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77 Global Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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Pros
  • Innovative new OS
  • Great hardware keyboard
  • Responsive touchscreen
Cons
  • UI is uneven in places
  • Camera poor for even casual use
  • Browser performance was sluggish

Reviews

70
 
Average Critic Score
Critic Reviews 6
78
 
Average User Score
User Reviews 60
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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
3.222
Camera
Yes
Talk time
3G
Carriers (US)
T-Mobile

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77 Global Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
77

A good product that falls short of greatness.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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User Reviews

100
isaacwaller
I love my HTC Dream - it has a nice big touchscreen, a great trackball, the...read more
50
user1
HTC fans I'm sure will quickly snap at my argument that the HTC Dream is...read more
90
dmcalister
First got my phone when tmo opened up the pre-orders to exsisting tmo customers,...read more
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