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HTC Desire S

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HTC Desire S has a large 3.7 inch screen but when you want to share your photos or videos to a bigger audience, HTC Desire S allows you to wirelessly ...

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Excellent

ProVery hi-spec smartphone with good looks and build-...

ConsWatch that battery life.

THAT WAS THEN, THIS IS NOW It doesn't seem more than a couple of months since I was writing about a mobile phone, and in fact, that's about right. A few months back I had purchased an excellent HTC Wildfire, sold to me as 'the old model' on a PAYG offer, but then put into contract use by me, the...

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Excellent

“My First 'Smartphone'”

published 13/10/2011

ProThreaded Messaging, Looks Great, Easy to Use

ConsBattery Life

I’d been contemplating buying a new mobile phone months before I even arrived at university because I’d had my Samsung Tocco Lite for over a year when it was only originally going to be a temporary phone while I got a new one. 2 weeks after moving to university, I decided that it was time to go...

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Excellent

“It fills my desire..s”

published 05/10/2011

ProGreat camera, great Operating system, can be perso...

ConsNot for those who find technology a bit tricky!

Apple are likely to lose a large chunk of future sales on their I-Phones if the HTC Desire S manages to gain the full recognition which it deserves. Determined be bitten by the apple bug or blackberry bug which friends and family have fallen foul to I decided to take the plunge and look into the...

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Super

“Desire S or Desiress? (HTC)”

published 06/12/2011

Prosolid quality, made of metal, fast, responsive, fe...

Conssignal strength, battery life

I was recently given the opportunity to upgrade my out-of-date Samsung Tocco Lite mobile phone to a more modern smartphone thanks to nearing the end of my two-year contract. There were so many options available and at first I was tempted to upgrade to the new iPhone 4S although this would have...

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Super

ProA good all round android with sharp colour and gre...

Consbattery standby time is poor

Before HTC, i had never used a touch screen phone, and when purchasing the HTC Desire S on my vodphone contract, I relied totally on my partner to show me the ropes. It didn't take too long for me to discover the joys of the HTC Desire S. Firstly, it is a handy size to fit into my bag, which is...

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Excellent

“Brilliant Phone !”

published 07/09/2011

ProDesign, Features, Speed, Camera, Touchscreen, Pric...

ConsBattery

I recently bought this phone after my previous contract with O2 ended. I was looking for a relatively cheap but powerful phone and this seemed to fit the bill perfectly. Design The phone is made from a single unibody piece of aluminium. It is very comfortable to hold and it feels very solid. On...

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Excellent

“Great touchscreen smartphone”

published 12/05/2011

Progood value, easy to use, fast, high res, nice slim...

Consbattery life could be better

For years now, I've refused to get a new phone, and have instead been relying on donated, half-functioning zombie phones that look like something a tramp might use if he lived in the Bladerunner universe. Well I recently finally decided that enough was enough, and decided to splash out on a new...

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“A Good, But Not Great, Phone”

published 03/05/2011

ProStylish, Android 2.3, crisp and clear screen

ConsPoor battery life, keyboard caused frequent errors

The Desire S is one of the massively expanding HTC's new flagship phones. It offers a large 3.7" touch screen with a 480 x 800 HD resolution as well as four touch sensitive controls below the screen for navigation. I recently replaced my original Desire with this new unit. The unit: This phones...

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Excellent

“The Desire Just Got Better”

published 28/04/2011

ProSize, Micro SD Expansion, Battery Life, Screen

ConsPrice, Similar To Most Smartphones

I got given one of these to look at heres what i think: The Desire S from HTC It comes loaded with Android 2.3 which is the latest version of Google's operating system. The Main features of this phone to me are the: 3.7 Inch Touch Screen Display with a resoloution of 480x800 720P Video Recording...

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Excellent

ProGreat look, Fast, Great Range, Cheap on contract, ...

ConsBattery and Signal problems.

My phone is the HTC Desire S, it is my second one as I accidentally took the first one in the sea, but I do't blame the phone for that! I love this phone and it is one of the best phones I have ever used or experienced, it has a wide range of services and abilities that help me in my day to day...

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“Htc Desire S, Great phone”

published 09/08/2011

ProRuns Android, Front Camera (Video Calling), Htc Se...

ConsBattery life

I recently received the HTC DESIRE S. The look of the phone and the feel of it is great in your hand. The phone has Gingerbread preloaded on it. Since its running the Android platform you have many apps and customisations available for it in the market. The phone also comes with HTC sense 2.1...

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Super

Prolooks good, quick

Consstarts to play up, slows down

The HTC desire S is the 5th phone I have owned and the first ever smartphone. Initial impressions when I got it out of its box, wow! What a phone. The screen is bright and interface is quick. Even now, over half a year on its features impress me. Straight after I got it as we all do with new...

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“Stylish, smart phone”

published 29/08/2011

ProThe widgets allows you access a lot of information...

ConsSometimes the touch screen does not respond, short...

In comparison to its predecessor; the HTC Desire, this is a more finished product. In addition, there are now no actual buttons on the phone, apart from the on/off switch. This makes it look more like an Ipod and also look a lot more sophisticated however it does sometimes cause more problems...

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Super

Provibrant screen, access to thousands of apps, camer...

Conspoor battery life, only 2 led colours, can be quit...

