HTC HD2 review


The HTC HD2 was released in November 2009 and at that time it was a must buy. A 4.3 inches screen in 2009 was a dream which came true with the HD2. Have a look at its main features:

  • Huge 4.3″ 65K-color WVGA glass-covered capacitive touchscreen
  • Multi-touch input
  • Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional OS with Sense UI
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz CPU and 448MB RAM
  • Quad-band GSM support
  • 3G with HSDPA 7.2Mbps
  • Wi-Fi connectivity
  • Built-in GPS receiver with A-GPS support
  • Stereo FM radio with RDS
  • 5 MP autofocus camera with dual LED flash and touch focus
  • VGA video recording at 30fps
  • microSD card slot
  • Standard microUSB port and Bluetooth v2.0 with A2DP
  • Standard 3.5mm audio jack
  • Great audio quality
  • MS Office Mobile document editor
  • Opera 9.5 web browser
  • YouTube client, Facebook and Twitter integration
  • Excellent video playback performance
  • Good battery life

On the front of the phone under the screen it has five hardware control button: answer call, home, menu, back and hang call. The battery cover is made from aluminum. At the bottom of the phone we can see the 3.5mm jack, the microUSB and the microphone. On the left side it has the volume keys.

The 5MP camera has Dual-LED flash, autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, white and brightness balance and self-timer. The quality of the pictures is good. It takes bright and colorful pictures. You can shoot videos at 30 fps and it has VGA resolution.

At connectivity it has 7.2 Mbps HSDPA, 2 Mbps HSUPA, Wi-Fi with b/g standards and Wi-Fi router, Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and a microUSB 2.0 slot. The browser has xHTML and HTML support. The browsing experience is quite good. It has accelerometer, proximity and compass sensors. Also the phone has GSP with A-GPS support and NaviPanel and a stereo FM radio with RDS.

The HD2 has 1230 mAh battery. It is a too small for a 4.3 inches screen phone. But surprisingly it can last for 490 hours in standby and 6 hours and 20 minutes in talk time.

The Microsoft Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional OS powers the Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon chipset, the 1GHz Scorpion processor and the Adreno 200 GPU.  The RAM memory has 448Mb and the ROM memory has 512Mb.

The display is TFT capacitive with a diagonal of 4.3 inches. It supports a resolution of 480 x 800 pixels and a pixel density of 217ppi. The display supports multitouch. The phone weighs 157 grams and measures 120 x 67 x 11mm.

In conclusion if you are a fan of the Windows Mobile OS and you would like a big smartphone with this OS and powerful at the same time go for the HTC HD2. Check for good deals with it on


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