Sydney does an unboxing and gives her first impressions of the HTC Freestyle. Because it uses HTC Sense UI, it looks very similar to HTC's smartphones, but it's a featurephone. Whether this means that you get all the coolness of a smartphone without the price or that you finally have a cheap phone that you're not ashamed of, either way, it's a win-win.

Aside from running Sense UI and being packed with all of its cool widgets, the Freestyle also has a 3 MP camera and a capacitive touchscreen, a pretty good one at that. After initial tests with the Freestyle's touchscreen and virtual keyboard, it's easy to say that it's one of the best on the featurephone market.

The Freestyle is $99 on-contract from AT&T, which may be a little too expensive for some, but it's definitely worth looking into.

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Lily Maua
Lily Maua Hey Sydney, off topic, but PhoneDog's pop-up ads on a mobile browser are incredibly annoying. Might wanna tell your team to make them less obtrusive.
Geoffrey P. Spicer
Geoffrey P. Spicer got sooo many on the market its hard to tell.which is best.
Michelle Perez
Michelle Perez Feature phone means you can get a $10 or so data plan vs. a $30-$40 one plus it's not mandatory like for many smart phones.
Zach Cline
Zach Cline You're right. Cheap people don't want a smartphone.
Matt Weber
Matt Weber you guys are dumb. Alot of people dont want to pay for a smartphone. This is a very nice alternative. If I couldnt get a smartphone. I would jump on this phone!
Pascal Viola
Roberto Williams
Roberto Williams The point of the phone is for a person who wants an HTC world class experience but doesn't want android not that they're being cheap because u can get a inspire 4G for the same price so
Åmmar Fèroz
Åmmar Fèroz Piece of cheap shit it could atleast have android
Emmanuel Castro
Emmanuel Castro This phone is okay for a kid who wants to chat n stuff but can't fully understand android...
Alex Shubert
Alex Shubert Haha u funny
Justin Young
Justin Young I didn't know HTC made anything but smart phones.:-/
Deontay Simms
Deontay Simms Da thunderbolt is a crazy phone also fast
Chris Toliver
Chris Toliver I'm happy with my Aria
Chris Toliver
Chris Toliver Eventhough they continually bring out a new phone
Ian Ackley
Ian Ackley I feel like an ass getting a DInc in December... whatever, as long as I have CM on my phone it'll do me good for another two years.
Enrique Pascual
Enrique Pascual HTC makes good phones, they can make as many as they want :D
Onix Rodriguez
Onix Rodriguez How many freaking phones HTC have so far? Seriously they have produced so many that getting one just sucks. They release a new one every month.
Tivone Wright
Tivone Wright owow this phone is awsome!!!!:)

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