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Good: Screen Size, Internal Memory, Processor, ICS
Bad: No expandable memory
Comment: It's always been one of the selling points of Android phones that they have expandable memory and removable batteries. The battery thing is probably only a minor convenience but the memory is a huge selling point. What kind of backwards thinking is it to call this just a phone, It is a convergence device afterall, you shouldn't need to carry a load of other devices and for all the people who manage to get by on 32GB well good for you, however we shouldn't have to and cloud storage shouldn't even be taken into consideration.
I have an old HTC desire and after lowering the bit rate on albums I managed to cram about 25GB of music onto the Micro SDCard and about a days worth of SDTV plus apps.
Here we have a device promising even better (Beats) Audio and the chance to go HD even watch it on a HDTV but alas you'll have to live with that 32GB limit (26 GB user-available) for everything?
Well sure that might suffice in a world where we'd never seen expandable storage or if Manufacturers offered a choice of internal storage sizes for a handset but neither is true and this to me is a worrying step backwards.
Comment: To people who say that they need a mico SD card slot…
I am managing quite happily with an 8GB SD in my HTC Desire HD so 32GB is a good size for me. You will have a single address space and you won’t have the inconvenience of having to move to SD card when you run out room in your phone memory. The phone would use a slow serial bus to access the SD card but the built in memory may have a much faster interface.
ence of having to move to SD card. The phone would use a serial bus to access the SD card but the built in memory may have a much faster interface.
Good: A lot...
Bad: HTC Sense
Comment: After owning the desire HD I have come to hate sense as it slows down the phone performance and is not practical.
A lot of phones will be coming out with the quad core processor, I wonder how much battery life we'll be getting out of that as we are still using the same old batteries...Im charging my Galaxy Nexus at least once a day so am not really impressed with quad core technology at the moment.
Good: its design its speed its camera n even more...........
Comment: Htc is the first company which have really amazed me and many others of my area n also i am very big fan of htc n if htc make me member of htc's company i will be so happy thanks
Comment: Well said Mikesupes I have to say im 100% in agreement with all your saying, also its about time we had a phone review that tells us how the device performs as a phone after all that is its main function. ie:how it handles signals is it sensitive enough to hold the signal well and is the transmit audio of good quality. These things rarely get a look in on reviews these days to me thats not good but who am I to judge on only a potential lowly customer no offence meant btw
Good: Large screen size
Bad: Battery life? Not stylish
Comment: I use my current phone (sensation) more like an internet device than phone so I reckon the large screen would be good for me.
The one thing I want from my next phone is longer battery life so hopefully they also use the large size for a mammoth battery that should help bring it to the 36h of autonomy with moderate use which is required to not have to worry about recharging during the day ....
Comment: I really don't see why people are saying that the lack of micro SD card slot is a deal breaker on getting this phone. 32GB of storage plus 25GB of DropBox storage should be ample for the mass majority of users. I regularly transport documents, video files, database files as well as taking pictures and new video on my current phone all on an 8GB micro SD card. If the card gets full I transfer stuff to my computer. Folks just do not appreciate what they have these days (I have been a computer professional for over 30 years so I can remember what it was like to have minimal storage and having to cope!). I suspect if people exercised proper file management space would not be an issue. Bigger & cheaper memory has made people lazy and I cannot believe that there are many people who cannot manage with 32GB of storage if they resist the urge to horde. People remember, these are phones first and foremost! If you are struggling to manage with 32GB of storage maybe you need to look at the type of device you should be using... maybe get a laptop or tablet and stop moaning about things that do not affect the majority of users.
Good: ICS, QUADCORE, improved camera
Bad: no micro SD slot.. 64 gb micro sd expansion would be nice
Comment: Was thinking of buying a quadcore ICS smartphone from HTC, but alas, no micro SD card slot. I guess I have to wait for alternative models that do have a micro SD card slot because I'd sure like to expand the memory with an additional 64 (or even 128) gb.
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