HTC has announced a couple of brands new Android phones today. One is the first dual-SIM HTC device for Europe – HTC Desire V and the HTC Desire VC is a dedicated dual-mode phone for China. Both the HTC Desire V and Desire VC are sharing the same technical specifications. HTC Desire V has got quad-band GSM/EDGE + dual-band HSPA support and tri-band GSM support on the primary SIM-1 and secondary SIM card slot respectively, while the HTC Desire VC is a CDMA/EVDO phone with a SIM card slot for tri-band GSM support.
Both handsets will ship with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, Sense 4 UI, a 4 inch WVGA display, HTC Sense 4.0 UI, 512MB RAM, 1GHz Qualcomm MSM7227A processor, 5MP rear camera with LED flash, Beats Audio integration, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 3.5mm headset jack, 4GB of internal memory, 25GB of free storage space on Dropbox, and MicroSD card support, 1650mAh battery. The HTC Desire V measures 118.5 x 62.3 x 9.3 mm, and weighs 114 grams, while the Desire VC handset measures 62.3 x 119.5 x 9.52 mm and weighs 119 grams.
The HTC Desire V will be released in Ukraine in July with a price tag of 3,800 grivnas (roughly $470), and HTC Desire VC will start hitting the Chinese markets in July for $318 (about €253).