Hands-on with the HTC HD7
0. phoneArena 11 Oct 2010, 15:12 posted on
T-Mobile is surely looking to lay claim to what's arguably the most highly anticipated device to sport the next-gen platform, and from what we've been able to check out so far...
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1. etownone (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jul 2010)
Looks like the pics of the supposed Incredible HD.
2. carguy (unregistered)
Does Windows 7 includes voice turn by turn directions like google maps ??
11. corps1089 (Posts: 492; Member since: 20 Jan 2010)
15. Pings (Posts: 275; Member since: 19 Dec 2008)
I thought Bing has maps and not voice turn by turn directions.
4. Carlos Mencia (unregistered)
I am just wondering about the use of WP 7 are manufacturers going to have any unique phone interfaces for their phones, like HTC Sense, etc. Cause all the WP7 phones have the same interface that I like, but they are all the same.
5. WP7Fan (unregistered)
Part of Microsoft Requirements software wise is to not have any major changes to the look/UI of the phone. OEMs/Carries can have there own hubs and OEMs/Carries can add one custome color to the theme options on the phone. Thats it. Tis why HTC only has a hub interface and most of the phones look similar. Its to make sure if you buy any windows phone it feels like windows phone.
6. Messyzain (unregistered)
phones shud be like phones not like tablet PCs this is one of them
7. etownone (Posts: 40; Member since: 25 Jul 2010)
Nope. If you want to be stuck in the stone ages, then that's you. I can only imagine the advances in smartphones 5 or even 10 yrs down the line.
8. tt123 (unregistered)
why on the American versions of these phones do they not include an htc hub. is there one? in the video of the HD7 there's no hub shown, do you have to download it?
10. molten (unregistered)
It does have the htc hub. He just didnt talk about it. Look at the video carefully when he is scrolling and you will see it around the 1.19 minute mark and its the one before telenav tile at the bottom.
13. CRICKETownz (Posts: 980; Member since: 24 Oct 2009)
Call me crazy for thinkin forward and goin against what Google thinks will be a crowded market with WP7's introduction but i like the OS. Too bad HTC opted to put this on T-Mobile of all carriers man. Talk about a waste of potential...
14. Nish (unregistered)
I don't like the homescreen, but the interface is very fluid.