HTC Titan Review – Ultra Fast Windows 7 Phone

HTC has announced its new flagship phone – HTC Titan, with a 4.7 inch screen and 1.5 Ghz  processor, it takes the windows phone 7.5 to the next level with this beastly device.  But there are definitely some gripes on the phone as well, the resolution of the screen is only 480 x 800, a lower resolution compared to other top phones like iPhone 4.

The phone boasts of 8 Megapixel rear camera with Focal ratio of 2.2 (2.2 F), and Dual LED flash which vastly improves the low light photos. The phone also has a 720p video recording capability. Strangely the phone doesn’t come with 4G.

Compared to other top phones HTC titan lags in some areas here are the dimensions of other phones against HTC Titan. HTC Titan is the biggest phone among all the competitors and nearly matching the Samsung Infuse 4G.


HTC Titan – 131.5 x 70.7 x 9.9
Samsung Galaxy S2 (Attain) – 125.3 X 66.1 X 8.49 mm
Nokia N9 – 116.45 x 61.2 x 12.1 mm
Samsung Infuse 4G – 132 x 71 x 9 mm
Iphone 4 – 115.2 x 58.6 x 9.3 mm
Motorola Atrix – 117.8 x 63.5 x 11 mm
Blackberry Torch – 111 x 62 x 14.6 mm

And in terms of weight is The heaviest phone around.

HTC Titan – 160 g
Samsung Galaxy S2 (Attain) – 116 g
Nokia N9 – 135 g
Samsung Infuse 4G – 139 g
Iphone 4 – 137 g
Motorola Atrix – 135 g

Size: 131.5mm x 70.7mm x 9.9mm (5.18″ x 2.78″ x 0.39″)
Weight: 160 grams (5.6 ounces) with battery
Display: 4.7-inch touch screen with 480 x 800 resolution
Screen: 119 mm (4.7″)

CPU Processing Speed
1.5 GHz

Total storage: 16 GB
Available storage: up to 12.63 GB
RAM:  512 MB

3.5 mm stereo audio jack
micro-USB 2.0 (5-pin) port

Gyro Sensor
Digital compass
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor

See photos from your camera, Facebook and Windows Live™ accounts in the Pictures hub
Music and Videos Hub powered by Zune lets you listen to radio, download music, and more
SRS enhancement
5.1 surround sound for video
Audio supported formats:
Playback:.m4a, .m4b, .mp3, .wma (Windows Media Audio 9)
Video supported formats:
Playback:.3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .m4v, .mbr, .wmv (Windows Media Video 9 and VC-1)
(You can only playback a .3gp or .3g2 video if the video is an email attachment or is part of an MMS message.)

Power & Battery2
Battery type:  Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery
Capacity:1600 mAh
Talk time:
WCDMA: Up to 410 minutes
GSM: Up to 710 minutes
Standby time3:
WCDMA: Up to 460 hours
GSM: Up to 360 hours

Network – Europe/Asia
Europe/Asia: 850/900/2100 MHz
Quad-band GSM/GPRS/EDGE:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz

8 megapixel camera with F2.2 lens, dual LED flash, and BSI sensor (for better low-light captures)
Front camera: 1.3 megapixel front camera
HD video recording: 720p HD video recording

Internet (USA/Japan)
3G: Up to 14.4 Mbps download speed
Up to 5.76 Mbps upload speed
GPRS: Up to 80 kbps downloading
EDGE: Up to 236.8 kbps downloading
Wi-Fi®: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth® 2.1
A2DP for wireless stereo headsets
PBAP for phonebook access from the car kit
Other supported profiles: AVRCP, HFP, HSP

Social Networking
Twitter™, Facebook® and Windows Live™
Share photos on Facebook® or Windows Live™ SkyDrive

Internal GPS antenna
HTC Locations
Bing™ Maps

Internet Sharing