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HTC TyTN review

7.7/10 AVG.
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7.7/10
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The HTC TyTN currently has an Informr score of 7.7 out of 10. This score is based on our evaluation of 132 sources including reviews from users and the web's most trusted critics.


Operating system
Windows Mobile
Processor
400 MHz
Screen Size
Unknown
Camera
2+ MP


What the Critics Are Saying...


MobileBurn

While the Cingular 8525 is a solid performer in most regards, it fails to show any real greatness. It has a good display, a good keyboard, and great connectivity options and data rates. But it is also very bulky, quite heavy, and more than a bit cumbersome to use at times.In short, this is not what...

- Michael Oryl, MobileBurn
PCWorld

The very fast data access offered by this PDA phone is undermined by poor battery life and a bulky design.

- Yardena Arar, PCWorld


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Screen Size
Unknown

The HTC TyTN's screen size is Unknown with x pixels resolution.

Processor
400 MHz

There is a Samsung 400 MHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on proprietary operating system firmware.

Camera
2+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 2+ megapixel camera.

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

Storage
128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, MicroSD (up to 2 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
Unknown

The phone is powered by a Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol) battery. HTC's performance ratings are 8.5 days standby time.

HTC TyTN Specs

Overview
Release date November 16, 2006
Regions available No
Mobile / Cellular Data
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM card size
Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System No

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Processor Samsung 400 MHz
Internal Storage 128 MB
RAM 64 MB
ROM No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.16 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headphones, Manual, Standard Battery, Stylus
Power & battery
Battery Type Lithium Polymer (Li-Pol)
Battery Capacity No
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Internet Use (Wi-Fi) Unknown
Internet Use (Celluar) Unknown
Talk Time Unknown
Standby Time Up to: 8.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Colors Graphite
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.3 x 5.8 x 2.2 cm (4.5 x 2.3 x 0.9 in)
Weight 176 grams
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged design No
IP Rating No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD
Colors 65k
Resolution x pixels
Pixel density Unknown
Size Unknown
Secondary Display No
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification No
Screen Orientation Lock No
Multi-Touch No
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features -
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key No
Mute Key No
Input Type QWERTY
Navigation Type D-pad
Predictive Text Entry No
Physical keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer Yes
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad/Screen Lock No
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling No
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) No
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Unknown
Contact Groups No
Auto Answer Yes
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browser Yes
Email Client Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features -
Messaging SMS, EMS, MMS, Windows Live
Push-to-talk (PTT) Yes
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Profiles No
Bluetooth Audio Codecs SBC
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption Unknown
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Memory Expansion Slot Yes
Expansion Slot Info MicroSD (up to 2 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV Out Unknown
DLNA Support No
NFC No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
Camera
Main Camera
Aperture
Unknown
Resolution
2+ megapixels
Multi-camera
No
Zoom
8x digital
Flash
Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info
Video Recording Formats
MPEG-4, WMV, ASF
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera
Zoom
Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info
No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, AAC, WMA
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats MPEG-4, WMV, ASF
Streaming Video No
External Speakers No
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
Apps
To-Do / Task List Yes
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stop Watch Yes
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter Yes
Viewable document types No
Weather No
Stocks No
Maps No
NotePad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Yes
Apps
Included Software / Apps Microsoft Office Mobile, MSN Messenger, Windows Media Player Mobile
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Additional comments Other Names (AKA): HTC Hermes, Cingular 8500, AT&T 8500, i-mate JasJam, AT&T 8525

Older versions of the this phone may have Windows Mobile 5.0 instead of 6.0 found in the latest releases. Windows Mobile 6.0 supports PTT, a Window Live Mobile chat client and smart dialing. AT&T version doesn't have an additional camera for video calling.
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