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HTC Desire Z Review

HTC Desire Z Review

The HTC Desire Z is the company's second new Android smartphone of the season, smaller in chassis and screen than the Desire HD we reviewed last week, but toting a flip-out hardware keyboard in an attempt to clean up in the heavy messaging market. Does this European version of the T-Mobile G2 hit the spot? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC Desire Z unboxing & video demo

HTC Desire Z unboxing & video demo

The second of HTC's new flagship Android smartphones has arrived, and just as we put the HTC Desire HD review to bed, the HTC Desire Z has arrived on the test bench.  Unlike the HD, the Desire Z makes do with a more mainstream 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen, but counters any screen shortfall with a flip-out QWERTY keyboard.  Full unboxing video and hands-on demo after the cut.

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HTC Desire HD Review

HTC Desire HD Review

Big screen, big specs, big appeal. HTC know how to play the Android smartphone market, and the HTC Desire HD is no exception. Announced to great fanfare - and alongside the new online HTCSense.com service - last month, the Android 2.2 Froyo handset promises to take the original HTC Desire experience to the next level. Is this the best Android smartphone around today? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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HTC’s Desire HD gets unboxed & video walkthrough

HTC’s Desire HD gets unboxed & video walkthrough

This week may be all about the run up to the European launch of Windows Phone 7, but that doesn't mean there isn't an interesting slice of Android on its way to shelves as well. The HTC Desire HD has just dropped over at our sibling site Android Community, where no time has been wasted unboxing the 4.3-inch Froyo smartphone and playing with its new Sense enhancements.

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HTC Gratia Android phone outed (full specs)

HTC Gratia Android phone outed (full specs)

HTC's newest Android phone has been revealed, the HTC Gratia, though given it appears to be a European version of the HTC Aria they're not making a huge fuss over it.  Packed into a compact chassis is Android 2.2 Froyo, a 5-megapixel camera and HTC Sense; there's also a 3.2-inch HVGA touchscreen and 600MHz Qualcomm processor, along with dualband 900/2100 HSPA/WCDMA and WiFi b/g.

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AT&T HTC 7 Surround drops Nov 7 with Windows Phone 7

AT&T HTC 7 Surround drops Nov 7 with Windows Phone 7

Microsoft's US event for the launch of Windows Phone 7 isn't until later today - and we'll be liveblogging the whole thing at http://live.slashgear.com - but HTC has given us a sneak preview of what they'll be bringing to the North American market.  The HTC 7 Surround is set to arrive on AT&T in the US and TELUS in Canada on November 7 2010.

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HTC Sense online portal open for Desire HD/Desire Z users

HTC Sense online portal open for Desire HD/Desire Z users

The online component to HTC's latest version of their Sense interface for Android smartphones, HTCSense.com, has gone live and is now accepting sign-ups.  Announced alongside the HTC Desire HD and Desire Z last month, the new site allows users to remotely access messaging content stored on their device from the browser, locate and wipe their handset if it's lost, send content including mapping directions to the phone, and download new multimedia.

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HTC Desire HD hits Vodafone preorder; SIM-free delayed until late-October

HTC Desire HD hits Vodafone preorder; SIM-free delayed until late-October

Good news and bad, today, if you've been waiting for an HTC Desire HD.  Vodafone UK has just put the Android 2.2 smartphone up for pre-order, offering it free from October 14th with a new, two-year £35 agreement; however, if you're more interested in an unlocked, SIM-free version, you'll have to wait until the end of October.

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HTC Spark Windows Phone 7 smartphone leaks

HTC Spark Windows Phone 7 smartphone leaks

The HTC Spark has found its way into the wild, with a leaked batch of photos apparently showing the Windows Phone 7 handset turning up at xda-developers.  Not much to see that we haven't already been shown, with a sizeable touchscreen, the usual three touch-sensitive buttons, and HTC's own Hub on the homescreen.

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HTC Mondrian WP7 leaks ahead of German launch?

HTC Mondrian WP7 leaks ahead of German launch?

One of the Windows Phone 7 handsets we've previously heard connected with AT&T, the HTC Mondrian has leaked - in press shot form, at least.  However, according to BestBoyz anonymous source, the handset is headed to an unnamed German carrier.

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HTC’s LTE smartphone due 2011; no full Sense for Windows Phone 7

HTC’s LTE smartphone due 2011; no full Sense for Windows Phone 7

HTC has already pushed out a 4G WiMAX smartphone - in the shape of the HTC EVO 4G - but they're also planning for their first LTE handset too; according to the latest from CEO Peter Chou, however, it sounds like the device will miss Verizon's initial roll-out later in 2010.  Chou has told FierceWireless that the first LTE HTC device is due sometime in 2011, saying that "HTC was the first with 3G smartphone and 4G smartphone, and we are definitely looking to future network technologies."

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HTC 7 Trophy specs leak, new HTC Sense seemingly confirmed

HTC 7 Trophy specs leak, new HTC Sense seemingly confirmed

The supposed specifications for the HTC 7 Trophy have leaked, suggesting that the Windows Phone 7 smartphone will have a 3.7-inch WVGA multitouch display, European-spec UMTS/HSPA (900/2100) and unspecified "HTC Widgets".  WMPowerUser scored the details from an unspecified source, just a couple of days after live images of the handset itself emerged.

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