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HTC Titan II review: Wrath of the Titan

HTC Titan II review: Wrath of the Titan - read the full textHTC made quite a statement when it announced the original Titan in the summer of 2011. Its sequel is aiming to do so as well. After all, smartphones with 16MP camera sensors are a rare sight on any market. Launched at the same time as the...

 

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My Titan 11 was delived a couple of
days ago after a 2 month wait.
Australia seems to be low on delivery
list for some of the new tech even
though in terms of smartphones we
have the third highest uptake on a
per capita basis.
The Samsung Galaxy 3 was released
here early last week and no doubt
will do well.
The Titan though is one hell of an
impressive phone. As a single core
device with LTE it is quick.
One review I've read suggests Microsoft's
Marketplace now lists 100,000 apps
available globally.
Screen colors and resolution are rich
and immersive with no pixelation.
Many happy days ahead.

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  • 2012-06-08 00:05
  • 2G2L

> In reply to Ultraman1966 @ 2012-05-01 20:50 from mppe - click to readThis isn't the only fail. HTC manages also to software-downgrade their phones hardware when they don't put enough storage capacity inside their phonhes. Titan I for example(same screen, no SD card ...) has some shameless video rec bitrate and huge compression applied for photos.

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  • 2012-05-02 17:42
  • 0C9x

Still using 800x480 on a 4.7 inch screen? They have failed before they started...

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  • 2012-05-01 20:50
  • mppe

> In reply to Omar Mohamed @ 2012-04-27 14:00 from NqqP - click to read
I agree. Would you please make this happen, GSMarena?

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  • 2012-04-30 10:01
  • McB5

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2012-04-28 05:54 from 4bve - click to readHorrible? All the top rated phones on Amazon are Windows Phone.
Take a look at this video and tell me why Windows Phone is horrible.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=locNEna0of4

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  • 2012-04-28 07:22
  • kg3U

so sorry but this OS is horrible maybe windows 8 tablet will be nice!

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  • 2012-04-28 05:54
  • 4bve

There is also nav software for HTC devices built-in now.
But IME it's not quite as good as Nokia's offerings.
Having said that, the Titan II is a slightly better device overall, all things considered.
But the 900 will sell much better due to the huge scale of marketing, & those backing it.
Plus it's hugely cheaper, which will make a bigger impact than the Titan being "slightly" better.
They're so close it's not funny, if you're WP lover you'll be happy with either.
IME (FocusS/800) WP's not competitive enough (yet) to warrant much interest.
But each to his own.....

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  • 2012-04-27 20:17
  • 2GdR

I believe this phone came out too soon. They should have waited for WP8. With a dual core, HD screen and more goodies, it would have been a star with that 16MP camera.

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  • 2012-04-27 14:34
  • 0HbS

The camera shootout should have been made with Nokia N8.

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  • 2012-04-27 14:00
  • NqqP

This phone is locked on AT&T or works on all networks ?

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  • 2012-04-27 11:49
  • 0mp8

Hi everybody

I want know if this phone is locked on AT&T or work with all networks .

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  • 2012-04-27 11:46
  • 0mp8

This phone is boring. In fact Windows Mobile is boring.

Nokia dump Windows Mobile and work with Google instead asap.

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  • 2012-04-27 10:48
  • na7K


N8 still has the best camera in a cellphone available today? Since 808 pureview not yet available.

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  • 2012-04-27 09:46
  • McB5

sorry to burst ur bubble gsmarena......,
i have never seen u guys put "Design is dated and not exactly innovative" thing in the disadvantages list of samsung phones which actually deserve this, samsung fan huh???
btw htc phones look way better than samsung

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  • 2012-04-27 06:12
  • u7LB

900 was crushed or?

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  • 2012-04-27 05:10
  • 0m{Z

Just proves htc have crap camera phones. Ie even though nokias 808 pureview is really a 5 or 8mp shot, at least they are smart enough to make it 41mp in quality and show that number on the lense for owners to show it off!, 41mp sensor!

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  • 2012-04-27 02:25
  • v64c

> In reply to PizzaMan @ 2012-04-26 23:17 from mGyD - click to readU fail to realize that "americans" dont really care about d price of d fone, "it just works" and is beautiful is what every other person cares about. Quit lukin at it 4rm a geek's glasses

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  • 2012-04-26 23:38
  • fsVb

" The Finnish offering carries half the price tag of theTitan II" It keeps surprising me how Americans seem completely unaware of the true value of phones. Major brainwashing imho

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  • 2012-04-26 23:17
  • mGyD

Htc is doin' gud, makes gud fones, but they have to change the rear of all their phones, makes it løk like a toy, maybe they can take a clue or 2 4rm moto or nokia, or even the fruit company, its just ugly and i hate it

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  • 2012-04-26 22:49
  • fsVb

16 mp camera of htc titan2 is comparable with one x. so because of one x is not best in 8mp even ,it is nothing to have special, best camera is for sony xperia s till the launch of nokia 808, so it s waste of money with weak camera and boring windowsphone

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  • 2012-04-26 22:21
  • g52f

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