Friday, November 6, 2009

HTC Hero on Sprint: A Week in Review

About a week ago I bought a new CDMA HTC Hero with Sprint service. Prior to buying the phone, I checked the reviews, watched some You Tube videos, etc. While the reviews were less then stellar, I failed to see examples of any of the issues people complained about on the You Tube videos. Specifically, one YouTuber stated the phone was slow but failed to show any example of this in his video. Later in the video he launched a task manager only to show about 15 different processes running simultaneously! I think my Core 2 Duo laptop would run slow with 15 apps running concurrently!

Many reviewers feel the need to complain about a product, or they somehow aren't doing their job. I plan to simply serve up the facts and observations I've gained with a week of actual use: