HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platform

HD7 owners powerful configuration interface with new, flexible Windows platform Phone 7 but it is limited to use on many applications.

HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platformAfter a long development, this year, Microsoft has unveiled Windows Phone 7, serial Windows Mobile platform with numerous enhancements and entirely new, does not have much contact with older versions.
HTC HD7 is one of 10 model was first published, this is the first device using Windows Phone 7. Machine owned large screen 4.3-inch and design legacy of elder HD2, with a sturdy frame, thin and compact. No more upgrades, so easy to find the HD2 HD7 is a Windows platform instead Phone 7 to 10 years old

Here are the highlights in HTC HD7.

  • 4.3 inch screen, 16 million color LCD technology, capacitive touchscreen, WVGA resolution of 480 x 800 pixels.
  • Dual-band 3G support with HSDPA, HSUPA, 4-band GSM.
  • Snapdragon 1GHz processor, 576MB RAM, 512MB ROM.
  • 5 Megapixel Camera, support auto focus, LED flash two, filming HD.
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi b/g/n, Bluetooth 2.1 A2DP vwois, 3.5 mm port, microUSB, GPS.
  • 8GB internal memory.
  • Platform: Windows Phone 7.
  • Support Office applications fully stand behind, Facebook integrated FM radio.

HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platform
With the size of this model is 122 x 68 x 11.2 mm and weighs 162 grams, this is not the right size for many people, but can see that look very nice, slim design and is compact in hand. HD7 covers the combination of a showy solid metal around, the window in front mixed with the softness of the plastic on the back battery cover.

The large size gave HD7 wide screen, 4.3-inch multi-touch support. Designed for the big screen this model brings to the already large icon of the Windows 7 Phone, this becomes larger. In addition, users can also comfortably to watch movies, play games, surf the web as well as reading the content experience.

Besides, the big screen HD7 also bring a larger virtual keyboard, which allows editing relatively quickly and accurately, even when placed horizontally or vertically.

Very good touch on the HD7. Microsoft has launched its largest hub, very gentle, you can touch up, go to applications, but shortcut with smooth precision. Activities such as sliding, scroll, zoom multi hardly meet with any difficulty.

HD7 screen’s brightness and clarity, with a resolution of 480 x 800 pixel. Below the screen are three buttons Back, Start and Search, here are the keys are mandatory for all models running Microsoft Windows Phone 7 requirements. Keys using capacitance sensor mechanism, other than hard buttons as on HD2, if he takes him a little harder to hit, then this model is quite soft in touch to control. However, as to the horizontal, or user did not notice, they can click on this button touch.

Machine equipped with microUSB port and 3.5 mm headphone jack in front, while the reverse is the camera and two flash LED. HTC also stand up to the models equipped with a hard steel, strong, bracing around the camera, allowing up to watch movies, listen to music. The loudspeaker of the machine are arranged above and below the screen.

Interface and the limitations of the Windows Phone 7.

HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platform

Phone with Windows 7 and a strong configuration, HD7 is expected that smartphone users are interested. However, ignore the flashy beginning, Microsoft’s platform is very much limited.

Interface, HD7 really impressed. Home screen icons are large, display boxes or rectangles (greater than 2 times the square), lets go to the applications. When the slider to the right, or click on the arrow in the corner, the icon information (all applications and functions on the machine) is in a long list.

Easily observed, the large icon in Home screen is easy to put into their hands, however, due to large size, little icons will be put out. Meanwhile, in the second page, list of symbols arranged in alphabetical order, but this arrangement takes time to find than the grid icon on the Windows Mobile before.

Impressions on the Phone 7 Windows interface can also cited as the layout of text, images are very generous, and create a larger space. Silky touch combined with the flip open applications, making the soft  image HD7 easy to sympathize.

Meanwhile, Windows 7 Phone relatively limited, especially for those who love to install the application, mischief on the platform. Similar to the early iPhone, currently only able to install applications for the machine through the Marketplace, however, the only time this software is the free utility is installed, the application does not pay support payments in some country.

Also, do not take advantage of the benefits of Windows Mobile before, the new platform also lost a huge amount of software. HD7 and Windows Phone 7 is still not prepared to support all country keyboard.

Many restrictions on this model can not be continued after the file management system, Bluetooth file transfer may be. No multi-tasking machine, copy / paste, no video call, flash the browser.

