HTC Smart User Reviews
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posted on 06 Nov 2010, 08:41
Hey! Nice looking paperweight!
Foolish Fool has owned it for less than month before publishing this review
I got this phone free under a contract, so no real cash lost. the phone itself is beautiful, and it looks very much like a Proper Smartphone. I thought I got a good featurephone for free.
Then I turned it on and was greeted by the crappy BrewMP OS. The Sense UI barely masks the horror of BrewMP. First thing I noticed was that there wasn't any app store like application. There goes entertainment. Next I realised that the multiple menus and the Homescreens were basically showing the same things.
After trying to ignore such blatant techniques of false functionality, I tried typing a message. I have to admit, that it was an OK experience, especially for a resistive screen. the only complaint I have about the text input is that I coz of the resistive screen, some keys are pressed wrongly (like when i try and press B, the screen types up the letter V instead). Not too bad, no real complaints.
Camera is mediocre, Shots came out dull and washed out. Videos taken are horrible. LED light is useless.
HTC tried making a Feature phone, but ended up making a basic phone. I have to say though, that for it's LOW price, it is an OK phone. It has all the features of an average Keypad phone, resolution, Cam, Apps (Java only anyone?), with a touchscreen. If you have a tight budget, or already own a smartphone and want to renew your contract, this phone is good enough too keep as a backup or a free gift to someone; coz it looks nice enough for the person to believe you spent money on their gift.Build quality 8/10Reception 7/10Call quality 6/10Internet 6/10Multimedia 6/10Camera 6/10UI speed 6/10Everyday usage 5/10Text input 6/10Display 5/10Battery 8/10
- Good Build Quality
- Sense UI
- Touchscreen is relatively responsive
- Good enough battery Life
- Cheap No contarct/Free contract, any
- No Wi-Fi
- Horrible Screen Resolution
- No apps
- Mediocre Camera
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posted on 14 Jun 2010, 05:05
Budget phone thats worth buying
i got to use this mobile recently and i didnt find any major problems as listed here by other users* The video quality is good*Call Quality and sound is good*Music player is awesome and the speaker is pretty good*The touch sensitive is very good, atleast far better compared to other touch phones released recentlyOverall this phone is good for a budget consious buyer. Attractive casing and a better resolution screen.Design 9/10Features 8/10Performance 9/10
- The video quality is good
- Call Quality and sound is good
- Music player is awesome and the speaker is pretty good
- The touch sensitive is very good, atleast far better compared to other touch phones released recently
- Fair battery life
- 3G enabled which is a good thing for this price
- 3 MP Camera is quite good which includes a LED flash too
- No WiFi
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posted on 04 Jun 2010, 10:59
are we talking about same phone?
I use this phone about from two weeks ago Cons:-1.No call Management( incoming call reject, ringer mute, etc)Just press volume rocker and phone will mute, right red button (as usual) for call reject2. SINGLE ringtone for all contactsI set different ringtone (mp3) for some contacts (important for me), maybe for me miss option to set ringtone for group.3. Superdumb useless BrewMP OSNo superdumb, only new and in the future we will see what it can.4. screen is not adequately sensitive for any touch UIEnough sensitive as all other resistive touchscreen, for me enough sensitive. 5.Cant play most video formats, also vid quality is poorJust three video formats usually used in phones, for me this is phone with some video possibilities, not video player, just to record something ...6. average call sound quality Call sound is very well, I hear other side well and other hear me also well7. No recording in FMWhy should I record in FM? 8 NO Voice recordingI agree. This is bad.9. No utlities like stopwatch, world time, timer, currency converter, etc which are available in even cheap Basic phonesYes, I have this apps in my "dumb" slider three years old. They should do something about this.10.Crappy music playerMusic player is decent, basic but decent. I need pone to work like phone, save the battery life.11. only wap browserHTML browser, OBIGO Q7.3-1.7, two taps for instant zoom in, and zoom out, but as all 3" screen limitation for comfortable surfing net (I use my notebook,...Design 9/10Features 7/10Performance 7/10
- HTC Sense UI
- nice calls and messages tracking
- weather app
- call sound
- battery life
- under average calendar
- no voice recording
- no flash player support
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posted on 31 May 2010, 01:11
Its useless phone from HTC
i was utterly disappointed by HTC smart.
HTC thinks people are gullible and will buy a dumb phone just by naming it smart and a crippled sense UI.
1.No call Management( incoming call reject, ringer mute, etc)
2. SINGLE ringtone for all contacts
3. Superdumb useless BrewMP OS
4. screen is not adequately sensitive for any touch UI
5.Cant play most video formats, also vid quality is poor
6. average call sound quality
7. No recording in FM
8 NO Voice recording
9. No utlities like stopwatch, world time, timer, currency converter, etc which are available in even cheap Basic phones
10.Crappy music player
11. only wap browser
12. list goes on and on.....
Nice case design
battery lifeDesign 7/10Features 1/10Performance 2/10
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