HTC HD2 First Day Sales Numbers?

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I think it will not be a surprise for most of you to learn that the HTC HD2 sold quite a bit during its first day.  Current rumors, and we emphasize the rumor portion here, peg first day sales at 21,700 units between retail and employee sales only.  Our tipster says these numbers do not include phone sales and we are not sure if that includes online orders as well. If those are missing, we are sure to see this number spike north.  I have gone hands on with this device quite a bit in the past few days at CTIA (again, since we have already reviewed it) and I just love this device. (Moreover, please, quit your complaints about it not having Android on it.  It does not have it and it might never, so give upThis isn’t the Windows Phone of old; this thing is a beast.  So, if you have even a remote interest, go try one out at a local T-Mobile store and you’ll get convinced pretty quickly it’s that awesome!)  This is a Windows Phone powerhouse, easily the strongest multimedia phone and arguably the strongest phone currently in the T-Mobile lineup.

We cannot confirm these numbers, yet we are posting them because, well, it is what we do.  When we get further confirmation or an update, you will know where to find the information!

For the record, my friends at Wirefly shot me over this quote:

“Wirefly blew through its initial inventory (that they’d planned to last one week) before 3 PM and had to make an emergency order to keep up with the demand.”

Guess Windows 6.5 isn’t dead yet!

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  • JB6464

    HD2 is not a dead end phone. Ever hear of the XDA Team ? They are not going anywhere soon and you can get plenty of apps and so on from them if needed. Also WM7 is’nt cracked up to be all. It will be locked down like Apple does and not to mention it will be new later this year so getting new apps will be a long while yet to come.
    I think myself that if MS does’nt allow the WM7 upgrade on the HD2 when it comes out later this year, T-mobile will offer this phone in a Android version.
    Then again i’m banking on the XDA Team to find a way to put WM7 on the HD2 in the end of all of this.

    • rushmore

      XDA folks are great, but the main issue is Flash 10.1 and HTC must make drivers to work with the final release version. Adobe reported that the only verison being worked on is the WM7 version (different OS & drivers). The only ways the HD2 will ever see Flash 10.1 is if XDA somehow gets the beta drivers or HTC does the work for MS. MS already stated only WM7 will see Flash 10.1..

      • nyuhsuk

        Current ROMs on XDA do Flash Lite. I just saw it the other day on my TP2 and it was able to play Homestar content… I’m sure it’s not going to do groundbreaking Flash games (even a lot of modern desktops crumble under high end Flash games) but it’s there already and it runs pretty well on an antiquated processor. Can’t imagine how it’d run on that Snapdragon.

        Fiddled with one on opening day. Beautiful. Absolutely beaufitul. Ended up advertising this phone to another customer cause the rep didn’t know jack about it… that’ll sure skew the numbers as you need to know WHY it’s better than the rest to tell your buyers…

    • http://forum.xda-developers.com/index.php ~~Tito~~

      You mean the XDA forums, not team :). We are a big community. With lots of chiefs for all kinds of devices.(“ROM makers”).

  • Davidohio

    And some said this phone will not be a big seller at all for T-mobile. I’m glad those people are not my stock brokers!

    • Anthony

      #1) It’s not that big of a seller
      #2) You don’t have a “stock broker” mainly due to you ref

    • Anthony

      #1) It’s not that big of a seller.
      #2) You don’t own any stocks mainly due to you referencing have “stock “brokers”.
      #3) You would have no clue even how do own Tmobile stock since they are a subsidiary of another company. Furthermore, their stock is down since the HD2 was released.
      #4) You’re a moron.

    • Anthony

      #1) It’s not that big of a seller.
      #2) You don’t own any stocks mainly due to you referencing have “stock “brokers”.
      #3) You would have no clue even how do own Tmobile stock since they are a subsidiary of another company. Furthermore, their stock is down since the HD2 was released.
      #4) You’re a moron.
      #5) Apparently I’m a moron too for not be able to use this shitty blog.

      • Dalton

        Why such hatred towards T-Mobile on a T-MOBILE BLOG?
        Go away.

