http://phonecompatibility.net also says the same thing.
On the Rogers/Fido network will you get the 3g speeds (7 Mbps) or the HSPA+ speeds (14 Mbps)?
I'm ready to jump off the iPhone boat.
Does anyone know if the NAM version of the Desire Z also supports Band I UMTS (i.e., 2100) for international compatibility?
I am running the Desire Z on Rogers. Today I clocked 7.87 down / 2.38 up!! Incredible although it really varies with location and time of day (been as low as 2.77/0.81).
Has anyone tried the navigation app by google on the Desire Z? I'm using it right now and trying to get a GPS lock but it's been 5 minutes and nothing. I'm on the Rogers network and inside a building. Would that matter?
EDIT: Ok, I went outside to try the GPS and it locks on in under 7 seconds. I guess there's too much interference in the building. Makes sense. My Garmin GPS never did. No issues.
Last edited by Techwarrior; 11-05-2010 at 02:11 PM.
Looks like the Desire HD is coming to Canada... likely to Telus. Another option for those who want a larger screen and don't care about the physical keyboard... and yes before anyone asks it will work on Rogers (both GSM and HSPA+).
bj - HTC Magic 32A - Rooted - CM6-Minimou [2.2]
For those who care there's a new kernel on the XDA forums for desire Z that works with Visionary temp root to overclock the DZ. Got mine running at 1.4 Ghz.
so after a few days with the phone, how is it tech?
Fantastic device. Coming from a BlackBerry it took awhile to switch over to touch screen and even the hardware keyboard (due to spacing) but everything is else is perfect! No lag whatsoever and having native Froyo, I won't need to root for the time being. HTCSense.com features are also an added bonus considering no monthly/yearly subscription is required...
Battery life is great compared to Samsung's Galaxy S phones.
What blackberry did you switch from? I'm considering switching from my 9700.
I'm concerned about:
1) battery life
2) signal reception
4) bigger keyboard
With regards to these four points, what is your opinion vs your previous Blackberry?
Your opinions are appreciated.
1) BBs win hands down it ain't even close.
2) Depends from area to area
3) The Desire Z has heft to it, think iPhone 4 heft.
4) The Bold 9000/9700 keyboard is still in a class of its own. But this come pretty close.
Last edited by Taknarosh; 11-08-2010 at 03:36 PM.
Well I wanted the Z before playing with one today. Hate the keyboard to spread across. Other than that it's a nice device. But since I don't like the keyboard my search for an Android with keyboard continues :-(