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HTC Rezound Review – Verizon

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By the end of November, Verizon may have the three best Android smartphones ever created all to itself. The HTC Rezound is one of those three, boasting next-gen specs, Beats by Dre audio enhancements, 4G LTE connectivity, and one of the first 720p HD screens even seen on a mobile device. On paper, this phone might be better than the DROID RAZR and Galaxy Nexus, the two phones it will compete directly with. In real life use though, can it use its sound-inspired name, HTC Sense skin, red accents, and spectacular design to come out on top of this epic end of the year battle? It’s going to be tough, but we have spent enough time with it over the last week to at least provide our opinion on that matter.  

The Good:

  • Screen:  This might be one of the nicest screens we have ever seen on a mobile device. The Rezound’s 4.3″ 720p HD Super LCD display is fantastic to stare at for hours. I have yet to see what the pixel density is on it, but I would assume it’s as high as any phone out there aside from maybe the iPhone and Galaxy Nexus. The pixel density is 342ppi which is higher than both the iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus. It’s incredible. If you want crisp clean lines, correct colors, and none of that ghosting non-sense that we have seen from some of the other higher end phones over the last few months, this is the screen for you. Rather than selling this at Beats-enabled phone, HTC should have spent more time telling everyone how amazing the display is.

Rezound

DROID RAZR

  • Hardware:  The specs in the Rezound are as good as any phone on the planet. It sports a 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor, 1GB of RAM, 4.3″ 720p HD Super LCD screen, 4G LTE, 8MP rear camera, 2MP front camera, 16GB on-board storage, and a 16GB pre-installed SD card. And to be fair, it’s the first smartphone in the U.S. that has an HD screen – there are few phones that are even close to being on this level. We would have liked to see NFC tossed in there, just like HTC did with the Amaze 4G, but there seems to always be something left out these days that would make a device almost near perfect.
  • Camera: Seeing an 8MP rear shooter with a 28mm wide angle lens on a smartphone is a thing of beauty. If you were looking for a phone that could come close to replacing your high-end DSLR in a pinch, this would be it. By no means am I a camera guru, but I still feel like I can tell if a camera rocks or not. This camera by all means, rocks. It allows you to use “hipster filters” on the fly, take amazing panoramic shots, and quickly share them with your favorite apps. We have some photo samples below that have only been resized and not touched in any other way. We also have a 1080p video clip for you in the video section at the bottom as well.

  • Design:  HTC may not take many risks with their hardware designs, but I’m OK with that as I have always been a big fan of their simple, elegant style. The Rezound looks like a modern day DROID Incredible, but with some added red accents to make it really pop. The black and red theme fit nicely with the phone’s Beats integration and really give it an identity that other Android phones can lack at times. If someone saw your Rezound and follows any sort of technology information site, they would know exactly what it was. It’s a bold, beautiful and powerful phone.
  • Beats:  We know that not everyone is a fan of Beats by Dre headphones, but the addition of special Beats software and a pair of ear buds with the Rezound is welcomed in a time when device features seem to be evolving so slowly. If there is a way to differentiate yourself from the Android pack, adding in high-end audio is a way to do it. The sound quality with Beats enabled is most definitely noticeable, and HTC assures me that it’s not just a “bass boost.” While I’m no audiophile, I can easily say that the audio experience on the Rezound far surpasses any previous Android handset. We’ll get into the one frustrating aspect of Beats integration in the “not-so-good” section below.
  • Battery Life (sort of):  We should almost create an in-between category for these reviews, because things like Battery Life would fall right into it. What I mean by that, is that the Rezound held up pretty well in my battery tests – for a 4G LTE phone that is. If you follow me on Google+, then you probably saw my 4-day battery testing results which show that the phone, with my use, was easily getting me through 10-12 hours before having to charge it again. While that’s not an entire day, it’s at least a work day, and is much better than I think any of us imagined the Rezound’s 1620mAh battery was going to produce.

 

  • Call Quality and Signal:  I experienced no issues with call quality or data connections. My LTE connection is pretty strong here in Portland and did not notice any hand-off issues or other problems that we experienced with say, the HTC Thunderbolt. Call quality again, seemed just fine to my average ears. I know in the past that HTC phones have been so-so in this department, but nothing stood out to me as being poor during my tests.

