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HTC Desire

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HTC Desire delivers intense brilliance, sharp contrast, and true colors on the expansive 3.7-inch AMOLED display. The 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon proces...

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“The iPhone Killer”

published 29/06/2010

ProGreat functions, lovely to use, the best mobile I'...

ConsBattery time, it needs charging daily. No Mac conn...

I’ve not had the greatest of experiences with touch sensitive mobile phones, LG’s Prada Phone was ok at first, Samsung’s Jet a spewing pile of widgets, and Nokia’s phones more often than not never even got off the starting block. Having owned an iPod touch and loving it to bits, because the...

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ProEasy to use, nice feel, clear calls, good sounds a...

Conscamera is a bit of a let down

Mobile phones? Most people have owned at least one of these small communication devices during their life times, with some people owning quite a few, even going as far as to be those that sit waiting outside carphone warehouse at midnight in order to be the first to get their hands on the very...

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“i-What?”

published 22/05/2010

ProIncredible speed and ease of use, best mobile OS g...

ConsBattery life not astoundingly good, bluetoothing c...

This is my second delving into the world of HTC and Android phones, after owning the hugely brilliant HTC Hero. HTC are becoming more recognised as a brand now and this phone has received a lot of advertising space, complete with TV advert plinky plunky alt. folk music to back it up like all...

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“Silently taking over!”

published 23/09/2010

ProFull of features and functions, everything in your...

ConsThen the battery lets you down :-(

Well it was upgrade time for me on my O2 contract and like every other person I wanted either a Blackberry or an iPhone. After much thought and a talking to with my uncle the Blackberry was swiftly removed from this and so the iPhone was the target. So off I went to try and haggle with the people...

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Excellent

ProI'm able to get my phone out of my pocket and say ...

ConsThen the battery goes, so I can't tell anyone.

The Queen has two birthdays. One her actual birthday, the other because of a significant date in the year. I like the sound of this philosophy, so I have deemed my phone upgrade day as a second birthday, because you can go out and get something new for sort-of free. I know it's not actually free...

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Excellent

ProAlmost everything- particularly user interface and...

ConsBattery life is annoyingly short; the iPhone 4 has...

Product overview The HTC Desire is HTC's latest and greatest to-date smartphone to hit European stores. Running Google's Android operating system, it is essentially a slightly remodeled version of the HTC-made Google Nexus One released around the same time, the main difference being that the...

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“Not the object of my Desire!”

published 30/09/2013

Prohandy to have the internet wherever you go, easy t...

Constouch screen can be unresponsive at times, camera ...

I have had this phone for just over a year now. It was my partner’s old mobile and when his contract was up and he renewed I got this phone. ~ Appearance ~ This phone is black and silver. It is quite large at 6cm wide by just under 12cm in length. It is about 1cm thick, which isn’t bad. The 3.7...

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Excellent

ProAn amazing phone, so easy to use

ConsBattery life is a bit on the short side

About the Desire The HTC Desire is a smartphone, very similar in look and functionality to Apples iPhone. Released in April 2010, the Desire has already attracted a large fanbase at it attempts to dethrone Apple from their perch at the pinnacle of the smartphone market. The Desire runs on the...

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Excellent

ProAn Incredible Phone

ConsBattery Life and Screen Issues on bright days

I will start out by saying that the HTC Desire is the best mobile phone I have ever owned and it saddens me that I'm due an upgrade soon because I know that no other phone will wow me like this phone did last year when I used it for the first time. "Puredark why do you think this phone is so...

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ProHTC Sense, Easy to use.

ConsPoor internal memory.

Who Makes It? The HTC Desire is made by the HTC Corporation; they are a Taiwanese company that manufactures smartphones. Originally their smartphones were based mainly on Microsoft’s Windows Mobile OS. Then, in 2009 its main focus began to change to devices that used Android instead. The first...

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“HTC Desire”

published 18/09/2010

ProBeautiful, easy to use, Android

ConsBattery life

I have owned my HTC Desire for around 6 months now. Getting the phone was quite a big step up for me - I generally just buy whatever happens to be free and I was a bit wary about getting anything with a touch screen. All I knew was that I definitley did NOT want an iPhone, as the majority of my...

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Excellent

ProA fast phone with a wide range of features and app...

ConsBattery life could be longer and can't work out th...

I started using the HTC Desire when my Nokia smart phone gave up and I am really pleased with it. The appearance of the phone is nothing special and is in fact, quite boring really with a bronze and black exterior. The first thing I notice was that it was much lighter and slimmer than my Nokia...

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“HTC Desire”

published 09/10/2010

ProEasy to use

ConsBattery life

I took a gamble with this phone, after having enough of the limited capability of the iphone, I sold it and bought a HTC Desire. It was a gamble that paid off and made me a happy phone user for the first time since I upgraded from my Nokia N95. I like things to be laid out simply for me, I do not...

