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HTC Touch Diamond Review

0. phoneArena 06 Jun 2008, 10:23 posted on

The HTC Touch was the first real competition the iPhone faced, even if it didn’t necessarily set out to be. HTC was surely trying to capitalize on the popularity of Apple’s all-touch device, but Windows Mobile is a more open though much clunkier UI than OS X, and ultimately the devices were really in a different class...

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posted on 31 Jul 2008, 21:03

30. (unregistered)


Too bad it doesn't have a Micro SD slot....

posted on 04 Aug 2008, 11:30

31. SamOakley (unregistered)


I agree with anonamous (34.) incidentally does anyone know how the cpu performs? I have a Tytn and after about 3 months it has slowed down markedly. Probably because it's clogged up with old photos etc... still, that and the occasional bug are my only gripes with the tytn. This looks much better though would be interested to do a side by side comparison.

posted on 07 Aug 2008, 00:54

32. Don Hawkins (unregistered)


so,....is the diamond and the iphone way ahead of the touch? My touch is slow, locks up, is hard to hear rings, and callers, runs out of juice way before the 4 hour rating or are these super phones more of a gimmicky thing than truly hi tech functional tools? I need a power phone first and internet second as i practically live on my cell phone or would the best advise be to stick o a simple phone and skip the razzle dazzle

posted on 10 Aug 2008, 10:25

33. (unregistered)


That's my question....Do I wait for the diamond to come out (It's supposed to be soon) or do I go with a Blackberry? I don't think the Iphone is really an option for me, as I don't know how or where to get it, or how to attach it to my company (I'm with telus and they don't offer the Iphone). When I went to Telus, the rep told me that the Touch was garbage (the first one) he said so many people had problems with it freezing, and then they'd have to shut it down, and he really didn't recommend it. He told me to get the Blackberry curve. I want a phone mainly for web. Checking my e-mail, Facebook, and IM....And to use as a phone...Music, camera, text, not all that important. I'm not that technical, so something easy to use is best! Please help!!!

posted on 18 Aug 2008, 20:58

34. (unregistered)


just get a blackberry fellas

posted on 28 Aug 2008, 14:04

35. (unregistered)


Does this phone operate as a wireless modem? I have a PPC 6700 and although my phone connects to my laptop via bluetooth, the webpages do not load into IE, Flock, etc. Will Opera improve the situation, or do I need a custom tweak to my web browser or OS to make it work? Thanks.

posted on 17 Sep 2008, 08:13

37. Taxidermista (unregistered)


I don't understand, where the hell is the GPS module review?? It's the main feature of this phone!

posted on 22 Sep 2008, 18:37

38. Paul (unregistered)


Hi, are you going to post an updated review for the Sprint version of the Touch Diamond?.. given there's added features and upgraded hardware? Thanks.

posted on 16 Oct 2008, 17:46

39. (unregistered)


can you talk and browse on the internet?

posted on 24 Oct 2008, 11:30

40. (unregistered)


I must be unlucky, this phone is a peice of junk - constantly crashing, otherwise tediously slow. It has so many problems and glitches that I would never touch HTC again!

posted on 19 Jul 2009, 08:20

41. johnconnor2811 (Posts: 2; Member since: 19 Jul 2009)


HTC is a good phone

posted on 19 Jul 2009, 08:20

42. johnconnor2811 (Posts: 2; Member since: 19 Jul 2009)


Watch the comparison between the HTC touch Diamond,Apple iPhone 3G and new Nokia 5800 XpressMusic....and pick your choicehttp://www.techgodown.com/htc-diamond-vs-iphone-vs-nokia-5800/

posted on 19 Jul 2011, 10:13

43. Colorado real estate (unregistered)


HTC is more of smaller and thinner type than of iPhone. I think both phone companies are great. By the way, awesome post! Thanks for sharing this article. Colorado real estate

posted on 01 Aug 2011, 02:05

45. natalie (Posts: 1; Member since: 01 Aug 2011)


i had this phone for 3 yrs and loved it. when it first came out it was $900!!! i had the money and really wanted it, so i got it. then about 5 days later i dropped it in a lake while fishing. i jumped in a found it. i took the whole thing apart and let it dry for 3weks. it was fine there was nothing wrong with it at all. this is the first phone i have ever paid that much for and it was the longest ive ever owned a phone and it was my favorate. it did everything i needed. the only complaint is that it could b slow at times. but then a kid stole it along with my money and he did the same to my bestfriend and stole her iphone, and money that was hidden in her bra, while she was sleeping he took it and she put it there to hide it from him. i hope the kid who took it will get what he has diserves! and i hope we get out items back but i would love to buy another htc just cant afford it right now:(

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