Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.



866 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

Topic # 69512 9-Oct-2010 17:23 Send private message

Got rid of my iPhone 3GS the other day and got a HTC HD2 (T-Mobile version)... 

I gotta say very happy, has a few issues all related to windows mobile 6.5 but have ironed most of them out myself with custom ROM's.

The screen is amazing, huge and much clearer than the iPhone, I was a bit hesitant about the camera as i heard it wasnt as good even though its a 5.0Mpx but its way better than iPhone.

Battery life is about the same

Only thing i can say i better about the iPhone would be, 1. the music player (one would expect that) and 2. the full screen keyboard is a LITTLE better on iPhone.

Anyone else have one of these with any cool tips or tricks??

 




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

Create new topic
3261 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 119

Trusted

  Reply # 389923 9-Oct-2010 17:30 Send private message

Personally I would not have bothered with HD2 since Windows phone 7 launches in another 3 days and releases in NZ most likely on 21st October.

I am assuming you prob have signed up on xda-developers and downloaded the ROM of your personal liking from there?




Do whatever you want to do man.

  



866 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 389931 9-Oct-2010 18:14 Send private message

billgates: Personally I would not have bothered with HD2 since Windows phone 7 launches in another 3 days and releases in NZ most likely on 21st October.

I am assuming you prob have signed up on xda-developers and downloaded the ROM of your personal liking from there?


Yea thats right, lots of good stuff on their.. I will be getting a windows 7 phone also but i think their will be allot of issues with it when it comes out. so we'll have to see how that goes lol.
 
I wanted to try the 6.5 before i got the 7 versions, new dosent always mean better ;)





Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

4412 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 401

Trusted

  Reply # 389945 9-Oct-2010 18:51 Send private message

Great phone, I had one for about 4 months from its release (only very good phones last me that long!). I'd take it over a the new Windows Phone 7 handsets any day, it can boot into Android, you can tweak the heck out of it, and you'll probably be able to boot into WP7 before long too...




Twitter: @nztechfreak
Blogs: AndroidNZ.net


882 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 72


  Reply # 389947 9-Oct-2010 18:52 Send private message

Any info on what WinPhone7s will be turning up here yet and which telco's will have them?




TwoSeven

3261 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 119

Trusted

  Reply # 389951 9-Oct-2010 19:00 Send private message

TwoSeven: Any info on what WinPhone7s will be turning up here yet and which telco's will have them?


NZ more than likely will be the first country in the world to sell wp7 on 21st october. Telecom is more than likely going to sell it initially followed by vodafone shortly after.




Do whatever you want to do man.

  



866 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 4

Trusted

  Reply # 389957 9-Oct-2010 19:21 Send private message

NZtechfreak: Great phone, I had one for about 4 months from its release (only very good phones last me that long!). I'd take it over a the new Windows Phone 7 handsets any day, it can boot into Android, you can tweak the heck out of it, and you'll probably be able to boot into WP7 before long too...


Yea awesome, i have had Android running on it only issue i had was the data connection i couldnt figure out how to get it working, but other than that it was fantastic. really fast. Im using the latest "energy" ROM and its awesome way faster than the factory one.

Also polished the rear cover like i saw on another forum, looks awesome
 




Follow me on Twitter ! 
Get help with Android from a XDA Recognized Developer - Google+

77 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 390713 12-Oct-2010 00:53 Send private message

I currently have the Telstra HTC HD2 Runnying Dutty's N4S Legacy Cont. (V3) 5.2.23139 [WWE], it's an addaption from his Creme de la Creme series, Dutty's ROM's are very stable and pretty close to stock.

I would prefer Android over WP7 at the mo, but would have to see and test it on the HD2 first, just don't know about the sliding panel thing and how customised it can be, Android would give me everything, can't wait to see a NAND version.

Are there many people with the HD2 in NZ, if so what network works better? I live in Perth now and have been using my HD2 on both 3 Mobile and now Vodafone.

Cheers

Jace



99 posts

Master Geek


  Reply # 392710 16-Oct-2010 20:04 Send private message

Wow, this baby's got a huge screen. I'm a big fan of large screen phones.

Create new topic




Twitter »
Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





Trending now »

Hot discussions in our forums right now:

Smoke billows from Auckland mall after "explosion" - Westfield West City
Created by freitasm, last reply by hio77 on 27-Feb-2015 19:33 (41 replies)
Pages... 2 3


Galaxy s6 announcement and owners thread
Created by Shoes2468, last reply by teamyoyo on 2-Mar-2015 23:41 (70 replies)
Pages... 3 4 5


Why does Lightbox have a suicide wish?
Created by dafman, last reply by KiwiNZ on 2-Mar-2015 21:37 (92 replies)
Pages... 5 6 7


Privacy concerns on returning faulty microSDXC
Created by dpw, last reply by networkn on 2-Mar-2015 15:39 (29 replies)
Pages... 2


Car Finance Help
Created by sep11guy, last reply by teamyoyo on 2-Mar-2015 23:36 (22 replies)
Pages... 2


HTC One M9 (2015) Announcement and Discussion
Created by Dingbatt, last reply by markl on 2-Mar-2015 23:13 (45 replies)
Pages... 2 3


So is it really worth the change to fibre
Created by Presso, last reply by lNomNoml on 2-Mar-2015 23:25 (19 replies)
Pages... 2


Uber Taxi Rides - $10 off first ride.
Created by kiwijunglist, last reply by gzt on 1-Mar-2015 23:38 (18 replies)
Pages... 2



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.

Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.