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There's geotagging of pics too, provided by the A-GPS supported by Google Maps. I had no trouble finding a satellite and there's HTC's Footprints feature on board, which allows you to tag pics with additional data including notes, ratings and links.

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Video records at 480 x 800 pixels, so it's nothing special, but again, not as bad as we've seen from HTC in the past. There are quick options to share your shots using Facebook, Twitter, email, Bluetooth and others. There are better cameras out there for sure, but now there's worse too – though many are from previous HTC handsets. The Internet connection is fast thanks to HSDPA network access or broadband using Wi-Fi and I had no trouble hooking up in either case. Pages display well, pinch-to-zoom makes viewing a joy and there's support for Flash video too.

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