Review of HTC Desire HD Smartphone

I just got myself a new work phone. It is a HTC Desire HD and want to share this little review of it with you. My first impression is that it is a nice phone that is very easy to use. I didn’t take me long to get it connected to Wi-Fi and to make it upgrade to newest version of Android. It has a lot of the tools and apps preinstalled that I needed the most and it is very easy and fast to download the rest through the Android marked. The touch screen is working very well and response quick and smooth. At first I had a little issue with the lock/unlock function that sometime unlocked the phone by accident. However it was solved with the  newest update of Android.

HTC Desire HD

What I liked about the HTC Desire HD

      • Very easy to use, fast and simple.
      • Great big touch screen.
      • It works great with the Android OS.
      • The camera is very good for a smartphone I think, something that HTC has not always been good at.

What i disliked about the HTC Desire HD

      • The battery life is an issue
      • It might seems like a very big phone to carry around

Official promotion video from HTC:
httpv://youtu.be/GHO9A9Zf5g8

Specifications of HTC Desire HD:

  • CPU: 1 GHz
  • Platform: Android with HTC Sense
  • Memory: RAM 768 MB, Internal Storage 1.5 GB
  • Size and weight: 123 x 68 x 11.8 mm, 164 grams
  • Display: 19.9 cm touch screen
  • GPS: Internal GPS antenna
  • Network:
    • HSPA/WCDMA
    • GSM/GPRS/EDGE
  • Connectivity:
    • Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP, FTP, OPP,
    • Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
    • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
    • Standard micro-USB
  • Camera:
    • 8 megapixel color camera with auto focus and dual LED flash
    • 720p HD video recording
  • Expansion Slot: MicroSD card

Overall the HTC Desire HD is a great Smartphone that I can recommend for everyone that want a good Android Phone. Please share this post with your friends using the social share buttons below.

Thomas
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33 Responses to Review of HTC Desire HD Smartphone

  1. Abhi Balani says:

    Thanks for the honest review, Thomas!! I’m looking forward to this phone.

    And thanks for your comments on my post on BBT. 😀

    • Thomas says:

      Thanks. Hope to see you back here on my blog soon 🙂

      • Abhi Balani says:

        Will surely do. I was searching to subscribe via Facebook but didn’t get anything, Thomas!! Don’t you have any Facebook page for your site?

        Anyways, I’m connecting on G+ and BE.

        • Thomas says:

          You are right Abhi. I am not on Facebook. However you can find me on BE, G+, Twitter, Digg, StumbleUpon, Blokube and a couple of other social media 🙂

          • Abhi Balani says:

            That’s strange!! But there are lot of people who don’t use Facebook.

            Anyways, if you haven’t read my contest article then DO IT now. Linking it below. I’d be glad if you leave your comments there and help me to promote it, a little. 😀 Nice to connect you Thomas!!

  2. Stene says:

    Yes, Thomas its really nice post buddy.
    want to know more about smartphone.

  3. ryan irwin says:

    really tempted to get this phone but not sure about the size how much do you notice it when you are carrying it about or is it something you just get used to.Thanks for the review

  4. ryan irwin says:

    Might have to go for it cheers tom.From trying one of my friends out the other week thats what made me look into this phone the screen, it really does look great and surfing the web was very fast which I didnt expect.

  5. Wei Nen says:

    HTC makes great phones. One thing a really like about is the large screen.

  6. sonia says:

    HTC has always been designing stat of the art smartphones for the world, i hope we will be watching some quality smartphones from HTC in 2012 also. Excellent Post.

  7. danileo says:

    Nice phone but a little bit outdated don’t you think. I wait for HTC One X. It rocks!

  8. Interesting review indeed.Although there are some issues that makes the choice little difficult but accessing the phone with a very ease is something that can attract really.

  9. sunil says:

    the video is amazing and only thing i didnt like is that it has very less internal memory. any how its a great phone

  10. abshk says:

    sir pls can u give reviews of htc surround

  11. apps127 says:

    This is a very good article! Thanks for making this information interesting about HD Smartphone.I know each and everything about this phone.HTC has great features and good services, HTC Phone Store specializes in providing the best and latest unlocked and rooted HTC Phones.Also you can get playbook apps, blackberry playbook, playbook, blackberry playbook apps ander one roof.

  12. Rashmi Sinha says:

    This smartphone is selling very well and it is not a surprise for me. HTC does a great job developing easy to use and powerful mobiles. A lot of companies are “stealing” from them!

    • Thomas says:

      Hi Rashmi
      It is indeed a great phone. The biggest problem I have with mine is that the battery does not last long. If you have turned on both Bluetooth and Wi-Fi you need to charge it every day.

  13. joel says:

    Wait till its a few months old.. The battery life becomes a BIG issue..

  14. schill39 says:

    I thought HTC is just nothing when it comes to phones and tabs but I was wrong. It was doing a really great job in the industry. Some people find other phones difficult to use but this one is easy and its great.

    guru

  15. vicky says:

    what is the cost of htc desire hd.is it has a dual led flash really

  16. vicky says:

    r u sure that this smartphone has cpu of 1ghz?plz do reply soon

  17. Cristian Stan says:

    I find HTC as one of the most affordable mobile phone available in the market right now. I am planning to buy one though cause I still have my symbian platform and now I want to go for android because of its features. As brother told me, much better than any other platform plus the free apps that I could also get if I will have an android phone with me.

  18. Prisely says:

    Thanks for sharing this true review. it would be helpful for buyers to buy the product.

  19. Prisely says:

    HTC mobiles are always have good features like quality camera, easy feather touch and etc.

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