HTC Amaze 4G User Reviews
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Camera9.7/10Multimedia8.9/10Internet9.1/10Call quality8.2/10Battery6.4/10Reception8.6/10Display9.6/10Build quality9.5/10Text input9.5/10Everyday usage9.1/10UI speed9.2/10
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posted on 28 Apr 2014, 23:41 (Posts: 0; Member since: 28 Apr 2014)
This phone won't disappoint you
anastanvir has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review
I've owned this phone since 1.5 years and it hasn't ever disappointed me, except at some instances I've covered below. Overall, it's a good phone for simple users, who are not looking for a phone for hard gaming, for heavy web browsing or that can carry a lot of apps simultaneously. The battery will kill your joy otherwise.Build quality 8/10Reception 6/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 9/10Text input 8/10Display 9/10Battery 4/10
- Screen resolution
- Dual LED flash
- SD card extension slot
- Lots of RAM
- Easy to root
- Cell reception
- Does not update to Jelly Bean
- Does not support USB OTG
- Does not have multiple gestures support like Galaxy S3
- Default launcher eats a lot of RAM, Apex launcher preferred
- GPU isn't as great as that of iPhone 4
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posted on 16 Aug 2013, 22:12 (Posts: 3; Member since: 16 Aug 2013)
Good phone for the price
aniallation has owned it for more than one year before publishing this review
Great phone for the two years I've had it. Runs great and really smooth. Camera takes amazing quality pictures, screen is nice and clear even though it's not 720p. Same internal components as Sensation XE and One S however I think it's the best out of the 3. Build quality is very good, black+silver model looks really nice, and battery is removable, which is good for spares because the battery life happens to be terrible. However the only bad thing about this phone. Could have asked for Beats Audio like its two brother phones but not worth ranting about.Build quality 10/10Reception 7/10Call quality 8/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 10/10UI speed 7/10Everyday usage 8/10Text input 8/10Display 7/10Battery 4/10
- Comfortable design
- Colors on display look really nice
- Internal speaker, not the loudest, but really good quality sound
- MHL compatible for HDMI output
- Removable battery
- MicroSD card slot, works with 64GB cards
- 4G connectivity
- Dedicated camcorder button on side
- Battery life
- Capacitive button lights bleed onto screen badly
- No USB OTG support
- Tight, recessed headphone jack
- Slow factory software
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posted on 05 Nov 2012, 19:44 (Posts: 0; Member since: 05 Nov 2012)
HTC Amaze 4G is pretty sweet.
jimhova has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
The only con is the ugly back, battery life, and thickness. The case design seems over complicated, and seems to make a tiny amount of noise because of it and the phone not being 100% tight all the way around. Other then that top notch. Android > iphone,
HTC > Samsung.Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
- dead pixel
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posted on 17 Jul 2012, 16:16 (Posts: 0; Member since: 17 Jul 2012)
HTC Amaze 4G Review
illestasian has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
The phone is amazing. It's fast thanks to it's Snapdragon Dualcore 1.5 GHZ processor. When on T-Mobile's 4G network, it loads webpages extremely fast and has no problem playing videos or playing games. Like other owners have said ,the only downside is it's battery. Other than that, the pros HEAVILY outweigh the single con.Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 8/10
- Display screen.
- Snapdragon 1.5 GHZ Dual Core Processor
- Impressive 2 MP Front Camera
- 8MP Rear Camera
- Network speeds
- Blazing fast download and upload speeds
- Lots of RAM
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posted on 12 Jul 2012, 13:13 (Posts: 0; Member since: 12 Jul 2012)
taylorstadel has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
I HAVE HAD THIS PHONE FOR A LITTLE UNDER A YEAR NOW AND ITS STILL AMAZING!! I LOVE THIS PHONE!! THE CAMERA ON THE PHONE IS JUST AWESOME! I LOVE IT!! THE FLASH AFTER A LITTLE WHILE DIMS JUST A LITTLE BIT...BUT I HAVE USED THE FLASH SINCE DAY 1!! THE TOUCHSCREEN IS THE BEST!! THE SCREEN IS ACTUALLY SCRATCH RESISTANT! I HAVE HAD MY LITTLE 5 YEAR OLD BROTHER PLAYING ANGRY BIRDS ON THE PHONE AND HE HAS DROPPED IT SO MANY TIMES...IDK HOW ITS NOT BROKEN YET! HE DOESNT PLAY ON IT ANYMORE BECAUSE I WONT LET HIM NOW..BUT STILL!! THIS PHONE IS SUPER FAST!! I ADORE IT! THE BATTERY IS NOT TO DIE FOR BUT IT IS PRETTY GOOD!! I LOVE IT AND YOU SHOULD GET IT!! THIS PHONE IS GODS GIFT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE ITTTTTTTTTTTT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 5/10
- 4.3 touchscreen
- batttery(is ok!! but not the best!)
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posted on 16 May 2012, 16:38 (Posts: 0; Member since: 16 May 2012)
Still the best overall phone on Tmo
jmart922 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
This phone has more features most phones don't, I have the white version and.this phone is superb on all ends, the battery isn't the best but its better than my old sensation, so its still good for a day use with moderate usageBuild quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
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posted on 29 Feb 2012, 11:19 (Posts: 0; Member since: 29 Feb 2012)
One of the very best, by HTC!
aoakes1 has owned it for less than year before publishing this review
The phone is worth every cent of the retail value, and its sad to see how many don't see the value to the most modern HTC devices to date. Most companies like Samsung use light and cheap plastic, and those phones get raving reviews until the phones get dropped from less than 3 feet and the chassis doesn't hold up to the flex causing the screen to crack and splinter into millions of spider cracks. HTC made some trade offs of course, but its practicably necessary for every day use. I will explain why below
First, as a manufacturer where do you draw the line on of the phone screen where the screen is too big to be considered a phone but rather a tablet. It's crazy to see how many consumers are using these 5 inch bricks and holding the cellphone to the side of their head. HTC made a great call at 4.3 inch screen following the sucess of the HD2 and incorporating into the latest models.
