HTC Desire Z

Launch: Jan, 2011

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Review Summary based on 4 expert review(s)


  • Good build, and attractive design with Aluminium chassis
  • Bright, vivid screen
  • Good touchscreen responsiveness
  • Good QWERTY Keyboard
  • Beautiful, fast user interface
  • Decent call quality
  • Decent music playback quality
  • Decent camera
  • Excellent web browser

  • Bulky

Click through to read the 4 expert reviews:

1. GSMArena 2. Phone Arena 3. TechRadar 4. CNET

Video Review, handpicked by phoneCURRY

OS

  • Smartphone OS: Android 2.2 (Upgradeable to 2.3)

Display

  • Touchscreen (Capacitive)
  • Screen Size: 3.7 inches small
  • Screen Resolution: 480x800 pixels (~ 252 pixels per inch)
  • Display Type: LCD
  • Sensors: Accelerometer

Processor/RAM

  • Processor: 800 MHz
  • RAM: 512 MB

Memory

  • Internal Memory: 1.5 GB
  • Expandable Memory Slot
  • Free (Included) Memory Card: 8 GB

Battery

  • Battery Capacity: 1300 mAh
  • Battery Standby: 430 hrs
  • Battery Talktime: 9.83 hrs

Dimensions

  • Weight: 180 gm bulky
  • Thickness: 14.2 mm thick

Camera

  • Camera: 5.0 MP
  • Camera Auto-Focus
  • Camera Flash
  • HD Video Recording
  • Other Camera Features: Touch Focus, Face Detection

Music

  • Music Player
  • FM Radio
  • Standard (3.5mm) earphone jack

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth
  • USB
  • WiFi
  • 3G
  • 2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)
  • GPS
  • Compass
  • DLNA

Apps

  • App Store: Google Play Store
  • Social Networking Apps
  • Email
  • Instant Messaging
  • Youtube App
  • Voice Recorder
  • Voice Control

More

  • Full (QWERTY) Keypad
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Flip-to-Mute
  • Polite Ringer
  • Self-Adjusting Ringtone Volume
  • Single inbox for multiple email accounts
  • Remote Call Forwarder
  • Google Goggles
  • Quick Search Tool
  • Footprints
  • GPS Sports Tracker
  • Google Sky Map
  • Weather
  • News
  • Stocks
  • Lost Mobile Tracker / Remote Lock / Remote Wipe
Note: All brand quality factors listed below are already taken into account (with appropriate weightage) when calculating the "magic score" for a phone!

Brand Value-for-Money Rating

average phonecurry internal rating for other phones launched by this brand
6-month average
3.33/5
Good
12-month average
3.18/5
Good

Brand Perception

brand perception based on brand equity surveys
Very Good

Service Quality Rating

overall service/support rating, taking into account both density of service network, and service quality perception based on user surveys
Good

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