HTC Desire

Added: 05.16.14 | Updated: 02.20.20
  • Model: Desire
  • Brand: HTC
  • Rating: 0 out of 5 (0 votes)
  • Price: 140 EUR
  • Year of manufacture: 2010
  • Dimensions: 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm
  • Weight: 135 g
  • Chipset: Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon S1
  • Built-in memory
  • Screen: AMOLED or SLCD 3.7 inches
  • Battery: 1400 mAh
  • Rear camera: Single, 5MP
  • Front camera: , 0MP

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HTC Desire specs

Common | Price | Design | Screen | Hardware | Memory | Software | Main Camera | Selfie camera | Cellular | Connectivity | Battery | Audio | Sensors | Performance Benchmark

HTC Desire Release dateCommon

Brand and model

HTC Desire

Other names

Also known as HTC Bravo, HTC Desire A8181

Launch date

2010, February

HTC Desire PricePrice

First price

140 EUR

HTC Desire dimension, size, weightDesign


4.69 in (119 mm)


2.36 in ( 60 mm)


0.47 in ( 11.9 mm)


4.76 oz (135 grams)

Water resistant


Black, Brown, Silver, White


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HTC Desire screenScreen

Technology AMOLED or SLCD

3.7 in

Screen Area

39.0 cm2


480 x 800 px

Points per inch

252 PPI

Color Depth


Ratio (height:width)


Ratio (screen:body)


Screen Protection

Corning Gorilla Glass

Screen protector

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HTC Desire ProcessorHardware


- Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon S1


- 1.0 GHz Scorpion


- Adreno 200

HTC Desire Memory and storageMemory

Internal Memory

576 MB RAM; 512 MB

Memory Card Slot

microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 4 GB included

HTC Desire SoftwareSoftware

Operating System (OS)

Android 2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to 2.2 (Froyo); Sense UI

User Interface

Sense UI

HTC Desire main camera specsMain Camera

Number of Cameras



-5 MP, AF


LED flash

Video Recording 480p@15fps, 720p@30fps (via SW update)

HTC Desire selfie camera specsSelfie camera

Number of Cameras



HTC Desire Cellular BandsCellular

Bands GSM / HSPA
-2G - GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
SIM Card Mini-SIM
Speed HSPA 7.2/2 Mbps
SAR 1.48 W/kg (head)     0.69 W/kg (body)    

HTC Desire wifi bluetooth gps nfcConnectivity

Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, hotspot (Android 2.2)
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0

HTC Desire Battery type and CapacityBattery


1400 mAh


 Removable Li-Ion


Standby - Up to 340 h (2G) / Up to 360 h (3G)
Video playback - Up to 6 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)



HTC Desire sound and multimediaAudio

Headphone Jack Yes
Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS


Accelerometer, proximity, compass

Other specifications


--Optical trackpad

Performance Benchmark

Disclaimer: This information is based on public data and official specifications from HTC. However, there may be differences in specifications.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much does HTC Desire cost?

The price of the HTC Desire varies based on the specific model and storage capacity. As of the latest update, the base model starts at 140 EUR. Prices increase for models with larger storage capacity and additional features.

When did the HTC Desire come out?

HTC Desire mobile was launched on in these colors: Black, Brown, Silver, White.

What is the size and weight of HTC Desire ?

The HTC Desire has dimensions of Height: 119 mm Width: 60 mm Thickness: 11.9 mm and weighs approximately 135 grams.

What is the screen size and resolution of HTC Desire?

When measured as a standard rectangular shape, the screen is 3.7 inches diagonally offering a resolution of 480 x 800 px at a pixel density of 252 ppi.

How much memory and storage does a HTC Desire have?

Device comes with chipset Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon S1 with processor 1.0 GHz Scorpion. HTC Desire is available with internal memory of 576 MB RAM; 512 MB.

What are the main camera specifications and megapixels of the HTC Desire?

The device have a Single rear camera setup with specs of 5 MP, AF and features like LED flash

What are the front camera specs and MP of the HTC Desire?

The device comes with front camera setup with specs of and features like