The materials are not sub par nor cheaply constructed. I have to admire the latest engineering of the volume and antenna placement to the back plate. Truly a premium built phone to last a lifetime. Nothing was left out of the phone or limited to a price tag, HTC went all out on this model. If anyone picked up the phone the most they would say is, this phone is heavy. Again HTC had to balance out of the options, I'd rather have a slightly heavier phone than a cheaply built smartphone. Feel ensure that this device can take a little bit of abuse, but to keep the appearance new please invest in a screen...Build quality 10/10Reception 10/10Call quality 10/10Internet 10/10Multimedia 10/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 10/10
- Beautiful screen resolution
- very speedy performance
- flawless internet experience
- best materials used
- Most advanced camera in smartphone
- UI sense easy to use and customize
- 1730 whr battery, longer life on android OS
- cost 249 2 yr contract, or retail 599
- a tad on bundle in size, but great trade for screen size 4.3
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posted on 27 Feb 2012, 14:46 (Posts: 0; Member since: 27 Feb 2012)
Great phone with some problems...
steveolaw has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Let's get this straight. As computer-like smart phones go, this one does a lot. And, the camera is nice. I frequently blind people with the flash. It does the big things well.
But let's talk about the little things. I have stepped "up" from the 3g slide. I kept it in the HTC family for the sense ui. But unlike the 3g, they made the Amaze harder to use. For example, on the 3gslide, there was a simple toggle to turn on wifi calling. easy peezy. But on the amaze, it is a 6? step process of changing settings. Why?!? Also with Gmail, the widgets do not hold the number of unread emails if you open the app, even if no messages were read. (although I hear that is google's fault). It does not come with swype, but another swype-like keyboard which is less intuitive and functional. There are some other minor complexities as well.
Now, the real deal is the battery. I have turned off auto sync, background data, and set it to 2g only and I can still only get 3 hours of use. I had to complain to T-Mobile and have them send me a second battery. Maybe mine was not made well, but dang, that is way to short. Now, I will have to keep switching every day to make sure it stays joiced. I very much suggest that you go to ebay and buy a few batteries and a charger for cheap if you get this great phone.Build quality 8/10Reception 8/10Call quality 6/10Internet 7/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 9/10UI speed 8/10Everyday usage 4/10Text input 9/10Display 10/10Battery 3/10
- the things it does. camera, media, surf.
- made more complex than older phones.
- battery is really bad.
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posted on 07 Jan 2012, 18:58 (Posts: 0; Member since: 07 Jan 2012)
HTC AMAZE 4G Voice quality issues
dudek has owned it for less than 3 months before publishing this review
My biggest problem is the call quality which I compered agains Nokia Nuron and Nokia 6133 which I had owned previously. Both phones had very good speaker and ear piece voice quality and were loud and very clear.
This HTC AMAZE phone however, compered to these two phones simply sucks in quality. I know that every one gets aroused when they see dual core processor or other things but after all this is a phone and it should have good to very good call quality and speaker quality but it does not.
Simply said when you are on the speaker phone ( and I use it a lot) person on the other side sounds robotic, computerized and there is fair amount of static.
I have two phones and they both are like that and it really bothers me. I already have escalated this with T-Mobile and I hope there there will be some kind of a solution to this problem most likley me getting a different phone. My assumption is that the driver of speaker itself is crappy and hence we have crappy sound quality, earpiece is not great either but acceptable, either way both should have been louder than they are.Build quality 9/10Reception 8/10Call quality 1/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 7/10Camera 9/10UI speed 9/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 4/10
- Dispaly quality, sharpness, brightness
- Interface usage
- Good Reception
- Fast smooth operation
- Camera quality and sharpness is very good
- Battery drains quickly
- Ear piece volume low
- Speaker volume low
- Speaker voice quality is garbage
- When in high noise area voice is breaking
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posted on 29 Oct 2011, 03:19 (Posts: 30; Member since: 12 Aug 2011)
HTC Amaze 4G- Amazingly Surprising Phone!
rex0422 has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
Good phone- Especially in camera department.
Call quality is great, reception is good, build quality is GREAT!!!
Also, HSPA+ 42Mbps speed is awesome! I get around 8 to 13 Mbps down and almost 2 Mbps up. The data speeds were good.
Fast processor = good UI speed = good Internet experience = good multimedia experience.
Display is very dense and crisp- Colors are natural and Super-AMOLED isn't as good comparing to the Super-LCD panel here.
HTC keyboard = great! On-part with Motorola multitouch keyboard!!!
Overall, GREAT PHONE!Build quality 10/10Reception 9/10Call quality 9/10Internet 9/10Multimedia 9/10Camera 10/10UI speed 10/10Everyday usage 10/10Text input 10/10Display 10/10Battery 9/10
- Nice looking display with Super-LCD panel
- Camera performance is GREAT- The best on the market right now
- Call quality is good
- Performance is fast with 1.5-GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 Processor
- Revamped UI is beautiful and functional
- Reception is great
- Build quality is awesome- On-Par with iPhone 4/4S
- Large display makes multimedia experience good
- 1080p video results can be better with better audio-recording
- Battery is good, but not that great
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