HTC DESIRE S. THE PHONE FOR YOU? HTC have aimed this smartphone at the busineesman of today, But if your not a business man, but a mum juggling your busy schedule or a student looking at getting a social phone. This is great because its so easy to use and yet so complex. With this phone I find...

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Satisfactory

ProAppearance, camera, app store, personalisation

ConsBattery life, glitching, crashing

I had owned this phone for about a month before any major problems arose. 6 months on and the phone regularly crashes. The camera is good quality but this is irrelevant now - when I take photos, within 5 minutes the phone has deleted them. Photos that I wish to delete that have been in the...

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Product Information : HTC Desire S

Manufacturer's product description

HTC Desire S has a large 3.7 inch screen but when you want to share your photos or videos to a bigger audience, HTC Desire S allows you to wirelessly stream them straight to your TV via a DLNA connection.

Product Details

Long Name: Desire S

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Classic

Cellular / Technology: GPRS; EDGE; UMTS; HSDPA

Cellular / Band: Quad Band

Cellular / Integrated Components: 5 MP digital camera; FM radio; MP3 player; GPS receiver

Display Type: S-LCD

Weight: 130, 130 g

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

OS Provided / Type: Android OS 2.3

Display / Diagonal Size: 3,7

Communications / Wireless Interface: Wifi; Bluetooth

RAM / Installed Size: 768

Manufacturer: HTC

Cellular / Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Cellular / Operating System: Android

EAN: 5052415537041

Mobile Services: Video Call, YouTube

Service Provider: Not specified

SAR Value: 0.36 W/kg, 0.57 W/kg

Standby Time: Up to 455 hours

Talk Time: Up to 590 minutes

Supported Memory Card: microSDHC, microSDHC - up to 32 GB

Playback Digital Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, MIDI, M4A , AVI, XviD, MPEG-4, 3GP, WMV9

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook

Instant Messaging Services: Yes

User Interface: HTC Sense

Operating System: Google Android, Google Android 2.3

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen (multi-touch)

Display: LCD display - colour - 3.7" - Super LCD, Colour - 3.7"

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Colour: Black, Silver, Muted black

Dimensions (WxDxH): 60 mm x 12 mm x 115 mm

Phone Design: Candy bar

Form Factor: Touch

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Product Type: Android Phone

Product Description: HTC Desire S - black - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire S - silver - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire S - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire S - muted black - 3G GSM - Android Phone

General

SAR Value: 0.36 W/kg, 0.57 W/kg

Body Material: Aluminium

Body Colour: Black, Silver, Muted black

Weight: 130 g

Height: 115 mm

Depth: 12 mm

Width: 60 mm

Integrated Components: Digital camera, 2nd camera, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Phone Design: Candy bar

Form Factor: Touch

Product Type: Android Phone

MPN: 99HMN022-00, HTC Desire S Silber, 99HMN007-00, 99918256, 99HMN010-00, 99HMN009-00, 99HMN008-00, 99HMN060-00

Cellular

Input Device(s): Multi-touch, Multi-touch , capacitive

User Interface: HTC Sense

Operating System: Google Android, Google Android 2.3

Service Provider: Not specified

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Band: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM 850/900/1800/1900

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

Messaging & Internet

Mobile Services: Video Call, YouTube

Messaging & Data Features: RSS feeds

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook

Instant Messaging Services: Yes

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Supported Email Protocols: POP3, IMAP4, SMTP

Communications

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

Bluetooth Profiles: File Transfer Profile (FTP), Object Push Profile (OPP), Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP), Phonebook Access Profile (PBAP)

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth 2.1 EDR, IEEE 802.11b/g/n

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA

Phone Features

Additional Features: DLNA Certified, Picture editor, DLNA Certified, video editor

Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, digital compass

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

Phone Functions: Speakerphone, call timer, conference call, vibrating alert

Ring Tone Formats: MP3

Organiser

Personal Information Management: Calendar, synchronization with PC, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Media Player

Supported Digital Video Standards: AVI, XviD, MPEG-4, 3GP, WMV9

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, WMA, AAC, AMR, MP3, OGG, MIDI, M4A

Processor

Clock Speed: 1 GHz

Type: QUALCOMM MSM8255

Memory

Supported Flash Memory Cards: microSDHC, microSDHC - up to 32 GB

User Memory: 1.1 GB

RAM: 768 MB

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Features: Video recording

Digital Video Formats: 3gp

Video Recorder Resolutions: 1280 x 720 (720p)

Camera Light Source: LED light

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Navigation System

Navigation: GPS receiver

Navigation Software & Services: Navigon Germany maps

Display

Display Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels

Diagonal Size: 3.7"

Technology: Super LCD

Type: LCD display - colour, Colour

Features: Wallpaper, screen saver

Display Languages: Danish, Czech, English, German, French, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Polish, Finnish, Swedish, Russian, Spanish, Dutch, Greek

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Colour Depth: 65,536 colours

Connections

Connector Type: Headset jack - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ Micro-USB

Battery

Run Time Details: Talk ( GSM ) - up to 590 min ¦ Talk ( WCDMA ) - up to 435 min ¦ Standby ( GSM ) - up to 430 hrs ¦ Standby ( WCDMA ) - up to 455 hrs

Capacity: 1450 mAh

Technology: Lithium Ion

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter, Stereo headset, USB cable, power adapter

Also Included: microSDHC - 8 GB

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Listed on Ciao since: 09/03/2011