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HTC Dream

alaTest has collected and analyzed 110 reviews of HTC Dream. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the apps. The portability is also appreciated. The battery and connectivity get less positive opinions, while there are some mixed comments about the durability.

usability, portability, apps

design, connectivity, battery

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Dream is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (

T-Mobile (HTC) G1 - Google Android Smartphone


The wraps finally come off Google's Android mobile OS, but can the G1 live up to our expectations?

May, 2011

Expert review by : PC Advisor (

T-Mobile G1 review


To evaluate T-Mobile's new G1 wonderphone is inevitably a review of two halves: the handset hardware and its operating system software. (SEE ALSO: Google Android review) .

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Mobile Choice UK (

HTC T-Mobile G1 review -


The Google Android platform unearths an abundance of possibilities in terms of applications, from the ridiculous to the sublime

While we can just about forgive the lack of a 3.5mm headset port, to not include Stereo Bluetooth is infuriating

Feb, 2012

Expert review by : Mike Joubert (

HTC Dream


One of the first two Android devices released here in SA, the Dream makes its debut on the MTN network. One of the main things about this device is the way it integrates with Google\'s services.

Excellent keyboard, Google integration, nice touch-screen interface.

No 3.5mm jack, battery life not good, no video, no Outlook sync

Jun, 2009

Expert review by : (

T-mobile G1 Android test


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Apr, 2009

Expert review by : Ross Catanzariti (

HTC Dream


Can Australia's first Google Android-powered mobile phone trump the iPhone 3G?

Full QWERTY keyboard, responsive touch screen, Google Android provides ease of use, potential for future upgrades and new applications, notifications and status bar, excellent integration with Google services, Android Market app store, polished Web...

No auto-rotate, no on-screen keyboard, design flaws, no 3.5mm headphone jack, mediocre non-Gmail e-mail support, no document editor

The HTC Dream is a strong smartphone effort overall and the Google Android OS has a lot of potential. As it stands this phone is missing some critical hardware and software features that prevent it from being a standout product. Early adopters and...

Feb, 2009

Expert review by : ZDNet (

HTC Dream


Google's Android is awesome, but the Dream needs work. Parts of this handset are superb, but its lacklustre design and poor battery life hold it back significantly.

Android interface, Responsive touchscreen, HSDPA, Wi-Fi and GPS, QWERTY keypad

Could look better, Lack of 3.5mm headphone jack, Lack of video recording, Lack of stereo Bluetooth

Jan, 2009

Expert review by : gary (

HTC Runnymede is a distant dream worth dreaming


The HTC line of upcoming phones is quite interesting and intriguing. So we aren't leaving any stone unturned as we set out to explore yet another speculated phone that still has the 'rumor' tag attached to it. Yet, the Runnymede rumor-spec sheet will...

Aug, 2011

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T-Mobile G1 Review: Camera, Photos and Video Player

Oct, 2009

Expert review by : Softpedia (

HTC G1 Review


Google, a major player on the e-commerce market, but mostly renowned for its Internet search engine and e-mail service, has decided to also get involved in the communications market. It took it some years to do so, but the main reason that delayed the...

The most impressive feature of the phone is the fact that it can be added more and more features, as time goes by. You don't have the possibility to use the accelerometer with all the device’s apps, but the function is there, and a future update or...

It's clear that design is not one of the strong points of the G1. Furthermore, I believe that a better Li-Polymer battery would've been more appropriate for the first smartphone to run Android OS. The camera should've also featured better...

Sep, 2009

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