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248 customer reviews

+ This mobile phone has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on battery life.

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8.3 out of 10 based on 248 reviews.
HTC Explorer: Smartphone with 3.15MP camera, Touchscreen and 320 x 480 display. See full product description
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Sam, London Basic text and chat user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use,very light and good value for money.
Bad points:
Battery life is very poor.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 4.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 28 Apr 2012

steve, Sheffield Basic text and chat user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy to use
Bad points:
Battery life is terrible
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 9.0
Battery life 3.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 8.0
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2 of 3 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 27 May 2012

Desmond, Malta Basic text and chat user

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Light, portable
It is a smartphone for a good price
Bad points:
Cannot be updated to a higher operating system
Battery life especially during gaming needs to be improved
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 9.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 6.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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5 of 6 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 20 Aug 2012

Jackie, Chessington Basic text and chat user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Reviewer left no comment
Bad points:
Shuts down too quickly
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 10.0
Features 8.0
Battery life 2.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 6.0
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0 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 13 Apr 2012

Benjamin, Asturias Testing user

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
It has all you need in a smartphone and a perfect size for taking. It's fast and responsive and near apple use simplicity for being an android phone. Best price/performance in market.
Bad points:
I had wished to have a white o light colour front. Otherwise it could be the universal smartphone because its price/performance/versatility mix.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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8 of 11 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 12 Mar 2012

Brian, Worthing Great little phone

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
This is a great little phone if used as a phone, Loads of aps to keep you occupied. Maps and GPS for emergencies. Great
Bad points:
Battery like is very poor if using wi fi, GPS and widgets continually. Turn of programs, wi fi and software to prolong battery.

Beter battery woulod be a bonus, but there again only a small phone.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Features 10.0
Battery life 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 07 Aug 2012

L , Cowdenbeath Business or web user

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
i can check my emails
Bad points:
battery doesn't last long
not a big fan of touch screen
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 7.0
Features 7.0
Battery life 2.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 7.0
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1 of 5 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 01 Apr 2012

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Product Features

Operating system Android
Screen size (Inches) 3.2
Screen Resolution (pixels) 320 x 480
Type of phone Smartphone
Shape of phone bar
3G Yes
RAM in MB 512
Touchscreen or keypad Touchscreen
Connections WiFi
Connections Bluetooth
Connections USB
Extra functions Satellite navigation
Extra functions Instant messaging
Extra functions Email
Extra functions Camera
Band Quad
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 320
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 480
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3
Camera resolution (MegaPixels) 3.15
Talk time (Hours) 7.5
Stand-by time (Days) 20.2
Stand-by time (Days) 445
Depth in cm 1.09
Height in cm 12.05
Width in cm 6.15
Memory card slot No
Autofocus Yes
Weight (g) 108
EDGE Yes
FM tuner Yes
MP3 playback capable Yes
HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) Yes
Java Yes
Release date September 2011

Also known as: Explorer, O2 HTC Explorer, HTC O2 HTC Explorer

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Manufacturer's Description

The simply smarter phone

HTC Explorer is the simply smarter phone that puts YOU in control. An intuitive, easy to use lockscreen and homescreen let you access your most important information and tasks. Enjoy web browsing similar to your desktop. Keep in touch with loved ones even easier with email designed for easy navigation and quick reply. And the People Widget lets you group up your favorite people and view all your communication options on one screen for simple access.

A simply intuitive phone

The HTC Explorer lets you jump right into what’s most important to you. The lockscreen design focuses on the most frequently used features like your mail, text messages, contacts, and camera.

A simply smarter phone

The HTC Explorer gives you shortcuts that really do save time and make your life less complicated. With the HTC Explorer, you decide what appears on your home-screen panel…it’s all at your fingertips.

Keep in touch more easily

For text messages and email, HTC Explorer lets you group up your friends, family, whoever. Select the group from your contacts and send the same text message or email to the entire group in a one step.

Giving you peace of mind

HTC Explorer helps you track your data, messages and minutes used. It also remembers any Wi-Fi connections you use regularly and reconnects automatically when they’re available.


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