Recently, I got my paws on the HTC 7 Surround, a Windows Phone aimed at audiophiles with its glorious Dolby Digital surround sound speakers. I have had this phone for about a week, and I have to say I am quite impressed with Windows Phone 7. Like all current Windows Phones, it offers Xbox Live integration, Zune, and a neat and interesting Metro User Interface (UI). You also get the marketplace with a semi-decent selection of third-party applications. How well did things go for me? Let’s find out!
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abi Editor's Choice
Nokia Lumia 900
The beautiful Nokia Lumia 900 is manufactured from a single-piece injection-molded polycarbonate shell and features a 4.3-inch AMOLED ClearBlack Display (CBD), 1.4GHz processor, 16GB of internal memory, 512MB of RAM, and a 1830mAh battery. Performance-wise, it can best nearly every device on the market. The 8MP Carl Zeiss camera takes fantastic photos, and the quality of the 1MP front-facing camera is astounding. The intuitive Windows Phone OS, support for AT&T’s 4G LTE network, and $99 price tag are just icing on the cake.
Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX
The Motorola DROID RAZR was easily one of the best Android phones of 2011. It was one of the first seriously thin phones and it had the best specifications, durability, and styling to come out of Motorola in a long time. Now, with the introduction of the MAXX variant, it's almost irresistible, even to those currently locked into a contract. With Verizon’s 4G LTE, a 1.2GHz processor, 1GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, and a 3300mAh battery pumping out over 21 hours of talk time, the Motorola DROID RAZR MAXX is ecstasy wrapped in Kevlar.