Specs summary


The HTC Titan II's screen is 4.7 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Windows Phone 7.5 Mango operating system (OS).


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

There is also a secondary front facing camera with 1+ megapixels resolution.

16 GB

Internal memory is 16 GB. No external card slot is available for expansion.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1730 mAh battery. HTC's performance ratings are 0.5 days standby time, 310 minutes (2G), 258 minutes (3G), 245 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

The Titan II offers a decent amount of screen real-estate that’s easy to read and interact with.

- Emily Price , Mashable 

Reviews summary

Based on 23 reviews

The HTC Titan II is powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone software and was released primarily in the US. Its default operating system is Windows Phone version 7.5 (Mango), which runs well on a 1.5GHz Qualdcomm Snapdragon CPU even though it is somewhat limited by 512MB of RAM.

The Titan II features a 4.7-inch capacitive touchscreen display, 16GB of onboard storage, 4G LTE plus Bluetooth and Wi-Fi wireless capabilities, microUSB connectivity and a 16-megapixel main camera. 16MB you say? Yes, that bit about its main camera is not a typo. It really does come with a 16 megapixel camera sensor while still managing to weigh less than 150 grams. Unfortunately, the camera doesn’t really deliver in terms of picture quality.

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Although the build quality is typical of an HTC handset—which is a good thing—the profile makes it come off as just a bit too bulky. This is one of the major complaints most reviewers have had about the phone. Somehow, it is just too thick to be used comfortably.

Compared to the first-generation Titan from HTC, this model is definitely improved. It can hold its own when pitted against most other models on the market today but seems to come with a few too many flaws to make it a perfect recommendation.

Need to Know: HTC Titan II

1. Built-in 16-megapixel main camera. (The Good)

2. Default operating system is Windows Phone 7 Mango. (The Good)

3. Cannot be upgraded to Windows Phone 8 Apollo. (The Bad)

4. Way too bulky for its own good. (The Bad)

Reviews (7.4/10 Avg. rating)


Camera is excellent and Windows Phone is smooth as butter but pretty thick and pixel density is awful

from TechCrunch

I love the idea of a partnership between HTC and Microsoft. In fact, the first-gen Titan is a cool handset, as is the little Trophy. But it seems that with the Titan II, neither HTC nor Microsoft were thinking of the entire experience. The hardware is nice, and I’m still a lover of Windows Phone.

But the screen resolution vs. size thing really bothers me, and I truly wish that HTC’s Sense camera app was interacting with the 16-megapixel hardware, especially since that camera is one of the phone’s big selling features. Those things are somewhat excusable, but when y... Full review


It has a disappointing display and it’s too big and bulky

from Brighthand

With all the attention and recent marketing that the Nokia Lumia 900 has been receiving lately, it’s easy for people to overlook the HTC Titan II, or perhaps not even hear about it at all. But while I personally did not find it to be quite on the same remarkably high level as the Lumia 900, I still thought that the Titan II was a great Windows Phone offering from HTC. It has a disappointing display and it’s too big and bulky for my tastes, but at least the latter issue was somewhat mitigated by its contoured design. Aside from that, it’s mostly pros with the Titan II, incl... Full review


Delivers powerful camera, fast LTE coverage at high price

from Complex

The Titan II gets props for welcoming a few firsts to the mobile game, by that we mean its monstrous 16MP camera and LTE coverage for the Windows Phone platform. Images look great and the different shooting modes are sweet additions to the shooter. Pictures are slightly better on the Titan II, but we give the overall camera experience to the One X for its amazing technological advancements. A true shutterbug will appreciate the phone nonetheless.

The LTE service surprised us the most, dishing out fast data speeds that compliment Microsoft’s smooth and speedy interface. Call qu... Full review


HTC does an excellent job of making even their plastic phones feel high-end

from TechCrunch
If it’s HTC that tickles your fancy, it all comes down to the OS. Do you prefer Sense 4 on top of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, or would you prefer to play with Microsoft. The One X specs slap down the Titan II like Daniel LaRusso at the beginning of The Karate Kid, but as I mentioned earlier, specs matter less and less these days. Where you’ll really win with the One X is the 4.7-inch 720p display. If you can tote it around comfortably, it really doesn’t get much better than that... Full review

