I’ve been looking at getting a new cell phone in the last couple of weeks. There’s a lot to choose from out there but I must say I’m impressed with the HTC phones on the market. The HTC Hero originally caught my eye but has now been replaced by the HTC Legend, which looks the part. The HTC Legend is cheaper than the Apple iPhone 3GS and appears to compare very well. For an even cheaper alternative, you might want to wait for the HTC Wildfire, which is on the way in the next few months.

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HTC Legend, Apple iPhone 3GS and HTC Wildfire.

I’d like a phone which can offer a good web browsing experience. That’s one of the main things I liked about the Apple iPhone. HTC seems to have this feature covered pretty well with their latest phones. The Android™ operating system is also improving all the time and HTC are leading the way by powering their smartphones with Android™. The HTC phones also look really good. Let me know what you think of HTC phones in comparison to the Apple iPhone.

Key features of the HTC Legend:

  • The phone has a sleek unibody design – made from a single block of aluminium.
  • The 3.2 inch, 320 X 480 HVGA AMOLED touch screen has pinch-to-zoom capability.
  • For the operating system, the HTC Legend runs Android™ 2.1 (Éclair) with HTC Sense.
  • Connecting with 3G, you can get up to 7.2 Mbps download speed and up to 2 Mbps upload speed.
  • The phone has a 5 megapixel colour camera, with auto focus and flash.
  • The web browser has Adobe® Flash® support.
  • Dimensions: 112.4mm x 56.3mm x 11.5mm

Key features of the HTC Wildfire:

  • The 3.2 inch, 240 X 320 QVGA AMOLED touch screen has pinch-to-zoom capability.
  • For the operating system, the HTC Wildfire runs Android™ 2.1 (Éclair) with HTC Sense.
  • Connecting with 3G, you can get up to 7.2 Mbps download speed and up to 384 Kbps upload speed.
  • The phone has a 5 megapixel colour camera, with auto focus and flash.
  • The web browser has Adobe® Flash® support.
  • Dimensions: 106.5mm x 60.4mm x 11.99mm