Review: HTC Status
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High data use
This crap or the iPhone 3GS
Both of them are $49
Both of them require a data plan.
It's a no-brainer which one the consumer is gonna go with. This phone is a FAIL.
If it were free and you could use the $10 data plan for non-smartphones. Then maybe it would stand a chance but as is, it's a FAIL.
Get an iPhone 3GS.
Another "almost" for portrait QUERTY joy on AT&T
1. Add a trackpad like Blackberry.
2. Lose the stupid FaceBook button, shift keyboard downward and enlarge the screen.
The long version:
Portrait QUERTY users are almost inevitably Blackberry users. Why? Because you can actually compose and edit messages on them quickly. BB has the winning combo of an ergonomically perfect keyboard and a cursor controller. The OS is also tailored to the relatively small screen. If HTC wanted to own RIM's consumer business overnight, they'd only need to release a clone of the Motorola Droid Pro, or something akin to a larger Palm Pre - but with a better keyboard and a trackpad! Moto could accomplish this even easier, but they haven't gotten ...
Yes it will require a data plan
before someone asks.
It's an Android device