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Old 16-09-2010, 01:20 PM
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HTC Desire Z Anyone?

Just officially announced, possible competitor to the E7? Does have a SD card slot as it has no built in mass memory / 5mp camera / full slidey out QWERTY / Android 2.2

http://www.gsmarena.com/htc_desire_z-3421.php
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Old 16-09-2010, 01:32 PM
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I was checking how long I had left on my contract as soon as I saw the Desire Z announced! Unfortunately I'm tied down for 6 months still, but I guess that gives time to see how the phone performs in the real world this time rather than jumping on it on release day...I have been waiting for HTC to release an Android phone with slide out QWERTY for months though

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Old 16-09-2010, 02:55 PM
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@Idle Mind -- Check that it has a 800 Mhz processor rather than the 1 GHZ used in the Desire... This is a newer snapdragon, but if the rumor about the gingerbird is true, then you might be stuck in 2.2 while older desire zoom past with 3.0 update...

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Old 16-09-2010, 04:25 PM
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Yeah, I too noticed it 'only' had a 800Mhz processor rather than the 1gb, wonder if this will make a significant difference. Does seem odd though that the Desire has an apparent faster processor than the Desire Z.

THis is the first Android phone with a QWERTY that appeals to me, the Motorola Milestone just looked too 'square'.

Having said that , the N8 and the proposed E7 'only' have a 680Mhz cpu unit.
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The Nokia's have powerVR . More powerfull than the HTC graphics

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Old 16-09-2010, 09:37 PM
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The Desire Z also caught my eye. There's more competition for the QWERTY keyboard crowd. That's two phones that really pique my interest being announced in the same week.

Being in Canada, it'll probably be next spring or summer before they are available to me, so I'll have to wait. The only good part about waiting is that it gives time for them to work out the kinks first.
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