HTC Freestyle Phone (AT&T) | Review And Specification Mobile Phone


HTC Freestyle Phone (AT&T), Featuring a premium design with a 3.2-inch touchscreen display clad in an aluminum unibody construction, the HTC Freestyle is the first of a new generation of quick messaging phones from AT&T to run on Brew Mobile Platform. The Brew MP operating system allows AT&T and software developers to more easily offer smartphone-like applications to those who want an affordable, full-featured messaging phone.It's the first AT&T quick messaging phone to feature the HTC Sense mobile experience, which features customizable widgets and the FriendStream application for social networking integration with Facebook and Twitter. It also boasts a full HTML browser for PC-like web browsing and a full suite of messaging options including text and picture messaging, instant messaging (IM), and mobile e-mail. And with access to AT&T AppCenter, you can chose from a multitude of games and apps to download.

Enabled for use on AT&T's lightning quick HSPDA 3G network, you'll be able to easily access the Internet as well as quickly download video, music, and more. Additionally, with AT&T's 3G network, you can make a call while simultaneously receiving picture/text messages and e-mail or viewing Web pages. This GPS-enabled phone can access the AT&T Navigator service for turn-by-turn directions.

Other features include a 3.2-megapixel camera/camcorder, Bluetooth for hands-free devices and stereo music streaming, microSD memory expansion to 32 GB, music player with access to AT&T Music and AT&T Radio, and up to 7 hours of talk time.


  • Fast 3G connectivity via AT&T's HSDPA/UMTS network (850/1900 MHz bands; 3.6/7.2 Mbps speeds with network availability).
  • Onboard GPS for navigation and location services
  • GPS navigation capabilities via optional AT&T Navigator service includes audible turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, and re-routing options.
  • Bluetooth connectivity (version 2.0) includes profiles for communication headset, hands-free car kits, and the A2DP audio streaming Bluetooth profiles.

OS & Software
  • Brew Mobile Platform (MP)
  • HTC Sense interface with customizable and auto-updating homescreens

Design and Hardware

  • 3.2-inch capacitive touchscreen display (320 x 480 pixels) with proximity sensor
  • Onscreen QWERTY keyboard

  • Memory expansion via microSD card slot with support for optional cards up to 32 GB.
  • 150 MB internal memory

Communications & Internet
  • Easy access to social networking via HTC Sense including updates from Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr.
  • Full messaging capabilities including SMS text, MMS picture/video and IM instant messaging (via popular services including AOL, Yahoo!, Windows Live Messenger, and Google Talk)
  • Access to personal e-mail
  • PC-like HTML Web browser lets you explore the Internet the way it was intended.

  • 3.2-megapixel fixed-focus camera
  • Video capture capabilities

  • Music player compatible with MP3, WMA, AAC, and M4A (Apple Lossless)
  • Video player compatible with MPEG4, 3GP, 3G2
  • AT&T Music and AT&T Radio with 40+ commercial free genre radio stations and unlimited personal radio stations. Plus, millions of songs and albums available for purchase and download straight to your phone.

More Features
  • 3.5mm headphone jack
  • Micro USB 2.0 port with mass storage capabilities
  • Speakerphone for hands-free communication.
  • Organizer tools including calendar, alarms, to-do/tasks, calculator and world clock
  • Airplane mode allows you to listen to music while the cellular connectivity is turned off.

Vital Statistics
The HTC Freestyle weighs 3.35 ounces and measures 4.29 x 2.13 x 0.47 inches. Its 1300 mAh lithium-ion battery is rated at up to 7 hours of talk time, and up to 384 hours (16 days) of standby time. It runs on the 850/900/1800/1900 MHz GSM/GPRS/EDGE frequencies as well as AT&T's dual-band 3G network (850/1900 MHz; HSDPA/UMTS).

What's in the Box
HTC Freestyle handset, rechargeable battery, charger, USB cable, quick start guide, CD-ROM with user manual

AT&T Services
High-speed data connectivity via AT&T's 3G mobile broadband data network: The dual-band 850/1900 MHz 3G network provides up to 3.6/7.2 Mbps of download speed, making it possible to enjoy a variety of feature-rich wireless multimedia services, and it gives you the advantage of offering simultaneous voice and data services.

In areas where the 3G network is not available, you'll continue to receive service on the AT&T EDGE network, which offers availability in more than 13,000 US cities and along some 40,000 miles of major highways. Providing average data speeds between 75-135Kbps, it's fast enough to support a wide range of advanced data services, including full picture and video messaging, high-speed color Internet access, and email on the go.

The full-featured, premium AT&T Navigator GPS navigation application includes audible turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates and re-routing options, and 3D moving maps (additional charges applicable). AT&T Navigator offers several other features to make your commute more enjoyable and reliable, including mobile access to Yellowpages.com. Additionally, AT&T Navigator is the only mobile phone-based GPS service that provides integrated speech recognition for address entry and points of interest search.

HTC Sense Mobile Experience
With the next generation of the popular HTC Sense mobile experience, the HTC Freestyle automatically delivers your most-wanted information to your screen. It offers even more ways to stay connected--including FriendStream, which delivers Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr updates in a consolidated view. And you'll be able to pinpoint the location of a lost phone on a map, send a command to make the phone sound an alert--even while on "silent" mode--through the htcsense.com web site. If needed, you can also remotely wipe all of the phone's data with a single command in addition to forwarding calls and text messages to a different number.


Anonymous said...

hi, I was playing around with the phone and wasn't able to be on the phone with someone while still be able to use the "surf the internet" position, how do you do that? simultaneously?

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