HTC Velocity 4G

Telstra's first 4G phone is good, but not great. The 4G speeds shine through in speed tests, but fail to do so in everyday use. Its excellent camera is worth a second look, however.


Battery Life

Battery Capacity
1620 mAh

Camera

Camera resolution
8-megapixel
Video capture
Yes
Camera flash
LED

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 850, UMTS 2100
Connectivity
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, Next G, 3G, HSDPA, HSUPA, USB, GPS

Display

Screen resolution
540 x 960 pixels
Number of colours
16 million

Entertainment

Games
Yes
FM radio
Yes
Video player
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Operating system
Android
Supported audio file formats
AAC, AAC+, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV, H.264
Supported picture file formats
JPG
Web browser
Yes
Voice recorder
Yes
Version of OS
2.3.7
App Store
Yes
Video calls
Yes

General

Processor
Qualcomm MSM8260 Snapdragon
Processor speed
dual-1500 MHz
RAM
1000 MB
Dimensions (W x D x H)
67 x 11.3 x 128 mm
Weight
163 g
Availability
Telstra

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD
Internal memory
16,000 MB

Messaging

Push e-mail
Yes
Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail, Instant Messaging
E-mail protocols
POP3, IMAP4, SMTP
Social Networking
Facebook, Twitter, Google+

Other

Form factor
Touchscreen
Included accessories
Manual, Charger, Stereo headset, USB cable

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User Reviews / Comments  HTC Velocity 4G

  • AndyH2

    AndyH2

    Rating2

    "need to take for repairs after 8 weeks.

    stock options are horrible so needs a lot of apps to make it run ok.

    needs minimum daily charging

    generally pretty cr..."

  • Alisonian

    Alisonian

    Rating6

    "Wow.Had my Velocity since April 28/2012.Back in getting fixed already.Went dead and wouldn't start up or charge.Have had it 7 weeks.WAs a bit shocked when Telstra person asked me if $150 maximum re..."

  • LazyJoe

    LazyJoe

    Rating9

    "S0! HTC Velocity 4G is here and I love it.
    It seems from some of the reviews there’s a few complaints; Why did you buy it?
    The phone screams through data, any data!
    Every imaginab..."

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