The Not-so-Good:

  • Price:  There have been enough conversations on this site over pricing that I won’t go too deeply into this, but I can’t help but be a little frustrated by the steep price tags we are seeing with Verizon’s 4G LTE offerings. At some point we will probably be used to $299 just like we were with $199, however, I’m not ready to get there just yet. The Rezound weighs in at $299 on 2-year contract or $649 without one. It will hurt your wallet a tad no matter which route you go. Is it worth it? We’ll get to that in the Verdict.
  • Beats Enhancements are Limited:  The Beats experience on the Rezound is for the most part, enjoyable. With that said, the fact that it only works through the native music app on the phone and with head phones plugged in, is disappointing. If you load up Google Music or Amazon or Winamp, you do not get the extra Beats audio enhancements activated. As our world becomes more and more dependent on the cloud, this seems like a giant oversight from HTC. And maybe it’s impossible to enhance streamed music the way they want, but it still needs to be pointed out as a flaw.
  • HTC’s Sense and Performance:  With the Rezound, HTC introduced their latest version of Sense dubbed 3.5. It’s very similar to the 3.0 we saw on the EVO 3D and a variety of other HTC handsets from the last 6 months, but with some added…well, we don’t know. As someone that has never been the biggest Sense fan, it’s tough to tell what has changed from 3.0 to 3.5. What I can tell is that whatever did change, is not a good change. As a phone with a dual-core processor and tons of RAM, you would expect it to fly, right? It doesn’t and I’m willing to point my finger at HTC’s custom skin. The gallery app is incredibly slow to the touch, simple sliders lag behind your dragging finger, various keyboards all struggle to keep up with quick typing, and something as simple as having a WiFi toggle in the notifications menu is missing. On the other hand, the Samsung Galaxy S2 on T-Mobile that runs this same processor, is one of the most impressive phones we have ever tested, performance-wise. Sense is supposed to be an evolving and highly-polished skin, but all I’m noticing is its growing negative imprint on Android.
  • Phone Thickness: With the DROID RAZR in stores as the thinnest smartphone on the planet, the thickness of the Rezound is a bit of a turnoff. Is it thick when compared to some of the other non-RAZR phones? Not necessarily, but with Motorola and Samsung continually finding ways to thin out their products, we would have hoped that HTC had found a way to do the same.
  • Weight:  Again, compared to the DROID RAZR, this phone feels mighty heavy. Some people love a little bit of weight to a smartphone, but when you get your hands on the ultra-light players in the game like the Galaxy S2 series and throw them in your pocket, it’s tough to imagine life again with saggy jeans.
  • Lock Switch and Volume Rocker:  I’m a huge fan of the design of this phone, but unlocking and locking your phone or adjusting the volume is a chore. Since HTC did their best to keep this phone sleek and without sharp edges, they also made these physical buttons almost impossible to toggle. This shouldn’t sway your interest in the phone, but it definitely will take some getting used to.
  • Battery Life:  The Rezound performs better than a lot of the 4G LTE phones on the market today, but we would still like to see it last for more than 16 hours on a single charge. We know that current LTE technology will not allow for that, so we have to at least flag it something that could be improved.

Gallery:

Hands-on and Unboxing:

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Software Tour:

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Video Sample (1080p):

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The Verdict:

The HTC Rezound is for the most part, one of the more impressive phones I have ever used. The design is almost flawless, looks beautiful on display or in your hand, feels great while using, and has the specs to compete with phones for years to come. There are very few flaws here. I love the Beats audio integration, the included ear buds, the 4G LTE speeds, the stunning HD display, and of course the camera. This is about as high-end as you can get with a mobile phone, folks.  There is one issue that I have to point out though, and that’s the custom skin that has been tossed on top of it. HTC Sense 3.5 feels like it’s moving in the wrong direction, is growing in size by the minute, weighs down the performance of the phone, and makes you feel like you are no longer using Android at times. That may sound harsh, but this really is the one downer that makes this phone somewhat of a question mark for me. With that said, you can always toss on a custom launcher and make enough tweaks through apps and skins to get this phone almost Sense-less. So by no means is this a killer, but it is something that has made us all focus so much of our time on the stock Galaxy Nexus.

You can’t go wrong with the Rezound, but if you are not in dire need of a new phone this very minute, I can’t help but tell you to at least give the RAZR and Nexus a few minutes before making your next phone purchasing decision.

HTC Rezound Specs | Other Rezound Coverage

  • rojerk

    I have had this phone for about a year now and would like to leave a comprehensive review.

