• HTC HD7
74
Based on 61 scores, 95 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    28
  • Average:
    12
  • Bad:
    13

Pros:

  • Enormous and bright screen, Userfriendly Windows Phone 7 OS, Smooth performance with no lag, Kickstand for watching videos.
  • Impressive design, large display, good for web browsing
  • Good screen, bright enough for direct sunlight, Fast and responsive, Excellent for media playback.

Cons:

  • Short battery life, Poor camera quality, Limited viewing angles, Screen washes out easily
  • Poor display quality, terrible camera, weak loudspeaker, below average battery life, Windows Phone 7

Expert reviews and ratings

By ConsumerSearch on -

HD7's giant screen falls flat With a body "big enough to double as an ice scraper," according to Matt Buchanan of Gizmodo.com, and a screen to match, plus the well-designed Windows Phone 7 operating system, the HTC HD7 for T-Mobile plays on some...

By BrightHub on 100

I have never been this happy with a mobile and certainly not as impressed with one since the first iPhone was released.In terms of performance, design, and features, the HTC HD7 is the equal of the HTC HD2 and the Android powered HTC Desire....

By Trusted Reviews on 70

The HD7 is one of the better looking large screen smartphones and feels speedy to use. We also like the modern looking and straight forward Windows Phone OS. However, the phone feels a bit like a missed opportunity, because what could have been a...

By AnandTech on -

When Microsoft launched Windows Phone 7 late last year, it was readily evident that they had a solid platform on their hands, but it was missing some critical details. Chief among them? Copy-and-paste, bringing back a frequent grievance from the...

By Geek.com on -

I’ve been an Android user since the G1. Picked one up on launch day, in fact. I was working in an environment that was heavily embedded in open source, so the greater concepts that surrounded Android appealed to me. It was my first real...

By CNET Australia on 76

With Windows Phone 7, the HD7 is a great smartphone for beginners but its locked OS and absent features will frustrate seasoned smartphone...

By Whathifi.com on 60

Until now, Windows Mobile (as the OS was formerly known) hasn’t really endeared itself to the mobile crowd, paralysed, as it was, by glitches. Microsoft has gone away and come back with Windows Phone 7 (WP7). And, seeing that is a seen as a cool...

By TechTree on 50

The HTC HD7 is a disappointing combination of incomplete software and mediocre hardware. Its biggest drawback is the Windows Phone 7 operating system, which just doesn't have anything to offer right now apart from a slick interface. It lacks...

By GadgetReview on 50

HTC HD7 ReviewFebruary 28th, 2011 12:00 PM | by James Pikover | View Comments | cellphone review, hd7 t-mobile hd7, HTC, HTC HD7, Microsoft, Review, T-Mobile, Windows, Windows phone 7, wp7HTC’s HD7 is the second Windows Phone 7 device I’ve...

By Techgage on -

Overall, the HD7 proved to be a solid, easy-to-use device. Watching a movie on the smartphone is unlike any other Windows Phone device, provided you are prepared to use headphones or a third party external speaker. The kickstand is solid in...

By Tech2 on 60

Misc. FeaturesWith some mobile standard apps like a unit converter, calendar (that does not sync with your Facebook account), alarm, calculator you’re good to go as far as basic features are concerned. What’s missing is a Notes application...

By ZOMGitsCj on -

So what can we say that hasnt been said about the HD7 already. It’s pretty much what you’d expect, in the same 4.3 Inch formfactor that HTC has used over on the HD2 and Evo 4G before it, but applied to the new Windows Phone 7 OS.If...

By Canadian Reviewer on 80

HTC has designed a top-tier Windows Phone smartphone that's aimed at the executive class with the HTC HD7. Following the recent trend of jumbo smartphones with large screens and powerfu features, the HTC HD7's design, look and feel all scream...

By PCWorld India on 82

The HTC HD7 is the first Windows Phone 7 smartphone to be launched in India....

By Ubergizmo on -

The HTC HD7 is currently the Windows Phone 7’s flagship device and it delivers a great performance with its large display; whether it is emailing, browsing the web, getting directions on Bing maps, reading and editing a document or watching...

By Computeractive on 80

A good-looking phone with a great, large screen, but it has a couple of annoying flaws too...

By ThinkDigit on 70

The HD7 is quite a nice phone. The new platform seems promising, and is a huge step forward from WM 6.5, apart from a few shocking omissions. The HD7 loses out on account of these omissions, as well as a few of its own. A decent display in lieu of an...

By infoSync World on 83

The HTC HD7 brings entertainment on the go to a whole new level. Is it enough to beat the EVO 4G and Droid X? Find out in our review.HTC HD7 Report The Windows Phone 7 fleet aims at delivering something for everyone. There's the HTC Surround for...

By eWeek on -

As implemented in HTC's HD7 smartphone, Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 emerges as a solid mobile operating system with no major issues worth complaining about. Despite its overall polish and functionality, the platform feels a bit like a first...

By IT Reviews on -

Windows Phone 7 has launched to a mixed reaction - but if you like it, and you want the best multimedia experience it can deliver, then the HTC HD 7 is the place to look....