    • Mockerfab4

      Sounds like a big seller to me! Congrats Tmo. And David, keep telling it like it is! ;)

  • Davidohio

    Has anyone seen or played with the motorola backflip ? Absolute garbage. I wonder why at&t launched the backflip as its first android device because it has motoblur overlayed the android it does not give customers a true android experience. I just thought it was odd..it might send people right back to the iphone.

    • Mockerfab4

      I had an MT3G, that sent me back to the iPhone. Even a true Android experience can send you running away from it…

  • steve

    Loving this phone…laughing at all the haters. Go ahead and wait 7 months for wp7s….

    • efjay

      Yes, 7 months before you find out you have to wait another 5 months before an AWS compatible handset is released, meanwhile us HD2 owners will stlll be rocking our Snapdragons… :)

      • JB6464

        ^+1 I love my HD2 and have no problems so far.

  • gargoyle999

    HTC has released 2 minor hotfixes:

    http://wmpoweruser.com/?p=14681

  • jdog

    Everybody here likes HTC Sense UI not Windows 6.5. If this phone had just basic 6.5 would you still buy it probably not I would so I will say this Windows 6.5 is not dead but only because of the Sense UI. HTC is responsible for 85% of Windows 6.5 sales because they sugar coat it with they’re own UI, so people can stand it. As an “example” on Android phones you can also get the Sense UI but they are not the best and most bought phones the most bought is the Motorola Droid and the current best is the Nexus One and both run regular Android. So thats why I ask would you bye this phone if it was just regular Windows 6.5 like people do for Android because on Android even the plain OS (2.0 & 2.1) still is great.

    • jdog

      Sorry to double post but nice one David with the “Guess Windows 6.5 isn’t dead yet!” comment it just shows your a fanboy, I think some people were a little mad with what I said the other day, how very unprofessional. Aren’t you suppose to support T-mobile as a whole and not take sides.

      • DotNetCoderAZ

        It has nothing to do with being a fanboy at all. It’s a simple fact; people were saying before the launch that WinMo 6.5.x is a dead O/S. Obviously the sales of the HD2 prove that wrong. Even with SenseUI on top of it, the Titanium launcher is still used by many.

        If you are going to do nothing but hate on the device and the O/S, why are you posting? I love Android as much as the next guy (both my GF and I have MT3Gs and I have a TP2 also), but I am not going online to intentionally start disputes and try to “convert” (that’s the word you used in one of your previous posts) users over to Android as you seem to be. If you really have nothing better to do with your time, then flame on. But seriously, people are happy with this device and the O/S it’s running on. Leave it alone already…

      • jdog

        @DotNetCoderAZ What are you talking about can you please copy and paste the comment where I said “convert” you must have me confused for real. I have never said anything like that.

      • nyuhsuk

        You called out the writer as a fanboy for most likely an unbiased statement that seems to be bashing all fanboys whining about 6.5.x being dead.

        You make a valid comment though. People buy Android straight up cause the mass market hasn’t been really told anything about vanilla Android… people still just think of it as a ‘Google’ phone. “Hey, I use Gmail…”/”Hey, I like Google Maps…”/”Google Search on the go! Me want!”… these are the types of things people really think I believe when they hear about an Android phone. And the user interface is icon driven from the get-go. Very appealing to someone looking for something simple.

        Through the many years WinMo has been around, it has earned a reputation as a very unreliable and a difficult OS to use OOTB. And considering before the HD2, hardware has always seemed to be the limiting factor in allowing WinMo to running as smooth as a newer Android phone or the iPhone line. That deters people from even looking. But with the latest Titanium builds, the phone is quite usable. But once again, that visual pop that iPhones and Android phones present will draw the eye-candy masses away from the function-first look of the WinMo phone. HTC Sense helps WinMo mask itself in a very nice skin that provides that ‘eye-candy’ that the mass market seems to love so much…

    • Jweb

      I stopped in to T-Mobile to check the size of this monster in my hands because I want the HTC Evo 4G which has the same screen size. WOW was it ever impressive, It is amazing. My favorite thing besides the specs is the fact that it has send/end buttons so that you can use the phone with gloves on.

      Personally I like 6.5 with the sense UI, but I will give sprint’s HTC Evo a try because I really like Android and their plans are much better.

