HTC Droid Eris
The Motorola Droid has superior multitasking capability and call quality.
Slim, compact design, 5 MP camera, Pre-installed 8 GB card included, WiFi
Android 2.0 is impressive; the screen is glorious; apptoOS integration is revolutionary.
Direct Outlook synchronization, Bright, sharp display.
Gets the rated talk time, Seems well made, Thin and lightweight, Low price
Great screen, Touchscreen offers feedback, Great browser
Android OS 2.0. Background tasks. Scary-good voice command.
Direct YouTube upload, Many functions
Fantastic touchscreen, QWERTY keyboard is nice to have, Google Maps Navigation means just one device.
Huge library of opensource applications, slick design, good sound, perfect touch screen, adequate battery life
Cheapest Android phone, Sleek design, Sophisticated, customizable interface, Display supports multitouch pinchtozoom, Good call quality.
Subtle, elegant, longlasting design, Sense UI a significant help to Android, Good call quality on at least HSPA networks, Android more flexible for thirdparty apps, Multitouch and inbrowser Flash, Cheap on Telus and Verizon.
Great UI, excellent text input, fine browser with Flash support
Thin but solid design, Excellent HTC Sense user interface, Mutlitouch support, Very good Web browser, 5-MP camera
Small size, Solid build, Physical call buttons, 5 MP phone, 3.5mm stereo plug, Better Virtual Keyboard, Mini-USB connector, Supports Multi-Touch pinch and spread
Hardware smoother than a shave with a cutthroat razor. Brilliant touchscreen is shiny and responsive. 5megapixel cam shoots very passable pics. Price is a friend to wallets everywhere.
Best interface on a mobile device. Social networks integrate neatly with online contacts and calendars. Detailed and useful information presented during calls. ...
Large WVGA capacitive touchscreen, Improved performance with Android, Integration with Google Maps is excellent, making the device a viable alternative to dedicated GPS devices, Audio quality is excellent, Video recording is very good for a phone
Compact and comfortable phone, HTC Sense UI.
Polished interface. Good call quality. Has multitouch pinch-to-zoom. Supports all Android apps.
The HTC Droid Eris offers a slim design, plentiful features, and satisfying performance. It also has pinch and zoom multitouch.
Gorgeous display; Android 2.0 which includes a faster Web browser, Google Maps Navigation app, and better messaging and contact management; excellent call quality; long talktime; improved speed over previous Android devices.
Slide out keyboard, Haptic feedback touchscreen, 16GB of builtin storage, Highly customizable, 3G network support.
Lagless UI, Android 2.0 power, Great keyboard, Extremely fast processor, Free GPS navigation
Snappy Web browsing, Gorgeous 3.7-inch display.
The keyboard is difficult to type upon and the keys are close together.
Short battery life, Android 1.5 instead of 2.0, No dedicated camera shutter release button, No camera flash
Terrible, terrible keyboard; no multitouch; no tool to manage background applications.
Ships with Android 1.5 instead of 2.0, Front panel softkeys difficult to find
Slow and just frustrating to use, Clunky interface, Short talk time or battery life, Not very finger friendly, Poor call quality, Poor picture quality, Poor signal
Keyboard keys too flat
Physical keyboard is horrible. Worst camera ever. Feels like a brick in your hand. No direct synchronization with iCal or Address Book.
Need wifi to upload big clips, No zoom for video
Battery life could be better, QWERTY keyboard keys too close together, Camera preview misleading
A little bit difficult to use at first because it’s so different from other smartphones
Runs on older Android 1.5 OS, Mediocre camera, Choppy video playback, Short battery life
Still running Android 1.5, Same CPU as the Magic/myTouch 3G, Camera not much of an upgrade, Flash support somewhat oversold, Expensive on Sprint.
DROID Eris has touch sensitive controls
No camera flash, GPS navigation costs extra, More expensive than HTC Hero (over two-year contract)
No keyboard, Android 1.5, No Dedicated Camera button
Processor lags like a chain smoker running the Boston Marathon. Mediocre voice quality. User interface could use a tuneup. And a valve job. Hell, how about a complete overhaul?
Interface may be too complicated for new users. Lacks GPS turn-by-turn navigation. Camera is horrible. ...
Multitouch is supported by the operating system but not implemented optimally in the device, Still photos are difficult to set up properly, Keyboard lighting is dysfunctional and erratic
Has a GPS but no VZ Navigator, just Google Maps.
Poor camera. Poor video playback. Slower and lower-resolution than Motorola Droid.
The HTC Droid Eris has mixed multimedia quality. It comes only with the Android 1.5 OS, there's no file manager, and internal performance was occasionally sluggish.
QWERTY keyboard feels flat; dialpad control is restricted to the home screen; music and video capabilities still trail behind the competition; dual-mode functionality for world-roaming capabilities would have been a nice addition.
Autofocus doesn't always work on the camera, Less apps than iPhone, Media player is lacking.
No multitouch UI, Stifled “With Google” options, Moto’s typical weak camera performance, Final Score: 5/5
Flat keyboard is difficult to type on, Some camera images come out grainy, Currently has no access to Verizon's V Cast
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