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Review: HTC Surround with Windows Phone 7

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Apr 21, 2011, 9:07 PM
over in the "HTC Surround" discussion:


Does anyone know besides what it says at microsoft about testing, when the dang update will hit for this phone ive been waiting forever it feels like 🙄

Oct 21, 2010, 12:31 PM
over in the "HTC Surround" discussion:

It cant get here fast enough..

What is the release date for AT&T? How is the new windods 7?
Release date is Nov 8th. Also, the HD7 is being released on TMO the same day (YAY!!!). TMO got the best WP7 phone.

Nov 14, 2010, 1:56 PM
over in the "HTC Surround" discussion:


can you use your music as an individual ringtone?

Oct 28, 2010, 2:12 PM


This phone offers 512MB of ROM and about the same for RAM.

What's interesting about the 16GB of available memory is that only 8GB's are built into the phone. The other 8GB's are in a removable microSD card.

The problem here is that the phone views the microSD card as built-in memory. What that means for you is the "expandable" memory is only to be removed if you want to format the card and lose everything. The only way to transfer media files from phone to computer is with a data cable (the phonescoop review mentions how painful syncing can be, especially with video). It definitely feels like a design flaw, especially when I can get a Samsung Captivate with 16GB and get an expandable memory card with 32GB. Just like the Aria, HTC comes...
Couldn't have said it better myself. It feels like Windows was onto something, they were just about to figure it all out, but then realized Glee was on and they'd already missed the first 10 minutes. So, all of their phones now have a HUGE flaw that...

Oct 20, 2010, 6:58 PM

I want to try one so so so bad.

It's a good thing I work for T-Mobile... hopefully I'll be able to mess around with these things to no end!

Pretty excited about the new OS!

A little less excited about it not syncing with my soon-to-be new Macbook Air. (which I ordered today!)
You do know that this is going to be a AT&T phone not tmo right? 😲

Oct 26, 2010, 6:59 PM


in comparison to the tilt 2 is it smaller, larger or simular in size?

Oct 21, 2010, 3:26 PM

Visual Voicemail?

The article mentioned a specific icon for voicemail on the call list, but didn't specify what happens when clicked. Does it direct call your voicemail or pull up a visual voicemail application?
Thats a good question. I'd like to know if WP7 has VVM.

Oct 21, 2010, 4:02 PM

Camera Concerns!

With all the new Windows 7 phones, the camera can be supposedly accessed by just clicking the camera key... no unlock required. I've seen similar functions in flip phones that not only waste the battery, but fill your memory with pocket-pictures.
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