      BUT if your on the fence and do not care what operating system your phone has… This phone is fraken awsome.

      It is worth taking an hour or so to stop by a T-Mobile to check this thing out, even with my love of Android I almost walked out of the store with two of them… it’s just that nice.

      • TMO TECH

        Ur sayin ud give sprint a try, who is ur service provider right now, how do they have better plans lol, sprint loses 10s of thousands of customers each day they have the highest churn of wireless carriers in the US. There’s nothin impressive about the evo 4G trust me, android is still a new and limited OS, basically ull have a nexus one with a faster processor that’s about it, but what makes the TMO HD2 the phone to have is its OS really the sky is the limit with WM, and as far as rateplans, seriously do ur research before you insult the magenta like that.

      • rick

        EVO rocks the same 1GHz Snapdragon processor that HD2, Nexus one uses.
        The only difference is the accessibility to 4G network.
        and 8mp camera and ability to record videos in HD, and 1.3mp front camera for video calling.

    • Mockerfab4

      I would buy any phone running WM over Android. Even if this ran WM1 over my horrible experience with Android! I’ve already had a horrible Windows phone, the Shadow, doesn’t compare to the even worse experience I had with the MT3G.

    • jon

      Not everyone, I turned off Sense after less than 2 hours, and went to work on the cpr’s.

      I now have two 6.5 devices, and I’m not running shells on either.

  • DK Brothers

    You have to admit this phone is a sexy beast.

  • DopeBoy

    does anyone know if this phone has tv out option like the tp2?

    • ItsMichaelNotMike

      That is a very useful feature that I want. Sadly, it does not. There was a debate on XDA on this issue, does the HD2 have it, but it’s simply latent?

      The issue died when someone contacted HTC engineers and HTC said TVOut simply does not exist in the hardware. If that’s the case, no amount of programming is going to work because software cannot create hardware. :)

      So… no TVOut, ever, unless HTC surprises us.

  • jdog

    Sorry David for my comment earlier I forgot the more hits you get the more money you make. Its just that when you include that little comment you made about windows people seem to think they’re posting on Windows6.5News.com and not T-moNews.com, if read some of the comments you will see what I’m talking about.

    • David, Managing Editor

      Look I wasn’t say that for any other reason than a few specific comments and regular readers here will know exactly of whom I speak. “Just Some Dude.” Point in case. I’m just trying to stop the trolling because the Android vs Windows debate while fine and good and something I love discussing myself often dissolves into a personal attack marathon and that’s what I want to avoid.

      • DotNetCoderAZ

        EXACTLY… and that is exactly what “jdog” is still trying to keep going… hmmm, jdog == just some dude?

      • jdog

        @DotNetCoderAZ I take that as an insult Jdog does not = just some douche

      • justsomedude

        @David What are you trying to say. Its Android vs Windows vs Blackberry.

    • DotNetCoderAZ

      @jdog: Sorry to insult… you and just some “douche” do have a lot of simialr things to say usually.

  • tmoboss

    Its been TWO DAYS since i placed the order, and there is NO WORD on the status.
    Yes, I checked online and I talked to customer service. All they would say is,
    it is scheduled to ship !!!!!

    I simply cannot understand why it takes so long to ship out of a regional warehouse when it is in stock !
    Of course, if tmo had piled all of them in their atlanta warehouse and with a flood of orders, i can understand but do not forgive the delay! LOGISTICS MANAGER FAILED on this!

    • sorandkairi

      Ive had mine since the 23rd of this month (and yes I do know that it was “released” on the 24th). Its probably already “backordered” but sorry to hear about that 1 man! But I think that actually come from Lagrande, Ga! I think!

    • ItsMichaelNotMike

      Having ordered ten of my last 10 phones over the phone I can tell you that they simply don’t want to bind themselves by telling you the status.

      But I have never received a phone more than three days from when I ordered it. And that’s Georgia to San Francisco.

      What I do sometimes is call to ask for a tracking number and then track it on USPS. (I never opt of other shipping because USPS delivers on Saturdays to my P.O. Box.

      Not saying it’s right, but T-Mobile can’t afford to answer 30,000 calls where people want to know if a phone has shipped. That is a “logistics” thing.