    When I first got this phone it worked great. I had little to no complaints about it, other than the bloatware that you can’t remove. The camera is AMAZING, and as a photographer and videographer this makes my life much easier, as I don’t need to carry around a bulky camera as often as I used to.

    As time went on, I dropped the phone from heights that were not very high, less than waist high, and the screen has two giant cracks across it diagonally now. I am not completely sure if it affects the touch screen abilities or not but it doesn’t seem to.

    Once the most recent software update for the OS of Icecream Sandwich (?right?), the whole phone went to crap. The keyboard is constantly making typos and moving the cursor to a random part of the sentence. Closing my messages to get to the home screen takes about 10 seconds to load, and most other functions also take a while to load as well. Many apps will randomly close and display an error message during use. I also frequently connect my phone via usb to the computer to transfer my images and other files- now I can’t access my most recent photos past a certain date when I look through the files on my computer (macbook pro). This is a huge problem since I use my phone to take most of my casual pictures as well as pictures for my blogs.

    Another annoying thing is that when the battery gets low the screen dims, and doesn’t brighten again when you plug it in to charge- you have to go into settings and bring up the brightness manually. I used to have it on auto brightness but I found that the screen was always too dim when I was outside.

    I have no idea what happened. This used to be a great phone, and it seems that since the software update it’s fallen apart. If you can find another droid with the same quality camera, I would get that instead.

  • Davee1789
  • 9jun1or6

    How can I make my own beats.they said I could any body know how?

  • richie356245

    what you all are not understanding is of course the beats will sound different then other headphones its because one they are made for the rezound specificaly but can be used on other devices

  • Jake Gall

    Having owned this phone since launch, I have to say this is what should have been named the incredible 2. The phone is amazing. The phone looks like the successor to the Incredible and feels like an upgraded version of the Incredible. Awesome phone dispte sense UI which honestly I do prefer over others. It just lacks customization.

  • Anonymous

    I have the Rezound as of Dec 2nd and have not had ONE instance of lag.  I will keep it should the Galaxy Nexus underwhelm where the Rezound shines. I have two Exchange accounts set to push 24/7, with Facebook and Twitter also set to update in the background. I have widgets filling up all seven home screen tiles.  I have no idea what lag the reviewer is experiencing, because I don’t see it at all. 

    • Nico

      Try your app drawer. That’s where I see the most choppiness on mine. Sometimes switching home screens has some chop to it too.

      I still really hate the sound buzzing, though. That’s the big problem with the rezound for me.

      • Anonymous

        Still no lag there, but measuring lag that’s almost under a millisecond is getting nitpicky, as I also have an iPhone 4 on standby that lags more switching from one app screen (drawer) to the next than the Rezound.

    • Anonymous

      UPDATE:   The Rezound is an all-around powerful piece of hardware, but, something horrible and simply unacceptable happened last night with the Rezound to undermine it’s strengths and have the fickle like me take it back right away: it got too hot to hold comfortably while charging, which is what a lot of users do these days. I’ve read there may be a common issue with it when charging it, but that should NEVER be an issue. I was only charging the device and I could barely hold it. That’s an HTC Touch Diamond issue circa 2008. Back in the box it goes. I’ll be reactivating my iPhone 4. There should be no reward/revenue given to a company if it hasn’t put in quality time in debugging and stress testing devices and software through any known scenario through an independent firm. Charging a device is one of those things that should not CREATE a problem.  If anything, charging should only solve the daily problem we all are aware of when buying this kind of device, and that’s poor battery life. DAMN ridiculous, HTC!  

  • Justin Kos

    “you would expect it to fly, right? It doesn’t and I’m willing to point my finger at HTC’s custom skin”

    this website seems to be very bias at skins over android, and where as i do not like the neither id point mine at  gingerbread, and bloatware

    ICS is much better optimized for dual cores and uses resources much better, and bloatware well.. is self explanatory

    not to say sense 3.5 inst the culprit but i do not believe it necessarily is

    and for the record, this phone does fly, 100% increase over my fascinate

  • Ryork272

    Just bought the Rezound yesterday.  I also liked the Razr but will not buy another Motorola phone (previous phone was the Droid X and Moto found it necessary to cripple it with a software update).

    I really like it.  The screen is nice and call quality is very good. 