Big screen, fast processor, solid design, 16-megapixel camera

from Pocket-lint

Whether you want a device with such a big screen will be a decision only you can make. The HTC Titan II certainly delivers one of those and if you think the Nokia Lumia 900 is big, this will seem even bigger. While the Titan II isn't as cool looking, nor does it come with as many "free" apps bolted on as the Nokia devices, we do like the Titan II if you've got the money to spare over the heavily discounted Nokia Lumia 900. The performance is great, the design, while a little "old", is still strong and solid, and the camera really does perform well. Should you buy it instead of the Nokia Lum... Full review

PC Magazine

The HTC Titan II is a good but not great Windows Phone, as its high-end camera doesn't perform up to expectations

from PC Magazine
The HTC Titan II  tries, but doesn't quite succeed, to take the mantle of best Windows Phone away from the just-released Nokia Lumia 900. On paper, this is one impressive cell phone, with an incredible 16-megapixel camera, 4G LTE, and a massive screen. Unfortunately, the camera doesn't live up to expectations, and Windows Phone still has a few serious drawbacks when compared with Android and iOS. But Windows Phone is a fun, easy-to-use OS, and the Titan II  is still a good phone to experience it with... Full review

This sequel offers some marginal improvements, but it is by no means groundbreaking

from GSMArena

The HTC Titan II offers arguably the best hardware, found in a Windows Phone smartphone. Its 16MP camera unit and LTE network connectivity might even sway a few users away from devices, running on competing platforms. After all, Microsoft has been working hard to expand the Windows Phone ecosystem, with the Marketplace expanding on an hourly basis. Furthermore, like a typical HTC, the Titan II is superbly well put together. Even the most nitpicking users will have a hard time finding anything to frown at. The handset's measures are also a pleasant surprise. The phone is quite light, given i... Full review


With its excellent camera, the HTC Titan 2 is the perfect phone for mobile shutterbugs

from PCWorld
The HTC Titan 2 is the largest phone I've reviewed, and it definitely has its charms. Yes, the screen is fuzzy at times, and the video recording may not be the best, but the Titan 2's LTE connectivity and excellent picture-taking capabilities more than make up for those faults. If you think the phone is too big (and some people may feel that way), I recommend looking at the Nokia Lumia 900 instead; its camera may not be as good, but it will still give you a nice, big helping of Windows Phone goodness... Full review

Big and beautiful, 16-megapixel camera, blazing fast LTE

from TechnoBuffalo
Overall, the follow up is still big and beautiful, made even more so but its humungo 16-megapixel camera and blazing fast LTE. It’s wonderfully designed — like its predecessor — without feeling overly big, and performed well despite the limitations of Windows Phone. But at $200, AT&T customers might have a tough time justifying the Titan II’s price when a handset like the Lumia 900 exists for so cheap... Full review

If it was the same price as the Lumia 900, then the Titan II would be much more competitive

from Pocketnow
If you're a huge fan of HTC, large 4.7 inch screens with lower pixel densities, LTE, the Windows Phone operating system, and want bragging rights with a 16 megapixel camera, then the Titan II might be worth the extra money. If it was the same price as the Lumia 900, then the Titan II would be much more competitive. Still the Titan II is a great Windows Phone, but it's disappointing that HTC will probably not put as much marketing muscle behind it compared to what Nokia is doing with their Lumia 900... Full review

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Full Specs

Release date April 8, 2012
Regions available USA
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
850/1900/2100 MHz
1700 MHz
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Windows Phone 7.5 Mango

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon S2 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
16 GB
RAM 512 MB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation Yes
SAR Head: 0.6 W/kg
Body: 1.36 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1730 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 350 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 245 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
310 minutes (2G)
258 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 0.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.2 x 6.9 x 1.3 cm
(5.2 x 2.7 x 0.5 in)
Weight 147 grams
(5.2 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 800 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 4.7 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Windows Live)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots No
Expansion Slots Info No
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (Dual LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Face detection, Geotagging, ISO, Panorama, 16MP Camera
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MP3, eAAC+, WMA, WAV
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4, WMV
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer DOC, DOCX, PPT, PPTX, XLS
Weather Yes
Stocks Yes
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps Yes
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments 16MP Front Camera
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