      Do what I do, try to not think about it. It builds character, being disciplined. If you really want to test your strength, hang on T-MO News and read about others who have their phones, look at YouTube videos of the HD2 and think about the phone 24/7. After all that don’t call T-Mobile asking “Where’s my phone?” If you can do all this and not go batty, you are now more than a man in name only.

      I have to go check the mail now, my HD2 could be in my P.O. Box today. If it’s not I will be busy calling T-Mobile asking “Where’s my phone?” ;)

      • manushka

        How are you liking your phone?

        I have to tell ya, it has been disappointing so far. I get connection issues where Itsays it cannot connect, I know it’s winmo but jeez! you’d think that Microsoft/TMO/HTC would do everything to make this phone as easy as smooth as possible.

  • enjoijams

    At on of my local T-mobile stores, all of their 10 HD2′s were sold out the moment they opened the door. Im glad I got there early. Great piece of hardware.

  • DavidinJax

    What’s the next big phone, although I was uber excited about this phone, I cannot see paying $300.00 for a phone. In five months I am eligable for a full upgrade, what will be out then? Perhaps a nice BB that will be better than the Storm 2, and Iphone? Someone please, I love my bb, lets make it a touch screen BB with all the works!

  • manushka

    I am taking my two back! I hate this phone!! It keep freezing on me. I go to Slacker and nothing plays, the web is a joke. Facebook is a joke, I have 3G for no more than 2 minutes at a time before I get edge for an hour. I just freezes so much! My wife has hers turned off and when she needs to make a call turns it on, she stopped using it for anything else since it just freezes. I called maggie and all I get is “well it is a new phone, and it is not a computer so you just can’t do certain things”. That is so bull! I want a phone that works as easy as an Iphone this is not it!

  • manushka

    Going to see if the Motorola is any better today, IU called my local tmoshop and they where sooo nice.

  • Anonymous

    FYI HD2 is in no way a dead phone, in fact it is much more open than most realize. The phone is capable of having android loaded on its own or even dual booting android and windows 6.5…..it has allready been done and works great. This does “void your warranty” however it can be undone. So all those who want the android goodness can get it on the HD2 if so desired.

  • Chad

    I have the HD2 right now, and I’m very seriously considering returning it before my 14 days. Why? Because it isn’t for me. I was super hyped up about this phone’s hardware, and it delivered in spades, but I’m just not all that impressed. Don’t get me wrong, the screen is tremendous, and it IS fast, but why? What am I going to be doing on this phone that warrants all this hardware? At least with Android there are some graphically intense UI segments and apps, but with Sense and a simplified Winmo6.5 look, there is no reason at all for the phone to have all this performance. I just can’t see the point in having a phone this technically advanced for what it does, and therefore I cannot justify keeping it for a full upgrade term. I’m not bashing Winmo at all, I had a Touch Pro 2 unlocked before I dropped it and broke it. I’m giving an honest opinion that can be read for those who are on the fence about this phone. The only thing I truly like about this phone, is it’s screen. Other than that, the 1ghz Snapdragon is being wasted, the camera is jerky unless in full sunlight conditions, and I just can’t see myself being happy with this.

  • Mike

    Is this phone worth getting if there is no way I will be able to get 3G on it?

    I live in Mississippi, and T-Mo has absolutely ZERO 3G presence here…very frustrating…

    • you hdwindows

      well in that case if your only worried about 3g then simply dont get the phone && go to another carrier with 3g coverage, my friend by a HD2 to unlock for att, he is okay with the Edge coverage on it, after all we had to hunt that down that thing lols. he to drive an hour at high speed to get the phone! i did as well to get mine, never wanted a phone so bad before lols. just like i wouldnt buy a evo because i dont have 4g coverage in my area, its funny how a sprint rep tried to sell me that 4g box and a palm pre after he told me there is no coverage in my area but maybe one day it will be. i looked at him in his eye and said no sir, are you crazy! i will keep my touch pro2(tp2 at the time, have HD2 now) with my fast 3G and my free bill(on family plan, i dont pay anything), he didnt have anything else he could say but have a good day sir.

