HTC Vivid review: Welcome to 4G

23 December 2011
The final member of AT&T’s LTE smartphone 2011 lineup is at the start line, ready to impress. The HTC Vivid is joining the company of the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and LG Nitro HD in a bid to defend the reputation of the Taiwanese company. Hardware wise...

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Anonymous, 11 May 2012What is up with rotation?
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  • Anonymous

What is up with rotation?

  • aaki

pls upload the review of htc vivid 4g with ics !!!

i want to buy this phone so pls help me gsmarena !!


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  • mike

No dedicated camera button!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!AGAIN!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Ashura

audiomAn, 24 Dec 2011Hey gsmarena, whers the audio quality graph???"Editorial: You might notice that this review is shorter than usual and doesn't include all of our proprietary tests. The reason is it has been prepared and written far away from our office and test lab. The HTC Vivid is a US-only phone, so it will probably never get to the shores of the Old Continent. Still, we think we've captured the essence of the phone in the same precise, informative and detailed way that's become our trademark. Enjoy the good read!"


  • Nasser

Amazing device, and battery finally is awesome with HTC, please guys keep in mind always battery life, because now adays, the connectivity is eating the battery, and you gonna make it with good processor and a powerful RAM, so battery is must to be great like this, I loved it, and I am sure this is will be my first Android device for sure, I am just waiting to be available in UAE, and then I will get it for sure. Cant wait to have it in my hands. Please HTC make it available in UAE sooner please. this device with such specs and battery I believe it is gonna be the best yet. Thanks GSMarena the battery test and draw which you make is amazing move, I wish you can do it with every phone you test. keep it up guys, and merry christmas all.


  • Bocius

It seems like htc diamond 1, most beauty phone ever!

  • Anonymous

AnonD-2663, 24 Dec 2011i've seen some pretty shocking cameraphones over the years,... moreGot to be kidding... The photos look horrible at 100%, there are cleary a lot of oversharpening artifacts and noise, I can't understand why the hell GSMArena says tha this camera is good.

  • Anonymous

Hey GSM Arena I really like the battery test image. Will you make it mandatory in future reviews? It's really helpful and cool :)

  • AnonD-2773

Anonymous, 24 Dec 2011Nothing wrong with npertaining to your signature style to p... moreHey dude! of course, this design is great im not saying it sucks, and i am the biggest HTC fan, me myself i am holding right now the Sensation XE... U know, samsung and iphone never got it right into my head!

  • AnonD-2663

i've seen some pretty shocking cameraphones over the years, but this one wins hands down

  • superpiff

Kinda looks like a bigger EVO with a metal back I like it though specially the white version

  • audiomAn

Hey gsmarena, whers the audio quality graph???

  • Anonymous

AnonD-2773, 23 Dec 2011This phone got cool specs! but the design looks like the ol... moreNothing wrong with npertaining to your signature style to perpetuate your market image.

I rather like the angles of the phone, and I'm a fan of metal and other quality build material. I don't like the cheap stuff (samsung), or the brittle stuff (iphone). Before the inevitable fanboy rage ensues, I might obligatorily add "to each their own".

  • timun

if only this phone available outside of the US..

  • AnonD-2773

This phone got cool specs! but the design looks like the old HTC phones...