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Windows Phone devices thread - HTC Trophy & HTC HD7 get release dates!

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#1 eastx


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Posted 12 May 2011 - 04:42 PM

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Welcome to the Windows Phone device discussion thread. Here you can discuss Windows Phone hardware and OS issues.

Engadget's review of the Windows Phone 7 platform

WP7 Phones by Carrier

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The Samsung Focus is the WP7 phone to own.

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  • Samsung Focus - 4″ Super AMOLED handset. This is the thinnest WP7 device measuring just 9.9mm thick. Widely considered the best WP7 Phone. - Engadget review
  • HTC Surround - 3.8″ handset designed for entertainment viewing. It has a pop-up speaker and kickstand. - Engadget review
  • LG Quantum - 3.5″ horizontal QWERTY slider with DLNA support built-in - Engadget preview
  • HTC HD7S - 4.3″ handset with 720P video recording. Improved screen over the T-Mobile HD7.

  • HTC Arrive - 3.6″ horizontal slider with 720P video recording, geared towards business users.


  • HTC Trophy - Coming May 26 (keeps getting delayed)

Edited by eastx, 20 May 2011 - 05:30 AM.

#2 eastx


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Posted 20 May 2011 - 05:29 AM

The HTC Trophy (Verizon's first WP7 phone) will debut on May 26 for $199 - 50MIR. Buy it before July 15 and you can get Xbox 360 games Halo: Reach, Kinect Sports, or Lode Runner (?) for free.

AT & T gets a new phone - the HTC HD7S on June 5 for $199 with contract. It's an improved version of the HD7 with a nicer screen.

#3 An Orange Cat

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Posted 15 June 2011 - 05:18 PM

Besides the HD7S and Trophy that just came out, are there any new phones coming out this Fall? My Att plan is good for an upgrade now, and I may just get the Focus for $50 if there isn't really anything on the horizon.

#4 eastx


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Posted 15 June 2011 - 10:27 PM

I would wait for the fall. There will be some new phones with gyroscopes built in, which will make tilt control games play much better (akin to using the Wiimote Plus instead of just a Wiimote). Specs could be slightly higher too, but we'll see. We'll likely learn about upcoming phones before summer is out.