      @Chad honestly? who complains about having to much power? this is the 1st wm has had a phone that could keep up with the software, oh wait nevermind, the lg att phone has a 1ghz, im just saying i could understand if it was a Camaro SS for you teen but its a phone! you should check http://www.xda-developers.com if not already, i think you could find some stuff to put that power to use!

      • Mike

        Thanks for the response, but what I want to know is how this thing performs on just EDGE. Will it be OK, or will it be so frustrating that it’s not worth getting something like this? I have never used my phone for surfing the web , multimedia, etc. before; only Blackberry e-mail.

  • mike

    Does anybody have a skin or case protection even a screen protector?? it looks awesome without anything on it. I Just want to show off. lol

    • manushka

      I have the gel that came with it and a clear screen protector with it. My wife took off the clear protector and it looks better that way.

      • mike

        I’m going to put a screen protector because sometimes my finger is really hard to slide. so i’m thinking the screen protector will be a smooth slide. lol

  • Richard

    Bought one on Wednesday and returned it on Thursday. It is a sexy piece of hardware and that is all

  • Jshin

    Update on my issue with no tracking number and order still pended. I called T-MO and they have refunded my my $19.99 Express fee being has it hasn’t shipped today. Pretty dissapointed but can’t really complain now as I am not being charged for the Express shipping. Here’s to hoping Monday brings my HD2!

  • Mikey

    Out of curiosity, has anyone received their HD2 yet that they ordered through Customer Care?

  • SCC

    I cannot view my sent or replied e-mail messages. When I check my outbox or sentbox, everything is blank. Is anyone else having this problem or can help me???

    • mike

      Yup. Me to

      • you hdwindows

        make sure you dont have the phone set to delete messages after they send,

        @mike, i use th gel thingy that came with it but i take it off and on, the case kinda slippery and makes the phone a bit bigger, but its worth it thought. i bought a screen protector at tmo and the protector made the screen look less desired and it was rough for finger scrolling. i couldnt deal the protector so i took it off..its much better without,

        i had several customers asking me about what kind of phone it was! it felt great

  • SCC

    It doesn’t appear to be any settings to delete it after I send it & I’ve check all settings (I believe). I’ve called tmo and they have no clue.

  • SCC

    I dont even see that a “delete after sent” option in the settings. Tmo has no clue what to do. I’ve called them and spoke to several people and they all are clueless about this device.

  • Flgirll

    I look forward to picking up the HD2 in the next couple of days but I must say I’m a little jealous of the HTC Evo that’s coming out for another carrier…..

  • Phalosopher

    go to your text screen.. go to “menu” and go to “options”

    • SCC

      Phalosopher, options, then what?

  • Jshin

    Still havent received my tracking number txt message. Has anyone who ordered it go their info txt yet? Maybe a story for T-Mo news. Seems like they are dropping the ball on this. They should have not offered the express delivery if they couldnt get the devices shipped and delivered with in the three days. We will see on Monday I guess.

    • Mikey

      Couldnt agree with you more. Ive never seen such terrible tracking from T-Mobile. Usually they are on top of things like this. This time however, that doesnt seem to be the case. Ordered on Wed 3/24 at 12:25 p.m. with express shipping. Still nothing.

  • lev

    why has there been no reviews of this phone? cnet, phonedog, engadget, pc mag, whats going on usually a phone of this caliber gets reviewed right away

    • George

      There are millions of reviews for the hd2…seeing as it came out half a year ago in another part of the world.

  • Jshin

    I ordered mine about 12pm on Wed and nothing. Express shipping and no word on anything. I called and they told me it was pending. I agree Mikey with my G1, and my TP2 I was able to track from the next day or so. Looks like were just in the dark for now.

  • ItsMichaelNotMike

    You can check my posts on shipping in the “HD2 Sold Out” story.

    I have never got an e-mailed tracking number from T-Mobile when ordering a phone via CC. I have always had to call (like it says on the website to do).

    I called today and they gave me the tracking. Says it is enroute. Should get it tomorrow since I have a P.O. Box and I get Saturday delivery.

    By the way, I ordered it at 6:00 am EDT, Mar 24th. Tracking shows it was processed by the post office (and scanned by USPS computers) at 6:30 pm Mar 25th. So that means T-Mobile took orders on the 24th,packed them up for shipping on the 25th, and they were picked up by the USPS that same day.

