HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE (Verizon) review

HTC continues their trend of making mid-range cell phones that are packed with features at an affordable price

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Battery Life

Despite the Droid Incredible 4G LTE's 1700 mAh battery, we managed to average five hours of solid usage out of it every day before needing to recharge it.

That's constantly watching videos, using 4G or Wi-Fi, taking photos, streaming music, downloading apps, talking on the phone and surfing the web at a steady pace. Not too bad for a battery that small.


HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE Verizon

Thankfully you can pick up an extra battery for longer hauls, because our unit died halfway through day one of Comic-Con, and if it was our sole device we would have been out of luck when that Klingon on a pogo stick bounced by.

You'll definitely want to plug the device in every night (or even more often if you're a daily busy user) for constant smartphone usage, but if you're a casual phone talker and photo taker, you can expect more mileage out of your juice.

Connectivity

This phone offers a wealth of connection options, ranging from Wi-Fi in the a/g/b/n ranges to Verizon's 4G LTE network. It also packs in Satellite GPS, Bluetooth, and Near Field Communication.

On the wired side, you can use the micro USB charging port to connect to your computer. It's worth noting that the HTC Sync Manager software is PC only, so Mac will have to dock the phone in disk drive mode when connected.


HTC Droid Incredible 4G LTE (Verizon)

What makes that easier is that a menu pops up when you connect the phone to your computer, giving you a wealth of options.

You can charge only via USB, activate disk drive mode, share your internet connection with your PC or vice versa, or opt to sync files.

It's great to be presented with so many choices, although you can tell it not to ask again if you don't need any of those options.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeSmartphone
Network BandDual Band
Service ProviderVerizon Wireless
BluetoothYes
Wireless LANYes
USBYes
Maximum Memory Card Size Supported32 GB
Built-in Memory8 GB
Built-in FlashYes
Memory Card SlotYes
Cellular Data Connectivity TechnologyGPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, EVDO
GPS ReceiverYes
Cellular Network SupportedCDMA 800, CDMA 1900
Rear Camera Resolution8 Megapixel
Memory Card SupportedmicroSD
Phone StyleBar
ColourBlack
Operating SystemAndroid
Brand NameHTC
Battery Talk Time5.22 Hour
Product ModelDroid Incredible
Screen Size9.4 cm (3.7")
Screen Resolution480 x 800
Weight (Approximate)130.4 g
Maximum Video Resolution720 x 480
Processor ManufacturerQualcomm
Bluetooth StandardBluetooth 2.1
Messaging TypeSMS (Short Message Service), MMS (Multi-media Messaging Service), Email, Instant Messaging
USB StandardUSB 2.0
Height117.5 mm
Width58.5 mm
Depth11.9 mm
Radio TunerYes
Battery Standby Time146 Hour
ManufacturerHigh Tech Computer Corp
Product NameDroid Incredible Smartphone
Processor Speed1 GHz
Processor TypeSnapdragon
Screen TypeOLED
Sensor TypeAccelerometer, Ambient Light Sensor, Digital Compass, G-sensor
Manufacturer Part NumberVRZDROIDINCREDIBLEBLK
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.europe.htc.com
Marketing Information

It blazes across the digital universe. It snaps stunning 8-megapixel photos. It zips them instantly to all of your 8,000 friends. With such attention to detail on the inside and out, the name of this phone pretty much says it all.

Standard Memory512 MB