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HTC Radar / HTC Omega

alaTest has collected and analyzed 523 reviews of HTC Radar / HTC Omega. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the camera and design are generally positive. The screen and performance also get good feedback. The sound and reception get negative reviews. There are some mixed opinions about the battery.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the HTC Radar / HTC Omega is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: ( review summary for HTC Radar / HTC Omega


alaTest has collected and analyzed 58 user reviews of HTC Radar / HTC Omega from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers really like the durability and portability. The price and performance also get good reviews, whereas there are some critical views about the reception.

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90% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Radar Sim Free Windows 7.5 SmartphoneHTC Radar Sim Free Windows 7.5 Smartphone

Oct, 2016

Consumer review by: ( review summary for HTC Radar / HTC Omega


alaTest has collected and analyzed 108 user reviews of HTC Radar / HTC Omega from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other Cell phones on Opinions about the camera and screen are generally positive. The portability and usability are also appreciated, but there are some mixed comments about the price.

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82% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HTC Radar 4G Windows Phone (T-Mobile)HTC Radar 4G Windows Phone (T-Mobile)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Phil Lavelle (

HTC Radar review


Could the Titan's little brother bring Mango to the masses?

Great, quality build ; Loud speakerphone ; Contacts integration is top-notch ; Keyboard is fantastic ; Browser is great and text looks clear

Battery isn't removable and storage isn't expandable ; Voice search shown up now we have Siri ; Too many quirks with camera options for comfort ; Sharing videos is painful ; Very little skinning and customisation allowed other than Windows' offerings

The HTC Radar is the latest smartphone to run Windows Phone 7.5, following on from the HTC Titan. With a smooth unibody design, HD video recording and 5MP camera, will it be enough to make Windows Phone a success?

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Thomas Tamblyn (

HTC Radar review


The HTC Radar is the sibling to HTC's mammoth Titan, and with Windows Phone Mango straight out of the box it clearly means business, but can it compete with its larger brother?

WP 7.5 with multi-tasking ; Bright and clear screen ; Social integration

Lack of apps ; Build design ; Camera

Although small on changes, Mango has helped make Windows Phone much better, that said the OS is chronically undersupported by apps and although HTC's Hub tries to help it's still incredibly noticeable and has you yearning for the same apps found on...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

HTC Radar - Pocket-lint


DLNA, crisp Super LCD screen, good design

Same processor as last year, no Dr Dre Beats Audio, no NFC, not much storage

The HTC Radar is designed for those that want to take advantage of the latest Mango features on a new phone from HTC without having to go for the massive HTC Titan. The Radar is a solid handset that delivers a good Windows Phone experience, but not an...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Stuart Miles (

First Look: HTC Radar - Pocket-lint


Based on our short time with the Radar there is nothing overly wrong with it, it just feels more like a first wave phone rather than a step forward in

Affordable, DLNA, HTC Hub, Mango

Small screen, Specs haven't really moved on from Trophy

The Radar is a small change over the HTC 7 Trophy or HTC 7 Mozart. Because owners of these phones will be getting a free update to Mango, we don't see this phone as being one to pre-order. That said, it does bring the latest elements of Windows Phone 7...

Sep, 2011

Expert review by: David Gilbert (

HTC Radar


First Look: We take a closer look at the HTC Radar, the little brother to the mammoth Titan.

The rear of the phone is athree-tone effort we’re used to seeing on HTC's Android devices with a five megapixelcamera sitting between an LED flash and a speaker grille.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: (

HTC Radar review


Another classy Windows Phone from HTC

Sleek, fast and handsome, with a classy Windows Phone interface

Nov, 2011


Expert review by: Niall Magennis (

HTC Radar C110E


If HTC's Titan was too brutish for you, but you still like the idea of Windows Phone 7 handset, then the regular sized Radar might be more up your street.

Windows Phone 7.5 UI is slick and responsive ; Good battery life ; Excellent call quality

Video recording could be better ; Non-removable battery ; No microSD card slot

Overall, the HTC radar is an excellent mid-range smartphone. Sure, it has some issues, such as the lack of support for microSD cards. However, the phone looks stylish, feels very robust and is speedy too. In fact, the whole package feels very slick and...

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Richard Goodwin (

HTC Radar review


An excellent operating system in a premium chassis - only the small amount of storage lets it down

Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Thomas Newton (

HTC Radar Review: In Depth


Along with the HTC Titan which we recently reviewed comes the HTC Radar, the second of HTC's Windows Phone line up for 2011. Like the Titan, you get Windows Phone 7.5 aka Mango installed out of the…



Oct, 2011

Expert review by: Sandra Vogel (

HTC Radar review


HTC has bought into Microsoft's Windows Phone...

Great chassis build; fast responsive processor

No memory expansion; can’t access the battery; no Flash support

The HTC Radar is a solidly made handset, and it’s a good size for the hand and pocket. Although, without memory expansion and Flash support it feels hampered. There’s no particular standout feature to lure us in, while the Windows Phone OS is something...

Jan, 2012

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1520
Battery technology:Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):480
Standby time (3G):535
Talk time (2G):10 / 16
Talk time (3G):8 / 8.08 / 8.8

Call management

Call blocking: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


3D recording: No
Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Camera resolution:640 x 480
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:No / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):0.3
Main camera resolution (numeric):5
Night mode: Yes
Rear Camera Resolution:640 x 480
Rear camera resolution (numeric):5
Second Camera:No / Yes
Second camera resolution:0.3
Video capture resolution (max):1280 x 720
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:480p, 720p / 720p


Colour of product:Black, Silver / Grey, White / Silver / White
Form factor:Bar


3D playback: No
Aspect Ratio:16:10
Display diagonal:9.4 / 9.65
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:LCD
External display: No
Orientation sensor: Yes
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Full-size keyboard:No / Yes


Internal RAM:0.5


Chat: Yes
E-mail: Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:M4A, MP3, WMA
FM radio:No / Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
RSS reader: Yes
Video compression formats:MP4
Video formats supported:3GP, M4V, MP4, VC-1, WMV9 / 3GP, M4V, MP4, WMV / 3GP, MP4, WMV


GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
GPS antenna: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSF, PBAP / A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP, PBAP
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
Data network:3.5G, 3G / 3G
SIM card capability:Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):120.5 x 10.9 x 61.5
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Rotating: Yes
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes
Volume Control:Digital

Packaging Content

Bundled software:Zune
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Customisable video ring tones: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Windows Phone
Operating System Version:7.5
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes
Personalization:Menu, Themes
Proximity sensor: Yes
Themes:Changeable colour
Video call: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:30.11.2013 / Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64 / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
TV-Out : No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:Micro-USB A / Micro-USB B
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A8
Processor family:QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:1
Processor Model:MSM 8255


Operating system installed:Windows Phone
Operating System Version:7.5
Windows operating systems supported: Yes


Compatible memory cards: No
Internal Memory:6450 / 8192
Internal RAM:512
Internal storage capacity:8 / 8192
USB mass storage: Yes


Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.09 / 12.1
Height :1.09 / 12.1 / 6.15
Weight:137 / 96.5
Width:12.1 / 6.15