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87
Engadget
Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Review

Don't mess with a good thing -- that's clearly, wisely and rightfully the approach T-Mobile chose to follow when minting its own version of HTC's One S.

Pros
  • Beautiful designFantastic cameraGood battery lifeImpressive performanceSense 4 is unobtrusive
Cons
  • Display is a little underwhelming
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Scores

Engadget

87
 

User Reviews

90
AndrewSM
This is my 3rd HTC phone. It's build quality is unprecedented for this manufacturer...read more
80
marc
The HTC One S may not be the top phone in the One series, but it's still a solid...read more
90
munra0075
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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86
Average Critic Score

Reception and call quality

85
 

Display

77
 

Battery life

80
 

Camera

85
 

Ease of use

71
 

Design and form factor

85
 

Portability (size / weight)

93
 

Media support

96
 

Durability

96
 

Ecosystem (apps, accessories, etc.)

84
 

How It Stacks Up

88

Engadget

88
 

Critic

81
 

User

93
 
80

Engadget

80
 

Critic

80
 

User

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84

Engadget

84
 

Critic

81
 

User

79
 
87

Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

90
 
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User

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Engadget

87
 

Critic

83
 

User

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