Like the Trophy it also offers 720p HD video but unlike the Trophy, there’s a much bigger jump in quality between the HD and standard VGA resolution – though why the camera automatically defaults to VGA, I’ve no idea.
Sound option for the image conscious?
It’s the best camera I’ve seen on an HTC handset so far, but there are models from Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Samsung and LG which beat it for quality and range of features. Battery life didn’t appear to be any better than the Trophy, delivering a little under a day of prolonged use.
Similar in many ways to the Trophy, the HTC 7 Mozart offers one of HTC’s better cameras and comes in a classy if cold aluminium body. It’s up there with the rest of the uniformly fine WinPho 7 handsets, but with little else to distinguish it, chances are your decision to go with it will depend on whether or not you’re an Orange customer. ®
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HTC 7 Mozart
the same reason as the overinflated Kinect love.
the $1bn advertising budget (AKA bung budget) that Microsoft set aside to win the press over on WinMo7 and Kinect.
8GB for a music phone?
8GB non-expandable for a "high end" music phone? Which also has a GPS and takes snaps at 8MP?
With this "limitation" an 80% rating?
Are you sure that was Splenda that sweetened the morning espresso to make it feel like "freedom in a cup"?
I got the 16GB Mozart back in October (T-Mobile branded). It looks like the memory size is down to the carrier.
On the T-Mobile Mozart, I got the Navigon Select (the same that T-Mobile/Deutsche Telekom have been offering with the iPhone since the 3G came out).
I haven't seen any tearing, but it does sometimes stutters when playing the new mail tone, when in stand-by mode.
The sound quality is well above that of my iPhone 3GS and I much prefer using the htc 7 Mozart to my iPhone - the iPhone with iOS 4 is a pig, WP7 reminds me of what attracted me to the iPhone in the first place. I find the tile interface refreshing and easy to use.
It is very sensitive to poor signal. When I am in the cellar, it eats the battery at about twice the rate of the iPhone, but if I leave them in the kitchen, they both decrease at about the same rate - I usually get about a day and a half out of the batteries on both devices, unless I play a lot of games.
I tried a few Android devices, including the Desire, but they never really appealed to me.