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Announced in October 2010, the HTC HD7 phone runs Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 software. The HTC HD7 smartphone is powered by a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 576MB of RAM and has 8/16GB internal storage. It features a 4.3-inch WVGA (480x800) screen, a five-megapixel camera with dual LED flash and autofocus. Other features of HD7 include Bluetooth 2.1+, Wi-Fi, external memory slot and more. Read our coverage of HD7 for the latest HTC news, smartphone reviews, and videos:

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    An important step has been made towards the goal of building custom Windows Phone 7 ROMs, with skilled coder ansar.ath.gr having reportedly successfully swapped out the imgfs.bin file from a European HTC HD7 with ones from both a Mondrian (HTC 7 Surround) and Asian language Schubert (HD7) ROM, resulting in what he claims are two flashable NBH images. For those unfamiliar with WP7 ROM structures -- and really, who isn't? -- the imgfs.bin contains both the SYS and OEM packages, which consist of the core OS files along with drivers and other customizations from the manufacturer, respectively. ...

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    The alarm functionality in Windows Phone 7 may be making some HTC 7 Mozarts freeze and become unresponsive, according to the observations of users on the XDA-Developers forums. The limited number of reports suggests this issue may not affect all Mozarts the same, or the steps needed to trigger it are specific enough that most users don't run into any problems. The common thread among the reported freezes is that an alarm was set and goes off as planned, but the user ignores the phone for an extended period of time. When they go to finally dismiss the alarm, their Mozart locks up. Another ...

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    T-Mobile USA HTC HD7 owners are complaining of false advertising on the part of the Taiwanese manufacturer, claiming that their Windows Phone 7 handsets are unable to connect to 802.11n Wi-Fi networks as expected. Separate threads on T-Mobile's and XDA's forums detail users either getting slower-than-expected Wi-Fi speeds, or unable to connect to wireless-N networks at all if the router is configured for single band usage. Supposedly N-routers must also be broadcasting in b/g for HD7 units to achieve connectivity. Curiously, while HTC documentation clearly states that the HD7 is ...

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    The jury is still out on whether or not the launch of Windows Phone 7 was the success Microsoft hoped for, without enough sales data to draw accurate conclusions. HTC, for its part, seems happy with the sales its WP7 models have seen so far, and is preparing to step up phone shipments and introduce WP7 to some new markets. If you've been out shopping for a WP7 device, you likely know all too well that stocks are low and many people are forced to back-order their models of choice. HTC is going to start shipping out more of its most popular phones in order to help ease some of these supply ...

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    While the HTC HD7 alleged antenna problem story was making front page everywhere we told you that there shouldn't be anything to worry about as long as you don't want to choke your handset with the grip and you live in a medium to good coverage area. HTC has issued a statement through one of its spokesman saying "it is inevitable that a phone's signal strength will weaken a little when covered in its entirety by a user's palm or fingers. We test all of our phones extensively and are confident that under normal circumstances reception strength and performance will be more than sufficient ...

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    The big-screened HTC HD7 has been one of the most sought-after Windows Phone 7 launch devices thanks to its spacious screen, clever kickstand, and svelte design. It turns out that HTC (or could it be T-Mobile?) has made an omission by only offering English keyboard support on the device. All other Windows Phone 7 devices ship with five keyboards for English, French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Why, then, does the HD7 have just English? It could be in an attempt to keep this T-Mobile USA device from being used on other networks, or, as HTC puts it: If your Windows Phone 7 does not contain ...

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    Lately we heard a lot of speculation on things called "death grip" and "antenna-gate". It all started with the iPhone 4 where Apple denied reception issues on the handset and Steve Jobs' "you're holding it wrong" statement became a classic to remember. There were some bombastic rumors floating around the HTC HD7 lately with a strong title like "HTC HD7 suffers from the death grip/antennagate issue". Let's take a closer look at the subject! We've demonstrated that other handsets (non iPhone 4) suffer from this phenomenon, which, believe it or not, is an indirect design effect meant to do ...

