HTC Desire Specifications & Pics

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.

HTC Desire

HTC Desire

Full Technical Specifications of HTC Desire

3G NetworkHSDPA 900 / 1200 MHz
2G Network850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
L x B x H119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
Weight135 grams
TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size3.7 inch
Display Colors & Resolution16 Million colors , 480 x 800 pixels
Input/ User Interface
InputHTC Sense UI
Multi-touch screen
Optical TrackPad
Proximity Sensor
System Properties
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to Android 2.2 (Froyo)
CPUQualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz processor
512Mb ROM, 576Mb RAM
Storage Capacity
Memory4GB in-built storage
microSD/SDHC card slot support up to 32GB
Browser & MessagingHTML
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 Recording720p HD @ 30 fps
Bluetooth & USBBluetooth v2.1 with A2DP & v2.0 micro USB
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Headset3.5mm stereo headset jack*
RadioFM radio (87.5-108MHz) with RDS
3GHSDPA 7.2 Mbps
HSUPA 2 Mbps
GPRSUp to 114 kbps downloading
EDGEUp to 560 kbps downloading
Music & Video
Music Formataac, .amr, .ogg, .m4a, .mid, mp3, .wav, .wma
Video Format3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .wmv
TypeLi-Ion 1400 mAH Standard battery
Talk TimeUp to 390 mins (3G)
Up to 400 mins (2G)
Stand by TimeUp to 360 hours (3G)
Up to 340 hours (2G)
Other FeaturesInternal 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
HTC Desire

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.

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