    I’m fine with that since I paid $6 for Priority Mail shipping, which is two to three day delivery.

    • Mikey

      Yes, I have read your previous posts and as you indicated, you had the device shipped to your P.O. Box and that is the ONLY time T-Mobile will ship USPS. Otherwise, for the 99.99% of us, T-Mobile uses UPS. And if youre not familiar with that system, we dont get emails with tracking numbers, but rather text messages. I think almost everybody here is familiar with this system. Someone correct me if Im wrong.

  • justsomedude

    justsomedude=DotNetCoderAZ

  • Wilma Flintstone

    Hey NCole, hit me up on my email at lannyfilmer@yahoo.com. I have some info on spb mobile shell that I think you’d be interested in.

    also, I’m posting this from my GORGEOUS STUNNING HD2 and like mcdonald’s slogan “I’m Lovin’ It”!!!!!

  • Jshin

    Your 100% correct Mikey, Both of my previous shipments/orders from T-Mo, G1 and the TP2 were shipped via UPS. I received my Txt message with shipping info no less then 24 hours after purchase. I was able to track both deices as they made their journey to my home. When I ordered the HD2 I was told from CC that I can use my telephone number to track it. Number is not working dashes in and dashes out. I had to order mine b/c the store closest to my job was sold out by the time I made it at 11am. So anyways pretty disappointed.

    • Mikey

      Hey Jshin, just to give you an update. Just tracked mine with my phone number and its finally giving me something on UPS. Does not give me the status, but merely says it was billed today :/

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  • Michelle

    Hey Guys,

    I need some help please. I have been playing with my HD2 and love it BUT I have one major problem here. My motorola bluetooth will not work with it. It syncs fine and I turned on the connections for it and even allowed bluetooth connections but everytime i make a call i can’t hear anthing and then the phone freezes.

    Anyone have any suggestions?

  • ItsMichaelNotMike

    Well despite those speaking on behalf of 99.99% of T-Mo News readers (or was that 99.99% of all T-Mo customers), while on the phone to CC to make sure an order was canceled I asked about USPS shipping to a street address.

    The CSR said that if a customer specifically requests shipping via USPS they will do that since the system is set up for that option. So add that to the list of things that can be requested, e.g. free expedited shipping, free shipping, or even upgrade pricing if you are not entitled to it.

    I am sure 99.99% of you are “familiar” with the saying “ask, all they can say is no.” So ask for USPS shipping rather than be like the 99.99% some in here purport to speak for, accepting things the way they are because a self-appointed authority on the subject says you can’t have two to three day shipping. Play it safe, avoid rejection, you will get your HD2 in 7 business days; ask, you might get it in three calendar days.

    • Mikey

      Dont know how USPS service is around you. But speaking from experience, Id much rather deal with UPS. Here in NYC, the postal workers have a tendency to be lazy and not even attempt delivery and therefore just leave a notice to come and pick it up at the post office. I bet if you ask all of us on here, 99.99% would say they prefer the reliable services of UPS to those of USPS ;) But thats just 99.99% of us. Cant speak for the .01%

      • ItsMichaelNotMike

        Well, I have found USPS Priority Mail very reliable, can’t speak for anyone else’s experience.

        I 110% (since we are using percentages) do agree that MANY postal workers are lazy. And many are slobs, rude, and slow. Despite those creeps, I have found Priority Mail to be handled fine. (I also agree that once the package gets into a mailman’s hands that’s when we are in for hassles).

        On all of the above I speak from 15 years at the same P.O. Box and delivery of about 3000 packages in that time. (I have been on eBay since 1998. I have about 2000 BUYER feedbacks so that’s where I get part of my estimate. Of those items most people use USPS Priority Mail since they have to ship to my P.O. Box. I shop almost exclusively online nowadays too).

        So what I can say from that personal experience is that if someone sends me an item using Priority Mail, I have received the packages within two to three days. Rarely does it take four days.

        Lastly, as I said elsewhere, as predicted I just got my HD2 in the mail today, a Saturday, that was ordered last Wed. And it’s been like that with all my phone orders from T-Mobile, delivery by Friday or Saturday.

