HTC HD2 vs iPhone 3GS – call handling demoed

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Some of our readers do not like these comparison videos, but from our search logs we can see there are many people looking for guidance on which handset to choose.

As can be seen from the video above, the HTC HD2 has a more natural interface for call handling than the iPhone 3GS, with HTC’s added features creating a device that is responsive to the user in a surprising but intuitive way, which is one of the pillars of HTC Sense UI.

Features which are particularly welcome are reducing the volume of the ring when you pick the phone up. Straighttalk Lite also works well and very intuitively. 

Smart Dialling is also a great feature that I am really surprised is not yet on the iPhone.  With it one never have to go into the address book, and the iPhone’s search feature is a poor replacement.

Other noted features which make the HTC HD2 superior for phone calls are the louder ring tones, ring tones that become even louder when the phone is in your pocket or bag (Pocket Mode) and the ability to easily make ring tones from the music on your phone.

And of course, of particular note is that there is no “App for that” for these features, unless you want to jailbreak your phone and get into a battle with Apple.

In this, case, and for phone calls, the HTC HD2 is clearly superior.

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