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HTC Universal

HTC Universal
alaScore 79

10 reviews

Jan, 2020

alaTest has collected and analyzed 10 reviews of HTC Universal. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the durability. Some have doubts about the size, while there are mixed opinions on the portability and usability.



We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Universal is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Expert review by : Barb Dybwad (

HTC Universal review


Jason Langridge has a rather glowing review of the HTC Universal - apparently its largitude can be forgiven by its action-packed feature set. The device gets high marks for a gorgeous swivel screen (handy for preserving battery life while playing...

Aug, 2005

Expert review by : PhoneArena Team (

XDA EXEC (HTC Universal) Review


Although the XDA EXEC is a very good PDA with some nice features and phone related functions, it is not too much different (in specification & performance) from similar PDA/Phone devices. In other words it would not be that beneficial to somebody who...

Excellent decent sized full QWERTY keyboard ; Better software features bringing it closer to window programs ; New Persistant Storage – now eliminating loss of data due to loss of power

Biggest/bulkiest of all the Windows mobile PDA's to date ; Screen could be bigger considering devices' size ; Incompatible with many 3rd party applications

Feb, 2006

Expert review by : Don Tolson (

HTC Universal Car Kit including Handsfree


By now, car kits for mobile devices are becoming pretty ubiquitous and seem to have roughly the same construction features: suction cup, (slightly) flexible arm, power unit, and an adjustable cradle for the unit. WirelessGround has introduced a...

Good snug fit for the HTC Touch Pro 2 and Touch Diamond 2 tested ; Having the speakerphone built into the lighter charger unit is a good solution ; Easy to install and use

No instructions provided on how to hook up and/or use the speakerphone ; Microphone is either located too far away or not sensitive enough ; Flexible arm mount allows too much sideways movement

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Bright Hub (

HTC Universal Review


The HTC Universal, also known as the XDA EXEC, is a truly significant device sporting an exceptional swivelling screen. It is feature packed with some useful and fun applications and software. Find out more in this HTC Universal review.

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : Mobile Gazette (

HTC Universal


We have already seen that T-Mobile are going to rebadge the HTC Universal, followed by Vodafone and Orange, plus we expect other major carriers and independents such as Carrier Devices / i-Mate. But with handsets as capable as this, we do wonder if HTC...

May, 2005

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