      • ItsMichaelNotMike

        Oh, one other thing about my USPS HD2 shipping experience.

        Yesterday I checked the box on the USPS “track shipment” page for them to keep me updated on where my HD2 is in the system. When it arrived at my P.O. Box the mail clerk scanned it since it was mailed with delivery confirmation. That sent the info to the USPS computers.

        When I was getting ready to go check the mail I got an e-mail from the USPS saying that the package had been delivered (which for me meant it was inside my P.O. Box).

        All in all a cool experience. Here is the message if you want to compare it with UPS messages:

        ____________________

        U.S. Postal Service Track & Confirm e-mail update.

        Label Number: 666

        Service Type: Priority Mail Delivery Confirmation

        Shipment Activity – Location – Date & Time
        ————————————————————
        Delivered SAN FRANCISCO CA 94126 03/27/10 1:22pm

        Processed through Sort SAN FRANCISCO CA 94188 03/26/10 11:55pm
        Facility

        Shipment Accepted LOUISVILLE KY 40221 03/25/10 6:30pm

        Electronic Shipping LOUISVILLE KY 40228 03/25/10 5:03pm
        Info Received

  • anthony

    not much of a big seller if you sold 40k and only had 40k lol the iphone sold 100k minumun droid the same pre around the same great phone but on a crappy network.

    • suri

      Hey Guys,

      This is the best gadget i ahve ever used in my life.
      I was using iphone 3gs previously.
      Believe me I would consider iphone as garbage before this.
      People comment a lot about this phone.
      I got to tell u the fact u should know how to use this phone.
      without unlocking i could access many features restricted by tmobile.
      people say they dont find many apps.’
      But if u got to the xda developers u will find tons of them .not just the apps for fun like iphone in additon u will fund ti=ons of apps to tweak and modify ur phone and work the way u like which is absolutely impossible with iphone.
      I installed flash support and garmin and tomtom navigation and they work like a charm.i sold my gps unit as i dont need it anynore.

      U got to know how to use it.people say its useless all the time as many never explored the possibilities of its potential.

      I have become a slave to this phone.

      I love it.

  • Gr8ful1

    I finally received some tracking info last night. Funny thing is, Tmobile hasn’t even sent me a text as they usually do. Ordered my phone on 03/24 @ 12:00pm eastern, my delivery date is 03/30. I was pissed off about the whole way the logistics were handled. But hey, I got my phone for an awesome price (much lower price!), so it balances out for me. One thing to add My TP2 has TVOut just buy the cableb for it, yet a flagship device doesn’t?

    • ItsMichaelNotMike

      Same here, I loved the TVOut feature on my Touch Pro2. But there’s no TVOut on the HD2.

      Over at XDA we discussed the issue at length. There is no solution to getting it. It’s not latent to where we can program the feature to “on” like we did with the Touch Pro2′s lack of FM radio. (Why T-Mo sold the Touch Pro2 without the FM radio app is beyond me. Lucky for us it was a simple CAB install to get it working.)

      Anyway, someone at XDA spoke with an HTC engineer and HTC said TVOut hardware is NOT on the HD2. :( So as I said to someone else who asked about this, science has yet to come up with a way for software to create missing hardware. That would be a cool trick. :)

  • Jshin

    Still no tracking info yet on UPS for me yet =( Tried both phone numbers on our service, dashes in and dashes out (don’t think it matters) And says UPS cannot locate any shipping info BLAAA. Again still cannot complain because they have refunded me my Express shipping fee but damn I really want my phone! Oh IMHO I also prefer UPS b/c my mail carrier will not get out of his truck for anything, Can’t tell you how many times I have been home on Saturdays go out to check the mail and got the “sorry we missed you , come pick up your crap at the post office letter” lol so yeah UPS will just place the phone some where near the front door and be on their way.

  • Jshin

    Just got my shipping info, Expected delivery date for Tuesday. UPS didn’t get the billing info until yesterday? Um ordered it on the 24th so why the 2 freaking delay? UGH.

  • Jshin

    Got my tracking number via txt.

