• O2 HTC Smart
66
Based on 31 scores, 45 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    0
  • Good:
    6
  • Average:
    13
  • Bad:
    12

Pros:

  • Supports 3G, Looks Good & Feels Solid, HTC's Sense UI, Good Music Playback
  • Solid design, Good battery life, Familiar HTC Sense UI
  • 'Smart' looking device, well designed, Audio clarity for calls and music is good, Camera is quite decent

Cons:

  • Average Camera, Resistive Touchscreen, No WiFi or GPS, Poor Browser
  • No easy way to get third party applications, Poor camera, Price is not entry level

Expert reviews and ratings

By PCWorld India on 64

The HTC Smart is an inexpensive phone that offers 3G support and runs on the Brew mobile OS....

By CellPhoneQuick on -

The HTC Smart has really impressed me. Generally feature or fashion phones are not my cup of tea but this is one of the first of such handsets to bring smartphone style features to a more entry level handset,...

By Phone Arena on 65

The sturdy design of the HTC Smart probably has something to do with the fact that it's become a company trademark to grace its phones with high-quality and enduring materials. Indeed, the HTC Smart exudes that premium feel so typical of HTC's...

By IT Reviews on -

What HTC has done with the Smart is to produce a quite clever handset that is relatively low cost. It has a middle-of-the-road set of specifications but good looks, and that might be enough for those on a limited budget. But don't expect fully...

By 3G UK on 80

on the HTC Smart There are lots of handy smartphone-like little touches on the Smart, which gives you advanced features in an affordable, accessible handset. It’s a nice, comfortable size yet the screen is large enough for enjoyable web...

By Tech2 on 70

ConnectivityThe HTC Smart is loaded with all basic connectivity options which is quite adequate. Its a 3G enabled device which also offers EDGE/GPRS connectivity for Web browsing or social networking. The browser is quite basic with a double-tap...

By PC Pro on 33

A poor mans smartphone, at a mid-range price. Lacks too much to compete with even the cheapest Android handset...

By GSMArena on -

HTC Smart is the HTC’s first experiment of going beyond the Android and Windows Mobile realms. In fact it’s their closest attempt to producing a basic feature phone. Similar to other HTC handsets, the HTC Smart has got top-notch build...

By V3.co.uk on 60

The HTC Smart offers some touch-screen glamour at a relatively low price, and will suit buyers who are attracted by the user experience of a smartphone but do not necessarily want to download new applications. However, for existing smartphone users...

By 5FWD on 60

The HTC Smart is a tempting option for anyone looking for a phone on Pay As You Go, and the opportunity for plenty of Facebook snacking on the go. But the lack of any instant messaging and extra apps will frustrate those same folks, as may the...

By Phones.com on 68

HTC Smart is a non-complex entry-level smartphone with none too impressive features. The Sense UI may be the only remarkable aspect of the HTC. The smartphone looks good enough and the homescreens do pop. All other features bear minimal functions....

By ThinkDigit on 70

If you are looking for a value-for-money yet feature-rich phone, HTC Smart is for you, with a decent build quality, Bluetooth, 3G, intuitive Sense UI, unified inbox and native social networking, and thread-type messaging. However, if you intend to...

By MobilesRoom on 73

The smart and sleek mobile handset, HTC Smart, is the first phone in the country which is running on Qualcomm developed Brew Mobile Platform. The phone looks too good with smooth rounded finish corners.The phone has a 3.2-inch resistive touchscreen....

By RegHardware on 70

It comes down to what you want from your smart phone. If you need Wi-Fi or GPS, or like to experiment with different apps, this won't be the phone for you. But if you want a decent looking handset that can organise your life, play music and video...

By PC Advisor on 60

The HTC Smart does what it promises, providing an inexpensive phone for the masses with some smart features, like Facebook and Twitter integration, and a user-friendly interface. However the lack of an app store and its poor on-screen keyboard limit...

By HardwareZone.com on -

The HTC Smart might not be the smartest smartphone out of the bunch (think of its higher-end cousins, HTC Desire, or HTC Legend). However, for a basic entry-level phone priced at $358, it pretty much does its job despite the occasional lag...

By Trusted Reviews on 70

It's no secret that we've been rather keen on many of HTC's recent touchscreen smartphones, namely the and . However, there's no getting round the fact that they're still quite expensive handsets. So to address a more...

By TechRadar on 50

"Quietly Brilliant" that's HTC's latest marketing slogan. And although we're not generally won over by such rhetoric, in this particular case, it rings pretty true. While Apple has been busy trying to convince the world that the...

By Pocket-lint on 60

As a package it offers a neat range of features unique at this price point, but the touch response makes it difficult for us to fully stand behindKey specs3 megapixels, 3.5mm jack, 3G, Bluetooth, FM radio, GPRS, GSM, Li-ion battery, microSD, MP3...

By ElectricPig.co.uk on 80

Sets a new standard for budget phone...