Editors Liked

  • Impressive design, large display, good for web browsing
  • Good screen, bright enough for direct sunlight, Fast and responsive, Excellent for media playback
  • Well designed, UI is super slick, Audio quality is excellent
  • Great Looking UI, OS is Very Simple to Use, Large Screen, Looks Great, Web Browsing is a Great Experience
  • Interface looks good and performs well; 4.3in screen is big and bright; touchscreen is very responsive
  • Decent battery life; thin; very large and responsive display; good build quality; kickstand; feels great in the hand; decent camera, dual LED flash helps in low-light situations
  • High quality look and feel, Large responsive capacitive touchscreen, Windows Phone 7 provides a unique and easytouse user interface, Wireless synching through Windows Live is included
  • Excellent performance with a responsive touchscreen, beautiful and fresh interface design, strong multimedia features, 4.3? display transforms the system into a mobile theater, Find my Phone feature is builtin and free, with its great performance a
  • Design feels solid, including kickstand, Large display makes for easier typing, bigger type on websites, Fast data performance with HSPA coverage, Useful bundled apps
  • Windows Phone 7 looks great on the screen, Video is smooth, bright and immersive, Web browsing is a pleasure on the large screen, Dolby Mobile and SRS work very well for music and video
  • Nice user interface, large display for browsing, builtin kickstand for video viewing
  • The HTC HD7 features a large 4.3-inch display and has a solid build quality and integrated kickstand. The Windows Phone 7 device offers full wireless options, a 5-megapixel camera with HD video capture, and 16GB of internal memory
  • Large, bright screen. Useful kickstand. Excellent audio and video performance
  • Well built. Great screen. Xbox Live gaming and Zune Music
  • Speedy browsing, intuitive user interface
  • Giant 4.3inch display makes everything easier, Windows Phone 7 runs like well oiled machine, Great ergonomics
  • The gaming fraternity will be itching to get online with the Xbox LIVE facility
  • Windows 7 phone, Large and responsive screen, Screen is ideal for playing games, movies. The kickstand works perfect during such occasions, Dolby Mobile and SRS sound enhancement provided the right effect, DualLED flash supported the absence of Xenon, Clo

Editors Didn't Like

  • Poor display quality, terrible camera, weak loudspeaker, below average battery life, Windows Phone 7
  • Recessed power button difficult to push, Mediocre battery life, Camera lacks color richness, pictures often blurry and dull
  • Must use Zune for media transfer, No tethering or Bluetooth file transfer option, Poor battery life, No Chat apps preloaded, No Flash or SilverLight support, Music enhancements not within Players UI, No access to App Ma
  • Sound quality not great from builtin speaker; battery life too short; No multitasking; no cut, copy and paste
  • Windows Phone 7 is still has an extensive setup process; display looks a little washed out when compared to other devices; lagginess (specific to launching third-party applications); dual LED flash is sometimes too bright; tends to forget some settings
  • No slot for memory cards, Mobile Office apps (particularly Word) are short on features, Weak external speaker affects speakerphone performance, Wireless synching can be complicated to set up, No "cut and paste" or thirdparty multitasking
  • Doesn’t take advantage of TMobile’s 4G network, no cut and paste or internet tethering available yet for Windows Phone 7, dedicated social networking apps like Facebook and Twitter need to be downloaded separately, lacks multitasking capabilit
  • Display looks duller than competing phones, Doesn't support HSPA+ or mobile hotspot app, Shorter battery life than Samsung Focus, Volume rocker too narrow, Out-of-focus 720p video
  • Design has a few issues, OS needs to mature, Camera has some issues, Battery life could be better
  • Mediocre 5mp camera, poor fitting rear cover, no 3rd party app multitasking or task switcher
  • The HD7 is on the bigger side and lacks expandable memory. Speaker is weak. Touch screen isn't quite as sharp or vibrant as the latest devices
  • No HSPA+. No hotspot mode. Poor camera
  • Average camera. Choice of apps limited. No easy way to switch apps
  • Camera, limited storage
  • Questionable build quality, Poor viewing angles, contrast, color reproduction, Small battery for its size
  • Though the HD7 has 8/16GB of on board memory, there’s no memory card slot to top that storage space up Look and Feel
  • No card slot, No lens protection, No Bluetooth file transfers, No video calls, No multitasking, Limited availability of third party apps, No flash or silverlight support