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    With Black Friday upon us, we thought we'd give you a helping hand with some of today's and this weekend's deals with the major E-tailers and operators if you're into some Smartphone shopping. Amazon Wireless: Samsung Captivate: $0.01 Samsung Fascinate: $0.01 HTC Droid Incredible: $0.01 Sony Ericsson Xperia X10: $0.01 BlackBerry Bold 9700: $0.01 Motorola BRAVO: $0.01 WireFly: HTC Droid Incredible: Free HTC Surround: Free LG Quantum: Free Samsung Captivate: Free Motorola Flipside: Free Samsung Focus: Free BestBuy LG Optimus S: Free HTC Droid Incredible: Free Verizon Wireless: Samsung ...

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    Don't leave it to AT&T to promote all the buy-one-get-one-free Windows Phone 7 deals this holiday weekend; T-Mobile is getting in on the action, too, offering pairs of HTC's HD7 for $200, with even better deals available at Amazon if you only need a single handset. The T-Mobile promo begins as a Black Friday deal, with the prices going into effect on the 26th. You'll need to set foot in a T-Mobile retail store in order to get that second HD7 for free; online orders are stuck paying full price. Both handsets will need two-year contracts and you'll have to put them both on the same family ...

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    The two HTC Windows Phone 7's available in the U.S.A. right now are the HTC HD7 and the HTC Surround. Both have many similar features, but how do they compare? They've both got nice little kickstands, attractive styling, and the beautiful Windows Phone 7, but what are the differences between the screens? Are the Surround's speakers really that good? What about the cameras? We've got the answers in the following video.

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    The day is here! After a long time of waiting and anticipation, November 8, the date for U.S. Windows Phone 7 device launch has finally arrived and you can grab a brand new handset running the highly anticipated mobile OS from Microsoft. We'll show you what's available, where and how much it will cost. There are basically three handsets available today: HTC HD7, HTC Surround and Samsung Focus. There was word on Dell Venue Pro November 8 availability from Microsoft but so far the device is still teasing us from the shadows as it is late to appear online. HTC HD7 - T-Mobile U.S.A. - $199.99 ...

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    In this video we take a closer look at the software on the HTC Desire Z, the one that happens to have the bands to do AT&T 3G (if you recall, the Desire Z made it to the US in the form of the T-Mobile G2). The software on the Desire Z is very much different than the G2 because it has the full HTC Sense interface, whereas the G2 has a clean installation of Android. The new Sense interface brings a wide variety of changes like skins, new widgets, integration with HTCSense.com, plus a vast array of minor changes in the main applications like email. Overall, we wish that you could turn off HTC ...

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    As you all know, the U.S. launch date for Windows Phone 7 is Monday, November 8th. You'll be able to get the Samsung Focus or HTC Surround on AT&T, but what about the HTC HD7 coming to T-Mobile USA? It turns out, many T-Mobile stores have had the HD7 in stock for over a week now. Originally they were not supposed to sell any until November 15th so you might not see any on display. However, if you ask nicely, you might be able to go pick one up right now. Note, T-Mobile's website lists official availablity as Monday, November 8th. The store owner we spoke to is very impressed with Windows ...

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    The T-Mobile version of the HTC HD7 comes with a few bundled apps that were bundled special for the carrier. Unfortunately we're not talking about a huge amount of innovation. You get the T-Mobile Family Room app which will let you connect family members with T-Mobile branded Windows Phone 7 devices in order to share notes and calendars. There's also the TeleNav GPS navigation program which is similar to the one we've seen on AT&T branded Windows Phone 7s. You've also got "T-Mobile TV" which is basically a rebrand of the Mobi-TV app for Windows Phone 7. The premium T-Mobile TV channels ...

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    Here's a look at the hardware on the T-Mobile HTC HD7 Windows Phone 7. The new kickstand design that surrounds the rim of the camera and duel LED flashes is quite a unique feature and I like it a lot. It looks like metal, but it feels kind of like plastic. The only thing that's disappointing is the buttons. The hardware buttons around the edge are very thin and difficult to press. They don't have much movement either, so it's hard to tell if you're pressing it correctly without looking at the screen. The HD7's formfactor is very similar to the old HTC HD2 and HTC Evo 4G at 68 x 122 x 11.2 ...

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