HTC Radar 4G
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If you're undeterred by the Radar's few limitations, it's easily among the most satisfying Windows Phone devices on the market today.
- Beautiful displayTop-notch buildHD camcorder with auto-focus
- Sealed battery (the HTC Titan's is removable)Limited storageHit-or-miss software customization
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HTC Radar 4G
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- 77AVERAGE CRITIC SCORE7 ReviewsLaptop Magazine70HTC Radar 4G (T-Mobile) ReviewBut T-Mobile customers willing to give Microsoft's OS a shot will really like the Radar 4G's more premium design, slightly larger display, and better data speeds versus AT&T. The Radar 4G is a solid and fun smartphone at a reasonable price.PC World70HTC Radar 4GThe HTC Radar doesn't have a dual-core processor or the biggest display around, but its high-quality design and consistently smooth performance makes it a great choice. If you're upgrading to your first smartphone or not really liking Android, give Windows Phone a chance.CNET70HTC Radar 4GThe combination of a beautiful design, Windows Phone, and an affordable price tag makes the HTC Radar 4G a great smartphone for first-time buyers and those who don't need all the bells and whistles.PC Mag70HTC Radar 4GThe HTC Radar 4G is a solid Windows Phone 7 device that could easily win some converts over from an Android or iOS handset.Windows Central90T-Mobile HTC Radar 4G ReviewThe HTC Radar may not appeal to everyone based on appearance but there's little doubt that it's a well built, solid performer. The second generation Windows Phone builds upon its predecessors by offering a more vibrant screen, better camera and all the goodness Windows Phone Mango has to offer.Digital Trends80HTC Radar 4G ReviewDespite its weak hardware specs, the HTC Radar 4G is worth a look. We recommend buying it on sale at $50 or less, but give it a try if you’re in the market for a T-Mobile smartphone. The Windows Phone experience will grow on you and has a lot of strong advantages over Android.PocketNow90T-Mobile HTC Radar 4G ReviewIf you can get by with that [small amount of storage space] and are looking for something that's fast, responsive, easy-to-learn, doesn't require any tweaking, and is generally a joy to use, definitely consider the Radar 4G.
- 86AVERAGE USER SCORE17 ReviewsEngadget Reader90April 19, 2014Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader80February 26, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90February 15, 2013Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - EngadgetEngadget Reader70December 2, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Good phone but lacks in the operating systemEngadget Reader80October 9, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Great phone for the average geek. All the basic phone features work effortlessly along with added bonuses like Netflix and BaconIt. The camera, no microSD support, and lack of apps aren't the strongest however.Engadget Reader90July 12, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!This is a great phone for first time smartphone users and it has a great battery life which lasts a day or two. This phone is also a great for music lovers but for camera lovers, not really. The phone feels great and premium in hand, also the screen resolution is pretty decent and looks great in outdoors. I would recommend this phone for teens and first time smartphone users.Engadget Reader100May 12, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!It's intuitive, smart, and comfortable; it works. It's the "perfect" phone for the every day person who wants a smartphone. Unless you're super high tech person who is more suited for high-powered expensive android phones (who need high powered dual/quad core processors, 16gb space+, etc), you honestly can't go wrong. Only minor setbacks indicated in the "good" scored areas. 9.5/10Currently, due to pricing, this phone has lost its luster. It came out at a time before the 100$ Lumia 900, and the free Lumia 710. Though this phone is only offered by T-Mobile, which does not have the Lumia 900, that it is the same price as the 900 makes this phone lose its niche. At 100$, it is better than the 710 but perhaps still not worth it. Until it becomes free, this phone has no real pricing niche.Engadget Reader60April 16, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!A forgettable product. It isn't bad, exactly, but also doesn't do anything particularly well. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90April 10, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!This phone has the best call quality among all the phones i have used. The Windows Phone 7 UI is nice. However, the limited apps keeps me going back to Android. The camera takes good shot but has a lot of tendency to produce blurry images due to slow focusing. The design was the best and I think it looks a lot better than iPhones though the aluminum unibody can be scratched easily. HTC has been known to produce phones with great build quality but this one suffers from having parts that doesn't fit together properly. Gaps are noticeable especially on the sim-card cover.Engadget Reader100April 5, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!I have used the RADAR for 3 months now and have no regrets about the device. Love the enabled Internet Sharing, use it all the time (you do not have to pay for the 5gb data plan to use it either). The Rear camera will surprise you, very good image quality and the colors are vibrant. The front camera is a little distorted but works for video calls. I hate screen protectors so the Gorilla Glass is a huge plus for me. I was interested in the Nokia Lumia 710 for the 1.4ghz processor but after testing both, the hardware features on the Radar were better despite having a "slower processor"(Mango is very lightweight).Engadget Reader80April 5, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!Great phone, overall... generally lacking in the Screen, but what is lost in resolution and pixel count, is more than made up for in durability and aesthetic appeal.Engadget Reader90April 3, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!It's a really great phone with Windows PhoneEngadget Reader70January 18, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!A dependable product that doesn't really stand out from the competition. - EngadgetEngadget Reader90January 13, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The Radar (European version) is a fantastic mid size mobile. It's lightning fast with the new processor which makes gaming and working a lot more fun. The only weakness is the missing compass and gyro, which some apps miss, on the other hand, my last handset wasn't even precise enough to show the correct data, so it's even better that way to be honest... :)Engadget Reader90January 1, 2012Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!The HTC Radar (European version) is one of the best mid-ranged Windows Phone 7 Mango phones, with its Super LCD trumping most of HTC other display, however it doesn't come close to the Super Amoled+ displays from Samsung. It is fast and zippy with little delay when bouncing around.Engadget Reader90December 11, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!I am a fan of Metro and the Windows Phone OS and ecosystem. This is my second Windows Phone. The first was an HTC HD7.The HTC Radar is an amazing fit in your hand, runs every app amazingly well and has a far better screen than the HD7 despite its smaller size.It is study, but feels fragile. I am far less rough with it than I am with the HD7.All in all this is a great piece of hardware for the amazing Windows Phone OS.Engadget Reader100November 15, 2011Feedback submitted!Unable to submit feedback!I've had two Windows Phones before + every other mobile OS handset. This Radar, I am shocked to say, feels "right." Any trepidation I had about memory (only 8gigs) evaporated as I played with it the first day. The phone is so damn fast that I just stream music via Spotify -- easier than loading it up with songs. The 4G really screams -- I find it to be faster than my home WiFi at times. Truly everything about this phone feels refined, from the feel, OS, and color scheme. Unless you hate WP, I doubt you would regret buying this phone.
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