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T-Mobile HTC HD2 (photos)

The HTC HD2 is finally available from T-Mobile. See what the multimedia powerhouse has to offer in our hands-on photo gallery.

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HTC HD2 (T-Mobile)

The HTC HD2 will be available from T-Mobile starting March 24 for $199.99 with a two-year contract and qualifying data plan. Alternatively, you can get it with an Even More Plus Plan, which doesn't require an annual contract, for $449.99.
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Entertainment features

T-Mobile is really playing up the multimedia capabilities of the device, and to sweeten the deal, it preloads the smartphone with a ton of entertainment apps, including Blockbuster's On Demand video download application, Barnes & Noble's e-book reader, and both "Transformers" movies.
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Display and size

The HD2 features an extra-large 4.3-inch capacitive touch screen that's absolutely gorgeous. However, the trade-off is that the device is a bit on the larger side at 4.74 inches tall by 2.64 inches wide and 5.54 ounces.
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Keyboard

In addition to a traditional onscreen QWERTY keyboard, the HD2 also has a Swype keyboard, which lets you input text by dragging your finger from letter to letter in one continuous motion.
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Bottom view

The bottom of the device has a 3.5mm headphone and a Micro-USB port.
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Camera

On back of the phone, you'll find the HD2's 5-megapixel camera and features a dual LED flash, autofocus, and editing options.
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Picture quality

The camera took excellent photos with amazing sharpness, but the colors on indoor shots could have been slightly brighter.

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