The HTC Desire S is a full touch smartphone and the first HTC device to come with Android 2.3 OS (Gingerbread). Powered by a 1 GHz Qualcomm MSM8255 Snapdragon processor, the Desire S packs in 768 MB RAM and the latest version of the HTC Sense UI. The user interface brings to the phone features like flip to silence, maps with compass, zero wait map and others.
The smartphone sports a 5 megapixel camera with auto focus and LED flash. The camera can record 720p HD videos at 30 fps. A front facing VGA fixed focus camera is also present in the handset for video calling purposes. Other features found in the phone camera are geo-tagging, touch focus and image stabilization.
HTC Desire S is scheduled for launch on 3rd week of April and is expected to be priced at Rs. 23749/.
The Desire S has unibody design with aluminum finish, weighs 130 g with 115 x 59.8 x 11.6 mm dimensions. The phone has a 3.7-inch full touch screen with S-LCD display (480 x 800 pixel resolution). The Gorilla Glass present in the screen makes it sturdy and scratch resistant. The various sensors included in the handset are G-sensor, Proximity sensor and Ambient light sensor.
Storage and Battery
This HTC smartphone ships with 1.1 GB of internal memory. The Android device is microSD 2.0 compatible, and external memory up to 32 GB can be added using a microSD card. The touchscreen device has a 1450 mAh Li-Ion standard battery that supports 240 minutes of talk time.
Internet and Connectivity
The HTC Desire S smartphone can be connected to the Internet via GPRS, EDGE, 3G and Wi-Fi. Other connectivity options available in the mobile are Bluetooth, USB and a 3.5 mm stereo audio jack. The phone also comes loaded with an internal GPS antenna. Additional features included in this touchscreen device are SNS integration, digital compass, document viewer and access to Google maps and Android market apps.
- 3.7-inch Touch Screen
- Android OS V2.3 (Gingerbread)
- 5 MP Camera
- HTC Sense UI
- 1 GHz Processor
- HD Recording
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