Summary: The HD7 is without a doubt one of my choice devices. If I were to do it again, it would be a tough decision between this device or the myTouch 4G . The HD7 is solid inside and out, and even though Windows Phone 7 has some kinks that Microsoft needs to iron out, and HTC missed the mark on the battery...
Pros: Decent battery life; thin; very large and responsive display; good build quality; kickstand; feels great in the hand; decent camera, dual LED flash helps in low-light situations.
Cons: Windows Phone 7 is still has an extensive setup process; display looks a little washed out when compared to other devices; lagginess (specific to launching third-party applications); dual LED flash is sometimes too bright; tends to forget some settings.
Excerpt: The HTC HD7 is one of the best from the first batch of Windows Phone 7 smartphones and it features a large 4.3-inch capacitive touchscreen LCD display. The HD7 feels a bit heavier but some people would prefer its square form factor and metal-like look.
HTC HD7 - A Review of Windows Phone 7's Largest Handset
23 July 2011
Excerpt: Windows Phone 7 is one of the newest phone operating systems on the block and it already has a great line up of amazing phones available. One of these phones is the HTC HD7 . Hear is my review of HTC's HD7 smartphone . Is big better? Speaker volume levels are okay, but they will not blow you away.
Excerpt: With a body "big enough to double as an ice scraper," according to Matt Buchanan of Gizmodo.com, and a screen to match, plus the well-designed Windows Phone 7 operating system, the HTC HD7 for T-Mobile plays on some interesting design concepts, but ultimately comes across as half-baked.
Pros: Enormous and bright screen, User-friendly Windows Phone 7 OS, Smooth performance with no lag, Kickstand for watching videos
Cons: Short battery life, Poor camera quality, Limited viewing angles, Screen washes out easily
HTC HD7 review – is the biggest Windows Phone 7 phone also the best?
17 June 2011
Excerpt: Of the four Windows Phone 7 smartphones that HTC have released, the HTC HD7 in this review is the largest, with a whopping 4.3″ screen, and also the most similar to existing phones, being based on the same hardware as…
Excerpt: It’s not just the hardware on the new HTC HD7 that is pretty exciting, but the fact that it is running the new Windows Phone 7 operating system. ...
Pros: Excellent performance with a responsive touchscreen, beautiful and fresh interface design, strong multimedia features, 4.3″ display transforms the system into a mobile theater, Find my Phone feature is built-in and free, with its great performance and growing library of graphically rich games it...
Cons: Doesn’t take advantage of T-Mobile’s 4G network, no cut and paste or internet tethering available yet for Windows Phone 7, dedicated social networking apps like Facebook and Twitter need to be downloaded separately, lacks multitasking capabilities, no option to expand storage, camera shots are hi...
Excerpt: It's Windows Phone 7 time! Aaron reviews the HTC HD7, T-Mobile's first Windows Phone 7 device. With a 1 GHz Snapdragon processor, 4.3-inch display, 5.0-megapixel camera, Windows Phone 7, and 16 GB of internal storage, it's a direct competitor to the T-Mobile G2 and myTouch 4G . Is it worth buying?