now. It runs Android 2.2 Froyo and comes with a stylish slider design coupled with some of the best hardware you can find in a smartphone.
HTC Desire Z vs Motorola Milestone 2 – a short comparison of the top 2 QWERTY smartphones
1 February 2011
Conclusion: In conclusion, if you don’t think you’ll need to flash custom ROMs or change anything in the main system, the Milestone 2 is a great phone, but if you want a better keyboard, battery life and more freedom, the Desire Z is a better choice, even though the screen has a slightly smaller resolution.
A quick review of the new T-Mobile G2 (aka HTC Desire Z)
24 January 2011
Conclusion: Conclusion The T-Mobile G2/HTC Desire Z is a great smartphone that will last for years to come. It is one of the best choices if you want a powerful all in one device for all your mobile needs, and at the ~$550 price for a new unlocked unit, it’s also the cheapest (T-Mobile had a special promotion...
Excerpt: The HTC Desire Z on the T-Mobile network in the US was created by the HTC folks and was announced in mid-September. Originally it was launched in Europe and Canada though delayed due to Google’s “quality-assurance tests”. The device features…
Conclusion: Before the advent of HTC Desire Z I quite sincerely believed that the form factor of the side-slider with QWERTY has not completely exhausted itself. And so I began to think after the appearance of Google Nexus One and HTC Desire.
Excerpt: HTC started gaining popularity when they where tapped to design and manufacture Compaq’s line of Pocket PC device, they then moved on to create the extremely popular O2 Xda and the first Palm Treo.
Pros: Good Keyboard implementation, Solid, sturdy design, looks and feels like a top tier hand set, Excellent performance with a wide range of connectivity options
Cons: Short battery life, Low internal storage memory, Price
Conclusion: The Desire Z performs really well, has a great screen and a keyboard that really is a pleasure to use. If you want/need a mobile with a hardware QWERTY then the HTC Desire Z is certainly worth a look, I’m just worried about how robust that Z-hinge is though!