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HTC Windows Phone 7 HD 7 – unboxing

One Mobile Ring has taken stock of the HTC flagship Windows Phone 7 based HD7, which appears exclusively on the O2 mobile phone network. We thought we would publish the unboxing images ahead of the actual review, with a brief walk-through of the handset. We're sorry to say the handset didn’t arrive in a retail box, only a white OEM version which the press usually see.

The HTC HD7 – out of its box. The HD7 arrives running Windows Phone 7, with a 4.3-inch 480x800 touch screen, a 1Ghz processor, 16GB of internal storage, a microUSB port, a 5 megapixel camera with a kick-stand.

The HTC HD7 – unboxed, in all its glory for the world to behold with all and sundry to view. The flagship Windows Phone 7 from HTC is accompanied by a set of earphones, a data cable and a wall-charging adaptor – for use with the cable, to recharge the phone.

The HTC HD7 – the top. The top of the handset only contains one button, the power on button. This is located off to the right, where on the HTC’s other flagship mobile – the HTC Desire HD, it is situated to the left.

The HTC HD7 – the right-hand side. The right side of the handset has a stylish one bar volume rocker towards the top, with a camera button about two-thirds down. The left-hand side of the phone is completely blank, where the HTC Desire HD has its volume rocker on the left with the right-hand side being devoid of buttons.

The HTC HD7 – rear of the handset. This houses a removable case and battery, the SIM card slot and the 5 megapixel camera with a kick stand. The rear of the HTC Desire HD doesn’t have a removable backing plate, where the battery slides out to the right and the bottom of the phone is removed to insert the microSD and SIM card.

Originally published at OneMobileRing.com

Rob has worked in the affiliate industry for many years with large publishers, and previously worked as a journalist on titles such as Wired, PC Magazine, ITProPortal, The Register, The Inquirer, Pocket-Lint, Mobile Industry Review, Know Your Mobile and The Gadget Show.