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HTC Touch HD Mini review

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HTC Touch HD Mini
HTC Touch HD Mini
HTC Touch HD Mini
HTC Touch HD Mini
HTC Touch HD Mini

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The HTC Touch HD Mini currently has an Informr score of 8.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 4 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.

Windows Mobile
Operating system
Operating system
Windows Mobile
600 MHz
600 MHz
Screen Size
Screen Size
5+ MP
5+ MP
1200 mAh

What the Critics Are Saying...


The Mini sets out to offer us a more compact experience of the HD2, but the HD2 is all about its massive screen, and the translation of the UI to a smaller footprint also comes with concordant tradeoffs. All the same, we like what HTC's brought to the table and certainly wouldn't begrudge someon...

- Vlad Savov, Engadget

HTC has made another great Windows Mobile smart phone with the HD Mini, the smaller follow-up to the huge HTC HD2.

- Flora Graham, CNET

Getting right to the point, we should say the HTC HD mini is not a great phone. Incoming loudness is fine, but voices tend to lack any natural sounding. Our callers found the volume on their side to be a bit low, with our words not being the easiest to comprehend. Then again, there aren't a lot...

- PhoneArena Team, PhoneArena

Of the four new phones that HTC announced at Mobile World Congress 2010, there was only one Windows Mobile handset. The HTC HD mini is that handset, and aims to offer most of the HTC HD2's functionality, but in a vastly smaller form factor. The HD mini offers a 5 megapixel camera, and features...

- Russell Jefferies, MobileBurn

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HTC backs up the Touch HD Mini with a 1 Year parts & labour warranty.

If your Touch HD Mini has problems and is still within its warranty period, you could contact HTC support or the retailer you purchased the phone from. You'll find HTC's contact information here. If your phone is off warranty and needs repair for a physical problem such as a broken screen or bad battery, you should visit an authorized service centre or a local phone repair shop. You can also connect with others in The Informr Community Forum to find and share answers to questions.

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Screen Size

The HTC Touch HD Mini's screen size is 3.2 inches with x pixels resolution.

600 MHz

There is a Qualcomm 7227 600 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ MP camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.


Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1200 mAh battery. HTC's performance ratings are 14 days standby time, 435 minutes.

Touch HD Mini Specs

Release Date April 16, 2010
Regions Available USA
Operating System No

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Processor Qualcomm 7227 600 MHz
Internal Storage No
RAM 384 MB
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.72 W/kg
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Mobile / Cellular Data
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
SIM card size
Dual SIM No
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Mobile Hotspot No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 16 GB)
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Main Camera
Resolution / Aperture
5+ Megapixels
Additional Rear Camera Info
Auto focus
Video Recording Formats
3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Resolution / Aperture
Additional Front Camera Info
Video Recording Parameters
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.2 inches
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Power & Battery
Battery Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Battery Capacity 1200 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Cellular) Unknown
Talk Time Up to 435 minutes
Standby Time Up to 14 days
Mixed Usage
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 10.3 x 5.8 x 1.2 cm (4.1 x 2.3 x 0.5 in)
Weight 110 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
External Speakers No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Input / Keyboard Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
External Volume Control Yes
Fingerprint Sensor No
Additional Information Messaging: SMS, MMS, IM
ROM: 512MB
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA: Yes
Graphics: Yes
Themes: Yes
Backlit Illumination: Yes
Predictive Text Entry: Yes
Voice Commands: Yes
Multiple Numbers Per Contact: Email address, Other fields
Auto Answer: Yes
Voice Activated Dialing: Yes
Photo Caller ID: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Email Client: Yes
Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP, SMTP
PC Synchronization: Yes
Java Application: Yes
Audio Formats: MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, AMR, WMA, WAV
Video Playback Formats: 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Streaming Video: Yes
Custom Ringtones: No
Vibration Alert: Yes
Downloadable Ringtones: Yes
Ringer ID: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Data Tethering: Yes
Radio: Yes
Wi-fi Encryption: WEP
Games: Downloadable
Apps: Downloadable
Included Software / Apps: -
To-Do / Task List, Calendar, World Clock, Alarm, Stop Watch, Calculator, Weather, Stocks, Maps, NotePad, Voice Memos / Recorder

Other Names (AKA): HTC Photon
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