At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HTC has presented a new gem with Android operating system 2.1 Eclair. Its name is HTC Desire and here is our review of this nice little smartphone.

First of all, it has some really nice features not under its body: a Qualcomm CPU 1GHz, 512 MB ROM and 576 RAM. Regarding connectivity mention HPSA support and Wi-Fi. Other features include a joystick-type optical trackball, a 5 megapixel camera and 3.7-inch AMOLED display. All packed in 135 grams of weight and dimensions of 119 x 60 x 11.9 millimeters. Of note is the redesigned user interface HTC Sense. Desire should land on the market in April, at a price not yet announced.

The HTC Desire was introduced by HTC 2010 along with HTC Legend on the MWC. The HTC Desire is broadly consistent with the Nexus One except the Sense UI. According to HTC, the Desire is specially designed to meet the needs of all potential users of their smartphone to exploit intensively. Thus the device provides extensive functionality for the visually news, contacts with friends, photos,

Favorite places and all other important things to experience on a smartphone. The HTC Desire is available from April and costs about €499 ($673 US dollars).
These prices are without subscription. You can get it for a cheaper price if you agree to sign a longer contract with a telecommunications company.

HTC Desire follows the footsteps of Nexus One

A month after its release in store, the Nexus One by Taiwanese company HTC (High Tech Computers) presents the HTC Desire, much like the phone that Google has launched with bullying in the market for smartphones. Along with the HTC Mini and HTC Legend is one of 3 phones so far by HTC officially presented during this Mobile World Congress.

Like the companions it runs on Android operating system (while the HTC Mini relies on Windows Mobile 6.5). The HTC Desire has a 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen, a 1GHz of Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi connectivity, Bluetooth 2.1 and GPS, FM radio and a 5 megapixel camera with autofocus and flash. On the software, in addition to remembering Android operating system 2.1 (Eclair), very interesting is the interface HTC Sense, already models HTC Hero, and according to the studio itself, designed to allow maximum customization possible, certainly much more than the Nexus One. Also in terms of software will be FriendStream, application can aggregate content from several different social networks, and Adobe Flash 10.1 (it is one of the first smartphone to support it). It will be on sale in Europe from the second quarter of 2010.

The exact HTC Desire release should be on 1st of April in Europe.

  • 1 GHz processor by  Snapdragon
  • 3.7 inch AMOLED touchscreen capacative with multi-touch support
  • Resolution: 480 x 800 WVGA
  • Platform: Android 2.1 with HTC Sense
  • Memory: 512MB ROM + 576MB RAM
  • Expandable memory: microSD expandable to 32 GB
  • Bluetooth 2.1 and WiFi 802.11 b / g
  • 3G/GPRS/EDGE
  • Battery: 1400 mAh
  • 119 mm x 60 mm x 11.9 mm
  • 135 grams
  • Network: HSPA / WCDMA: 900/2100 MHz GSM: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 5.0 megapixel camera with auto-focus, LED flash and face recognition
  • Optical trackball
  • 3.5 mm stereo audio jack
  • GPS
  • FM Radio
  • Tethering – share your Internet connection d.m.v. USB
  • G-Sensor/Digital compass / Proximity Sensor / Ambient Light Sensor
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