    Here’s my gripe:   I have to say, I prefer Moto’s UI (blur-lite) over Sense.  Sense needs to go on a serious diet.  I take issue when software developers think they know what’s best for the user and force it upon them!   Sense has these strange widgets that take up an entire screen. For example, its Contacts widgets are fairly useless due to size and they don’t give you much to choose from. I also liked Moto calendar widget much better than the Sense.  I was really taken back by this.

    So I just use straight up Shortcuts.  So its not too big a deal.  Maybe I get used to Sense although I find it annoying.

    My other beef is I believe there is a software bug with regard to Wifi.  Wifi works fine if you want it on. However, for the sake of preserving battery life, I want it on only when I need it.  So I turn it on/off manually.  The Rezound constantly turns it back on without notification (and YES I have it set to not do that!).

    The good is … the camera is awesome (perhaps a bit overstated in the review but very good nonetheless), video camera is excellent, its fast (like a race car compared to the Droid X), beautiful screen, feels well built, bluetooth works perfectly, call quality is excellent, setup is very flexible (just stay away from the HTC widgets), and overall its a great smartphone.

    If you really like Motorola, consider the Razr.  I had a bad experience with the Droid X and vowed never to buy another one of their phones.  But to be honest, the Razr looked like a really nice phone.  I probably would have still chose the Rezound though because the Razr feels to square and its a really big phone.

  • jpjones

    Rezound is on sale at Costco (online only) for only $49 and you don’t have to change data plans!!!

  • Mymuzik73

    Well if your going to be listening to music with the earbuds, they are a great sounding set. Using them for phone calls, they Suck. Now the phone is great, so far a lot better than my tbolt, in which I still love, but the rezound is much better. I just wish HTC would’ve stuck with the micro USB charger, cause if you buy the phone you got to buy all new car charger. But the tbolt batteries will work for the rezound. I give the rezound a 4 out of 5, all because of the charger.

    • Barbacoa

      Ummm im not sure which rezound you bought but it is in fact micro USB. Seeing as how the industry MUST be the same by the end of 2012

    • Justin Kos

      i went out and got a car charger for 5 dollars, that has a USB plug on it, 5 dollars secured every phone charger for a very long time

    • Anonymous

      You are getting bad information or not understanding the technology on the Rezound. The Rezound has a hybrid MHL/microUSB port.  It comes with a hybrid MHL/microUSB cord that will plug in to any USB port for charging.  If you already own a car charger that plugs in to a microUSB port, you do NOT need to buy an all new car charger, as a plain microUSB cord will also work to charge the Rezound. 

  • Anonymous

    Compared to the article and the video, it looks as if there isn’t a single point where the device lags or is slow to the touch. Does the phone like to play nice for the camera?

    • Anonymous

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  • jag28co

    This phone just got much better.  HTC just released kermel source code.

  • Anonymous

    i love the phone and everything seems complete, the only problem was to much glar on the screen. I see more of myself then the picture I’m trying to view, once the screen technology gets petfected it will be unstopable

  • Anonymous

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  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Angel-Luis-Gonzalez-III/591224353 Angel Luis Gonzalez III

    I picked up the phone 2 days ago and love it, my battery life is amazing actually, it seems better than my bionic.  The camera, forget it its amazing! Speeds are rediculous.  This is my first HTC phone and wow, I don’t know what people are talking about “laggy 3.5 sense” and such.  And the ICS update? Thats fine the phone is amazing as it is, and if it could get better than hell yea, otherwise waiting for the official full root to come out to get rid of bloat :P.  Was going for the G-nexus, but forget that phone, rezound all the way.

  • Somedude

    I went into the store today and messed with both the rezound and razr.  I left very impressed with the rezound.  The rezound is super fast and looks sharp.  That red on black makes it super sexy.  Forget about Beats by Dre and Sense.  I’m in love with this phone for it’s camera abilities.  I have a droid 3 and it takes forever to focus and take crapy pics.  If the flash is on it gives a blue tint and shutter speed is slow.  The rezound takes great pics as soon as you hit the button.  I plan on buying it as soon as the price goes down just a bit.  I’m sure the battery sucks…get it over it.

  • Sith77

    HTC FTW phone is awesome , 4G is friggin blazing , I’m in love with this phone

  • http://www.tech-os.com/ arslion

    i loved this Phone <3 

  • Themanthelegend85

    I was completely in love with thi phone. I went to the Verizon & store and played with it for awhile. First thing is the phone was sluggish and it was small. It’s small compared to the Droid X

  • Rational Man

    Could we please get another review of it’s speed after it’s been rooted? I really like this phones hardware, but sense just seems to really slow it down and I’d love to see what it could do without that sense covering.