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Excellent

ProBeautiful 3.7 inch screen, Quick 1Ghz processor

ConsTempremental wifi access

The time had to come for me to upgrade my trusty Nokia N95. The phone had served me well but a newer, better phone was always on the cards. After looking at several phones i was certain that my next choice was to be a touch screen phone...but which one? A few of my friends had IPhones but as...

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Excellent

Progood os, ease of use

Conspoor battery life

The Desire I can say is easily the best phone I have ever had and by the feel and looks you can tell just at first glances that this is the current flagship model from HTC. The phone itself ships with Android 2.1 OS however this should be updateable to 2.2 by the end of this year the latest news...

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Product Information : HTC Desire

Manufacturer's product description

HTC Desire delivers intense brilliance, sharp contrast, and true colors on the expansive 3.7-inch AMOLED display. The 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor makes the phone incredibly responsive as you multitask from app to app without skipping a beat, while the instinctive HTC Sense experience lets you wield the power of the HTC Desire with the greatest of ease.

Product Details

Phone Design: Classic

Communications / Wireless Interface: Wifi; Bluetooth

Cellular / Phone Form Factor: Classic

Cellular / Type: Smartphone

Cellular / Integrated Components: Digital camera; GPS receiver

Manufacturer: HTC

Cellular / Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Standby Time: Up to 360 hours

Service Provider: Not specified, T-Mobile, Orange

Form Factor: Touch

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

Playback Digital Standards: WAV, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, AMR, MP3, AAC + , MPEG-4, H.264, H.263

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Product Type: Android Phone

Product Description: HTC Desire - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire - anthracite - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire - white - 3G GSM - Android Phone, HTC Desire black - 3G GSM - Android Phone

Dimensions (WxDxH): 60 mm x 12 mm x 119 mm

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

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

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

Operating System: Google Android 2.1, Google Android 2.2

Talk Time: Up to 400 minutes, Up to 360 minutes

Input Device(s): Touch sensitive screen

Weight: 135 g

Wireless Interface: Bluetooth, Wi-Fi

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook

Colour: Anthracite, White, Black

User Interface: HTC Sense

Mobile Services: YouTube, Google Play, YouTube

Instant Messaging Services: Yes

General

Width: 60 mm

Depth: 12 mm

Height: 119 mm

Weight: 135 g

Integrated Components: Digital camera, FM radio, digital player, GPS receiver, voice recorder

Product Type: Android Phone

Aerial: Internal

Form Factor: Touch

MPN: 99HKZ014-00, 99917703, 99HKZ133-00, 99917195, 99HKZ009-12, 99HKZ009-00, 99HKZ125-00, HTC Desire White, DESIRE

Body Colour: Anthracite, White, Black

Cellular

Mobile Broadband Generation: 3G

Phone Navigation Buttons: Trackball, Optical trackpad

Input Device(s): Touch screen, Touch screen , capacitive

Application Software: HTC Sense

Operating System: Google Android 2.1, Google Android 2.2

Service Provider: Not specified, T-Mobile, Orange

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

Technology: WCDMA (UMTS) / GSM

User Interface: HTC Sense

Messaging & Internet

Cellular Messaging Services: MMS, SMS

Supported Social Networks and Blogs: Twitter, Flickr, Facebook

Mobile Services: YouTube, Google Play, YouTube

Instant Messaging Services: Yes

Messaging & Data Features: Adobe Flash support

Communications

Communication Features: Mobile Email client, Internet browser

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

Data Transmission: GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA

Bluetooth Profiles: Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)

Organiser

Personal Information Management: Calendar, calculator, reminder, alarm clock

Processor

Clock Speed: 1 GHz

Type: QUALCOMM QSD8250, QUALCOMM

Memory

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

ROM: 512 MB

RAM: 576 MB

Digital Camera

Rear-facing Camera Resolution: 5 Megapixel

Features: Face detection, video recording, Geo-tagging

Video Recorder Resolutions: 1280 x 720 (720p)

Camera Light Source: Flash

Focus Adjustment: Automatic

Digital Video Formats: 3gp

Display

Display Resolution: 800 x 480 pixels

Diagonal Size: 3.7"

Technology: AMOLED, Super LCD

Type: OLED display - colour, Colour, OLED display, LCD display - colour

Multi-language Menu: Yes

Connections

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

Battery

Run Time Details: Talk - up to 400 min ¦ Standby - up to 360 hrs

Capacity: 1400 mAh

Technology: Lithium Ion

Miscellaneous

Included Accessories: Power adapter, Headset, power adapter

Phone Features

Additional Features: Integrated digital compass

Sensors: Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor

Polyphonic Ringer: Yes

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

Media Player

Supported Digital Video Standards: MPEG-4, H.264, H.263

Supported Digital Audio Standards: WAV, AAC, Ogg Vorbis, AMR, MP3, AAC +

Navigation System

Navigation Software & Services: Google Maps

Navigation: A-GPS receiver

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