Conclusion: The Desire Z is another great Android phone from HTC. It’s got a beautiful design, the Qwerty keypad works well and the powerful 5-megapixel camera comes with a decent range of settings. First-time smartphone users will find the extras available from HTCSense.com useful but it might put off experienced Android users. Battery life isn’t great but so long as you charge your phone daily this won’t be a problem.
Excerpt: Product HTC Desire Z Website Vodafone Specifications Android 2.2 with HTC Sense, 3.7-inch 480x800 WVGA display, physical Qwerty keyboard, 800MHz processor, 512MB RAM, 1.5GB internal storage, 8GB microSD card, 5MP camera with flash, WiFi, Bluetooth, 3G, USB tethering, DLNA connectivity, 180g Price £400 SIM-free, or free from £35 per month at Vodafone HTC'S DESIRE Z smartphone has better than average hardware specifications, combines a touchscreen and slide out keypad, and...
Pros: Great touch screen, nice design, gets the best out of Android 2.2, decent input methods.
Cons: Disappointing onboard storage, noticeable lag when navigating., Battery life.
Conclusion: Just like the camera, music and video players are also among the most vital multimedia features of a mobile phone. There are several mobile phone users who spend a lot of time by listening to music or watching videos on their mobile phones. The users of HTC Desire Z can enjoy excellent quality of music by turning on the music player that can play MP3/ WAV/ AAC+ files; enjoy watching videos by streaming the MP4/ H.264 player.
Pros: 3.7 inches S-LCD capacitive touchscreen, Full QWERTY keyboard, Up to 32 GB Memory, 5 MP Camera
Cons: In comparison to Desire HD, the display is smaller and the camera quality is poor
Summary: The HTC Desire Z is the spiritual successor to the HTC Dream, but packs hardware more akin to that of the Desire and Desire HD. What sets it apart from the flood of Android smartphones hitting our shores?
Excerpt: There aren’t that many Android devices that offer a physical QWERTY keyboard. The HTC Desire Z squares up against the Motorola Milestone 2 nicely, leaving other devices to mainly scrap it out for the mid-range dollars. Even with the Desire Z taking a position towards the top of the scale, it would be easy to knock it after a glance at the spec sheet.
Pros: Great screen, plenty of functions, Android 2.2, looks great, in-video focusing
Cons: Keyboard feels too wide to comfortably use, hinge feels a little too easy to close