Excerpt: Like a cross between a ginormous phone and small tablet, the HTC Titan for AT&T makes other Windows Phones look like Tic Tacs. Sporting a 4.7-inch display, this device gives Microsoft's lively interface a big canvas for everything from web surfing and Xbox games to watching movies.
Conclusion: The HTC Titan and the Nokia Lumia 800 (not yet available in the US), are our two top picks for second generation high end Windows Phones. While the Lumia is extremely ergonomic and attractive in that Euro-chic way, the HTC speaks to those who want the biggest display along with a high quality metal...
Pros: Huge and lovely display, excellent build quality.
HTC Titan Review: Windows Phone 7.5 on a Giant Screen
25 October 2011
Excerpt: The Titan is HTC's latest range-topping Windows Phone 7 handset. It certainly lives up to its name, being titanic in size and sporting a huge 4.7-inch display. Couple this with a 1.5GHz processor, an 8 megapixel camera, and the latest version of Windows Phone (7.5 "Mango") and you've got yourself a...
Conclusion: The Titan is yet another solid-looking and respectable device from HTC. As ever, design and build quality are at the forefront of things here but it’s not all about exteriors; this is a phone that shows off Windows Phone 7 and Mango effortlessly.
Pros: Large 4.7-inch screen with great contrast, Impressive 8-megapixel camera, Solid, dependable battery, Understated stylish design
Cons: Low screen resolution, Dearth of apps compared to iTunes App Store, Size maybe too big for some, No microSD slot
Excerpt: The HTC Titan is exactly the sort of Windows Phone Microsoft wants to see from its hardware partners. It’s a big and beautiful slab of technology that invites great debate while still conforming to the chassis specs coming out of Redmond.
Pros: Superb screen and robust build, Snappy performance, WP7.5 gets all the basics right
Cons: Low pixel density, Size makes for awkward handling, Marketplace lacks the app diversity of iOS and Android
Pros: Excellent touch-screen and keyboard, modern and full-featured email interface, social networking is built right in, great build quality, good camera, innovative and intuitive OS, good screen for movies
Cons: Lack of apps on Windows Marketplace, Bing Maps lacks pedestrian directions, 4.7-inch screen may be too large for some
Conclusion: The HTC Titan's outsize casing takes up a lot of pocket space and won't be for everyone, but the latest Windows Phone 7.5 Mango OS is gorgeous to look at and fun to use. The huge screen looks good, though it could have been great with a higher pixel count and the camera is as good as it gets from...
Pros: Huge touch screen, 8-megapixel camera, Windows Phone 7.5 OS
Cons: No expandable memory, no Flash support in browser, limited selection of apps in the Marketplace
Conclusion: The HTC Titan is a premium Windows Phone 7.5 handset. It looks nice and performs even better. Some users will enjoy the large screen, which is great for things like films and web browsing, but some might find it too big for day to day use.