• HTC 7 Pro
73
Based on 23 scores, 38 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    2
  • Good:
    7
  • Average:
    10
  • Bad:
    4

Pros:

  • Stellar, five-row QWERTY keyboard, Smooth, responsive OS, Good call quality, Loud speakerphone.
  • The HTC 7 Pro features a durable design with a responsive QWERTY keyboard, a tilting screen, and support for HD video recording and playback.
  • Fantastic hardware keyboard, Innovative springloaded tilting screen, Pocket to Picture camera feature works well with easy to use button, Great for Xbox Live gaming and Zune Media Playback.

Cons:

  • Heavy, Short battery life, No Wi-Fi hotspot mode, No microSD card slot, Small screen isn't particularly colorful, Windows Phone 7 still lacks third-party app support.
  • The HTC 7 Pro's heavy and bulky body will weigh some people down. Its camera could be better, and the screen is dull compared with other Windows phones.

Expert reviews and ratings

By PC Mag on 60

The HTC 7 Pro pairs Microsoft's vastly improved mobile OS with the company's now-familiar, tilting-display form factor and an excellent five-row QWERTY keyboard....

By Gear Diary on

I am very fortunate to have landed a review HTC 7 Pro unit from U.S. Cellular. A month or so ago I wrote about the 7 Pro launching as the first Windows Phone 7 device on U. S. Cellular. I will be doing a full review in the coming weeks, but wanted...

By eTech Reviews on

The HTC Arrive impressed us when it was initially launched in the market, especially because it was one of the finest designed QWERTY Windows phone, and the same is the case with the HTC 7 Pro as well. But still a lot has changed since Microsoft...

By cnet on 73

U.S. Cellular's first Windows Phone 7 phone is a solid effort, although the HTC 7 Pro will disappoint those looking for a large, vibrant...

By BrightHub on 60

Overall the HTC 7 Pro comes in as an 'Average' smartphone in today's extremely competitive environment. It's quite a shame that it has taken so long for the HTC 7 Pro to debut to the public. After the amazing showing from competitors at...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

With its fast processor, good screen and slick OS, the Pro 7 has a lot going for it. However, it’s the physical keyboard that differentiates it from other handsets and unfortunately it’s just not as good as it should be....

By Expert Reviews on 80

A great messaging smartphone, and one of the best Windows Phone 7 handsets available....

By CoolSmartphone on

The HTC 7 Pro is a handset which was announced back in October along with the other HTC Windows Phone 7 devices like the Mozart and HD7 but has only just been made available here in the UK recently and at present is the only Windows Phone 7 handset on...

By IT Reviews on

We're still to be convinced if Microsoft has got Windows Phone 7 right. Every time we see it, we're frustrated by some aspects. The addition of a physical keyboard to the hardware of the HTC 7 Pro doesn't help, and in some ways actually...

By Tracy and Matt's Blog on

The big factor when considering a Windows Phone 7 device is that do you need a hardware keyboard. If the answer is yes than the HTC 7 Pro will be the obvious choice. If you are not digging the keyboard then you have lots of other touch screen WP7...

By Pocket-lint on 70

The HTC 7 Pro doesn’t critically fail and is pleasant enough in day to day use, but it doesn’t feel like a complete experience yetKey specs3.5mm jack, 3G, 5 megapixels, Bluetooth, GPRS, GPS, GSM, HSDPA, Li-ion battery, MP3 player,...

By Recombu on 70

The HTC 7 Pro's keypad is really easy to type on and Windows Phone 7's neat tiles interface works like a charm on the glossy 3.7-inch touchscreen.Little things such as the positioning of the camera button may irritate after a while and the...

By CellPhoneQuick on

The HTC 7 Pro is a really good Windows Phone 7 device that will suit one type of person very very well. That person is someone who really likes Microsoft and who wants a very fast Windows Phone 7 device with a full QWERTY keyboard. If that’s you,...

By T3 Magazine on 60

Poorly designed keys Chunky...

By Phone Arena on 80

The quality of the earpiece on the HTC 7 Pro is pretty good. We were able to hear those calling us distinctly with natural sounding voices, although we'd prefer a bit more in the volume department. The microphone on the bottom of the phone did a...

By CNET UK on 70

With a clever tilting keyboard and robust design, the HTC 7 Pro is a mobile typist's dream. The other specifications of this Windows Phone 7 handset are less striking,...

By 3G UK on 80

Windows phone 7 is a joy to use as always, and while the HTC 7 Pro is no exception, we prefer other WP7 handsets. The sliding mechanism is too stiff and the handset’s body will be just too substantial for a lot of users. Having said that, phones...

By TechRadar on 60

Windows Phone 7 has been with us since last October, where the first flurry of handsets came quickly with a trio from HTC, the HD7, HTC 7 Mozart and HTC 7 Trophy being joined by the Samsung Omnia 7 and LG Optimus 7.Since then, things have been a...

By Mobile Choice on 80

The QWERTY keyboard that is the 7 Pro’s USP is one of the best around, but its email interface isn’t quite as full-featured as more dedicated business devices...

By RegHardware on 85

So far, there’s really very little difference between WP7 handsets – they’ve all got broadly similar functionality and features – but the HTC 7 Pro stands out for its Qwerty keyboard, which is a winner. If that’s what...