  • TMO TECH

    this is obviously a place for HD2 lovers not haters so why are you windows 7 people leavin ur hate comments, obviously this phone has caught ur interest at some point in time, enough for you to still be hatin, most of you will probably be secretly owning an HD2 at some point in the future, but for now keep hatin and wait for ur HD2 cuz its in back order after the first day of sale.

  • ItsMichaelNotMike

    Posted in the Sold Out story about how I got my HD2 in the U.S. Mail today. relevant to this story:

    My P.O. Box is next to a T-Mobile store at the San Francisco Embarcadero Center. I needed a pen to sign a check for deposit so I walked into the T-Mobile store to borrow one.

    While there I held up my HD2 envelope and told the CSR “Got my HD2 in the mail.”

    He said that they had 12 allotted to the store and they sold out in two hours on Wed.

    That’s amazing for the following reasons:

    1. It was a work day and the only people around there are people at work. So that means they went to that store during a break or whatever, between 10-12.

    2. There’s lots of T-Mobile stores and Radios Shacks in the Financial District. I assume people could go in any one of the 12 or more retail locations to get the HD2. (That does not include that there is a Best Buy about a mile away.)

    The Embarcadero store not in a heavy traffic area. (I rarely see more than one to two customers in there at a time. The Embarcadero Center shopping is dead until the lunch hour, from 11:30 to about 2:00 pm.

    3. So that means before lunch people went to that store specifically to get the HD2. This leads me to also conclude other stores sold out too.

    I dunno how well other phones have sold, but this has to be one of, if not the, best selling phone at a launch.

  • ItsMichaelNotMike

    Sidenote since no one has mentioned it, but I will in here since I’m… well… here.

    The 16GB chip, while appreciated, is a big fail. Why? Because mine says it’s a Class 2. What a drag, that’s the slowest chip SanDisk makes.

    For those who don’t know, the classes are:

    Class 2: 2MB a second transfer speed.

    Class 4: 4MB a second…

    Class 6: 6MB a second…

    I suspect that T-Mobile had these special ordered. Class 2 chips are dirt chip on the retail market because on high capacity chips people want fast speeds (because we are transferring huge 1GB movie files.

    Moreover, I can’t imagine SanDisk retailing a premium sized chip with Class 2 speeds. I can’t think of anyone who wants a slow 16GB chip. But maybe they are big sellers and I am the exception.

    Note: This slow chip can be a bottleneck in the HD2′s performance. I am going to use my 8GB Class 6 chip. To heck with this 16GB. I’ll use it in my digital camera or camcorders.

  • TMO TECH

    As far as a tv out there is a way, this phone is capable of this and much more, people on the inside like us know exactly what this phone is capable of and what was removed. Just gotta dig for it guys and gals

    • ItsMichaelNotMike

      Yeah right. What a load of crap. If there’s a way, why don’t you tell us how instead of keeping it a secret. And go over to XDA and tell the senior members what they are doing wrong.

      I guess you are saying that the discussion over at XDA, that’s been going on since 2009 is nonsense? Only you know the secret. Not XDA, not HTC engineers.

      What a laugh riot.

  • ItsMichaelNotMike

    By the way, I have a few microUSB to miniUSB adapters.

    I connected one to the HD2 and then connected my miniUSB BlackBerry charger. It charges the phone fine (they are both rated the same output, 5V).

    So if you have the need for more than one charger you can use your old miniUSB chargers (check the voltage and amps). Simply buy the adapters on eBay for $3 shipped, and maybe even cheaper.

    Now I have a charger by the bed too. End of problem.

  • manushka

    So I’m getting my replacement set of HD2s on Monday. I have to say that the salesperson at local Tmo on Powell is awsome! I called her she did not hesitate to tell me to come in to get them replaced. We’ll see after tuesday.

  • WTF

    I wish this thing had Android…

    Android OS is growing, WinMo is falling. No matter what people say, you can’t argue the facts and numbers.

  • justsomedude

    Guys check this out here is proof that Windows 6.5 is starting to beat Android!!!

    http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/29/stats-iphone-os-is-still-king-of-the-mobile-web-space-but-andr/

  • Dan

    I sent mine back already. The hardware is fantastic. The software experience is lacking.