Pros

  • Excellent full QWERTY keyboard
  • Slim design

Cons

  • Mediocre camera
  • Unreliable call quality

At A Glance

The HTC S740 has one of the best hardware keyboards we've seen, but is held back by uneven call quality.

Manufacturer’s Description

The S743 Smartphone from HTC transcends power, usability and simple key-control to deliver a truly and intuitive experience. It features a slide-out four-row keyboard for quick and easy text entry. Plus, the 2.4-inch TFT-LCD screen housed within a slim and elegant design offers excellent visual quality. Additionally, the 3.2 megapixel camera delivers high quality stills and videos. Mobile internet is delivered with superb speed which allows surfing and downloading at broadband speed with HSDPA and Wi-Fi.

The Specs

Processor
Processor type Qualcomm
Processor speed 0.528 MHz
Display
Display size 2.4 inches
Display type Color
Resolution 240 x 320 pixels
Storage
Other storage Micro SD
Battery
Battery Type Lithium ion
Vendor Rated Talk Time 5.83 hours
Vendor Rated Standby Time 260.0 hours
Ports and Connections
Microphone input Yes
Headphone Jack 2.5 mm
Wireless connection Yes
Dimensions
Width 0.65 inches
Depth 1.71 inches
Height 1.71 inches
Weight 0.30625 pounds
Image Processor
Megapixels 3.2
Storage Media
SD card Micro SD
Carrier
GSM 850 1.0
HSDPA 1.0
GSM 1800 1.0
GSM 1900 1.0
WCDMA 1.0
Supported Video Formats
wmv Yes
Supported Audio Formats
AAC
  • AAC Plus
  • AAC
MP3 Yes
Included Software
Operating System Windows Mobile