    Thanks!

  • Anonymous

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  • WhitneyGalt

    Nexus = no sd slot, so you’re prisoner to the internal storage.
    Razr = Poor picture, ro repalcable battery

  • WhitneyGalt
  • Anonymous

    So LTE turned on here yesterday and absolutely killed my battery life. Barely got nine hours out of it with minimal texting, recieving a few emails, checking Facebook moderately and checking like five or ten web sites. Screen setting was adjusted at 50%. Here’s hoping that was just symptoms of a first day battery and not a standard. Also, this phone is thick with a case on. Even the better fitted silicon variety make it shown just how noticeable in thickness it is compared to other phones. 

    • Richard Durand

      We just got 4g as well on thursday, I have mine set to auto adjust lighting and the “normal” battery/performance setting and pulled 10 hours before it hit 10%.  Also got a red silicon case for it and it does add some thickness but as I’ve said before i dont want a tooth pick phone I’d break it, the rezound just feels solid.

      • Anonymous

        It did a little better for me today with the battery life and while I don’t have a case the design feels slimmer than it is the more I’ve held it. It’s definitely a solid phone I just wished it went for $200 instead of $300. I dunno if I’d drop that much for it.

  • Sith77

    Just got my rezound today , simply amazing . Network speed over 4G is Blazing fast zero load times , the beats audio is great , the screen is beautiful (sharp and bright ), the phone isn’t as large and bulky as you may think . I actually got an otterbox case for mine and it’s not really any more bulky than the incredible 2 was. I’m really impressed by the unit . I just bummed that the launch widget from the rhyme wasn’t included on this model .

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Jesus-Lopez/100002210504205 Jesus Lopez

    Thanks for the review! I have been anticipating the HTC
    Rezound for a long time, especially since it combines Verizon’s 4G network with
    a dual core processor and Beats audio. This phone will be able to handle
    anything you throw at it and still be able to multitask. I can’t wait to get
    this phone, since I recently got my employee Sling adapter from DISH Network.
    With the Sling adapter, I can stream live and recorded TV to my Android device
    everywhere I have 3G coverage or WiFi; the Sling adapter is perfect since I can
    hardly find time to enjoy my favorite shows. Plus, DISH is offering them for
    free so why not?

  • Ravnos CC

    So what will ICS look like on the Rezound?  Stock?  Sensed out?

  • Anonymous

    anybody switching to verizon to get this phone?  
    if so, get it for $269.99 instead of the $299.99 retail in-store
    glad to help anyone
    hit me up @ foamposite0o1@gmail:disqus .com

  • Sith77

    Any one else a little ticked off that they did not include the quick launch widget for the rezound (the widget that comes on the rhyme standard ) it’s part of the new sense 3.5 BUT it’s not on the rezound . My wife has the rhyme and that widget quick launch screen is awesome !!! Any one know how to rip it from the Ryhme and add it to the the resound for usage !?!?!?!?

  • Anonymous

    Where is the full review on the RAZR?

  • Anonymous

    WOW the Rezound sucks!!!! Laggy Sense 3.5 overlay kills this phone. Bummer it looked good on paper. Looks like the RAZR and GN are the obvious choices. 

  • ThatRandomGuy

    I don’t know if people still tackle the Rezound for being too “fat” but I got it yesterday so far loving the phone and anyways straight to the point, the OG droid is fatter than the rezound by .0 something inches (put them side by side)  the phone fit perfectly on hand and pocket the weight is a lil noticable but its not annoying at all… I was deciding if to get this or the razr while on the store and I hated the thinnes of the razr and it just felt weird holding the phone… to those saying Galaxy nexus best because it has ICS, big deal it’ll be a good couple of months before we get it (hopefully due to the Thunderbolt fiasco) and to those who say I hate sense and nude android software is Best!!11!!11! with unlocked bootloader and already rooted if we get tired of sense there will be senseless roms in the end I’m extremely happy with my phone

  • Anonymous

    I hope the people that buy this phone are looking forward to their ICS update in December…of 2012.

  • Ravnos CC

    The rezound’s screen looks glorious… the razr…. :'(

  • Anonymous

    looks so much like my old inc. anyone know if htc is moving away from droid brand?

