Editors Liked

  • Pleasant software customizations by HTC, hardware keyboard
  • Excellent keyboard. Good call quality. Elegant software
  • Large display, great keyboard feel, HTC Sense UI, Swype onscreen keyboard, cool myModes system, solid speech to text input
  • MyModes lets you create multiple user profiles, Easy-to-use voice commands, Spacious keyboard, Responsive touchscreen, Increased data speeds in HSPA+ areas
  • The T-Mobile MyTouch 3G Slide features a full QWERTY keyboard and the latest version of Android, 2.1, with all of its capabilities. T-Mobile's customized user interface brings a more consumer-friendly look and feel to Android, and the carrier includes
  • Superb and user-friendly interface
  • Sleek design, capacitive touchscreen
  • Smooth and excellent interface, Fingerfriendly capacitive touchscreen, Trackball for navigation, Well integrated with Google services, Support for Microsoft Exchange
  • Well designed, Smooth OS and UI, Great Browser, Great audio player
  • Much smaller size than the G1, Expandable memory, Access to App Market for purchasing and downloading apps
  • Not great, battery life and call quality, Capacitive (fingerfriendly) touchscreen with trackball, Simple draganddrop media handling
  • Compact form factor; sharp touchscreen display; Microsoft Exchange support; onscreen numeric keypad for one-hand typing; Marketplace for apps and widgets
  • The HTC Magic’s mapping abilities are top notch, with Street View drawing gasps of amazement
  • Runs new ‘Cupcake’ version of Android. Now captures video. Much thinner than G1

Editors Didn't Like

  • Confusing keyboard character masking
  • Not the fastest processor
  • Poor hardware buttons, bad visual keyboard design, some creaking in use, misguided Faves Gallery system
  • Camera images somewhat grainy, Faves Gallery offers limited social networking features, 3G signals fade in and around buildings
  • The Faves Gallery doesn't always display the most up-to-date information. Its camera photo quality is subpar
  • No video calling support. Android App store still has limited apps compared to Apple’s App Store
  • No Android Market or Google apps
  • Lack of 3.5mm audio port
  • No Google Maps, No Android Market App, No Bluetooth data transfer, No FM radio
  • Same old interface as the G1, miniUSB connector requires an adapter for using a traditional 3.5mm headset, Awkward connectivity to a computer, Lack of multitouch
  • Poor camera quality and features
  • QWERTY keypad needs improvement; no 3.5mm audio jack; camera lacks flash; battery life not great
  • The lack of flash and zoom add up to a hugely disappointing camera and video camera.Look and Feel
  • Not radically different from the G1. Some may miss the QWERTY keyboard