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HTC 7 Surround

alaTest has collected and analyzed 256 reviews of HTC 7 Surround. The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the durability and screen. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas the reliability and performance get critical reviews.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC 7 Surround is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 224 user reviews of HTC 7 Surround from The average user rating for this product is 3.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Opinions about the design and durability are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability and performance.

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61% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC T8788 7 Surround Unlocked Phone with Windows 7, Surround Sound, 5MP Camera and HD Video - US Warranty - BlackHTC T8788 7 Surround Unlocked Phone with Windows 7, Surround Sound, 5MP Camera and HD Video - US Warranty - Black

Jun, 2017

Expert review by: Todd Haselton (

Review: AT&T's HTC 7 Surround Windows Phone 7 smartphone review


It's finally here. Windows Phone 7, Microsoft's latest mobile operating system has arrived and it's loaded on a handful of devices, including the HTC 7 Surround. The HTC 7 Surround is an excellent device that's going to attract casual smartphone owners...

Great text input, decent battery life, kickstand, good call quality and data rates

No 3rd party app multi-tasking or copy/paste, few applications available, no task switcher, no USB mass storage, no microSD card slot

The Surround has a 3.8-inch touchscreen display with a sharp 800 x 480 pixel resolution. It was crisp while reading web pages and watching video and is generally a nice all-around display. But it won't wow you or your friends the way the Samsung Focus'...

Oct, 2010

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HTC 7 Surround Review (AT&T)


When compared to the other Windows Phone 7 devices, the HTC 7 Surround doesn’t shine. And when you broaden the choices to Apple and Android, my view is that the HTC 7 will be lost in the crowd. The HTC 7's speaker bar delivers better but not much...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by: Eric M. Zeman (

Review: HTC Surround with Windows Phone 7


HTC's Surround smartphone packs stereo speakers and Microsoft's brand new Windows Phone 7 operating system. Read Phone Scoop's in-depth report on Microsoft's comeback platform.

Oct, 2010

Consumer review by: Saag, (

No multimedia messaging. No GPS.


Well build phone. Loud and excellent sound quality from speakers. Great reception and connection quality. Is an unlocked AT&T phone. No independant GPS. Requires data plan for GPS to work. No multimedia messaging capability. Excellent phone with data...

Jun, 2013

Consumer review by: Jacksonville (

A Great Phone


This phone is awesome. It's not 4G, but if you can live without, you'll love this phone. So far great battery life. Downloading windows and HTC software is a breeze and quite allot is offered. I plan to buy another one for myself as this one was for my...

Jun, 2013

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HTC 7 Surround Smartphone


I have been using this phone for about six weeks by now. Before I got the HTC Surround I used Apple's iPhone 3GS, and HTC Touch Pro. I will review not just the phone, because I think the OS is also very important when talking about HTC Surround.......

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HTC 7 Surround Smartphone


nice phone to gift..

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