  • Brandon Sobotta

    Out of curiousity, is this bootloader locked or encrypted? 

  • Tabe

    Hey Kellex, the Rezound weighs less than the RAZR. It still feels heavier?

  • Djenks24

    Sorry, owning an HTC Thunderbolt has left me scared.  I have yet to own a Samsung phone but I am concerned about their radio’s.  I was a very satisfied OG Droid and Droid X user, and call quality and signal were always top notch.  Not so with the Thunderbolt.  Sorry HTC, you should have done something about that phone when you knew it was full of bugs, ie: call quality, battery life, etc.  etc.  

    End of Rant!!!

  • Claydos66

    As of 11/16/11 @ 7:15am
    As for price:Wirefly: $219.99 for new customer, $249.99 for upgrade
    Wal-Mart: $219.99 for new customer, $229.99 for upgrade
    Verizon Wireles: $299.99 no matter what you do, unless you have a $50 credit because of the dismantle of NE2 like I do. 
    Best-Buy: Not on website yet.  Haven’t personally gone into the store either.
    Amazon Wireless: $199.99 for new customers, $229.99 for upgrade  <— Best Deal for new one's

    Other electronic stores are about the same as wirefly's price.  Personally, you get a "free" beats by Dre ear-buds ($100.00 retail value (http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Beats+By+Dr.+Dre+-+Monster+iBeats+Earbud+Headphones+-+Black/1232474.p?id=1218239170477&skuId=1232474&st=beats%20by%20dre&cp=2&lp=4), you get a 4g phone, HTC styling, free drop box and double your data with Verizon.  Since I use wifi religiously, I don't really care about the 4g too much.

    Since I'm upgrading I'm going to wait out for black Friday or Cyber Monday for a better deal.  I'm not going with the Nexus cause it's Samsung. They have done a poor job in the past with cellphones.  Let us not forget the GPS debacle for the Vibrant and Captivate and a bunch of software issues with their other phones.

  • Anonymous

    Before reading the first thing I expected was a: “The only thing wrong with the Rezound is that….it is not the Galaxy Nexus. Oh and the battery life.”

  • Anonymous

    The only bad thing about this beast is the weight and the battery life. I saw it yesterday and this device may have the best front facing camera and back camera in any smartphone today. I am not a htc fan but this could be a winner if the battery can last :) way to go htc. Lets see if the stupid samsung improve their radios, and call quality.

  • Lee Sandy

    Thanks Kellex for the review

  • Anonymous

    Very good review ..fair. I got to play with it last Saturday at Best Buy. Super nice phone/device. I bought the Razr, but wouldn’t have been disappointed to own this instead. I know the buzz around the Nexus,for obvious reasons.however, you can’t go wrong with any of these offerings. It’s a good time to be a Verizon customer!

  • Richard Durand

    I think people are exaggerating the lag on this phone, I’ve had it for a day now and havnt had any problems at all.  It has never lagged anywhere but in the browser and it goes away after it happens it doesnt persist. 

  • hatethanet

    Yup, after playing with both at a Verizon store, I agree with everyone else. Rezound seems laggy compared to the RAZR. Nice screen though. Seems smaller than my Tbolt’s screen when web browsing in portrait though, since it’s not as wide.

  • Rezound Owner :)

    I have the phone.. and it is seriously amazing. The camera, like he was saying is insane. I am in my bedroom, I turned off all the lights (its pitch black) and took pictures of the 4 walls of my room. Somehow.. in utter darkness the camera focused.. and the dual LED flash is so bright that the photos are perfectly focused to the point of being able to read titles of books and dvds on shelves and it looks as if I had the bedroom lights on. I’m seriously astounded. The one negative like he said.. battery life is decent.. but not great along with Sense and some bloatware which u can get past.

    But this phone is seriously insane. Having a digital camera would be pretty redundant.

  • Emily

    I played with the Rezound and the Droid Razr in store today. Rezound has better camera. Razr wasn’t at all sluggish, the rezound was a little sluggish to me.

  • Granted

    Yeah… That lag in the camera, just so horrible. I mean it doesn’t even open the camera app when you think about it, jeez so slow……. Only a geektard would one think that is slow, and two even care.

    Plus, with another new video I’m still reassured that no female will let you near her lady parts. No girl in their right mind wood let those eagle talons near her feel good door. I’m pretty sure you shave your hands too.