Meet the HTC Desire. The Desire is the latest offering from HTC which is slowly becoming one of the most productive Android phone manufacturers in the market. The handset has been linked to the renowned Google Nexus One because the handsets carry almost the same specs apart from the fact that they are both manufactured by HTC.
Let’s take a look at the features that we can expect with the HTC Desire smartphone. Features-wise, the handset boasts a 3.7 inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display at 480×800 pixels, 5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash and video recording capable, 3G, Bluetooth 2.1 with A2DP, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Stereo FM Radio, and 4GB microSD card included which can be enhanced up to 32GB.
On the hardware, the mobile phone is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1GHz processor making it one of the fastest smartphones present in the market and Android v2.1 Éclair operating system which can be upgraded later this year to Android 2.2. Also, the HTC Desire packs 576MB RAM and 512MB ROM to handle more applications.
Other goodies include HTC’s Sense UI as well as access to a number of games and applications via the Android Market. The phone also got physical buttons and a clickable optical trackpad just below the screen. The Sense user interface offers consumers seven homescreen panels to boot. There are also widgets including Friend Stream to get you connected with social apps like Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr. It comes with a standard Li-Ion battery (1400 mAh) that promises up to 6 hours of talk time depending on phone’s usage. Lastly, the Desire weighs about 135 grams and measures in at 119 x 60 x 11.9mm.
Wow, we must say that the HTC Desire is really one capable phone. The handset is already available in the Philippines and in the other regions with a suggested retail price of P34, 900. Meanwhile, let’s peek at the picture of this smartphone which can compete with Galaxy S and XPERIA X10.