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HTC Desire Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the HTC Desire - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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HTC Desire is a 2010 smartphone. It measures 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm and weighs 135 g. It has a AMOLED or SLCD display measuring 3.7" inches. The resolution is 480 x 800 and 252 ppi pixel density.

There is front camera with 0 MP. The main camera is Single with 5 MP.

It runs on 1.0 GHz Scorpion CPU with 576 MB RAM; 512 MB memory. The battery is 1400 mAh.

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HTC Desire specs

General specs

Brand and model HTC Desire
Release date 2010, February
Dimensions 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm (4.69 x 2.36 x 0.47 in)
Weight 135 g (4.76 oz)
Colors Black, Brown, Silver, White
Battery 1400 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 340 h (2G) / Up to 360 h (3G)
Talking time- Up to 6 h 40 min (2G) / Up to 6 h 30 min (3G)
Approximate price140 EUR

Screen

Technology AMOLED or SLCD
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 3.7" inc
Screen area 39.0 cm2
Screen format 5:3 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio54.6%
Screen resolution 480 x 800 px
PPI /points per inch/ 252 PPI
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 5 MP, Single
Camera specs
-5 MP, AF
Functions LED flash
Video 480p@15fps, 720p@30fps (via SW update)
Front camera, selfie 0 MP,
Specifications

Performance

Operating system OS Android 2.1 (Eclair), upgradable to 2.2 (Froyo); Sense UI
Chipset - Qualcomm QSD8250 Snapdragon S1
Processor CPU
- 1.0 GHz Scorpion
Graphics processor GPU - Adreno 200
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot), 4 GB included
Internal memory 576 MB RAM; 512 MB

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Mini-SIM
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 7.2/2 Mbps
GPRS Class 10
Edge Class 10
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g, hotspot (Android 2.2)
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1, A2DP
Harmful irradiation
SAR - 1.48 W/kg (head)     0.69 W/kg (body)    

Music and Audio

Radio Stereo FM radio, RDS
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Optical trackpad
- Also known as HTC Bravo, HTC Desire A8181

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the HTC Desire was around 140 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2010, February.
The weight of the HTC Desire is 135 g.
The screen size of the HTC Desire is 3.7" inches.
The size of the HTC Desire is 119 x 60 x 11.9 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.