HTC Arrive / 7 Pro (CDMA)
I'm in love.
Downsides? I'm not an XBOX user, and the level of Zune/XBOX integration seems primed for folks who are. More to come on that, but so far it's unnecessary.
I'm really liking the onscreen keyboard, but not too pleased with the limited ringer/notification selection (reminiscent of the initial release of webOS on the Palm Pre).
The interface is slick, the sound quality is great so far, and setting it up might have even been easier than my HTC Sh...
I've had it for a full 24 hours now, and I'll say this: don't listen to the haters on Bing Maps. It's no Google Maps, but it's slick and it works well for my needs. Anything tightly integrated into the Exchange server is a thing of beauty for mobile employees like me.
The interface with the Pin To Start is very similar to Android, as well, and if anything, I like having everything stacked vertically even a little better than the multi-screen approach of HTC and Samsung.
The Marketplace is a mess, tho, and I haven't found a lot to love in there yet.
For the record, grabbing text is very intuitive and easy. Click on a word and it's highlighted in green. Drag the arrows left or right and you've copied more. An icon appears, looking like two pieces of stacked paper, which you click to copy. That's it.
Since the phone has no "menu" button to speak of, your ability to paste the copied text is reliant on the next app you open, like a note, message, or email. But sure enough, as soon as you're in a text field, that same icon appears, allo...