Along with HTC Legend, HTC has designed another Android 2.1 OS compatible smart phone HTC Desire equipping with 1GHz Snapdragon processor. The screen on the HTC Desire is vivid and crisp, having 3.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touch screen. It’s very much similar to the popular Nexus One, but differs in some aspects.
Desire comes with HTC’s latest Sense UI which we’ve already seen on HTC Legend. HTC Desire runs Google’s Android 2.1 OS (Eclair) and it is upgradable to Android 2.2 (Froyo) in future. The HTC Desire captures 3:2 wide still images and video capturing at 800 x 480 resolutions.
The Desire sports 576MB of RAM, Optical track pad. With a pinch of your fingers you can see all seven of your home screens. HTC desire comes with DivX support and 720p video capture.
Full Technical Specifications of HTC Desire
|3G Network||HSDPA 900 / 1200 MHz|
|2G Network||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|L x B x H||119 x 60 x 11.9 mm|
|Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Display Colors & Resolution||16 Million colors , 480 x 800 pixels|
|Input/ User Interface|
|Input||HTC Sense UI|
|Operating System||Android OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to Android 2.2 (Froyo)|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor|
512Mb ROM, 576Mb RAM
|Memory||4GB in-built storage|
microSD/SDHC card slot support up to 32GB
|Browser & Messaging||HTML|
SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
|Still||– 5 Megapixels|
– 2592 x 1944 pixels with LED Flash, AutoFocus, Face detection
– Widescreen photo capture
|Video Recording||720p HD @ 30 fps|
|Data||EDGE & GPRS, HSDPA, HSUPA|
|Bluetooth & USB||Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP & v2.0 micro USB|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g|
|Headset||3.5mm stereo headset jack*|
|Radio||FM radio (87.5-108MHz) with RDS|
|3G||HSDPA 7.2 Mbps|
HSUPA 2 Mbps
|GPRS||Up to 114 kbps downloading|
|EDGE||Up to 560 kbps downloading|
|Music & Video|
|Music Format||aac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, mp3, .wav, .wma|
|Video Format||3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv|
|Type||Li-Ion 1400 mAH Standard battery|
|Talk Time||Up to 390 mins (3G)|
Up to 400 mins (2G)
|Stand by Time||Up to 360 hours (3G)|
Up to 340 hours (2G)
|Other Features||Internal GPS antenna|
YouTube, Google Talk, Picasa integration
Google Search, Maps, Gmail
Accelerometer, Digital compass, Ambient light sensor, G-Sensor
Facebook integration, HTC Peep for twittering
Dedicated search key
HTC Desire’s 1,400mAh battery gives up to 390 minutes WCMDA(3G) talk time or 400 minutes GSM(2G) talk time and up to 360hourrs WCDMA(3G) standby or 340hours GSM(2G) standby time.
HTC Desire supporting up to 7.2Mbps downloads and 2Mbps uploads, depending on the network. HTC designed to limit HSPA/WCDMA support to the European/Asia Pacific 900/2100MHz bands. It also offers 114 Kbps downloads, 560 kbps downloads, Wi-Fi b/g (along with Bluetooth 2.1+EDR) for faster connections when you’re around a suitable hotspot.
Price & Availability
HTC Desire was released in March this year and now available in various markets, pricing at Rs.30,000 INR in India.