Bad Keyboard and slow processor ... Hacker's Paradise
10 June 2013
Summary: The phone does what it needs to but keyboard types wrong letters and it cannot be changed (the softkeys not the digital one). Also the processor speed is very very slow so dont expect it to be able to remember all your programs and apps always.
Summary: I will come back and update this review in 6 months after I have had some experience. But even before then, it's obvious that the slider mechanism on this is flimsy and I'll be lucky if it lasts a year, or if it can survive one fall.
Excerpt: i made the leap from a nokia e97mini to the htc. After 4 months of use, i hate it. I have problems with signal strength compared to my old phone on the same network. It drops calls all the time, the battery life is less than 1 day( with autoupdate options off!).
Pros: Screen is nice, fast interface, good web browsing, good camera with easy share options
Cons: NO blutooth voice dialing support, Battery a bit pants, Poor reception compared to my old phone, poor call quality compared to my old phone, touch button sensitivity is random
Summary: Pros: Beautiful screen quality. Decent camera/video. Not spectacular, but it's a PHONE. As a camera/videocam, it is functional and useful. It's fine. LOVE the keyboard. Oh yeah. User interface and the look-and-feel of the OS is very nice.
Summary: The phone is an excellent choice but you must check what data band your operator use, because HTC phones 3G work only with 900/1200 bands. Otherwise the phone only gets EDGE (2G) data transfer. TGS (who sold the phone) service was outstanding.
Summary: Excellent phone in all respects, the camera is extremely good, but I leave this point against it is the battery life is extremely bad, the HTC should experience of taking a long battery life, I miss my nokia, lasted an weeks using it a lot.
Excerpt: I have owned this phone for a couple of years and was overall really pleased with it. It runs on Android and so has all the great Google apps on it, with plenty more available through Google Market store.
Not quite an iPhone beater, but one of the better mid-range smartphones out there
5 March 2012
Excerpt: My main reason for purchasing the Desire Z was for the QWERTY keyboard slide-out attachment. I have mixed opinions on touch screen keyboards, and the keyboards found on Blackberry phones looked too small for me to use.
Excerpt: Every so often you realise that it has merged information that you never asked it to – connecting your Facebook accounts with your address book. I don’t want my friends Facebook profile pics appearing on my screen when they phone me, thank you.
Pros: Nice big screen, and nice big keyboard Fast, responsive screen and interface Classy high-end metal finish
Cons: Keyboard is not fingertip friendly, needs a little nipplet on some keys to let you locate your fingers haptically. Display does not auto-sense brightness. Thereâ€™s meant to be a sensor, so maybe firmware bug Battery life is 2-3 days with only reasonable use, and being careful to turn off power g...