Editors Liked

  • Excellent Browser, WiFi, 3G & GPS Support, Comes with Android 2.2 (Froyo), Beautiful Large AMOLED Display, Looks Great
  • Nice screen; decent camera; Sense user interface; uses latest Android OS
  • Fast performance. Sharp, responsive screen. Attractive hardware design. Refined HTC Sense UI layer. Smooth, colorful video playback. Reasonable US Cellular plan pricing
  • Lovely design and build, brilliant display, excellent web browser, superb integration with social networking services, Sense UI is fantastic
  • Speedy 1-GHz Snapdragon processor, Bright and rich Super LCD screen, Solid design with soft-touch finish, U.S. Cellular's battery swap program
  • Well designed, comfortable to use, Decent audio quality, Photo/Video capture is quite good, OTA to Froyo available
  • Superb display, Excellent Build Quality, Fantastic UI, High Level of Customisation With HTC Sense, SuperFast Performance
  • The HTC Desire features a sleek design with a sharp and responsive touch screen. The 1GHz Snapdragon processor keeps things running smoothly, and call quality is good
  • Latest Android version, a large, bright, vivid and responsive touchscreen, Flash support
  • Solid build; feels great in hand; speedy processor; beautiful screen; hardware buttons with great tactile feedback;
  • Beautiful Screen, Intuitive Multtouch Display, Android OS, 5MPCamera, Accelerometer, Expandable Memory (Take That Stupid Apple), Fully Integrated Social Networking
  • Large WVGA 3.7-inch display; sleek form factor; HTC Sense software improves default Android UI; good integration of social-networking services; responsive, thanks to the 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 576MB RAM
  • Enhanced and fast user experience with updated HTC Sense, Great multimedia experience on its 3.7inch AMOLED screen, Availability of internet tethering and FM radio features on Android
  • Great operational speed (virtually all applications), Huge screen that equates to very comfortable Internet experience, Partial Flash support, Excellent incall and audio playback quality
  • Fast, desktop-like browser, excellent social networking features, intuitive and highly customisable user interface, flawless touch-screen and keyboard
  • Great HTC Sense UI, super fast Snapdragon processor, large AMOLED screen
  • Great AMOLED screen. Advanced email options. Feels good in the hand

Editors Didn't Like

  • Average Camera, Disappointing BatteryLife, No Sound Customization Options
  • Pricey
  • Must pull the battery to swap microSD cards
  • Phone heats up when in use, display is a fingerprint magnet, using optical trackpad to click pictures is inconvenient, camera has trouble focusing on smaller objects, poor FM radio reception, unimpressive battery life
  • Rarely had a full signal, Camera images oversaturated, Odd design choices
  • Battery life should have been better, Handset tends to heat up a bit during prolonged usage
  • Onscreen Keyboard not as Polished as the iPhone's, Somewhat Limited Multimedia Capabilities
  • No voice dialing over Bluetooth. Camera and camcorder quality are so-so
  • HTC Sense hasn't really evolved as much as we'd have liked over the past year
  • Ships with Android 2.1; battery life is not great; camera is only “okay” This post was written by: Judie Lipsett Stanford - who has written 1452 posts on Gear Diary. I have had a fascination with all types of gadgets and
  • Price
  • Screen dim in direct sunlight; colors of photos shot indoors appear dull; one-day battery life; microSDHC card slot blocked by battery
  • Less than a day of heavy usage, Average audio playback quality, More work required on imaging quality
  • No DivX and Xvid support, Screen that is barely usable in direct sunlight
  • AMOLED screen has major glare in sunlight, no voice-to-text feature, despite the fact Android 2.1 supports it, video records at a paltry 15fps or lessLook and Feel
  • No music player equalizer, no hardware send/end call keys
  • No voice-to-text input. Average battery life