Map of the machine is also used as Bing maps and software is limited a lot in some country, not rich as Google Maps. It also lacks handwriting recognition, Windows Mobile, does not support DivX / XviD video, ringtones also only allows downloads from the Marketplace.


HD7 is the phone model possesses many features of fashionable mobile phones. Machines running on four-band GSM, speakerphone support, phone conversations, meetings and tools such as speed dialing, multimedia messaging.

Besides, apart from 3G support, the machine also integrates Wi-Fi b / g / n, Bluetooth 2.1 and GPS. A limitation of Windows Phone 7 tethering is not supported, users will not share the 3G to Wi-Fi for mobile devices such as Android 2.2.

Although HTC sealed interface, but also have added an application called HTC Hub. This new software upgrade last round, outside support showing more weather information, location, temperature. HTC Hub Upon entering, you will notice a new interface looks like Windows Mobile or Android Sense. Information such as clocks, weather displays quite lively with the accompanying effects (such as thunder, rain … with sound).

HTC Hub also comes with many software utilities are available, when click, it will automatically link to the Marketplace for download. Unfortunately, some premium games, users in some country will not download, this time applied only support free applications and do not allow payment.

HTC HD7 16GB of internal memory and does not allow users to expand through external card. Capacity on relatively complete for users to download entertainment content for multimedia, game …

HD7 camera is 5 megapixel camera, users can enter custom as six levels of resolution, effects, photos … In addition, HTC is also fitted Photo Enhancer applications, this is free software that allows editing images with colors, different effects.

In fact, the picture quality on this model at a moderate level, quite in the picture and crisp, sharp pictures with flash in the night does not look nice, quite light in return. With HD video recording capabilities, the quality on the HD7 is in fairly.

HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platform


Voice quality test showed very good HD7, machines for large and full sound.

One problem that many people interested in recent times is the quality wave on the HD7. In fact, the waves of this model are often unstable. The manual covers the back of the machine, the waves sometimes reduced. However, this phenomenon occurs only when set parallel to 3G and GSM. After turning off 3G, the waves of the HD7 has become a stable phenomenon. Besides, although the test waves decreased, but the call quality on stability and not having any problems like dropped calls …

HTC HD7 uses 1GHz Snapdragon processor, memory of the machine is 576MB RAM, 512MB ROM, processor speed of this model is equivalent to HD2, however, the use of a new platform for that, HD7 runs very smooth, touch screen works well, is light touch and stroke can go into other applications without any difficulty.

HD7 uses 1230 mAh capacity battery, according to the manufacturer’s notice, machines for continuous talk time of 6.5 hours, standby time is 14.5 days. Actual use facebook regularly connect, surf the web via Wi-Fi and 3G showed more than a day to recharge it. If disabling the connection mode, and user level called normal hearing, approximately 2 more days.

HTC HD7 Review- For people love Window Mobile platform

Rival HTC HD7

Located high in the segment, HD7 model that possesses many rivals from Apple, Samsung, Sony Ericsson or even HTC.

HTC HD Desire

The HTC phones running Android more attractive to applications and other utilities for users such as Wi-Fi, customize the look and cheaper price of around 40$. Compared with the HD7, the machine can not stand, but the 8-megapixel camera, features the same connection.

iPhone 4

iPhone 4 HD7 has a higher price, but it is also attractive and equipment can eliminate all competitors in the senior group. In addition to the big screen and stand can be constructed, the HD7 lost in design, applications, software sharpness, especially the ability to attract.

You can find iPhone 4 in Amazon :  Apple iPhone 4 Black Smartphone 16GB

Samsung S Galaxy

Galaxy S screen is 4 inches smaller than the HD7, but thanks to an impressive Super AMOLED technology. It also more convenient thanks to the Android platform, but plastic is not designed to impress as the HD7.

Dell Streak

Dell’s new streak on Android 2.2 and also a rival, this model can display up to 5 inches, the style of a mini tablet. However, comparison of styles, impressive in view, this model may be in HD7.

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10

X10 is now available in Android 2.1, this is a smartphone with a sleek, elegant and masculine with the HD7. The screen is 4 inches smaller than the HD7 and the interface is not impressive, however, like Desire HD, S Galaxy, the machine more attractive by applying